THE CANON AKTASHIF 2.0 PROGRAMME
MODULE 3: PURSUE YOUR CREATIVE PASSION
Between August 2021 and January 2022, Canon will release four different modules. Collectively, these modules will lead you through the process of discovering, starting, pursuing, and unleashing your creative career. Additionally, this year, you’ll have access to guidance and mentorship resources along with four themes – ‘Food and Travel; Fashion and Beauty; Art and Culture; Health and Fitness’, to choose from to help you define your creative career.
Participants who complete all four modules by 31st January 2022 will be eligible to win the Grand Prize.
Pursue Your Creative Passion Module
This is the third of four modules. If you haven’t completed modules 1 and 2 yet, you can access them on the programme website. The other three modules are:
Creating a portfolio is an essential step in the process of launching your creative career.
Lots of videographers shoot music videos. Lots of photographers take portraits of children. Lots of printers print business cards. When potential customers are deciding whether or not to hire you, they want to know what makes you different from your competitors. A stunning portfolio might be the thing that makes the difference. If you can show how your product or service is unique and valuable, you’ll be in a better position to sell your work.
In this module you will be working with AKTASHIF 2.0 brand partners to develop and enhance your portfolio.
The most successful entrepreneurs are innovative. They understand who their competitors are and what they do well. Then, they figure out how to meet their customers’ needs even better than their competitors. What makes you unique? How will you keep pushing the boundaries of your chosen field? This module challenges you to demonstrate the ways in which the creative product or service that you offer is innovative. Potential customers have options; show us why they should hire you.
Mentorship and Guidance
This year’s programme will have a dedicated video section on ‘How to discover your creative future?’ for providing mentorship and guidance to our KASHIFs. Through this section they will have access to –
To enter the programme, upload the following deliverables through the submission form on the programme website no later than 11:59 PM GST on 1st December 2021:
A panel of photographers, printers and other creative professionals will assess the innovativeness of your business based on the following criteria:
KASHIFs who register and complete and submit all modules will be given the chance to win the following:
Best 30 Submission will get:
Production Recognition Award:
Female Entrepreneurship Award
Additionally, the top 10 shortlisted KASHIFs will have their new creative businesses featured and promoted across Canon’s social media channels.
Submit your work through the submission form on the programme website.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org with questions.