Posts Tagged ‘ video contest ’

Amazon Crowdsources TV Ad Campaign

Jun 8th, 2009 | By | Category: Video

Online book mega-retailer today announced the “Your Amazon Ad Contest.”  The competition solicits customer-created television commercials, the best of which will win a $10,000 Amazon gift card. “One need only look at the customer reviews for Tuscan Whole Milk and the Three Wolf Moon T-shirt to see how many creative and talented customers we […]

US State Dept Announces Global Online Video Contest Winners

Mar 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Video

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) has announced the four winners of its online video contest, “My Culture + Your Culture =?”. ECA launched the contest in December 2008, to “encourage cross-cultural community building and mutual understanding” via the Web and social media platforms. The initiative also aims to […]

OpenFilm Rewarding Indie Filmmakers With $500

Jan 29th, 2009 | By | Category: Video

Video sharing site Openfilm has announced that it will recognize top filmmakers with a $500 reward every month. Openfilm is an online community of independent filmmakers, film schools, festivals and audiences, which launched in July 2008. Ten winners are selected every month, based on various criteria including technical execution, the quality of narrative and acting, […]

“I’m Linux” Contest Looking For User-Generated Ads

Jan 13th, 2009 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Video

The Linux Foundation (LF) is now accepting 60-second video entries for its I’m Linux contest, which spoofs recent Apple and Microsoft commercials. Prizes include a trip to Tokyo to participate in the Linux Foundation Japan Linux Symposium.  Here’s the scoop: If you’ve been alive and aware of mass media over the last twelve months, you’ve […]

US State Department Gets Web 2.0, Announces YouTube Contest

Sep 15th, 2008 | By | Category: Citizen Media, Internet TV, Streaming Video, Video

The U.S. Department of State has launched a worldwide competition aimed at “enhancing the global dialogue on democracy”. The launch is timed to coincide with the United Nations’ first International Day of Democracy, September 15, 2008. With the contest, the Department of State is making a big Web 2.0 leap, complete with a YouTube channel and […]

Playboy Announces YouTube “Social Media Casting Call”

Apr 30th, 2008 | By | Category: Streaming Video, Video

Playboy announced today the launch of an online search on YouTube for the best video submissions from potential Playboy models: To commemorate Playboy’s 55th birthday, Playmate editor Holly Madison is making it easy for you to try out for 55th Anniversary Playmate. Just send her your Playmate audition video through YouTube. Through our YouTube page, […]

Make A Potato Video, Get An MP3 Player

Apr 5th, 2008 | By | Category: General

The Idaho Potato Commission (IPC) has launched one of the stranger user-generated video contests ever, iTuber Take II. They are inviting potato lovers from across the country to create videos featuring potatoes. In celebration of the International Year of the Potato, the Idaho Potato Commission has launched a special category just for Idaho high school […]

Video Contest Asks – Can You Make Sex Ed Interesting?

Dec 20th, 2007 | By | Category: Digital Video Downloads, Internet TV, Video, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

The Sex:Tech Conference wants you to create a video that answers the question “Why is sex so interesting and sex ed so boring?” They want you to make a video on one of these ideas: Theme 1. Share your sex ed experience so far. Show us how and why it sucked or rocked. Theme 2. […]