THE WEEK 10th Anniversary Video Competition

May 4th, 2011 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

The Week is a periodical with a cult following among those who want to keep informed by reading all of the best journalism…condensed into one magazine. To celebrate their 10th anniversary their holding a video competition where you the filmmaker are asked to create a 30 second spot illustrating why it is important for the [...]


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:


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 [...]


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. [...]


$7,500 American Express Video Contest. Deadline: December 24th

December 6th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

Search engine marketing, SEM is a controversial but undeniably powerful tool for businesses trying to get known, or even just found on the web. American Express’s SearchManager is a service for small businesses looking to raise their profile and they’re asking you to make a 30 second video that will drive businesses to try a [...]


Enter MOFILM’s Mobile Video Contest, Barcelona Deadline: January 31st

December 6th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

This is a major contest at a major venue. MOFILM encourages aspiring filmmakers by connecting with major brands and social causes. In this competition they have selected seven brands from which a filmmaker can pick one and create an ad for them. The winner gets a trip to the GSMA Mobile World Conference in Barcelona [...]


Got A Juicy First Date Story? Make A Vid About It! Deadline: January 15th

December 3rd, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

Medjool date that is. That’s right this is a contest for the food-lover or filmmaker creative or funny enough to create a video about your first experience eating Medjool dates. Why would you spend your precious time on this activity? For a 5K cash prize and year supply of dates, homey!


Are You A Thumb-Playa? Video Competition For Those Who Are All Thumbs Deadline: January 7th, 2011

December 1st, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

This sounds like fun, from Thumbplay: ‘Tired of all the same ol’-lame-oh demo videos (including our own!) that treat people like technophobic dum-dums from other planets? Us too! So we did a NEW demo video. Just for fun. We want you to watch it, to like it and to like us. But wait, there’s more! [...]


Contest: Tell Us Why Teaching Matters, Deadline: January 7th, 2011

November 26th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

The Network for Excellence in Teaching (NExT) initiative is sponsoring an online video contest. Just submit a 30- to 60-second video and upload it to this site. Tell us why you are passionate about becoming a teacher, how a teacher changed your life or just express your admiration for the teaching profession. Then, share your [...]


Create New Dialogue and Sound for Abel Ferrara’s 1971 Silent Movie, Nicky’s Film, Deadline: December 31st

November 24th, 2010 by Gwendolyn Bond Upson

Calling all true blue film geeks, or those who would love the opportunity to have an audience with auteur Abel Ferrara. If you’re not aware of his oeuvre, some of Mr. Ferrara’s films include King of New York, Bad Lieutenant and The Funeral among many others. Here’s what you do: Download Nicky’s Film and add [...]

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