Astro – Nextgen Contentpreneur Awards 2007 Contest


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PRIZE: Cash prize of up to RM10, 000.00
DEADLINE: 7 March 2008
WEBSITE/URL: http://www.astro.com.my/oap/07/nca/

DESCRIPTION:
Astro in collaboration with Malaysia Communications and Multimedia Commission (SKMM) and Multimedia Development Corp (MDeC) presents the NEXTGEN CONTENTRENEUR AWARDS.

The NEXTGEN CONTENTPRENUER AWARDS is an exclusive students-only awards contest for those with an ambition in pursuing a career in the content, communication, broadcasting and multimedia industry.

NextGen Contentprenuer Award
Competition that honors creativity in the media industry. We value the IDEA that drove the campaign along with the execution of the idea.

Why Enter:

Attain recognition
Attract new job opportunities
Reward creative team – Cash Prize RM 10,000, Trophy, Possible Job Opportunity,
Certificate of Participation, and
a Chance to pitch for the government grant from either MDeC or SKMM
Who Should Enter:

Students who are pursuing in any of these fields;
Broadcasting
Media Arts
Film school
Mass Communication
Video and Audio Production
Web Designing
Graphic Designers
Students can not only win RM10, 000, but also a chance to pitch to SKMM and MDeC for a grant to become a true CONTENTRENEUR.

Send in your short content (tv or mobile), documentary, music video, animation and/or web design.

Short Content (TV or Mobile)
The storyline and genre is open. It should not exceed 10 minutes. Documentary
The storyline and genre is open. It should not exceed 10 minutes. Music Video
The music genre is open. It should not exceed 5 minutes. Preferably the lyrics and music should be self-composed and self-recorded. Reproducing any existing song/music/lyrics is acceptable but the student must obtain necessary clearances and copyrights. Animation
The storyline and genre is open. It should not exceed 10 minutes. Web Design
The website should be complete and excellent in every aspect.

Students should submit their entries in the following categories:-

short content (TV & Mobile)
documentary
music video
animation
Graphics Design / Web design
into any of the 11 Award Categories below.

Award Category

Extraordinary Short Content
Revolutionary Documentary
Outstanding Music Video
Incomparable Animation
Unique Web Design
Most Amazing Visual Effects
Mind Blowing Sound Effects
Finest Music and Arrangement
Exceptional Lyrics
Phenomenal Art Direction
Special Award- ‘Creative Use of Medium’
For outstanding achievement in the technical aspects of telecasting and/or web casting. This category may include individual crafts such as videography, photography, animation, graphic design, directing, editing, music arrangement or composition, scenic design, audio reproduction, lighting, etc. Entries will be judged on the basis of concept and content with emphasis on creativity and execution. . Judges will consider creative and innovative use of visuals, video editing, sound editing, lighting and the use of new media.

ENTRY CATEGORY VS AWARD CATEGORY

An entrant for a single award category could send their entry to as many entry categories as they wish and wherever applicable. i.e.

Entry Category Award Category
Animation Extraordinary Short Content
Incomparable Animation
Most Amazing Visual Effects
Phenomenal Art Direction
Finest Music and Arrangement
Mind Blowing Sound Effects
Creative Use of Medium

NOTE: There will be a possibility of one Entry Category to win more than 1 award category.

Judging Criteria

Entries are judges based on their;

Strength of Concept
Originality
Storyline
Writing
Quality of Craft/Execution
Techniques
Camera Work /Audio
Lighting
Editing/Sound
Overall Experience
Ability to Communicate – relay the message.

Then wait to see if you’ll be honoured at the NEXTGEN CONTENTRENEURSHIP AWARDS Ceremony on 19 April 2008.

You have till the 7th March 2008 to send in your entries.

Contact: 03 8949 5900 ext 89014 (Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm)

Or email us at yd@astro.com.my


3 Comments
  1. zakir 13 years ago

    hi.
    i’m a foreigner and would like to participate as wel. a student currently, at the natonal university of malaysia. great potential in design and stuffs. please respond asap. thank you.

  2. Merv 13 years ago

    The Contest is open to students in any discipline who are Malaysian citizens pursuing full time or part-time courses in any local or foreign college or university (“Participant”).

    Well… Im ready to join the competition… hehe

  3. kopiaman 13 years ago

    mm..i already became finalist in astro nextgen web design category..hopefully win..

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