10 May 2012 - par Flavie
Dear creators, we are glad to announce the 3 top winners and 15 finalists of “Create a poster for World Press Freedom Day” contest!
We are very proud here, and it is thanks to you guys who created amazing creative media for this contest : with 100 posters and creators from more than 20 different countries.
Thank you all for your massive and amazing participation! eYeka community managers and Unesco enjoyed a lot to see all this creativity for a great cause.
Electing winners and finalists was not so easy as many illustrations were on top list!
Here it is (please read in italic the Jury feedback) :
1st winner: kaisermik (from Belgium)
“A great idea and a superb execution. This work impressed us with its simplicity and force. The creator succeeded to use (simultaneously) subtlety and impact with a very intelligent strategy.“
2nd winner: Phixel (from Algeria)
“This work appeals to a critical situation for journalists all around the world. For so many of them work can automatically lay under censure; or worse than that: their status can pass very quickly from professional to prisoner.”
3rd winner: dax (from Philippines)
“This creator illustrates so well the essential part of the press freedom in our society. In so many countries journalists are the mainly (or even the only) view through the truth, through the world.“
This top 3 winning images will be broadcast during the celebration of World Press Freedom day by UNESCO in Tunisia and during a ceremony at the United Nations in New York where the creators’ eYeka usernames will be mentioned. The top images will also be featured on the UNESCO webpage for the day and made available to 195 Member States for their celebrations during World Press Freedom Day on May 3rd. Following the event, the top imageswill remain as features on UNESCO’s web and a certificate from UNESCO regarding their quality contribution to World Press Freedom Day will be given to the winners.
Finalists are: markka (from United-Kingdom) ; nastasi (from Russia Federation) ; anaiscortes (from France) ; guirsch69 (from France) ; soekyaw (from Malaysia) ; vision7 (fromFrance) ; Savled (from France) ; Chandandesigner (from India) ; haljaizer (from Belarus) ; oneted (from France) ; alfaguilar (from Chile) ; joshua87 (from Netherlands).
Those images will be featured on the UNESCO webpage.
“We are very pleased to notice that the press freedom could touch so many creators, from so many different countries with amazing pieces and angles to this subjects. We consider that this great participation is a synonym of conscience and awareness. It also shows us that there is a long way till we achieve the adequate conditions to journalists work all over the world. We would like the creators to know that their manifestation is also a valuable way to help us to fight for press freedom. Thank you so much! “
Congrats to the winners!
Due to the confidentiality of the contest, we cannot show contest media. You can see winners and finalists media on UNESCO website. Thank you for your kind understanding.