Win $2000 – Students for Life of America Video Contest

Recognizing the importance YouTube is playing in our culture and media, Students for Life of America is launching the first-ever pro-life video activism contest this fall.

  • First prize – $2,000
  • Second prize – $1,500
  • Third prize – $1,000
  • Honorable Mentions – $500

The pro-life videos must focus on one of the two categories: De-funding Planned Parenthood or Pro-Life Voting in the 2008 Election.

Project Guidelines

Who Can Enter

  • Groups or individuals may enter the contest.
  • Multiple entries will be accepted.
  • If a group enters, the group will be awarded the prize.
  • If an individual enters, the individual will be awarded the prize.
  • Any Teens for Life or Students for Life group in the U.S.
  • Any student currently enrolled in a U.S. high school or college between the ages of 16 and 24.
  • Staff members of organizations on the selection committee are not eligible to win.

Video Guidelines

  • The storyline must fall into one of 2 categories: De-funding Planned Parenthood or Pro-Life Voting in the 2008 Election.
  • All videos must focus on the pro-life area of abortion only.
  • Videos styles can be documentary or scripted.
  • Must be posted on YouTube, under 10 minutes in length.
  • All videos must have an introductory screen that reads “Entry for 2008 Students for Life of America Video Activism Contest” and include the SFLA website link: www.studentsforlife.org.
  • Videos involving the 2008 Election must not endorse one candidate over another. However, it may address the pro-life issue in terms of the election or reference candidates’ stances and views on abortion.
  • All information presented in the video must be factual.
  • Must be done in full accordance with the law.
  • Any video that violates the rules of the contest will be asked to remove any association with Students for Life of America.
  • All ideas must be original. Intellectual theft will be not tolerated.
  • Creativity is encouraged for all videos

Judging Entries will be judged on a 1-5 scale for each of the following categories:

  • Creativity and Originality
  • Video Filming and Editing Skills
  • Ground Breaking/Newsworthiness
  • Relevancy to given topics
  • Persuasiveness

How to Submit and Deadline

  • All videos must be submitted by 11:00pm on Saturday, October 11, 2008. Winners will be notified by or on October 30, 2008.
  • To submit, e-mail the YouTube video link along with the following information to videocontest@studentsforlife.org.
  1. Name of individual or group
  2. U.S. High School or College individual or group enrolled in
  3. Contact person’s full name, e-mail address, and phone number

Questions? Contact Student for Life of America

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