Submissions will be accepted June 1st through August 2nd, 2019. Late entries will not be accepted.
Each participant or group may submit one video per entry. Signed model release form(s) of each individual appearing in the video will be required from the winners. A signed parental consent form will be required from all winners under the age of 18.
Terms and Conditions
All audio and artwork must be created by the entrant or be in the public domain. CSLP (and all CSLP member affiliates) have permission to use the “2019 Teen Video Challenge” submissions, including all work created and all intellectual property embodied therein, as per the Contest Release form.
Video Criteria for Acceptance
All videos must:
· Be no longer than 60 seconds.
· 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—this means it must be Rated G!
· Adhere to copyright laws.
· Interpret the theme of space, with the slogan of A Universe of Stories.
Video will be judged on the following criteria
· Message clarity and relevance
· Motivation and inspiration
· Overall impact
Winners and Prizes
CSLP will select five national winning videos; each of the winning teens/teen teams will receive $200.00. Each teen/teen team's public library will receive a prize worth $50.00 from Upstart. Winners will be announced in early Fall, 2019. The winners will be required to submit model release forms for each person that appears in their videos. The winning videos will be posted on CSLP Website/YouTube Channel for public viewing. Winners will be notified by email.
The Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is a grassroots consortium of states and member affiliates working together to provide high-quality summer program materials for public libraries. http://www.cslpreads.org.