October 19, 2017 Print

The Lights, Camera, Liberty! program is a grant and training opportunity that Atlas Network offers to U.S. and international partners, helping organizations transform the way they market messages through online video. This year’s winner will be announced at Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner, November 7-8, 2017. The three finalists for 2017 are the Nepal-based Bikalpa, an Alternative; the United States-based Idaho Freedom Foundation; and the Argentina-based Libertad y Progreso. Watch their videos below:

Bikalpa, an Alternative: Why is Nepal Poor?        

Idaho Freedom Foundation: Hope Vetoed

Libertad y Progreso: Why Argentina Fails

This award recognizes the most successful online video released in the last year. Strong candidates will be able to articulate the strategic impact of their video and most typically will have reached significant and strategic audiences, utilized effective messaging or storytelling, and demonstrated capable production and editing techniques.

The finalists will receive travel grants to attend Liberty Forum & Freedom Dinner 2017 and present their video before an audience of international donors, peers, and allies. The winner will receive a $1,000 cash prize.

This opportunity is limited to current and past Lights, Camera, Liberty! participants. The annual deadline to apply for the grant and training program is December 1.