Are you a storyteller based in Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao, or Manila?
Are you passionate about the environment and climate issues?
Do you want to enhance your multimedia production skills?
Then this exciting opportunity is for you!
The Philippines is facing more and more effects of climate change, from extreme rainfall, natural disasters, to the rising sea level. But stories and ideas about these are not commonly found in our daily conversation.
That’s why Climate Tracker teamed up with Oxfam International to launch the Digital Content Creators Hub for storytellers across the Philippines! The hub will facilitate multimedia training for storytellers like you to produce more engaging content on the environment and climate change.
WHAT WILL YOU GET?
This hub has a lot in store! Our fellows will benefit from:
Holistic multimedia training to enhance your content production
Creative storytelling skills to better engage your audience
Fun way to understand the environmental topics
A network of creative like-minded creators in the Philippines
Turn your ideas into reality with help of mentors and professionals
Be featured on Climate Tracker social media and the programme microsite
Establish your profile in the environmental and climate stories
WHAT YOU WILL DO?
During the course of the fellowship, 15 fellows will undergo a fun online training focused on developing skills in climate communications and multimedia production to help them produce their individual stories Top 8 fellows will then be selected for a three-day bootcamp in Manila for a more in-depth and individualized training from expert mentors.
WHAT DO WE EXPECT FROM YOU?
For us, it’s really important for you to be truly committed to the process but also we want you to have fun learning, publishing, and building your network!
Additionally, here are some of the expectations:
Committed in doing a fieldwork to produce your content
Collaborative production with another fellow
Dedication to our training and mentoring sessions
Feedback blogs and testimonials on your experiences with the fellowship, at the end
15 storytellers from various backgrounds. You can be an early-career journalist, or you can be an artist, cartoonist, illustrator, photographer, videographer, filmmaker, writer, or content creator.
If you are 18-35 years old, have an early career as a journalist or have a solid portfolio as a storyteller, content creator, or artist,and have an interest in making content about the environment, please apply today!
You will need to submit a short story pitch of what you will produce during the programme. Your pitch needs to include:
Story summary (max 200 words)
Content format and length – what type of content you will make, how long do you think the story will be?
Links to stories/contents you’ve published before
A link to your CV
During the selection process, you will also be required to submit new digital content about the environment or climate change you have made and published in your own channels.
The final selections will be based on:
The value and interest of your submissions
Your interest and potential to learn and collaborate throughout the fellowship initiative.
The uniqueness of your approach
Your experience as a journalist, storyteller, content creator, or artist
Applying is super simple! But you’ve got to do it early.