Dailymotion online video competition

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Dailymotion online video competition

The Competition

This new competition in association with Dailymotion invites competitors to create an online video in response to a charity brief set by Medecin Sans Frontières (MSF).  The commercial should be no longer than 30 seconds.

Who can enter?

Entries must be made by individual competitors or companies (teams of 1 or 2).  
Entrants must be living and working in the MENA region.
Age restriction: entrants must be aged 21+ years.

The prize

The winner will be announced during Dubai Lynx Festival where the winning video will be played on the Inspiration Stage. The prize is 2 round-trip tickets to Paris and a two night stay, with a day full of visits and meets-and-greets at the Dailymotion office and visits of several Vivendi facilities (studios etc.). Those shortlisted will be able to attend the Dubai Lynx Festival at early bird rates. 

Download the Brief

Get started, download the brief and the MSF brand guidelines.

About Medecin Sans Frontières

Medecin Sans Frontières is constantly seeking to get younger crowds, especially millennials, involved and raising awareness to make them understand how important it is to donate.

Millenials consume video in a different way as they spend less and less time watching TV and they’d rather watch shorter videos on their smartphones.


Considering the brief, please create a video ad (branded content accepted) for Medecins Sans Frontières, that is in vertical format to be broadcast online on smartphones.

The video should include types messaging of video content that millennials watch on the web and that they love.


Format: vertical video
30 seconds maximum
Should mention Medecins Sans Frontières

You can enter individually or in teams of two. Entrants must be living and working in the MENA region.

Competition jury

Firas Medrows, Executive Creative Director | DDB Dubai. Jury president Dubai Lynx Competition Jury
Anas Nadifi, VP EMEA Sales, Daily Motion
Reem Hameed, Partner and Managing Director, CollectiveBKP
Representative from Medecin Sans Frontières (MSF)

Judging criteria

Creativity / Editing / Implementation
Relevance of message / Impact

How to enter

Create a new account on Dailymotion and thoroughly fill out the form with the following details : email and age and fill in your first and last name as channel name. 

Upload you video onto your channel with a title starting with : [Dubai Lynx 2017 x Dailymotion Competition Submission] - YOUR VIDEO TITLE

Validate your upload and you’re done!

Closing date is 23 February.

Reserve your place in the competition

Entry space is limited for this exciting competition. Please contact Laura Ciciulla now to confirm your entry place: dubailynxexec@dubailynx.com.

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