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Erasmus EuroMedia Awards Call 2010

  1. 1. ESEC European Society for Education & Communication 2010 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS Deadline 28 June Promoting Excellence intheDiscourse onEurope
  2. 2. Call Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, As the president of the European Society for Education and Communication (ESEC) I want to invite you to join the competition for the Erasmus EuroMedia Awards in 2010. The EuroMedia Awards honour media productions focusing on the development of a European society and the promotion of European values. A number of high quality educational media products (DVDs, websites, TV series, magazines) have been rewarded since 1995. In 2010, an international jury of renowned experts will again evaluate productions from all over Europe and honour the most outstanding ones. The Award goes to ... The EuroMedia Awards honours media productions that: • enhance the media discourse on Europe • provide qualitative discussion of objectives, perspectives and challenges for the development of European societies • relate to European topics like cohesion, social values, migration, identity, solidarity ... • show an educational ambition The Call for Applications 2010 is now open. We are looking forward to a great competition in this 15th year of the Erasmus EuroMedia Awards! Kind regards Thomas A. Bauer ESEC president
  3. 3. Promoting Quality Excellence in the Discourse on Europe The Media can bridge gaps and foster mutual understanding for a common Europe. The EuroMedia Awards are dedicated to media productions whos excellence is shown to contribute to the discussion on the development of a European society and European values. An Affirmation of Excellence: Awards and Medals ESEC awards the best European media productions with Special Awards and Medals of Excellence, emphasising their exceptional nature in terms of product quality and profound discussion. The Grand Award tops all of them, as it will be given to the best media production of 2010. A Seal for Quality: The Nomination Besides the Awards, the nomination itself is a certificate of quality, given to all productions that meet the high standards of the ESEC jury. The respective EuroMedia Seals labels your product as certified by experts. Recognition of Your Work: International Coverage Covered by news media from all over Europe, the EuroMedia Awards attract attention to your work. The website presents all nominees and winners, thus showcasing the best media productions on Europe. A Glamorous Event: The Award Ceremony The winners of the EuroMedia Awards will be announced at the festive Award Ceremony on October 15, in the glamorous Senate Chamber of Vienna’s City Hall, followed by an evening reception. Networking with Media Professionals: The EuroMedia Day In addition to being a splendid event, the ceremony is a meeting point for international media professionals. The afternoon presentation of the winners and the festive evening reception provide the ideal ambiences to socialise and exchange ideas.
  4. 4. ESEC and the Jury Jury Members of the Grand Jury: Miguel Aquilera, Spain University of Malaga As the delivering agency, ESEC aims to Thomas A. Bauer, Austria promote awareness of the historical University of Vienna common “cultural” area called Europe. Dimitris Charalambis, Greece Furthermore, ESEC supports initiatives National Council for Television, Athens that intend to provide media for lifelong Mike Dawney, Great Britain learning. The EuroMedia Awards are an Middlesex University, London ideal opportunity to bring productions Joan Hemels, The Netherlands emphasising this into the spotlight and University of Amsterdam promote exchange and communication Marko Ivanisin, Slovenia between media professionals in this field. University of Maribor The award-winning media productions are Magdalena A. Kalaidjieva, Bulgaria carefully picked by an international Jury Bulgarian Academy of Science, Sofia of prominent experts from the field. Ceyhan Kandemir, Turkey This year, eleven experts from all over Istanbul University Europe will evaluate the submissions. Barbara Köpplova, Czech Republic Charles University, Prague Bernd Mikuszeit, Germany Institute for Education and Media, Berlin Gerhard E. Ortner, Germany Gesellschaft für Pädagogik und Information, Berlin Palatinus Zoltán, Hungary Humancare LTD Budapest ESEC European Society for Education & Communication Evaluation Criteria All submissions for the EuroMedia Awards are evaluated according to specific quality criteria. ESEC experts will weigh the following aspects in their decisions for the respective decorations: – the level of discussion of European topics – the depth of analysis and critical assessment / reassessment – the quality of realization in terms of design, aesthetics and media language – the value for use in educational contexts – the value for public communication
  5. 5. 2009 Winners Grand Award 2009 In Europe (VPRO, The Netherlands) The 35-part-series TV-programme reassesses the fragmentized history of the 20th century in Europe. With its comprehensive topology of men, societies, regions and cities it follows an educational mission. “This is what an educational media should be like within the context of European self-reflection: a discourse on history as a history of discourses” (The Jury) Special Award for Education & Ethics 2009 Gegen Antisemismus – Against Anti-Semitism (DVD, Cornelsen Verlag, Germany) “An achievement in that it provides detailed and informative materials that come to terms with a sensitive subject” (The Jury) Special Award for Discourse and Politics 2009 The Scar (TV series, Calisto Productions, France) “A sensitive and touching analysis of the post-iron-curtain challenge of living together” (The Jury) Special Award for Aesthetics and Design 2009 Josef Winckler – Der Kinoleinwandgeher (Movie, Focusfilm, Austria) “Balancing the depth, darkness and earthiness of contents and messages with subtle and poetical perspectives” (The Jury)
  6. 6. Evaluation Procedure Awards&Medals The Evaluation of all submissions will take part in two steps: First Step: Seals / Nominations Categories for Awards and Medals All applications will be reviewed by Grand Award (3.000 €) the ESEC panel of experts according Special Award for Education and Ethics (1.000 €) to the evaluation criteria (see above). Special Award for Discourse and Politics (1.000 €) All productions that meet those Special Award for Aesthetics and Design (1.000 €) criteria will be nominated for the EuroMedia Awards. Nominees will Medal of Excellence: Documentary / Report* be informed on August 25. At the Medal of Excellence: Teaching Material* Award Ceremony on October 15, all Medal of Excellence: Networking Media* nominated submissions will receive Medal of Excellence: Fictional Programme* the EuroMedia Seal of Approval Medal of Excellence: Integrative / certification alongside with a digital Convergent Media* version of the Seal of Approval Logo * not endowed for use on all informative material connected to the certified product. Sponsorship Awards Second Step: Awards and Medals Sponsorship Award on Migration/Integration All nominated productions will (1.000 €) compete for the EuroMedia Awards and the Medals of Excellence. The sponsored by , Grand Jury will rank the submissions the European Communication Certificate and decorate exceptional works at the Award Ceremony. Prizes in the following categories will be awarded: Calls for additional Sponsorship Awards will be published on our homepage by May 2010.
  7. 7. Participation Awards&Medals How to apply Addressees Step 3. Transfer the participation fee The Call for Application for the EuroMedia Awards is aimed Please transfer the appropriate participation fee at a wide range of institutions both public and private: valid for your company / institution (see tablet) • publishing companies, product development companies to: • media organisations and institutions ESEC European Society for Education and • journalists from all media categories Communication • initiatives and project groups, NGOs POSTBANK (Germany) Various media productions are considered for the Awards: Account Number: 732662462 • Print media productions Bank Code: 44010046 • Radio programmes / television series BIC: PBNKDEFF • Movies, documentary films IBAN: DE89440100460732662462 • Websites, Multimedia CDs, DVDs Bank fees must be covered by the participant. • Integrative Media projects Participation fee Countries Countries How to apply Group A Group B Applications should be sent both by Mail and E-Mail. Fee EUR 225,- EUR 175,- Step 1. Send an E-Mail to Reduced fee* EUR 150,- EUR 100,- including * Reduced fee applicable to non-profit organizations and • the completed application form (Please download educational institutions. from our homepage, format: .pdf) Group A: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, • An abstract with a content description and explanatory Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Malta, Norway, statement on the submitted production Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom in English language (format: .pdf or .doc) Group B: Albania, Belarus, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, • Between one and three pictures/screenshots of the Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Kosovo, Latvia, submission in a good resolution/size (minimum Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldavia, Montenegro, Romania, Poland, requirement 1024 x 786 dots, format: .jpg or .png) Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine Step 2. Send a letter/parcel to the ESEC Office Applications are completed with the receipt of the (address on the reverse side of the flyer) including participation fee. A confirmation E-Mail will be • Two (!) copies of the submission and/or free and sent within a week. unrestricted access to productions available online, DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS: JUNE 28, 2010 including url and any relevant codes • A trailer of up to three minutes (video or animated presentation) both for presentation on the EuroMedia website and during the Award Ceremony (formats: .mov, .mpg, .avi) on CD, DVD or USB stick • Please include hardcopies of the application form and the abstract
  8. 8. Since 1995, the Erasmus EuroMedia Awards are granted to outstanding media productions contributing to the development of a European society and value system. 15 Years 1995–2010 Erasmus Euromedia Awards Call for Applications 2010 Deadline for Applications 28 June Notification of Nomination 25 August Awarding Ceremony 15 October For additional information and the latest news please visit our website: Follow us on Twitter Team Thomas A. Bauer, Prof. Dr. President of ESEC and Head of the Jury E-Mail: Phone: +43 1 4277 49336 Axel Maireder, MA Coordination, Media Relations E-Mail: Phone: +43 1 4277 49375 Katharina Oke, MA Award Organisation and Application Management E-Mail: Phone: +43 1 4277 49370 European Society for Education Bianca Grossberger and Communication Office Management c/o Department of Communication E-Mail: University of Vienna Phone: +43 1 4277 49335 Schopenhauerstraße 32 Andreas Prummer A-1180 Vienna Webmaster Austria E-Mail: ESEC European Society for Education & Communication