For the second consecutive year, FRANCE 24 and RFI are organizing the Web Documentary Award.
Within the framework of “Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan”, one of the most important international photojournalism festivals, FRANCE 24 and RFI are contributing to the emergence of this innovative news format.
The prize rewards the best web documentary that stands out thanks to its original outlook on a news topic and its effective use of new multimedia tools offered by the web. You can find here all the information regarding the award, entry requirements and the competition’s conditions.
Entry deadline: 20 July 2010
FRANCE 24 RFI Web Documentary Award
FRANCE 24, the international news channel, and RFI, the international news radio station, launched the first edition of the Web Documentary Award in 2009 in partnership with the photojournalism festival “Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan”.
This project aims to encourage the development of a new form of information based on the wide possibilities offered by new media and internet.
This initiative is in line with the strategy undertaken by FRANCE 24 and RFI, both pioneer media in the use of multimedia tools, new technologies and innovative perspective on news.
Open to all, this prize rewards the best and most original journalistic project published online in terms of choice and coverage of a multimedia news topic. The laureate will be granted 8.000 Euros. In order to select a prize-winner, the jury will use the following criteria:
– choice of topic
– the journalistic approach in the treatment of the topic
– multimedia approach
– production quality
The candidates are required to innovate, to advance or contribute to the reflection on a modern way to presenting information on the web.
FRANCE 24 RFI Web Documentary Award at The “Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan” Festival.
The FRANCE 24-RFI Web Documentary Award is organized within the framework of the “Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan” photojournalism festival which has gathered the greatest number of photojournalists and the representatives of major international newspapers and magazines for over 20 years.
At the 22nd edition of Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan (from 28 August to 12 September 2010 – Perpignan, France) a jury of international personalities from the world of information, photography and new media will present this award.
What is a web Documentary?
A web documentary is an online documentary that uses image, text, sound and videos and has an interactive dimension. You can watch the latest web documentaries made by FRANCE 24 and RFI
Entry Requerements and Conditions.
The call for candidates is open from 14 June to 20 July 2010. Candidates have to fill the online application form below. The following documents must also be attached to the application:
1. a scan of your ID
2. a covering letter including a project description.
3. a curriculum vitae
The project has to be in French or English.
Fill Entry Form