YOUNG AUTHORS AND ARTISTS COMPETITION
Young Authors and Artists is an annual competition organized by the National Deaf Children’s Society in Northern Ireland as part of our fantastic arts programme. We are asking deaf children and young people in Northern Ireland to think about the following question,
“If you could invent one thing, what would it be and why?”
All deaf children and young people aged 4 to 18-years-old in Northern Ireland can apply. The NDCS uses the term ‘deaf’ to mean all types of deafness, including temporary deafness such as glue ear. There are three age categories: 4 to 8-year-olds, 9 to 13-year-olds and 14 to 18-year-olds. Deadline May 9, 2008.
FREEDOM IN EXPRESS CONTEST
JUSTICE IN AMERICA:
In Our SCHOOLS, on the STREETS, in our SOCIETY
The NYCLU’s 2008 Freedom in Expression Contest
Have an opinion about social justice in America – in the schools, on the streets or in our society? The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is accepting submissions for its Freedom in Expression Contest. You can win up to $1,000.Submission deadline: May 19, 2008. An essay of up to 750 words. A poem or spoken word piece up to 3 pages or 5 minutes long, submitted in writing, on CD/DVD or as an electronic audio file. Even a song. The contest is open to all New York City youth younger than 20-years-old.
ASIA SOCIETY AND GOLDMAN SACHS FOUNDATION
Youth Prizes for Excellence in International Education
The Asia Society and the Goldman Sachs Foundation award high school students who demonstrate an in-depth understanding of key issues in international affairs and the global economy.You can submit in the essay (1,500 words of less) or multimedia (a video of six minutes or less) categories. Up to five contestants will win up to $10,000 in scholarships! Submission Deadline: June 12, 2008.
GREAT LAKES FILM ASSOCIATION FINAL FRONTIER CONTEST
ENTRY FEE $10-$50
The Great Lakes Film Association officially opens its
call for entries internationally for the 2008 Star Trek
contest. The stories are their own creations. The filmmakers
produce them on their own. These films range from live
action to animation (whether drawn or computer animated) to
stop action. There will be no limit as to how long or short
a film can be as long as it has a story and some sort of
Short Film – Live Action
Short Film – Stop Action
Short Film – Animation
Feature Length -Live Action
Feature Length -Stop Action
Feature Length – Animation
Episode – Live Action
Episode – Stop Action
Episode – Animation
One Grand Prize Winner will receive a cash award of $200 and the winning film will be forwarded to agents and industry professionals for consideration. Top 10 finalists will be given exposure with film studios and Hollywood producers. Feature Length Entries should be more than 31 minutes. Short Length Entries should be 30 minutes or less. Final deadline September 6, 2008.