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MTN Shortz Challenge: How to Apply and Participate

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MTN Ghana just launched an avenue to help creatives monetize their contents online via MTN Shortz. This new platforms is an aggregated set of short-form video content, typically 10mins or less, arranged in channels accessed via the MTN Play website.

MTN Shortz provides an ecosystem where acts can showcase video content such as short films, series and themed clips with the aim of delighting anyone who visit this platform.

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Speaking at the launch MTN Shortz, Acting Chief Marketing Officer of MTN, Noel Kojo-Ganson underscored the need to make smartphones more relevant during this digital age as the poised to create relevant contents that would inform, entertain and educate the user.

He said: “MTN Shortz is a platform that would empower our customers digitally and serve as a reference point for them to access short video contents like comedy, animation, podcast, games and Films. This platform is also expected to be a revenue-generating source for content developers.


Mr Kojo-Ganson further stated at the launch that content should be generated locally, as they would use the platform to encourage the rich cultural heritage of Ghana.

Types of content you can submit On MTN Shortz

Currently, the platform allows you to submit the following content:

  • Short Films
  • Funny Videos
  • Animations
  • Podcasts
  • Games

How to apply to MTN Shortz

Creatives interested in the challenge would have to login onto mtn.com.gh/shortz and provide necessary personal details for registration from August 8 till August 27, with the participant standing a chance of winning a total cash prize of Ghc 50,000.00

The main MTN Shortz platform is expected to run after the challenge as various workshops would be organised by the telecommunication giants in order to educate content developers about how the platform works.

Eligibility & Participation

Entry : Free

Eligibility: All Ghanaian content creators and content aggregators

Entry Category:

  • Short Film
  • Funny Video
  • Animation
  • Podcast
  • Games

General terms of participation / Rules and Regulations

  • Short Films/ Funny Videos/ Podcasts/ Animations: Entries must not exceed 10 minutes in duration including all titles and credits.
  • Games: The “.apk” should not exceed 100MB
  • Deadline for submission is 27th August 2018.
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How to submit

Participants should use “DropBox or We Transfer” to upload their videos and send the file link to [email protected] with below details

  • Full name
  • Team members
  • Contact number
  • Email address
  • State participating category

Any queries should be submitted to [email protected]

Credit : Mfidie

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