New Media Writing Prize 2016
The competition encourages storytellers working with new media to showcase their skills.
Students are especially encouraged to enter.
THE PRIZES ARE:
· £1000, donated by if:book UK for the Overall Winner
· a 3-month paid work-placement at top e-learning company, Unicorn Training, in Dorset, UK, for the Best Student
· £500 and technical support for the Dot Award (for the best idea for a digital narrative)
· Two prizes of £500 each for the best UK, and best international, digital journalism, for the Gorkana Awards.
The judging panel are looking for great storytelling (fiction or non-fiction) written specifically for delivery and reading/viewing on a PC or Mac, or a mobile device such as an iPad or mobile phone.
The deadline is Friday November 30th at 12 noon GMT. Closing date for students is Friday December 16th at 12 noon GMT.
Shortlisted entrants will be invited to the awards ceremony on the 18th January 2017 where the winner will be announced. There will be substantial media coverage for the Awards, and winners will be given full acknowledgement in all press releases and related material.
An esteemed panel of judges will select winning entries which will be published on high profile new media web-hub, The Literary Platform<http://www.theliteraryplatform.com/>, the Bournemouth University website and will be showcased at the Awards Ceremony.
For full details on what we are looking for, and how to enter, please visit the New Media Writing Prize<http://www.newmediawritingprize.co.uk/> website.
Dr James Pope
Faculty of Media and Communication
Poole Dorset BH12 5BB
tel: 01202 965928
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