2017 Thomson Foundation/RTÉ MojoCon Mobile Journalism Competition Scholarship Positions 2017 2018

Thomson Foundation has as soon as once more teamed up with RTE MojoCon Ireland to launch its third cell journalism competitors. Works can be judged by an professional panel who can be in search of a characteristic story or information report shot and edited solely on a cell system, which excites, intrigues and surprises them and demonstrates influence and creativity.

The Competition

This is an open competitors to search out the perfect journalistic instance of the usage of cell content material manufacturing for storytelling. The competitors is open worldwide. It could be most popular if entries have been in English, nevertheless, different languages with on display subtitles are acceptable. Entrants should create a cell journalism story, both a characteristic or TV-style information report with a run time of 2-5 minutes. The most essential factor is that the story is shot and edited solely on a cell system (iOS, Android, Windows Phone or RIM Blackberry) and that the video content material is delivered in excessive definition. The story should be produced by ONE particular person and entries can be marked on the next:

  • Journalism: Originality and credibility of the story, demonstrating authentic analysis, effort and use of interviews.
  • Impact: Importance of the subject material and the influence the story has achieved.
  • Uniqueness to medium: Innovative and acceptable use of cell recording methods.
  • Storytelling: Clarity of the storytelling.
  • Technical high quality: Technical high quality of the manufacturing.

The Judges

The panel will embrace MojoCon founder and grasp cell journalism coach, Glen Mulcahy, and Thomson Foundation’s director of innovation, Hosam El Nagar. The profitable entry can be revealed on the Thomson Foundation and the RTÉ MojoCon Ireland web sites and social media channels and can be screened at this yr’s MojoCon convention, a number one worldwide media convention specializing in cell journalism, cell content material creation, cell images and new know-how.

The Prize

The winner will obtain a full mojo equipment price roughly €800, plus return flights to Galway, Ireland, five-star lodging and tickets to the MojoCon convention from 4th to sixth May 2017.

The Deadline

Entries needs to be submitted utilizing the entry kind beneath no later than 11 pm on Friday March 17, 2017.

Entry Form

Scholarship Link

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