2012 Teen Video Challenge

Wednesday February 1, 2012 -  Monday March 12, 2012

Contact: Jennifer Beiermann   (401) 333-2552, x 2   teens@cumberlandlibrary.org

RI teenagers (ages 13-18) are invited to create a video promoting Summer Reading at the library and the successful winning entry will win $275 and $150 for their library.

A little bit of creativity in a short public service announcement could make you the Teen Video Challenge Winner! The video produced by a Rhode Island student or group of students that best demonstrates use of their local public libraries, uses the theme “Own the Night” and promotes reading all summer long will take away the contest prize. The top five videos will be featured on the OLIS website and the winning video will be featured throughout 2012 as the official commercial for Rhode Island’s Summer Reading Program.

Video Criteria:
All videos must be 30-90 seconds long
Use the CSLP 2012 slogan “Own the Night”
Promote the idea of using public libraries and reading
Be designed for use at any library
Be appropriate for viewing by audiences of all ages

How to Enter

Teens must be Rhode Island residents and between 13 and 18 years old to enter
All music and all artwork (other than public domain) must be created by the entrant
Create the video
Entitle the video: “2012 TVC – RI – Unique Name.” Please choose a unique name that does not include your real name.
Upload the video to Youtube.com or Vimeo.com
Email the link to cheryl.space@olis.ri.gov
Fill out the Model Release form [pdf] and Entry form [pdf]
Mail completed forms by Monday, March 12, 2012

Resources

Explore the Teen Video Challenge Resources page for art and music ideas in the public domain

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