Asian Rice Journalist Award (31jan2009)

CALL FOR ENTRIES!

Asia Pacific Rice Film Award 2008

Film-makers and new media artistes across the Asia Pacific region are invited to enter their audio-visual creations in this first ever award recognising excellence in films on rice-related issues.

Presented by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP), TVE Asia Pacific (TVEAP) and Public Media Agency (PMA) of Malaysia, the competition is open to both fictional and factual films on the theme of Asia's rice heritage and the threats it faces in this era of globalisation.

The films may have been produced using professional video, home video, mobile phones or cinematic equipment. They may be in any of these formats or genres: 2D animation, 3D animation, songs, short drama, satire, adaptations of folk culture or documentary. They need to have been made after 1 January 2008.

Entries will be accepted from 1 August 2008 to 31 January 2009. The winner will receive US$ 2,000, plaque and certificate.

Details and nomination forms at: www.panap.net/aprfa

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Asia Pacific Rice Journalist Award 2008

Journalists and columnists from the Asia Pacific region are invited to submit their best articles on rice and rice-related issues.

Presented by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) and the International Federation of Environmental Journalists, the competition is based on the theme of Asia's rice heritage and the threats it faces in this era of globalisation.

Submitted articles must have been published between 1 September 2007 and 31 December 2008 in print or electronic media, or on websites of the said media. While mainstream media are preferred, non-mainstream media will also be considered. The winner will receive US$ 1,000, plaque and certificate.

For the complete details and nomination forms, visit www.panap.net/aprja.

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Nalaka Gunawardene
Director and CEO
Television for Education - Asia Pacific (TVE Asia Pacific)
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