Winning work is showcased at international journalism festivals including the annual #MojoAwards Red Carpet event. Winners are also invited to teach at the fall #MojoWorkshop event.
Sponsors donate cash and prizes to support the annual competition.
Luma-touch, Røde, Shoulderpod, IK Multimedia, Moondog Labs, Shure, Filmocracy, and the Smart Film School.
• The winner of the #FinishedOnMobile category is awarded a iPad Pro 12.9″ with keyboard from Luma-Touch – makers of the Lumatouch video editing app.
• Category winners will each receive a gear prize or gift certificate
• Mojo filmmakers whose films have been selected to be screened at the live event will win $500 gift certificates from the Smart Film School.
• Semi-finalist nominees (also known as the runner up winner) in each category are awarded prizes from a pool of mobile gear donated by sponsors. Prize pool includes Røde Wireless Go mics, Shure MV-88+ mics, and IK Multimedia iRig Pre-2 audio kits.
Note: Category winners will receive both the category winner prize and the selected/finalist prizes, but not also the semi-finalist prize.
Marta Machado, Thomson Reuters Foundation, London
Marcela Kunova, Journalism Co UK
Robert Stewart, Emeritus Director, E. W. Scripps School of Journalism
Kim Fox, The American University Cairo
Jacques Rosselin, EFJ School of New Journalism, Paris
Naila Hamdy, The American University Cairo