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about 3 years ago

Announcing the Winners of the Al Jazeera Innovation Challenge

The votes are in and judging is complete! Thank you all for your participation.

Go to the gallery to congratulate the winners and check out all of the excellent submissions.

  • Our First Place winner is Story Streams, a multiple-narrative storytelling app with great potential. The submitter will recieve $10,000 and an invitation to participate in Canvas, our "Media in Context" innovation hackathon taking place in Doha, Nov. 29-Dec 1, 2014. Story Streams may also be considered for further support from Al Jazeera Media Network.
  • Our Second Place winner is Arc. which is a well-designed app for telling human stories in a non-linear way. The submitter will recieve $7,000 and an invitation to participate in Canvas, our "Media in Context" innovation hackathon taking place in Doha, Nov. 29-Dec 1, 2014.
  • Our Third Place winner is Synctory, an innovative tool for creating non-linear scripts for storytelling. The submitter will recieve $5,000 in a cash award.
  • Our People's Choice winner is Interactive Articles Designer - a visual-based and usable way to create an interactive non-linear article. As decided by Public Voting, the submitter will recieve $3,000 in a cash award.

Our team will contact the winners within one week to arrange the awards.

We are delighted with the results of our Challenge, and hope you have benefited from your participation.

And remember, even though the competition is over, don't stop innovating! Use your portfolio to keep your project up to date and get feedback from fellow makers.

Our team was impressed with many of the submissions, and we hope to see updates and development of your ideas going forward!

Stay tuned for new ways to participate with Al Jazeera Innovation & Research, such as by joining the Canvas community.

As always, find us on Twitter at @aljazeerair, or email us at innovation@aljazeera.net