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Documentary Competition

Documentary Competition

Documentary Competition
Documentary Competition

Time: Please confirm first.
Date: Sun, 15 Aug 2010 To Sun, 15 Aug 2010
Venue: Other / Lahore

DawnNews in association with The Asia Foundation is giving you an opportunity to share your views on;

‘Why is democracy necessary for Pakistan?’

If you are between the ages of 17-23, speak your mind by putting together a 5-7 minute mini documentary. Documentaries can be in English or Urdu. The top 3 winning documentaries will be aired on DawnNews and top ten winners will receive attractive cash prizes of up to Rs.100,000.


The documentaries must be in the following formats: .MOV, .MPEG, MP4 and .WMV. If you decide to incorporate original sound/music it should be composed by you or it must be royalty free. If you are unable to add original or royalty free sound/music, DawnNews will add the music for the winning documentaries after submission.


The top three documentaries will be aired on DawnNews, along with their interviews of the winners.

1st Prize: Rs. 100,000

2nd Prize: Rs. 50,000

3rd Prize: Rs. 25,000

4th -10th Prize: Rs. 10,000 each


You may send in your submissions to the marketing department, to any of the following addresses:

11 Dockyard Road,
West Wharf Industrial Area,

12, G-7/1 Mauve Area, Zero Point,

55, N Industrial Area,
Gulberg II,


Each documentary submission should be accompanied with the following information:

• Documentary Title
• Name
• Address
• Contact Number
• Email Address
• Age

The deadline for submission is 15th August 2010.

* All content must be original and not plagiarized.

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