Reminder: Two Weeks Left To Submit To ShortsNonStop!

April 1st, 2011 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

Well there are two weeks left to enter you short vid to ShortsNonStop quarterly competition, with the jury winner taking home a cool $1,500 and the Audience winner a sweet new iPad. Visit SNS’ site for the full details:


Microsoft Education Video Contest, Deadline: February 24th

January 25th, 2011 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

Microsoft is asking you to pair up with a teacher to utilize Microsoft Office products in a empowering way in the classroom. The 3 minute video must cover three elements: Discovery, challenge and results, and assessment. This is an opportunity to highlight a great teacher, use technology to assist education, and oh yeah, win $5,000. Yee haw.


HuffPo ‘Fight On’ Music Video Contest, Deadline: February 20th

January 24th, 2011 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

The “Fight On” Campaign, the inaugural event of Take Back the Mic, is an interactive music video competition that gives young people the opportunity to share their own voices. HuffPost readers have been invited to remix and reimagine the music video to “Fight On” by Derrick Ashong and his band, Soulfège. Entries will be evaluated [...]


Enter’s Weekly Tournament Competitions

January 6th, 2011 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

This is one of our favorite contests because A) You win a shot at getting on Comedy Central and B) There’s one every week! Winner gets $500 too, NOT BAD.  Check the tourney page And last week’s winner: (mature content, kids!) Other Channel Tags: | Funny Videos | Tournament | Upload


Bing Decisions Video Project Extended! Deadline: January 31st, 2011

December 27th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

We reported on this major contest a few months ago. The New York Television Festival is teaming up with Microsoft’s innovative decision engine Bing and branded entertainment guru (and former NBC programming head) Ben Silverman’s Electus  to develop a new show created by a member of the NYTVF community. The show can be scripted or [...]


The Power of Community Video Contest, Deadline: January 31st, 2011

December 24th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

This contest is being held by Nissan and asks Asian Americans to interpret, via video, how the role of community is important to them. The winning video will best complete the phrase “The power of community is…” They are asking for a 60 second video that can be presented in any genre.  The prize is [...]


FirstGlance Philadelphia Accepting Sumbmissions Now

December 22nd, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

FirstGlance, a respected, indie, alternative and relatively long-running film festivals is accepting submissions for 2011 starting now. The fest accepts films, short screenplays and long screenplays and according to Moviemaker Magazine is “One of the to ten film festival investments.” Oooohhhh. Check out their site, wontcha?


Scriptapalooza Screenplay Competition, Early Deadline: January 5th

December 17th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

Scriptaplalooza is a competition for original, full-length screenplays that awards $10,000 and tremendous industry exposure and networking for its winner. The early deadline, with a lower entry fee is January 5th, 2011 but they accept scripts up until April. Multiple submissions accepted! Check it:

Read more... and Garnier Nutrisse’s Better Way Contest (10K), Deadline: January 2, 2011

December 15th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

So you know those Howcast videos and programs we’ve talked about? Well this is like a how-to Howcast video competition on extra testosterone. They simply want to know a better way to do ANYTHING ie unhook a bra, puke without anyone noticing, steal candy from a baby…you get the idea. Check out the contest page [...]


Coca-Cola “Energizing” Video Contest, Deadline: December 26th

December 7th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

Sick of all the energy drinks crowding the market? Or maybe you’re really sad that FourLoco has been outlawed? Either way many are taking solace in that classic American refreshing beverage, Coke. Coca-Cola we suspect is in the former camp of sick-of-energy-drink people and want you to create an add emphasizing their drink’s “energizing” properties. [...]

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