You must be 13 or over to enter this contest and currently enrolled in school (middle school, high-school, K-12, college, university, film school.). If you’re under 18, you will need parental or guardian approval. You can also compete as a school, where teachers can register their classrooms to enter. Read the official rules here.
Your first step is to register yourself for this site. You will need this later on to submit your entry, and to rate or comment on other entries.
Before you get started, make sure you know the rules.
Next, review this year’s question and make sure your entry will answer it.
Plan out your video. Be funny. Be dramatic. Be creative. Use live action, stop action, animation, music or none. Whatever you do, be real.
And don’t use any material (music, images, sounds, costumes, etc.) that is not your original work, unless you have the permission to do so. Make it your own and respect the work of others!
Log back into the site and follow the steps for uploading your entry. You’ll get an email that will either confirm your entry has been approved or will ask you to edit and re-submit it.
Before you submit it, make sure your video is:
Some other tips:
This contest is about having a great message but also about being a good messenger. Let your friends, family, neighbors, classmates, and others know about your video. Share it on social media, websites, email, text or in person! Remember: views and hearts from each of your fans will be used to determine the finalists. Encourage them to register on the site so they can give your entry a heart or comment in addition to just viewing it.
Dates to remember:
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Otherwise, good luck!