DIFF YOUNG JOURNALIST AWARD 2012
The Dubai International Film Festival is proud to announce the DIFF Young Journalist Award for 2012. The main goal is to provide the Participants have the exciting opportunity to be mentored by experienced international film critics and journalists. This year’s mentor is Colin Brown – formerly with Screen International and freelance film consultant
DIFF-YJA participants will work on a deadline with their mentors and acquire key skills required to cover a film festival. Select writings from the daily assignments will be featured in the DIFF Daily, the festival’s official newspaper and an opportunity to be published in Screen magazine.
At the end of the programme, the mentors will present the DIFF Young Journalist Award to the participant that demonstrates outstanding talent, commitment and promise for a future career in the industry.
Young Journalist Awar Winner 2012:
- Jerusha Sequeira - American University of Sharjah
To apply to the DIFF Young Journalist Award:
- Students in Journalism must send a short story that best highlights his/her writing skills.
- Students in Mass Media, Communication Art and Film Study must send in two to three pictures that he/she found interesting and will be judged internally.