Commonfare.net is a platform designed to inform, inspire, and connect people across Europe in imagining and creating a more just society based on citizen solidarity, the common good and social justice. This platform is a work in progress and will become what we, the Commoners, make of it.
In this spirit, we are pleased to announce our second Call for Common Stories!
An opportunity for video-journalists, students of journalism, amateur journalists, bloggers - anyone with a camera is invited to apply!
Commonfare wants to support one video-blogger to attend the Festival of Left and Alternative Ideals in Šibenik (Fališ Festival) in Splitsko-Dalmatinska County, Croatia, from September 5th to 8th, 2018 to make video stories for Commonfare.net. For the full program, see here: http://www.falis.com.hr/index.php
You bring your camera and take video stories and photos of this incredible Festival for Commonfare.net, and we will cover the expenses of travel, accommodation and provide a daily allowance for you to enjoy the Festival to the fullest.
Interested? Here's what is required:
- You own your own camera and can take high quality video and photographs for Commonfare.net. Video contribution can be any style, preferably HD ( 1090p or 720p mpeg4) to be released on Commonfare.net with a free open content license.
- You speak Croatian, Bosnian, Serbian or Montenegrin (and can enjoy the lively public panels and presentations).
- If you are not yet a Commoner, become one by signing up at commonfare.net here
- Show us your interest in becoming a Commonfare video-blogger at the Fališ Festival by sending us some of your commoncoin (don’t worry, you get 400 commoncoin just for signing up) to the account called Commonfare.
You decide how much you want to donate: just login, click on your name in the up right of the page, click on wallet and send up to 400 commoncoins to the Commonfare wallet here (if you need any help, just let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org )
Answer one of the following questions, in your own voice and your own style, using your imagination and your values, in 500 to 1000 words:
Tourism can be a source of citizen solidarity when …
Tourism can help strengthen local communities by…
In order for tourism to be a driver of social justice, it must ....
The criteria for selection as a video-blogger are: i) relevance to question posed, ii) representation of Commonfare values, iii) potential to help, inform or inspire others, and iv) creativity.
Post your story on commonfare.net by end of day on September 2nd, with the tags „Falis“ and „Common story“. Commonfare will announce the selected entry on September 3rd in a post on commonfare.net. The selected videoblogger will be notified via the email they used to sign up to commonfare.net.
The selected videoblogger must bring their own video camera with which to tape video stories, and take pictures capturing the audience and atmosphere of Fališ Festival for Commonfare.net.
Pack your bags for an incredible time taking videos and photos at Fališ Festival!