New and Notable Video Contests - Week of June 17
Biggest cash prize: $21,000 in the Ricola ‘I Found Chrüterchraft’ Video Project, brought to you by Tongal. What’s in a name? Ricola cough drops have given a name to the secret magical blend of 10 herbs in every drop that bring relief to sore throats and coughs: Chrüterchraft. Now, they are seeking quirky and shareable 30-60 second videos that capture that moment of euphoric relief in a really fun way! Open worldwide 13 and older. Pitch to earn a $1000 production budget by July 1st. Final videos are due August 5th.
Best prize: A Panasonic HC-X920 + MAGIX Video Pro X 5 in the ‘My Next Big Thing’ MAGIX Video Contest. MAGIX and Panasonic have teamed up to provide you the best software and hardware to create your Next Big Thing. All you need to do is tell them what that ‘Next Big Thing’ is! Whether it’s a movie, short film, web series, whatever…share your idea and you could score filmmaking equipment to make it happen. Open worldwide, 13 and older. Due August 2nd.
Best trip: A trip to Rio de Janeiro + $8000 in the Rio de Janeiro 2013: Mizuno Video Contest, brought to you by MOFILM. Mizuno is a brand that believes in the power of the team. The brand is looking for inspiring films that tell the story of a team coming together to win. Open worldwide, 16 and older. Pitch to earn a production budget by June 28th. Final videos are due August 18th.
OVC’s Pick of the Week: Out of all the contests, our favorite this week is the Siemens ‘Urban Ideas’ Video Contest, brought to you by Zooppa. This contest is seeking docu-style videos that show how real-life innovative products are helping to meet the needs of daily urban life. Your job here is to find and highlight a product that’s making a difference in one of the following areas: urban transportation, waste management, sustainable communities, city infrastructure, or energy efficient lifestyle. Make sure you bring a human face to this product - it could be the inventor or someone who benefits from it - and you’ll be well on your way. Overall, a total of ten videos will be purchased and the best of the bunch will earn $12,000! Open worldwide, 14 and older. Due August 19th.
None of these video contests striking your fancy? There are TONS more contests waiting for you at OnlineVideoContests.com! Which contests will you be working on?