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AUS-Shams Media Day 

Wednesday, November 8, 2023 

 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. | AUS Main Auditorium

Call for Media Projects about Climate Change

American University of Sharjah is inviting UAE-based high school and university students to showcase their creative work under the theme of Immediacy. With the UAE hosting COP28, we are looking for media projects that address the pressing issues of climate change. Submissions can include various media, such as short film and video, social media campaigns and photography. The winning projects will receive major cash prizes.

Rules & Regulations

  • All entries must be original work by the student.
  • Submitted video work must not exceed 10 minutes in length.
  • Photography work should be submitted as a photo essay between three and six images.
  • Social media campaign submissions must include any relevant URLs (website, Instagram, etc.) plus original video content and high-resolution screenshots of at least five elements of the campaign.
  • The participating work must have been produced on or after November 8, 2022.
  • The selection committee reserves the right to consider the submitted material in the category it sees fit.
  • Works that feature unlicensed material (such as music, images, graphics, etc.) will not be considered.
  • All works should be submitted via the official portal.
  • The deadline for submissions is October 28, 2023.
Shams Rules


A virtual information session about the competition will be conducted at 1 p.m. on October 10, 2023.

Fill out the below form to receive a link to join the information session or to receive a recording of the session in case you were unable to attend. 

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This competition is organized by the Department of Media Communication in collaboration with the Department of Art and Design and the Office of Enrollment Management - Sharakah Program Activity.

Awards sponsor: