CATEGORY Video Journalism


This category honours excellence in video content that sheds light on stories related to food sustainability. This Award category aims to recognise exceptional efforts in visual storytelling and/or investigative journalism and the creative use of video. Entries will be judged on their quality, impact, innovation and creativity.

Applications for the 2017 Award cycle are now closed. Finalists’ work will be made public on the website in October and applications will reopen in January 2018. To stay informed please register your interest below.

Entry Guidelines

This category is open to professional staff video journalists, freelance videographers or individuals.

All entries should focus on stories and issues around the theme of food sustainability.

Individuals may submit a maximum of one entry per category.

For this category, only unpublished and original materials will be eligible.

Entrants must submit their individual and personal work.

Only one single video submission can be entered for this category.

All entries must be submitted in English (or translated into English).

A professional reference contact or reference letter is mandatory.

All video entries must be submitted with a description and the details of the device used to capture them.

The suggested length of work submitted for this category is no longer than 20 minutes.

The Food Sustainability Media Awards administrators and judging panel will have the final authority to determine eligibility of an entry.

Applications will reopen in January 2018

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Award Categories

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For the Award’s two categories, both published and unpublished work can be submitted. Published and unpublished entries are judged separately.

In addition, published and unpublished finalists in both categories are put forward for the Best of the Web Award. The winner of this award is chosen by the public.

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Written Journalism

This category recognises excellence in written journalism for a news/feature article published in print or online that addresses topics, stories or issues related to food sustainability through distinctive, accurate and original reporting.

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This category honours exceptional video, photography and audio content that sheds light on stories related to food sustainability through in-depth visual and audio storytelling and original and creative use of a chosen medium.

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