The Adobe Youth Voices Awards judges have been selected for their expertise in media, technology, education, youth development, and social activism. Each is dedicated to supporting young media makers in the use of digital tools to create powerful and personal messages that promote change.
For each Adobe Youth Voices Awards category, the judges will be looking for projects that effectively enable young people to express their ideas, exhibit their potential, and take actions in their communities.
There are five types of judges:
Educators around the world are using Adobe Youth Voices to empower youth to find their voices and give them the tools to express their ideas and creativity. Find out how you too can further a young media maker's work and ignite their creative confidence by signing up to become an Adobe Youth Voices Community Educator: http://youthvoices.adobe.com/community/
Judges for the Adobe Youth Voices Awards include industry leaders, renowned professional artists, leading educators, educators focused on fair access to higher education, and talented young people. We will continue to announce names of confirmed judges throughout the coming months.
Judging will take place in two (2) phases.
Phase One - Programming
The Adobe Youth Voices Awards programming team selects top 20 projects per category April 18, 2014 through April 27, 2014.
Phase Two – Judging and Voting
From April 28, 2014 – May 30, 2014, an international jury panel will view top 20 media projects and select the 1st and 2nd prizewinning projects per category.
From April 28, 2014 – May 30, 2014 all selected 20 projects per category will be available for audience voting. Projects in each category with the most Audience votes will win the Adobe Youth Voices Audience Awards.
Winning projects will be notified in June 23, 2014.