Our first programme has explored social and sustainable food initiatives in Italy, and it will do so again in 2023, establishing the ties we developed in our first year and developing a thorough vision of the realities that need to be amplified in the nation.
We are interested in stories that are able to show
how local social actions can solve global environmental issues.
*Find examples of such stories here.*
The programme includes:
A training weekend
Mentoring from experienced storytellers
Access to information and sources
A pitching day with (inter)national media organisations
For any information contact us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
ARE WE LOOKING FOR
Storytellers at the beginning of their career.
Passionate individuals/collectives with strong drive.
Submissions are open to individuals and collectives of maximum 3.
Written English language skills are required.
Storytelling in any format is eligible and encouraged.
ARE WE LOOKING FOR
Applications will be assessed by an independent jury of experts in storytelling, sustainability and social innovation.
They will asses your application against the following criteria:
To the topic and/or within the chosen media
To local and international audiences
That tells us why you are the right person to tell the story
A brief line-up
That shows how you will produce the story with the set time and budget
A clearly demonstrated sensitivity to topics of diversity and inclusivity
(incl. background, gender, ethnicity etc.), both in the story and in the team.
DO WE OFFER
A training weekend (live)
Covering storytelling the essentials, such production process, editing, and pitch writing
(includes travel, accommodation, and meals).
Personal mentoring and guidance (on-line)
From experienced journalists and other storytellers, meeting regularly across the three-month programme.
Through a pitching day with media platforms and specialist platforms
Such as Are We Europe and the Slow Food Youth Network.
A €250 stipend to produce the story.
Access to sources of information
From sources such as the Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici.
Being part of the Storyteller Network
Alongside the other successful applicants, with the opportunity to collaborate with storytellers across mediums.