Calling environment journalists, film-makers

PRESS RELEASE: As part of its annual environment and wildlife film festival CMS Vataran, to be held from September 12 to 16 in New Delhi, Centre for Media Studies (CMS) is inviting entries from print and television journalists.

There are three prizes on offer. Two for the FEJI Young Environmental Journalist, one each in the print and electronic media, which carries a cash prize of Rs 25,000 each. Applicants should be under 35 years of age to qualify for this category.

The other award is for the best television news story in the environment/wildlife category. This carries a cash prize of Rs 50,000. There is no entry fee to take part in the competition. And the last date for receipt for entries is 10 August 2007.

Entries may be sent with a CV and at least three articles or DVDs of telecasts. The articles and news stories should have appeared after 1 January 2006. For non-English entries, an English synopsis is required.

Entries may also be submitted online. For further details, contact Festival Manager Priya Verma (priya[at] or on phones 011-24992597, 011-26864020.

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