THE CREATIVE ZINE ART, MEDIA & WRITING CONTEST

IN PARTNERSHIP WITH CLIMATE FRONT INDIA

Theme: Climate Justice
ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS: FEBRUARY 10 - MARCH 1

The Creative Zine team is thrilled to announce our first ever media, art & writing contest, in partnership with Climate Front India! We look forward to evaluating work that recognizes vulnerability, sincerity, creativity, engagement & beauty.

Guidelines for Submission
  • This contest is free to enter. There is no fee involved at any stage.

  • Age Eligibility: 13-19

  • Submit your work as a .pdf.

  • DONOT include your name in the document or the file name. Submissions will be evaluated name-blind to ensure fairness. 

  • All submissions must be in English.

  • Please include a brief explanation of  your work, and/or how your work relates to relevant and timely issues (optional, but highly recommended for art submissions).

  • Please also include a brief, third person biography, which will be added as contributor notes.

  • Plagiarism is not allowed. We do not accept submissions that include slurs or hate speech.

Writing

Prose: 11-12 point font, double-spaced, no more than 2,000 words

Poetry: 11-12 point font, single-spaced, no more than three pages per submission​​

Art

Both drawing and digital art is accepted. At least 300 DPI and at least 8' by 8' digitally. Please do not submit fan art.

Media

Film: features, episodics, XR, etc; less than 30 minutes

Music: vocal, instrumental; less than 10 minutes

SUBMIT

Link for Submission: https://forms.gle/GaQTy6DxTieo1wVR9

OPTIONAL VIDEO RESPONSE: If you would like your voice to be heard regarding climate change, we give you a unique opportunity to shoot a less than 3 minute video of yourself to be uploaded on the Instagram page of Climate Front India. Kindly attach this video along with your entry in the email only.

Winners Receive
  • Publication in The Creative Zine (Writing & Art)

  • Detailed comments by the judges on the work submitted.

  • Certificate

  • Recognition of work by Climate Front India's Instagram

Result Announcement

First, Second and Third Place winners in each category will be announced in mid-March.

All participants, whose submission adheres to the guidelines, will receive participation certificates.

Contest Judges

ART

Tanisha Kainth

Nicholas Fries

Aarifa Ahmed

WRITING

Harsimran Kaur

Dhanashree Chavan

Venya Sharma

MEDIA

Angad Sinha

Ananta Bhairali

Suhavi Kalsi

HAPPY SUBMITTING!

Meanwhile, follow @climatefrontindia and @thecreativezine for latest updates regarding the contest.