The Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) with support from UNEP Ozone Action is now receiving entries for its 2013 World TV Awards.
The 2013 World TV Awards under the Science/Environment Category has the theme “Creating Ozone Safe Generations”.
Prizes for the winner include a trophy from AIBD, US$5,000 and a trip to Manado, Indonesia to receive the award at the Asia Media Summit on May 29, 2013.
Genres being accepted for the award are TV documentary, short documentary/TV report, docu-drama, edutainment/infotainment TV programme and public service announcement/TV spot with a maximum duration of 30 minutes.
Materials produced within 24 months before submission are also accepted for entries. Productions in local languages can be submitted provided they are subtitled in English.
Relevant materials for developing programmes can be found on the following sites:
Montreal Protocol Information Kit (2012): http://ozone.unep.org/new_site/en/Information/25th_anniversary_info_kit.php, http://www.unep.org/ozonaction/Portals/105/documents/events/121113-vital-graphics-book.pdf and http://ozone.unep.org/Assessment_Panels/EEAP/eeap-report2010-FAQ.pdf.
In addition, candidates may also contact the relevant National Ozone Units in their various countries through this site: http://www.unep.org/ozonaction/InformationResources/Contacts/tabid/6549/Default.aspx to assist in gathering technical and scientific information.
The deadline for submission of entries is April 15, 2013.