What did the selected applicants receive?

  • Each selected applicant received a 5000 € production grant for the video.
  • A workshop was organised in Amsterdam on 15 and 16 April 2010 to discuss the project with experts. Lectures were given by Guy Meredith and Roger Gregory about the art of storytelling and how it can be used in the very shortest of formats and within the most specific of guidelines. (Guy Meredith is a scriptwriter, story editor and teacher at universities and professional bodies throughout Europe; Roger Gregory worked for BBC Drama Department in Birmingham and as a senior script editor.)Video artist Anna Daucikova (Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava) gave an exposé on artistic features of short films.
  • The finalised videos of the selected projects have been presented in a special competition category of its own during PRIX EUROPA in Berlin (16 to 23 October 2010). A jury - including the selected students - voted on the best contribution. The winning video will be awarded the PRIX EUROPA Prize for "Best Video on Multilingualism of the Year 2010 by a Student". The selected participants have been actively involved in PRIX EUROPA, including participation in specialised workshops.
  • A DVD including all 15 videos will be produced. The European Commission will use this compilation to promote the benefits of multilingualism in Europe. In this context, the DVD will also be distributed to television stations.

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