THE CANON AKTASHIF 2.0 PROGRAMME
MODULE 4: UNLEASH YOUR CREATIVE CAREER
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.
Unleash Your Creative Career Module
This is the final of four programme modules. If you haven’t completed the other three programme modules yet, you can access them on the programme website. The other three modules are:
Creating a website for your business is an essential step in the process of launching your creative career.
What’s the first thing you do when you hear about a new business? If you’re like most people, you look them up online!
When people hear about your business and want to learn more, they’ll search for you online too. If you don’t have a professional web presence, you’ll be losing out on a lot of opportunities. A great website can help you convert prospects into paying customers.
This programme is about your dreams for your future career. What do you want to do? Who do you want to become? How will you tell that story to the world? This module challenges you to create a website for your creative business. To help you put your best foot forward, you will have access to videos and resources from our brand partner as you complete this module. Your website should describe your business, showcase your best work and entice customers to hire you.
Mentorship and Guidance
This year’s programme will have a dedicated section hosting videos 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 deliverable through the submission form on the programme website no later than 11:59 PM GST on 31st January 2022:
A panel of photographers, printers and other creative professionals will assess the strength of your artistic voice and technical abilities 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.