CIVIS Media Prize 2017: The European Competition Opens

COLOGNE, Germany, December 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

Search for Europe's best radio and TV programmes as well as web pages and web videos on the theme of integration and cultural diversity. Closing-date for entries is January 20, 2017. 

CIVIS again recognizes programme contributions on radio, film and television as well as on the Internet which promote the peaceful coexistence of people of the most varied geographic and cultural origins. In addition to migration, flight and asylum, the focus is on the latest developments of an integrated, culturally diverse society. It is a question of equality, acceptance and access to social opportunities, regardless of national, ethnic or religious origins.

The European competition is open to entries which take the form of reports, documentaries, commentaries, special features, films and cartoons ( All creative forms are permitted. The CIVIS Media Prizes are endowed.

The CIVIS Media Prize 2017 is open to all TV and radio broadcasters as well as all production companies and web providers in the EU and Switzerland. As well as for all film and television colleges, academies and colleges of journalism, communication and media. Web videos can be sent by all interested persons residing in the EU and Switzerland.

CIVIS Special Prize "Football and Integration" 

The CIVIS Media Prize 2017 will be awarded as Radio and TV Prize. With the "Young CIVIS Media Prize" there will be a European sponsorship prize. The "CIVIS Online Media Prize" will offer an additional award for web offers and web videos on the theme of integration and cultural diversity. Again 2017: The CIVIS Special Prize "Football and Integration".

The CIVIS Media Prize is organised by the Association of the Public Broadcasting Corporations in Germany (ARD), represented by Westdeutscher Rundfunk (WDR), together with the Freudenberg Foundation. The Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, SRG SSR, RTV Slovenia, Deutsche Welle, Deutschlandradio, PHOENIX, ARTE, 3sat, the German Producers Alliance, the Copyright Association of Film and TV Producers (VFF) and the EBU are media partners. The German Federal Government Commissioner for Migration, Refugees and Integration, the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights and the WDR mediagroup are co-operation partners. The CIVIS Media Prize is held under the patronage of the European Parliament.

CIVIS Media Foundation for Integration and Cultural Diversity in Europe 

Minoritenstrasse 7  
50667 Cologne  

Phone: +49(0)221-277-587-0  


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