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MIPTV’s Content 360 Challenge gets record submissions

MIPTV's cross media challenge has selected 24 digital content creators from a record number of submissions. The fifth edition of Content 360 had a total of 611 projects and videos submitted. They came from 44 countries, 19 of which were represented for the first time in the competition, including Denmark, Russia, China, Poland, Turkey and Japan. Content 360 saw a 61% rise in the number of submissions compared to last year. All the finalists will pitch their projects to a panel of executives from the audiovisual digital and advertising sectors during live pitch sessions held in Cannes during MIPTV.
March 24, 2010

MIPTV’s cross media challenge has selected 24 digital content creators from a record number of submissions. The fifth edition of Content 360 had a total of 611 projects and videos submitted. They came from 44 countries, 19 of which were represented for the first time in the competition, including Denmark, Russia, China, Poland, Turkey and Japan. Content 360 saw a 61% rise in the number of submissions compared to last year. All the finalists will pitch their projects to a panel of executives from the audiovisual digital and advertising sectors during live pitch sessions held in Cannes during MIPTV. Partners for the challenge include Ogilvy and its client Coca-Cola, TF1, the European Commission with Dailymotion, National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and the Korea Communications Commission (KCC).

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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