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Teen Video Contest: Doc or Mock
Posted: Mar 06, 2018

Teen Video Contest: Doc or Mock

Lights, camera, action! The Sault Ste. Marie Public Library is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Teen Video Contest. 

This year's challenge is to create a 2 -5 minute documentary or mockumentary on a topic of your choice. Bring your completed video to the Centennial Library Information Desk on a USB stick by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6th, 2018. The winner will be announced by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13th, 2018. Individuals and teams are encouraged to apply. Teams may consist of a maximum of 3 participants. All contestants must be 13-19 years of age to enter. This year the winner will take home a $150 Best Buy gift card!

To get help with film equipment and video editing visit Katie in the Digital Creator North Studio at the Sault Ste. Marie Centennial Library!

Digital Creator North is hosting  two special  Shaw TV  Workshops in the Digital Creator North studio at the Sault Ste. Marie Centennial Library this March.

Workshop 1: Video Editing—Wednesday, March 7th from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Workshop 2: Advanced Camera Techniques— Saturday, March 17th from 12:00-3:00 p.m.

Please call or visit the Centennial Library or Korah Branch Library for information and registration. 

Centennial Library: 705-759-5236
Korah Branch Library: 705-759-5249 

2018 Teen Video Contest Information:

Eligibility
All contestants must be 13-19 years of age to enter.

Terms & Conditions
All submitted videos may be used by the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library for marketing purposes. Entries may be published online, including but not limited to the Sault Ste. Marie Public Library’s Facebook and Instagram accounts.

All participants must sign a photo/ video release form. Anyone under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian’s signature.

Video Criteria for Acceptance
Videos must model the “documentary or mockumentary” film style. Videos must be between 2– 5 minutes in length. Shorter or long longer videos will be eliminated. Any video with offensive language will be eliminated. Individuals or teams, of no more than 3 persons, are asked to submit 1 video for contest. Videos are to be brought to the Centennial Library Information Desk by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 6th, 2018.

Videos are to be submitted via USB.  All submissions must include 1 USB, 1 signed photo/video release form from all applicants and 1 registration form.

 

Judging Criteria
Creativity
Models the film genre of documentary or mockumentary
Film Work (editing & sound)
Content  

Winners and Prizes
SSMPL and DGTL Creator North teen programming staff will review all video submissions.

The winner will be announced by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 13th, 2018. The grand prize for the winning video submission will be a Best Buy gift card valued at $150.00 *If the winning video is created by a team of 2 or 3,  the grand prize of $150.00 is to be divided equally among team members.