Grants:Project/Rapid/Raise awareness of Wikipedia content

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Nan deko/raise awareness of Wikipedia content in Arabic countries
raise awareness of Wikipedia content in Arabic countries through videos
targetThe Arabic wikipedia/ Arabic language
start date21/2/2018
start year2018
end date20/3/2018
end year2018
budget (local currency)36000 L.E
budget (USD)2000
grant typeindividual
granteeNan deko
contact(s)• nasser.desouky13@gmail.com
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Project Goal[edit]

Briefly explain what are you trying to accomplish with this project, or what do you expect will change as a result of this grant. Example goals include, "recruit new editors", "add high quality content", or "train existing editors on a specific skill".

this is a first phase goals:

  • Raise awareness of Wikipedia content in Arabic countries.
  • Raise the chart of people who know Wikipedia in Arabic countries.
  • Raise the chart of visiting the main page and the Arabic content in the target countries.
  • targeting new editors to edit the Arabic content in the target countries.

Project Plan[edit]

Activities[edit]

Tell us how you'll carry out your project. What will you and other organizers spend your time doing?

The target countries is ( Saudi arabia represent Eastern area- Morocco and Tunisia represent Western Area- Egypt represent the middle)

The idea is take advantage of reaching these countries to FIFA world cup and make video connecting this event to Wikipedia. The overall message is making inspiring video to encourage Arabic people viewing editing Wikipedia.

We (me and the team which I will hire) will create an advertising one video. a real acting one video. We will create a high quality and inspiring video with the legal usage of materials and creative commons copyrights.

This is a translation summary of the video script:

Second between reaching our dream

Photo montage (live video from Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt)

We only have one life Learn from your past… to decorate (enhance) your present … Enhance your future

Wikipedia gives you The past and connect you to present

And it depends on you To create Future

How will you let others in your community know about your project (please provide links to where relevant communities have been notified of your proposal, and to any other relevant community discussions)? Why are you targeting a specific audience?

We will publish it on YouTube in Wikipedia channel and Facebook page.

What will you have done at the end of your project? How will you follow-up with people that are involved with your project?

  • We will meet in real to prepare the tasks and put a schedule of working phases.
  • I will observe the phases and giving support via Emails and in real if they need.
  • We will get the feedback through the Statistic of YouTube and the comments on Facebook.

Impact[edit]

How will you know if the project is successful and you've met your goals? Please include the following targets and feel free to add more specific to your project:

  1. Number of total participants
  2. Number of articles created or improved (if applicable)
  3. Number of photos uploaded to Wikimedia Commons (if applicable)
  4. Number of photos used on Wikimedia projects (if applicable)
  • We will get the feedback through the Statistic of YouTube and the comments on Facebook.

Resources[edit]

What resources do you have? Include information on who is the organizing the project, what they will do, and if you will receive support from anywhere else (in-kind donations or additional funding).

I have a professional team in the company I work for and my previous co workers. I also have the plan and the Idea of the 2 videos. What resources do you need? For your funding request, list bullet points for each expense:

  • I will need to hire a talented voice over persons.
  • Hire a talented Director, High quality Video camera.
  • Hire a talented Animator.
  • Hire 3 cam: 2 cameras 1 dorn cam

The proposal summary[edit]

The video will target the Arabic community: encourage people to browsing Wikipedia and new editors to join Wikipedia. The message of video is how we have many things gather us like one history and one future. Wikipedia tell you about your history and reach with you to future. The target countries is (Saudi Arabia represent Eastern area- Morocco and Tunisia represent Western Area- Egypt represent the middle)

The idea is take advantage of reaching these countries to FIFA world cup and make video connecting this event to Wikipedia. The overall message is making inspiring video to encourage Arabic people viewing editing Wikipedia.

We (me and the team, which I will hire) will create an advertising one video. A real acting video. We will create a high quality and inspiring video with the legal usage of materials and creative commons copyrights.

This is a translation summary of the video script:

Second between reaching our dream

Photomontage (live video from Saudi Arabia, Morocco, Tunisia and Egypt)

We only have one life Learn from your past… to decorate (enhance) your present … Enhance your future

Wikipedia gives you the past and connect you to present

In addition, it depends on you to create Future.

The timeline of making the video will be 30 days:

· 7 days to gather resources, making the storyboard and the scenario, video casting, arrangement (the places and instruments).

· 7 days to shooting.

· 7 days for revision and editing.

· 7days for rendering and final edits

· 2 days for Emergency cases.

About charts and publishing the video:

I talked to Jack Rabah (Head of Strategic Partnerships - Middle East & Africa) he will provide me with data I need, and If you can provide me with some data, charts and information about the current statics, like (awareness of Wikipedia in Arabic countries), I will be so grateful. Of course, I need to contact the admins of Wiki YouTube channel, Facebook and the other social media platforms, but I do not have their Emails. However, I think publishing the video is next phase after creating it, so we have to set the method and start it after creating the video.

About requirements: I will need to:

Hire a talented voice over persons for narration.

Hire a talented Director, cinematographer.

Hire a talented after effect Animator.

Hire three cameras: two HQ cameras, one drone camera.

Hire actors for video characters.

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