Vybzing Animated Video Challenge


The Vybzing Animated Music Video Challenge sponsored by the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth and Culture is designed to give youth of Jamaica the opportunity to use their creativity in producing an animated music video on Youth and Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs). The theme explores how ICTs can transform the cultural, economic, social and educational lives of youth in Jamaica. 


To make a short animated music video (no more than 2 minutes) that addresses the theme “Beam Me Up with ICTs”

Not sure how to create an animated music video? No problem. Check out this information on animation for beginners



Complete and submit the electronic Registration Forum by 11 April, 2016. Deadline for submission of animated music videos is Midnight (EST) on 24 April, 2016.

1st Prize - $2,000(US). 2nd Prize - $1,500(US). 3rd Prize - $1250(US). People’s Choice Award - $250(US).

Open to all Jamaican residents between the ages of 16 and 29 years during the period of this challenge (4 March, 2016 to 24 April, 2016). Proof of identity will be required from all finalists. 

For the Registration Form and further information, visit the CDB on facebook or visit the CDB's Website

After the competition closes at midnight (EST) on 24 April 2016, a panel of judges will decide the three winners. The videos will be judged in terms of musical composition, message content, originality, video presentation (animation) and impact. People’s Choice Voting will run from 25 April - 9 May, 2016. The Challenge winners will be announced on 12 May 2016 and notified by e-mail, as well as published on the Caribbean Development Bank’s corporate website. 

Read the full Terms and Conditions


Register for the Challenge