Mar 11, 2019

Kids Witness News Global Contest

  • Crimson Education
  • Worldwide
Competition Skill Building


KWN is a global hands-on video educational program for students supported by Panasonic. Panasonic aims to contribute to the realization of their philosophy and brand slogan "A Better Life, A Better World." Since 1989, the program aims to stimulate children's creativity, build communication skills and encourage teamwork through video production, based on young people's point of view , "The World Through Their Eyes." There are 3 themes for the Global Contest: Communication, Environment and Sports. KWNGC's panel of judges, composed of video production experts, journalist, educators, and Panasonic officials, select the Grand Prix winner and other top award winners among the videos submitted from all over the world. 

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Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range



5 / 5 

Worldwide competition with only 7 winners.

Participation Cost

There is no registration fee. 

Minimum Technical Skill Needed

2 / 5

Students do not need video making or technical skills prior to the competition, but will produce more competitive videos if they do have them. 

Time Commitment

2 / 5

Production and editing of video submission. 

Application Deadline

Deadlines for 2019 edition not yet released.

Application Process Includes

1. Participate on local KWN contest.
2. Submit video (max 5 min long) to Global contest. 

Awards are given around August of each year. 


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