Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Good Work @ Cannes Lions

Are you film maker who wants a chance to go to the Cannes Lion Festival?
Video advert needed for APYN

Got ideas for promoting human rights in a video? Our brief to YouTube’s online video contest “Good Work” was accepted! This is a competition where creative people from around the world are invited to submit a one-minute (or less) video advertisement to address one or more of the non-profit briefs. The contest is launched by YouTube and Cannes Lions.
Don’t miss the chance to showcase your brilliant idea! Pick up your video camera now and submit a video for APYN! We hope that your video will inspire young people in the Asia Pacific region to protect and promote human rights! The winner will receive a full delegate pass to the Cannes Lion Festival, including travel and accommodation. For further competition details see here:
You may want to include one or more of the following keywords in your video: youth as agents of change / YOU(th) / human rights / youth network / dignity / voice / action / What do you think?/ Asia Pacific
Entries in any languages spoken in the Asia Pacific region are accepted. A few questions may come to your mind about APYN:
  • What is Asia Pacific Youth Network (APYN)?
    The Asia Pacific Youth Network is for Youth, by Youth and with Youth from around the Asia Pacific region. We connect young people in the Asia Pacific who want to make human rights change happen
  • Who participates in APYN?
    This network is open to all individuals desiring social change and it aims to connect like minded young people in the Asia Pacific who are interested in campaigning on issues that matter to them and, to open doors to finding out more and to create opportunities to act.
  • What can you(th) do with APYN?
    You can get involved by volunteering to participate in human rights campaigning activities, volunteering your skills and networks, sharing with other young people through capacity building activities.
We can’t wait to see your entries!! The last day of submitting entries is 9 May, so hurry up!
Watch an example video here:

More information here

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