There’s an opportunity for young photographers and writers interested in photojournalism to take part in ‘NOISE Guerrilla Reportage’. The competition is for young people under the age of 25 who are interested in reporting on local issues, youth culture or anything that they think is of interest to them and to others.

The Guerilla Reportage project is part of noisefestival.com and for your efforts you could receive the following

  • Get the chance to be mentored by your local BBC station (18-25 years, UK only)
  • NOISE ‘Dream Job’ placements in leading media companies such as BBC, Film24, etc (18-25 years, UK only)
  • Prize of £1,000 worth of creative equipment of your choice for entries that explore local roots, heritage and identity – where you come from, who you are, and what it means for your future.
  • During the October showcase, the best pieces of work will be showcased via NOISE media partners across the UK and Europe. (All Ages up to 25)
  • The opportunity to develop and get your piece aired nationally & internationally on either television, radio, online or in magazines (All ages up to 25)

How to enter:

You can submit stories using words, illustration, blogs, mobile phone pics/clips, photos, film/video, podcasts or animation. Audio/visual pieces should be no more than 3 minutes long. Word and photography can be submitted as blogs, articles or photo-stories of not more than 3 pages

The deadline for submissions is 31st July 2008, see www.noisefestival.com for more information on submitting your story. You never know you might get a job in photojournalism out of it.