Global Fund For Children Invite Fhoto and Video the biggest issue that adolescent girls face in your community

Posted by Shofi Fida Thursday, August 25, 2011 0 comments
If you’re a budding photographer or filmmaker between the ages of 16 and 24, send us one photograph representing the biggest issue that adolescent girls face in your community, with a maximum 50-word description of the issue, and/or one 1-minute video telling us about the issue. All entries will be evaluated by our expert judge, and the top ones will be put on our Facebook page for our extensive Facebook network to vote on. The photographs and videos that receive the most “likes” will be the winners.

The winners will get the opportunity for their work to be displayed at the global level. They will also get a chance to win a cash prize of up to $100!

  • August 15th – Contest begins
  • September 2nd – Last day for submission of entries 
  • September 6th – Top entries put on Facebook page. Voting begins. 
  • September 21st – Last day for voting. 
  • September 22nd – Winners are announced.

The theme of Project Rise is “What is the biggest issue that adolescent girls face in your community?” In association with Global Fund for Children’s Grassroots Girls Initiative Fellowship, Project Rise is creating a platform for talented young people to speak up and help sensitize people around the world to the kinds of issues adolescent girls face in different regions of the world. We want to hear your voice through your art.

Submission process:
Each individual is allowed to send in one entry. The entry can be either one photograph, one video, or one photograph and one video. Multiple entries in the same category are not allowed. All you need to do is send your entries to globalfundforchildren@gmail.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it by 5:00 PM Eastern Time on Friday, September 2, 2011. We will send you a confirmatory email once we receive your entry.

Voting procedure:
If your entry is selected as one of the top entries, you will be informed by email and your entry will be put on The Global Fund for Children’s Facebook page. Our entire online network will be welcome to vote on the entries. You can also involve your own networks to vote on your entries.

General guidelines:
  • You must be between 16 to 24 years to enter the contest. 2)    All entries need to be submitted by email by 5:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time on September 2, 2011. You will receive a confirmatory email once we get your entry.
  • Multiple entries in the same category are NOT allowed. You may send in one photograph and/or one video. 
  • Each entry will first be evaluated by our expert judge, and the top entries from each category will be put up on Facebook for voting. 
  • You will be informed by email if your entry has been selected. 
  • Once the top entries are up on our Facebook page, we will put out a call to our entire network to cast their votes. 
  • A “like” is counted as one vote. A comment is not. 
  • Each person is allowed to vote for multiple entries. 
  • You are required to have a Facebook account to enter the contest.
  • The winners will be contacted by email. Please ensure that your email address is valid and in use.
  • There is no regional restriction on applications. People from all over the world in the age range of 16 to 24 can send in entries. 
  • Votes from fake Facebook profiles that have been created to increase vote tallies will not be counted. We have a team of social media experts observing and evaluating each vote that comes in.
Terms and conditions of the competition:
  • Entrants must send entries as required in the contest announcement and in accordance with the theme in order to be eligible.
  • Entries received after the deadline set forth in the contest announcement are ineligible. The Global Fund for Children (GFC) will not consider incomplete or off-topic entries.
  • Multiple entries are not allowed. You may send in one photograph and/or one video. 
  • Each submitted photograph must include a maximum 50-word description of the issue you are focusing on and how it is portrayed in your photograph. 
  • Each submitted video must not exceed 1 minute in length. 
  • By submitting materials to GFC, you represent and warrant that the materials do not infringe any copyright, trademark, property rights, rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party and that you have the full and unrestricted right to transfer the materials to GFC free and clear of any claims or encumbrances.
  • GFC reserves the right in its sole and absolute discretion to alter any contest rules at any time. 
  • By entering the contest, you conclusively are deemed to have agreed to be bound by these contest rules and terms and conditions as well as by any rules specific to such contest. This is an irrevocable condition of entry.
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