Marine Movie Competition

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Fancy yourself as a marine movie maker, a latter day Jacques Cousteau, a Stephen Spielberg or you just like making movies?

Why not enter the International Mário Ruivo Marine Movie Competition? 



All you need to do is: 

  • make an original 15 minute DVD on the theme: “The Seas and Us – links between the Ocean and daily Life”; 
  • be in full time education and between the ages of 12 to 21 years;
  • submit your DVD by the deadline of 25th March 2012.

Prizes include: €2,000 (Junior: 12 – 18 years); €3,000 (Senior: 18 – 21 years) and a trip to Lisbon, Portugal (September 2012), to pick up your prize. 

Deadline for entries:

25th March 2012
Follow this link for more information, including eligibility and rules and regulations  

Please also download the poster and distribute to those who may be interested in taking part in the competition: "Want to be a ... Marine Movie Maker?" Poster PDF (272K)

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