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CIVIS Media Prize 2022

The best programme achievements in TV, radio, internet and cinema that deal with the issues of migration, integration, cultural diversity and – linked to this – social cohesion in Europe are honoured. All forms of production are eligible. The productions entered must have been released between 22 January 2021 and 19 st January 2022. The awards are endowed with a total of  EUR 27,000.

CIVIS awards prizes in a total of four fields and in several categories - as the VIDEO AWARD | AUDIO AWARD | YOUNG C. AWARD | CINEMA AWARD (Audience Award).

Awarded will be

CIVIS TOP AWARD

The CIVIS TOP AWARD is an additional prize awarded to the best production of the year in the categories AUDIO, VIDEO and YOUNG C. No direct entries can be made for the CIVIS TOP AWARD. If the TOP AWARD is won, the endowment for the individual prize of 2,000 EURO is waived.

Prize money: 15,000 EURO

CIVIS AUDIO AWARD

The CIVIS AUDIO AWARD is awarded to German language audio- or radio programmes from within the EU or Switzerland - it is divided into categories for short programmes (up to six minutes), long programmes (between six minutes and 120 minutes max.) and Podcasts. All forms of production are eligible. All radio stations and online providers of audio features within the EU and Switzerland can submit entries to the competition. Please upload audio features as audio files!

Submitted podcasts are required to have been accessible online during the observation period specified in the call for entries (19 January 2022 to 11 March 2022). They must not have been changed during this time. Accessibility is the key criterion: all podcasts must be accessible in German, stating the exact web address (URL).

Prize money per category: 2,000 EURO

CIVIS VIDEO AWARD

The CIVIS VIDEO AWARD is awarded to TV and online productions in the categories >Information< (non-fiction), >Entertainment< (fiction) and Social media formats (moving image). All forms of production are eligible. All TV broadcasters, TV production companies, streaming services and providers of online videos from within the EU and Switzerland can submit entries to the competition.

Submitted social media formats (moving images) are required to be accessible online during the observation period of the call for entries from 19 January 2022 to 11 February 2022. They must not have been changed during this time. Accessibility is the key criterion: all social media formats (moving images) must be accessible in German or English, stating the exact webaddress (URL).

Prize money per category: 2,000 EURO

YOUNG C. AWARD

The YOUNG C. AWARD is awarded for Film, TV and online productions (web videos). All forms of production are eligible. Age limit: participants may not be older than 33 years of age.

All TV broadcasters, TV production companies and providers of online videos (web videos) can submit entries. All film and TV schools, journalism schools, academies and universities for journalism, communications and media in the EU and Switzerland may enter. All rights to the production submitted must have been secured.

Submitted social media formats (moving images) are required to be accessible online during the observation period of the call for entries from 19 January 2022 to 11 February 2022. They must not have been changed during this time. Accessibility is the key criterion: all social media formats (moving images) must be accessible in German or English, stating the exact web address (URL).

Prize money: 2,000 EURO

CIVIS CINEMA AWARD

The CIVIS CINEMA AWARD is awarded for European feature films shown in German cinemas which address the issues of migration, integration, cultural diversity – linked to this – social cohesion. All film productions from the EU and Switzerland are eligible for entry. Direct entries are not permitted. CIVIS will nominate three to five films for audience voting online. With attractive prizes for participants.

Prize money: The award is not subject to prize money. The award winners are the director and the producer of the film chosen by the audience.