EXTENDED DEADLINE: OCTOBER 7, 2021 — Applications are invited for the annual SIMA Awards for films from around the world that inspire activism, compassion and social transformation.
Apart from honoring Feature and Short Documentaries, Impact Videos, Interactive + XR, the SIMA Awards recognize Production Companies whose body of work demonstrates excellence through diverse formats of visual storytelling.
Winners of the SIMA Awards will receive cash prizes, media features and distribution opportunities.
To be eligible for entry, films must have been completed between October 2020 and September 2021.
All non-English language media entries must be sub-titled in English.
Entry fee for each category varies from $20 to $130.
The regular deadline in September 30th while late registration ends October 7th, 2021.
MORE MEDIA AND JOURNALISM OPPORTUNITIES FROM I-79 MEDIA
The Howard G. Buffet Fund for Women Journalists
DEADLINE: ROLLING —The Howard G. Buffett Fund for Women Journalists is open for applications from woman-identifying journalists around the world. APPLY HERE
Pulitzer Center’s data journalism grants
DEADLINE: ROLLING— The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting invites applications for innovative data-driven journalism projects that spotlight under reported issues. APPLY HERE
Apply for OTF’S Rapid Response Fund
DEADLINE: ROLLING —Open Technology Fund (OTF) through its Rapid Response Fund is offering financial support and technical services to bloggers, cyber activists, journalists, and human rights defenders. APPLY HERE
Freelance journalists can apply for grants at Rory Peck Trust
Rory Peck Trust is offering Assistance Grants to professional freelance journalists and their families who are facing crises related to their work. APPLY HERE
Women journalists can apply for IWMF Fund
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is accepting applications for the Howard G. Buffett Fund to support women journalists. APPLY HERE
VACANCY: Communications Intern Needed at ICFJ
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The International Center For Journalists (ICFJ) is looking for a committed and talented intern to join its communications team. APPLY HERE
Apply to investigate impact of COVID-19 on atrocity risks
DEADLINE: ROLLING — The Stanley Center for Peace and Security is organising a multimedia project that examines how the Coronavirus pandemic and government responses can either mitigate or contribute to risk factors for atrocities. APPLY HERE
VACANCY: Opportunities for freelance journalists
Freelance journalists who are available for immediate engagement in Nigeria can apply. APPLY HERE