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PLURAL + Video Competition - Deadline to apply May 29, 2016

Dear Student,

Please find below the details for a video competition on themes such as migration, diversity and social inclusion brought to you by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization for Migration. We encourage you to participate in the competition and submit your video entries by the given deadline. In case of any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact us.

Best Regards,
IBA International Resource Centre




PLURAL + is a youth-produced video festival which encourages young people to explore migration, diversity and social inclusion, and to share their creative vision with the world. It is a joint initiative between the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations and the International Organization for Migration, with a network of over 50 partner organizations, who support the creative efforts of young people and distribute their videos worldwide.

Eligibility Criteria:
- Anyone under the age of 25 at the time of production of the video;
- The entrant should be a person actively involved in the making of the video.

About the Video:
- Your video should be about migration, diversity and social inclusion - three things that are very important in our globalizing world.
- The PLURAL+ Video Festival wants you to tell us what you think about things like migrant integration, inclusiveness, identity, diversity, human rights and social unity.
- Your video can be done in any style or genre - animation, documentary, drama, music video, comedy etc.
- Videos must be between 1 and 5 minutes long, including title and end credits. Any submissions falling outside of this time restraint will not be considered.
- Preferably all videos should be submitted as a file through a file hosting website of choice.
- Your video can be in whatever language you want, however if the language of your video is not English then you must have English subtitles.

- All entries must be received by Midnight (New York City Time, GMT -5 hours) on May 29, 2016;
- Any videos received after this time will not be considered for the PLURAL+ 2016 Youth Video Festival.

Submission Details:
- Complete and sign the entry form on the website in English.
- Format text email including: title of the video, name of the authors, link of the video, email address and send it to plural@unaoc.org.

Winners and Prizes:
- There are a variety of prizes awarded through the PLURAL+ Video Festival. The PLURAL+ JURY AWARD prize will be awarded to one video per age category (3 prizes in all).
- Each of the 3 winners of the PLURAL+ JURY AWARD will receive a USA $1,000 cash award; in addition, one representative of the winning video will be invited (all travel expenses paid) to participate at the PLURAL+ 2016 Awards Ceremony in the Fall of 2016 in New York.
- Other awards and prizes might include equipment and professional opportunities.

More information, please visit www.pluralplus.unaoc.org.