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Documentary filmmakers across the Arab world are invited to apply for funding for documentary film projects in the region. Deadline to apply is December 30. Through the Film Fund, selected documentary filmmakers will receive funding between US$5,000 and US$15,000. The project is being run by Screen Institute Beirut, a nonprofit organization that promotes TV media production.
Journalists and journalism students can register for a post-graduate course that will train participants in digital journalism. The course will begin in April 2010. Registration is ongoing. Organized by Universidad de Belgrano, Buenos Aires, Argentina, the six-month course will focus on the latest topics related to informing via the Internet. Registration costs US$738.
Arab bloggers are invited to participate in a campaign that aims to urge the Arab blogging community to discuss women’s issues in society and culture. From December 24 to 31, Arab bloggers can express their opinions and observations relating to Arab women, openly and without restraint.
A Web site that provides journalists details and essential information about the European Union is now available in Croatian and Turkish. The Web site, EU4Journalists, also provides the contact info of EU press officers, as well as background on EU policy and links to recent developments.
Journalists from Afghanistan, Colombia, Iran, Iraq, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Sudan interested in pursuing a peace building project can apply for a United States Institute of Peace grant. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
A media conference to be held in Singapore invites paper submissions on topics which can include media in a globalizing world, new media and media development. The deadline to submit paper abstracts is February 1, 2010. The conference will be held June 21 to 23 at Suntec City, Singapore.