"He who receives an idea from me, receives instruction himself without lessening mine; as he who lights his taper at mine receives light without darkening me." Thomas Jefferson

The St. Gilgen International School in Austria proudly presents the first international Media Award. With special emphasis on communication and media education the St. Gilgen International School supports innovative and creative ideas in the field of New Media.

All entries are under the Creative Commons Licence and are free to be developed further for an international Open Source and Open Idea Network and Archive of the best international ideas. The theme of the 2006 competition is "Lifecycle of Knowledge". Entries are accepted in the categories: Audio, Video, Image and Interactive.

Prizes include two main prizes "Best Media Contribution" of €10.000 each, six prizes "Best Contribution per Category" of €3.000 each, and full and partial scholarships at the St.Gilgen International School. Participation is free of charge.

Join the New Media World and develop with us great ideas for the future. All information about the award and the application procedures at: www.MEDIA-AWARD.com and www.stgilgen-international-school.at

Deadline for submissions is May 1st, 2006!

Please help us build an Open Source and Open Idea Network and Archive for educational purposes. Send along this email to all those who might benefit from this information!