IAWRT International Awards for Excellence in Documentary Making

Deadline: 15 September, 2011
Open to: Only women producers/directors/writers are eligible.The documentary must be created by women and the theme must be about women.
Prizes: US $1,000 in each medium

Invitations are now open for the 2011 IAWRT International Awards for Excellence in Documentary Making to all female producers, directors and journalist working with radio, television and film documentaries anywhere in the world. Documentaries must be about women who are making a difference to their own lives or to the lives of other women. Theme of Competition: Making Their Voices Heard. . .See Their Lives!

Eligibility

  • Only women producers/directors/writers are eligible.
  • The documentary must be created by women and the theme must be about women.
  • The competition is open to Television and Radio stations as well as to independent producers/directors and program-makers.

Award Categories

  • For Radio – 15– 60 min. in length
  • For Television – 20 – 90 min. in length

Award

An international jury of professionals will assess entries and the winners will be announced at the Gala Dinner during the IAWRT 34th Biennial Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,, from 21-24 November 2011. The Award for the most outstanding documentary in each medium is US $1,000.

Criteria

Theme of Competition:
Making Their Voices Heard. . .See Their Lives!

  • All entries must have been aired on a television/radio channel or screened at a competitive festival between October 2009 and September 2011.
  • All TV documentaries must be presented with English subtitles, English voice over, or accompanied by a written English translation. Radio documentaries must be submitted in English or with a manuscript translated into English.
  • Programs submitted without meeting these requirements will not be considered eligible for the competition. TV entries must be submitted in DVD.  Radio entries must be submitted in CD or online in MP3 format.
  • Enclose also a short CV and picture of the director.

Application

When you send your DVDs/CDs and entry forms please email a copy of the entry form to [email protected] to announce that your entry is on its way.  Enclose also a short CV and picture of the director.
Application form

For more inquiries and information, please e-mail the Awards Coordinator, Gerd Inger Polden, at [email protected]

Contact

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Caniogan, Pasig City 1606, Philippines
Phonee-mail: [email protected]
Fax: (+632) 470-8301
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