Just 1 week to go! EY2012 Re-imagining Ageing: All-Ireland Video Challenge
- Northern Ireland
- Republic of Ireland
Lights, Cameras, Action....
To celebrate 2012 The European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations The Office for Older People, Department of Health in partnership with the Centre for Ageing Research and Development (CARDI) and Age & Opportunity, with the support of the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister and the Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure is launching an all-Ireland video competition.
The challenge is to create a short video clip (60-90 seconds) entitled Re-imaging Ageing: Generations Together. The video should highlight issues about ageing and show how generations working together can create a better older age for themselves and others.
The winning entrant will receive a cash prize of €500 with a runner-up prize of €250. Videos will be broadcast at a prize giving-event and other relevant events throughout the European Year for Active Ageing and posted to relevant age websites.
Entries should reflect what younger and older people:
· Think about ageing
· Expect from older age, e.g. What kind of older person do I want to be? What kind of world do I want to grow older in?
· Experience as they grow older and how this affects perceptions of life after 60.
The competition is open for entries from Wednesday, May 2nd, 2012 and the closing date is Wednesday 27th June, 2012. Winners will be announced the first week of September 2012. Entries should be submitted via e-mail to email@example.com
Cash prize of €500 for the winner with a runner-up prize of €250
The judging process is carried out by a panel of independent judges including representatives from government, non-governmental and academic organisations.
-How effective is the short film at incorporating the theme of ageing and intergenerational relations?
-Accuracy – is the film based on accurate facts and information?
-Creativity and originality: how unique and innovative are the ideas presented in the short film?
-Production quality: is the film well produced?
All entries should include the participation of at least one older person and one younger person.
· To enter, you must be resident in the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland.
· The video must be a minimum of 60 seconds and a maximum of 90 seconds.
· Entries should be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
· Entrants must obtain written permission from any participants who are filmed.
· Entries must be original, must not be copied, must not contain any third party materials and/or content that you do not have permission to use and must not otherwise be obscene, defamatory or in breach of any applicable legislation or regulations. If we have reason to believe your film is not your own work or otherwise breaches this provision, then we may not consider it and/or we reserve the right to eliminate your entry.
For more details on the competition contact Nicola Donnelly, Communications Officer, CARDI, Tel: 01 4786308 or Email: Nicola@cardi.ie