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KWN Global Contest 2012

What is the Global Contest ?

  • Premier Judges
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Watch Grand Prix and Special Award Videos!

KWN 2012 National/Regional Winners

Awards Week Video Report

Grand Prix & Best Script
Singapore Sembawang Secondary School The First Appearance of Light
An older sister who was more like a best friend to her younger sister decided to take her own life. Why didn’t the younger sister notice her suffering? The difficulty of communication is examined, based on a true story.
The First Appearance of Light
Best Videography Balcony Sunshine   Best Witness We Are From...   Best Research The Factory Chicken
China Beijing Wanquan Primary School Japan Iwasaki Junior High School Malaysia Dato' Abdul Razak School Seremban

A small schoolgirl doesn't like to communicate with others in her class because she stutters. A boy reaches out to help her, and she takes on the challenge of reciting a poem to the class. What do you suppose happens?

Children of Iwaki City, Fukushima, are victims of the massive damage of the North East Japan Earthquake. After being separated from their friends and living in temporary homes, the day finally comes for their school to restart.

Not much attention is paid to the environmental pollution caused by raising cheap, mass-produced, modern factory chickens. The negative effects are investigated while speaking with people around town.

Best Documentary Knife Crime:Think of Life Put Down the Knife   Best Visual Effect Fuhgeddaboudit! (Forget about It!)    
United Kingdom Knox Academy United States Val Verde High School  

How can we prevent knife crimes? A search for ways to eliminate them includes comments from both offenders and victims.

Paper cartons and plastic bottles find themselves in a park garbage can. These castaways can still provide valuable resources. Will they be safely recycled?


The five-member Finals Judging Panel selected the winning videos.

Five experts from the movie industry and the press in different countries chose the winning entry from the six finalists.

KWN Global Contest 2012 Premier Judges

Ian Cameron


Othman Hafsham


Yuichi Ito


Darrell Spinks


New Zealand
Blu Steven

Chief Executive Officer,
Ian Cameron Media & Communications Ltd.

Formerly Editor News,
BBC Nations and Regions

Film Director and Managing Director,
Cinematic Sdn. Bhd.

Professor of Animation, Graduate School of Film and New Media,
Tokyo University of the Arts

Executive Director, Japan Animation Association

President and Producer, Front Row Productions

Producer and Managing Director,
WANTED Film Production Ltd.

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