Filmmakers wanted for regional video challenge

| 12/03/2012

Yiannaki (243x300).jpg(CNS): Young Caymanian filmmakers have the chance to take part in a regional video challenge organised by the Barbados-based Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), through its youth outreach programme known as Vybzing. The theme is  “Citizen Security” and young people living in Cayman  aged between 16-25, who want to take part in the contest must produce a three minute video giving this unique interpretation on the issue. The short films will be rated by a panel of local judges and the first placed winner will receive US$1500. There will also be a second prize of US$1000, a third prize of US$650, and a People’s Choice Award of US$250.

Young people wishing to participate in the Challenge may visit the Bank’s website: or for further information. Deadline for the submission of videos is midnight on April 29, 2012.

During the period May 1-7, 2012, the public is invited to visit the facebook page and vote for their favourite video in the People’s Choice Award. The issue of “Citizen Security” has been singled out by CDB President, Dr. Warren Smith, as one of the hurdles challenging development in the Region, and CDB has been paying particular attention to this subject.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    USD$3,400 in total prize money for the region's youth outreach program from a group with > half a billion USD at their disposal.  Nobody can accuse them of being overly philanthropic!