Video Production competition : Fostering Tolerance in Pakistan

Eqbal Ahmad Centre for Public Education

invites 8-minute videos on the theme

Fostering Tolerance in Pakistan

Videos that explore efforts at bringing change to Pakistan with a focus on ideas, causes, campaigns, individuals and institutions that have been successful and those that have failed, and why.

The competition seeks to raise awareness and encourage activism on important social issues, and encourage the use of new media in Pakistan. Submissions for the Video Contest 2017 may deal with any of the following:

  • Gender: Issues faced by gender groups.
  • Labour: The working poor, women, domestic servants.
  • Minorities: Issues of Pakistan’s religious and ethnic minorities.
  • Environment: What are we doing to the environment and how to save it?
  • Peace: Why is Pakistan afflicted and what’s to be done to bring peace?
  • Human Rights: Declining state of human rights in Pakistan.
  • Equality: How to ensure equality among the citizens?

Videos can be shot on any medium.

  • Each video shall be approximately 8 minutes in duration.
  • Fill in the Registration Form here (free of cost).
  • Submitted videos shall be original and must not have been circulated earlier.
  • Entries must be uploaded by Dropbox to by 31st December, 2017.
  • Results will be announced by 31 January, 2018.
  • Entries can be submitted by both amateurs and professionals.
  • Please write to to let us know you are planning to submit a video.
  • Language may be Urdu, English, or a regional language.
  • The winning entry will be awarded cash prize of Rs. 200,000, whereas the runner-up will be awarded Rs. 100,000.
  • They will be showcased on the EACPE website.
  • They will be featured in the Karachi Literature Festival, 2018.

Categories: Pakistan, The Muslim Times

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