Posted Jul 22, 2016

Our pick of the week features a contest about capturing the true story of someone who is living their passion. Get inspired, then inspire others with your video.

Featured Contest
Stories Lived ‘Personal Passion’ Video Contest

Featured OVCer Video
“Ouroboros” by SereneFilmsOfficial


Marissa’s #1 travel tip: Think like a local. Wherever you end up traveling, it’s important to balance the obvious tourist spots with plans to eat/drink/have fun at the places where the actual citizens do all these things.

This article will get you started:

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Posted Jul 21, 2016

Want to be in the running for a couple awesome trips AND $8,000? Check out today’s contest pick!

Featured Contest
London 2016: Foot Locker Video Contest


If you ever find yourself in Los Angeles, you have to:
 1. Catch a movie at the TCL Chinese IMAX:
 2. Eat tacos literally anywhere, and
 3. Visit the Griffith Observatory (it’s got a rich film history, cool free science stuff and a great view of the city!):

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Posted Jul 20, 2016

Think you got instrumental talent? Take on this challenge to prove it!

Featured Contest
Indi Solo Instrumental Challenge - July 2016


My most memorable trip was the first time I visited Big Sur in California. It is SO beautiful! We always stay at this adorable spot (get the blueberry pancakes for breakfast):

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Posted Jul 19, 2016

Here’s a little something for you students who are saving up for college, a car, or just to have some extra spending money.

Featured Contest
ABA 2016-17 ‘Lights, Camera, Save!’ Video Contest


The very first trip I remember as a child is the roadtrip we took to the Smoky Mountains in North Carolina. Look at all this beauty!

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Posted Jul 18, 2016

This Cash Monday, we’re kicking things off with a high-energy & high-reward contest from GoPro.

Featured Contest
Pinkbike ‘Best Line III’ 2016 GoPro Video Contest


We’re in the Twin Cities and just had dinner at Surly Brewing last night. It was LEGIT - if I could, I’d eat and drink everything in sight:

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Posted Jul 15, 2016

Here’s a feel-good contest to round out the week. Promote the life-saving importance of eye, tissue and organ donation in a video for Donate Life.

Featured Contest
Donate Life Echo Video Contest

Featured OVCer Video
“Put Your Hands Up” by Andža

These cuties are twice as nice:

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Posted Jul 14, 2016

Football (soccer) brings the world together, and now it might even bring you to London!

Featured Contest
London 2016: Chevrolet FC Video Contest

Otters are frickin’ adorable:

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Posted Jul 13, 2016

Short filmmakers, here’s a great way to get your work seen by industry insiders AND possibly get invited to hobnob with them at the Toronto International Film Festival!

Featured Contest
TIFF x Instagram Shorts Festival

Look at this tiny tiger:

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Posted Jul 12, 2016

This contest is outta this world! (Sorry, we couldn’t help ourselves)

Featured Contest
CineSpace 2016 International Film Contest


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Posted Jul 11, 2016

Aw yeah, it’s CASH MONDAY! Marissa delivers the idea behind the contest with the biggest cash prize and shares why you can’t miss it!

Featured Contest
Orajel ‘Moments That Matter’ Video Project


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