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Higher Education Commission (HEC) Afghan Short Documentary Contest

Deadline: February 21, 2023

Higher Education Commission (HEC) Afghan Short Documentary Contest

Higher Education Commission (HEC) invites all enthusiastic Afghan students to submit a short documentary video sharing their higher education experiences in Pakistan using smart phone or high resolution cameras. Both individual and group submissions will be accepted.

Theme:

Education Experiences of Afghan Youth studying in Pakistan

2-Tier Application Process:

Step 1: Initially submit an original idea based documentary no longer than 40 – 60 second in duration on the given theme using smart phone or high resolution cameras

Step 2: Jury members will short-list top 10 Afghan students’ entries to showcase and will inform students and their universities’ nominated Public Relations Officers (PROs) /
Mass Communication Department Faculty Members to participate as their Mentors to submit short documentary of 4 – 6 minutes using only high resolution cameras (please refer to technical requirements) on the given theme in English language with subtitles translated into 2 languages (Urdu & Dari).

Important Dates

  • Deadline to submit initial applications: 21-02-2023
  • Announcement of Top 10 shortlisted finalists: 24-02-2023
  • Submission of final Documentary: 10-03-2023
  • Day of Event (Tentatively): 15/17-03-2023
Technical Requirements:

Final top 10 shortlisted submissions must be in the horizontal format of at least standard HD (1280 x 720 pixels) encoded in H264 (.mp4, .mov). However, for better viewing quality, a full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) format is recommended. Every video submitted must be a final edited product without any rough-cuts. All submissions must include closing credits with the following information: name(s) of the filmmaker(s), script writer, all participants, and stakeholder(s) etc.

Submission: Please submit your entry by any of the following means: ·

​Email your submission to Ms. Amina Munir, Project Manager, Allama Muhammad Iqbal Scholarships for Afghan students via Google Form at https://shorturl.at/FHI68​ OR ​Mail your documentary video on a USB to the ​Mr.Jehanzeb Khan, Project Director, Human Resource Development Division, Higher Education Commission, H-8, Islamabad. Ph: 051-9040 8036

​Terms & Conditions:

  • All entries must reflect the original work of the student
  • Female Afghan students are highly encouraged to participate
  • By submitting your application to Higher Education Commission (HEC), you agre​e to give a license to the HEC for its public screening, including distribution via various social media, digital, and web platforms etc.
  • Top 10 shortlisted Afghan students’ entries will be called on the day of event and winners will be decided by jury members on the day of event
  • Entering this competition does not guarantee that you will win a prize or derive any other benefit

For more Information: Visit the website for Higher Education Commission (HEC) Afghan Short Documentary Contest

Israel Wellington Jeremiah
Israel Wellington Jeremiah
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