A New 1 Minute Video Competition on

"Women Peacemakers"

The three 2017 JCS International Young Creatives Award Winners were announced October 3, 2017

2017 JCS International Young Creatives Award Competition Winners

Eisa Alhabib (Kuwait) - "Domestic Cycle"

Ewing Luo (China) - "The Peacemaker from Nanking"

Roberto Pino Almeyda (Chile) - "Nosotras"

About the JCS International Young Creatives Award Competition

The JCS International Young Creatives Award was designed to discover, recognize and foster young talent from around the world while creating a global conversation around Peace.

• Entrants submitted a unique 1 minute video on the theme of the year. The theme for 2017 is "Women Peacemakers".

• Open to non-American citizens aged 18 to 29 years old (dual citizens are eligible)

• The competition deadline was September 14, 2017 at 11:59pm EST

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Click for JCS International Young Creatives Award Rules & Regulations

Contact Us

Contact us using the form below or by emailing us at jcsiaward@iemmys.tv

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Please indicate your interest in the competition here:

Please enter any questions about entering the competition here (you can also email us at jcsiaward@iemmys.tv with longer questions) :

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How should I interpret the theme? Does it need to be in a specific style or genre?

The theme of the year, "Women Peacemakers" can be freely interpreted. The creative content of the video and how it relates to the theme has no limit but your imagination, as long as it's your original work. Every creative will have their own point of view, and you should of course interpret the theme however you want. Any genre (fiction, non-fiction, animation etc.) is encouraged.

How much does it cost to enter?
There is no cost to enter - feel free to enter multiple videos!

What if my video not exactly 60 seconds, will it still be considered?
The video needs to be exactly 60 seconds long, not one second less and not one second more.

Can I submit a video with dialogue in a language that is not English?
Absolutely! However, if you do, you are required to include English subtitles in order to be eligible.

Can I shoot this on my phone?

Yes, feel free to shoot your video using any type of camera/device you wish.

Can I work with my friends or production team?
Collaborate with as many people as you want! Please note that if you win, you will need to designate one person from the team to represent the group on the trip to New York City.

How are the winners chosen?

The judging process is as follows: videos will be presented on the competition portal, where the public (your friends & family included!) can watch them and vote for their favorites From September 15-September 25. The videos with the most votes will move on to the final round, where a panel of judges will score the videos based on the interpretation of the theme "Women Peacemakers" on the following criteria: concept; execution, character development and creativity.

I'm American, but hold dual citizenship with a second country - can I still enter?

Yes, dual citizens are eligible for the competition.

Please review the complete Rules & Regulations by clicking here

Check out our handy guide to entering the competition with an overview of the "Winners Experience"

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