Youth-Oriented Video Contest Workshop

Monday, October 5, 2009 - 23:00 to Tuesday, October 6, 2009 - 02:00

The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada is holding a youth-oriented video contest called [email protected]. In recognition of the Foundation's 25th anniversary, the contest asks the next generation of Canadians (ages 18-35) what they think are the 25 most important issues in Canada-Asia relations. Entrants are invited to share their ideas as video shorts. The shorts can be presented in any style: Anything from a rant to camera to a visual collage, an animated short, or a mini-feature. With a whopping $5,000 grand prize, [email protected] sets out to inspire the next generation to think about Asia.

The contest will run from September 17, 2009 - December 31, 2009. The Vancouver workshop is designed to:

  • 1) Create awareness about the contest
  • 2) Provide meaningful opportunities for likeminded youth to engage with each other, brainstorm, discuss, and strategize ways to create impactful new media messages
  • 3) Be learning experiences for both the facilitators and participants, to better understand what young Canadians feel is most important for Canada's Future with Asia.
  • 4) Invite media to observe and report on [email protected] project goals and objectives

The Vancouver workshop's Guest Facilitator will be Catrina Longmuir from the Nat'l Film Board of Canada.

For more details please visit

Downtown Vancouver, SFU Harbor Centre Room 2945,
McLean Management Studies Lab
Vancouver , BC
49° 15' 48.9168" N, 123° 8' 18.834" W
British Columbia CA
Jessica Brunt

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