Getting the video Vybz

Young filmmakers ages 16 to 25 are being called on for their skills.

The Vybzing Video Challenge was organised by the Caribbean Development Bank and involves the production of a three-minute video on citizen security in the community.

The submissions will be rated by a panel of local judges and the first placed winner will receive US$1,500.

There will also be a second prize of US$1,000, a third prize of US$650 and a People’s Choice Award of US$250.

Deadline for the submission of videos is midnight on 29 April.

During the period spanning 1-7 May, the public is invited to visit the contest’s Facebook page and vote for their favourite video in the People’s Choice Award.

The issue of citizen security was singled out by Caribbean Development Bank President Warren Smith as one of the hurdles challenging development in the region.

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