Thomson Foundation/RTÉ MojoCon Mobile Journalism Competition 2017 (€800 Prize and Fully Funded to Galway, Ireland)

Application Deadline: 11pm on Friday seventeenth March, 2017.

Thomson Foundation has by and by collaborated with RTE MojoCon Ireland to dispatch its third versatile news coverage competition. Works will be judged by a specialist board will’s identity searching for a component story or news report shot and altered altogether on a cell phone, which energizes, interests and amazements them and exhibits effect and imagination.

The Thomson Foundation/RTÉ MojoCon Mobile Journalism Competition is an open rivalry to locate the best journalistic case of the utilization of portable substance generation for narrating.


The opposition is open around the world. It would be favored if sections were in English however different dialects with on screen subtitles are satisfactory.

Accommodation can be an element

– sort story or a news report with a run of the mill span of 2

– 5 minutes


The story must be taped and altered ENTIRELY on a cell phone (i.e. cell phone and/OR tablet).

Any gadget (iOS, Windows Phone, Android, RIM BB) fit for shooting and altering substance can be utilized once the nature of the substance is conveyed in H

Video sections ought to be transferred to YouTube with the hashtag #MoJoConTFComp plainly in the title and portrayal.

Contestants ought to be set up to share the gadgets, applications and work process they used to create the section in case of them winning or being solicited by a part from the MojoCon people group

Document material or outside film downloaded to/imported into the gadget is NOT permitted. All recording utilized as a part of the accommodation MUST be made by the contestant and created on the gadget. All video substance ought to be created ENTIRELY by one person

All stories/passages must be submitted for judging by 11pm on Friday seventeenth March, 2017. Any stories/passages submitted after this time will be prohibited from the opposition. Just a single passage for each individual. On the off chance that more are entered, just the last section will be considered.

The utilization of visual evaluating applications, Timelapse, Hyperlapse, Slideshows and so forth is both permitted and supported


The victor will get a full magic pack worth around €800, in addition to return flights to Galway, Ireland, five-star convenience and tickets to the MojoCon gathering from fourth to sixth May 2017.

The victor will get a prize of a versatile reporting pack like those utilized by RTÉ. (Estimated esteem €800)

Three exceptionally recognized/runner up prizes may likewise be granted. The judges criteria will be founded on article judgment, account, stylish, pictorial and sound quality and thought in the utilization of a cell phone

The choices of the judges will be last. Prizes are non-transferable and money reciprocals are not admissible.

•PLEASE NOTE: The champ will be relied upon to be available at the gathering

from fourth to sixth May 2017 to acknowledge their honor. A VIP ticket will be provided to the champ ahead of time and travel and convenience costs in going to will be paid for by Thomson Foundation.

Judging Criteria:

The story must be delivered by ONE individual and passages will be set apart on the accompanying:

News coverage: Originality and validity of the story, exhibiting unique research, exertion and utilization of meetings.

Affect: Importance of the topic and the effect the story has accomplished.

Uniqueness to medium: Innovative and proper utilization of versatile recording procedures.

Narrating: Clarity of the narrating.

Specialized quality: Technical nature of the generation.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Thomson Foundation/RTÉ MojoCon Mobile Journalism Competition 2017

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