2021 New Media Writing Prize (12th Annual)We are looking for good storytelling (fiction or non-fiction) written specifically for delivery and reading/viewing on a PC or Mac, the web, or a hand-held device such as an iPad or mobile phone. It could be a short story, novel, poem, narrative game, documentary, or transmedia work using words, images, film or animation with audience interaction. Interactivity is a key element of new-media storytelling.
We are looking for creativity, so try to be imaginative to create an engaging story i.e. combining any number of media elements, such as words on a screen combined with images and video clips. New media writing can be created using a variety of tools i.e. a word processor, DV camera, social networking tools (i.e. Twitter), mobile phone/s, a scanner, Augmented Reality software Ė anything goes!
Criteria for all the categories:
Innovative use of new (digital) media/transmedia to create an engaging, satisfying fictional or non-fictional narrative, poem, or other story form.
* Ease of accessibility for the reader/viewer.
* Effective use of interactive elements.
* A great example of how new media can do things traditional media canít.
* The potential to reach out to a wide audience (i.e. not just specialist interest groups).
NB All entries in all categories must be in English.
Official Web site: http://newmediawritingprize.co.uk
Organizer(s): Jim Pope, Lyle Skains profile
Judge(s): See website
Award date: January 20, 2022
Qualification opening date: July 1, 2021
Qualification closing date: November 26, 2021