Internews hosts contest for professional journalists [Kyrgyzstan]

Digital and TV journalists with works published or broadcast in 2017 can enter the Aspiration contest.

Summer school for filmmakers open [Worldwide]

Students in film direction, cinematography, animation, multimedia and computer graphics can participate in this summer school in Russia.

Malmö Arab Film Festival accepting submissions [MENA]

Documentarians from the Arab world are invited to submit their works to a film competition in Sweden.

Documentary film contest open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers are invited to submit their work to a film festival in Perm, Russia.

BBC hosts journalism contest [Africa]

Professional journalists with three to 10 years of experience can compete for the BBC World News Komla Dumor Award, which includes a three-month training in London.

Grants available for visual arts [MENA]

The Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC) is accepting applications in the visual arts category as part of its 2018 general grants program.

Documentary program offers grants [MENA]

Filmmakers, directors and producers whose projects are related to contemporary Arab culture can apply for funding from the Arab Fund for Arts and Culture (AFAC).

Journalism competition open [Uzbekistan]

Print, online and broadcast journalists can compete in a contest celebrating World Press Freedom Day, May 3.

Contest seeks documentary projects [Lusophone countries]

Documentarians from Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Equatorial Guinea, Mozambique, Portugal, São Tomé and Príncipe and Timor-Leste can compete for funds from the Community of Portuguese-Speaking Countries.

International festival on cultural diversity open [Worldwide]

Filmmakers can submit works to a film festival in Yerevan, Armenia.