Posted Nov 18, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of November 13th

Biggest Cash Prize: $10,000 in the SmartStop Video Contest! SmartStop Self Storage is launching a video commercial contest where applicants will submit a video 30-seconds in length themed around self-storage and SmartStop Self Storage. The videos can range from a jingle, animation, real life, etc. They want to see viral type content that will reach a large audience.

Open to any person who is 14 years of age or older, and is a legal resident of the United States (excluding Florida and New York) and Canada (excluding the Province of Quebec) as of the date of entry. Due January 2nd.

Best Prize: Appear on the Kmart Ridiculous Cash Bash Game Show in the Kmart Ridiculous Cash Bash! Submit your ridiculously awesome video.

Open only to legal residents of the fifty United States and D.C. who are 18 years of age or older. Due November 26th.

OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the National Geographic Explainer Video Series Project!  Put a new, original spin on the explainer video format; something fresh and exciting that’s still on-brand and still informational for National Geographic. 

Open to Tongal community members (it’s free to register!), ages 13 and older. Due November 27th.

Which contest do you plan on entering? Check out more contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Nov 10, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of November 6th

Biggest Cash Prize: $28,000 in the AdvantEDGE Lean 15 Recipe Video Series via Tongal! Produce an energetic and creative series of short Recipe Videos that demonstrate how people can incorporate AdvantEDGE Lean 15 Protein Powder into meals to help manage hunger and Get Lean + Toned.

Open to Tongal community members (it’s free to register!), ages 13 and older. Due November 14th.


Best Prize: Kindle Fire Tablet 7” Display + more in the Johnson & Johnson ‘Character Does Matter’ Contest! Write an essay or upload a Youtube video and complete the sentence, “Character does matter because…” for a chance to win!

Open only to legal citizens of the United States residing in the 50 United States or serving abroad, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico who are 18 years of age or older on the date of entry. PLEASE DO NOT ENTER IF YOU ARE NOT A VALID ACTIVE DUTY, RESERVE, GUARD, RETIREE OR FAMILY MILITARY MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AGES 18 AND OLDER. Due December 15th.


OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the Holiday Mobile Movie Contest! Using a smartphone or other mobile device, shoot a movie (10 minutes or shorter) about any established holiday. If it’s listed on Wikipedia, they’ll accept it.

Open to people of all ages and in all locations except for inhabitants of places that prohibit this kind of competition or places in which U.S. companies are prohibited from doing business. Due February 2nd.


Which contest do you plan on entering? Check out more contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Nov 3, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of October 30th

Biggest Cash Prize: $5,800 in the Userfarm ‘Time’s Up! Time to Play!’ Project! Userfarm wants to promote “Time’s Up”, by introducing it as THE social game. It is a unique game that allows you to have an unforgettable time with your family, your colleagues or (why not?) with strangers!

You must be aged 18 or over and register on Userfarm. Due December 3rd.


Best Prize: Feature in the magazine + more in the TransWorld Skateboarding 50-50 Video Contest! Transworld is scouring the 50 states and calling out to all the hometown heroes across the country. For the third year in a row, they’re on the hunt for the best, undiscovered skateboarders in the US.

Open to participants living in the United States that are at least 13 years old. Due January 1st.


OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the Cook Your Way to Culinary School Video Contest! Are you a high school junior or senior ready to pursue your education in the food service or restaurant related areas?! Then this contest is for you!

Open to legal U.S. residents with a primary residence in one of the fifty United States or Washington, D.C. and must be a junior or senior between the ages of 16 -19 currently attending an accredited high school or GED program in the U.S. Must be planning or willing to attend a qualifying post-secondary institution within 2 years of winning and major in a food service or restaurant related program. Must not have a record or prior history of criminal arrest or conviction (misdemeanor traffic violations excluded). Due December 4th.


Let us know which contests you plan on entering? Check out more contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Oct 20, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of October 16th

Biggest Cash Prize: $15,000 in the Choices in Education Video Competition! Highlight your personal story but also inform and inspire others about the benefits of accessing a learning environment that best fits the needs of students. All you need is a smartphone and a few minutes to share a great story!

Open to legal residents of one of the fifty states (or the District of Columbia) that are at least 18 years of age or older. Guardians can submit videos on behalf of minor students. Due December 5th.


Best Prize: $10,000 Scholarship in the CTIA Wireless Foundation Drive Smart Video Contest! Create a digital short to help combat distracted driving. Distracted driving is a serious problem, but you can help. Create digital shorts to help educate your peers about the dangers of driving distracted. In addition to helping your friends and others to stay safe on the road, you’ll earn a chance for a scholarship.

Open to individuals who are legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia who are at least 13 years old and not older than 18 at the time of entry. Due December 18th.


OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the ‘Lights, Camera, Save!’ Video Contest! Students enter the contest by submitting videos to local participating banks. These banks then choose a local winning video and submit it for judging at the national level.

Open to residents of the United States between the ages of 13 and 18. Due December 1st.


Which contests do you plan on entering? Check out more contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Oct 14, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of October 9th

Biggest Cash Prize: $4,000 in the AFE ‘Flower Love’ Video Contest! Help promote the many benefits of flowers through short videos that inspire the use and giving of fresh flowers. Show your flower love! Create a video showing the power of flowers.

Open to all legal US residents of the 50 United States and District of Columbia who are at least 18 years of age or older at the time of entry. Due December 8th.


Best Prize: Two-day residency with the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus in the NAMM Foundation 'Music Education’ Video Contest! Submit a student made/faculty advised one-minute video that tells the story of “what makes music education great in your school district” by uploading your original video to YouTube and providing the link online to the NAMM Foundation’s website.

Open to faculty advisors in K-12 school districts with music programs within the Continental United States. Due December 1st.


OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the Penguin Brand Dry Ice Frightfully Cool Halloween! Think you’ve got the scariest yard on the block? If you’re using dry ice this Halloween, enter a photo or video of your creation in the Penguin Brand™ Dry Ice Frightfully Cool Halloween Contest! You could win $1,500!

Open to legal residents of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia who are at least eighteen years old at the time of entry. Due November 7th.


Which contests do you plan on entering? Check out more contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Oct 6, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of October 2nd

Biggest Cash Prize: $50,000 in the 48th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest! Pillsbury is partnering with Food Network and Ree Drummond to reimagine the Bake-Off® Contest and are now accepting entries for original recipes and the heartfelt, funny, crazy, family stories behind them. Contestants may submit their recipe and story for any of the following categories: Cozy Breakfasts, Appetizers for Any Party, Dinners with Heart and No-Fuss Desserts.

Open to anyone 21 years of age or older, and are a legal United States residents residing in one of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia at the time of entry. Due November 10th.


Best Prize: 4 tickets to the show & cast meet and greet in the Willy Wonka Hollywood Bowl Concert Challenge! Submit a video - or a photo - that shows you’re the BIGGEST Willy Wonka Fan! And have fun with it!

Open to Indi.com members (it’s free to register), ages 18 and older. Due October 29th.


OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the Indi Original Rap Challenge - November 2017! Rappers! Think you got the best flow? Record your original rap (any style of rap works), upload to Indi and you’ll have a chance to win $250!

Open to Indi.com members (it’s free to register), ages 18 and older. Due November 13th.


Planning on entering any of these contests? Check out more contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Sep 29, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of September 25th

Biggest Cash Prize: $3,000 in Nikon ‘Small World in Motion’ 2018 Video Contest! The Nikon International Small World Competition first began in 1975 as a means to recognize and applaud the efforts of those involved with photography through the light microscope. Since then, Small World has become a leading showcase for photomicrographers from the widest array of scientific disciplines.

Open worldwide, 18 and older. Due April 30th.


Best Prize: Choice of Rokinon lens in the Rokinon Fall Video Contest! Capture Fall with Rokinon! Enter the Rokinon Fall Video Contest. The goal is to promote originality & creativity.

Open only to entrants who are residents of the United States and Canada. Due November 30th.


OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the Audience Awards Dramatic Shorts Film Festival! If you’ve made a dramatic film, 30 minutes or under, give that short the chance to be seen worldwide. 

Open to the public worldwide, excluding the following: Antarctica, Afghanistan, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Belarus, Bouvet Island, British Indian Ocean Territory, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Christmas Island, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, Heard Island and McDonald Islands, Iran, Islamic Republic of Iraq, Korea, Democratic People’s Republic of Lao, People’s Democratic Republic, Lebanon, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Myanmar, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Serbia and Montenegro, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Zimbabwe. Due January 8th.


Which contests do you plan on entering? Check out these and more great contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Sep 22, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of September 18th

Biggest Cash Prize: $10,000 in UpCart Viral Video Contest! UpCart is a stair climbing folding hand cart that is up for anything! Shoot a 30-60 second video featuring the UpCart to win. Don’t have an UpCart? No Problem! An UpCart of your choice is included as part of your registration process.

Open to entrants who are at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the United States. Due October 20th.


Best Prize: $500 Reebok gift card in the Reebok Sweat Style Contest! Snap a photo or video of yourself working out and looking fierce and fashionable in your favorite gear. Share it on social media with #SweatStyleContest and tag @Reebok. 

Open to legal residents of the 50 United States or District of Columbia and who are at least 18 years of age at the time of entry. Due October 8th.


Best Trip: Trip to Rome to attend the International Mountain Day Concert in the #MountainsMatter Video Contest! Bring attention to the plight of mountains for International Mountain Day, they are asking you to make a one-minute video on the theme of ‘Mountains under pressure: climate, hunger, migration’ for the #MountainsMatter video contest.

Open Worldwide to anyone 18 years of age and older. Due October 20th.


OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the SYFY Six Word Scares Video Project! SYFY’s looking to distill the essence of terror down to its purest form, so they’re challenging you to help them create a series of short-form scares.How short? 6 words, short. 15 seconds, short. There’s no time to look away, short.

Open to Tongal community members (it’s free to register!), ages 13 and older. Due September 26th.


Which contests do you plan on entering? Check out these and more great contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Sep 15, 2017

New & Notable Video Contests - Week of September 11th

Biggest Cash Prize: $10,000 in ‘Everyday Humans’ 2017 Video Project, via Zooppa! Everyday Humans is a short film series with a goal of inspiring film-makers to tell engaging stories about interesting characters from all over the world. There’s no time for superheroes or famous faces here, just everyday humans doing what they do.

Open to Zooppa community members (it’s free to join!) age 14 and older. Due November 8th.

Best Prize: 2018 Volvo XC60 in the Audible Celebrating 20 Years of Listeners Contest! Audible is commemorating 20 years of storytelling—all made possible by their listeners. To celebrate, they are turning over the microphone: inviting you to enter our contest and tell them why you love to listen to Audible!

Open to legal residents of the United States or the District of Columbia and are the older of 18 years of age or the legal age of majority in your state of residence at the time of entry. Due October 13th.

Best Trip: T Trip to New York City for the book launch party in the TODAY & Jimmy Fallon “Everything Is Mama” Contest! The TODAY Parenting Team is partnering with Jimmy Fallon and his new book, “Everything is Mama,” to bring you this video contest. Share your videos of your baby saying 'Mama’ with TODAY Parents and Jimmy, and you could win a trip to New York City in October for the book launch party for 'Everything is Mama.’

Open only to permanent, legal United States residents who are physically residing in one of the fifty United States and the District of Columbia (excluding Puerto Rico, Guam, the Virgin Islands and other United States territories), and who are eighteen years of age or older and of the age of majority in their state of residence as of the start of the Contest Period. Due September 21st.

OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the ABA 2017-18 'Lights, Camera, Save!’ Video Contest! Lights, Camera, Save! is a teen video contest that encourages teens to educate themselves and their peers about the value of saving and using money wisely. Students enter the contest by submitting videos to local participating banks. These banks then choose a local winning video and submit it for judging at the national level.

Open to residents of the United States between the ages of 13 and 18. Due December 1st.

Which contests do you plan on entering? Check out these and more great contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!

Posted Sep 8, 2017

New and Notable Video Contests - Week of September 4th

Biggest Cash Prize: $98,500 in The Future of Public Safety Technology, via Tongal! Inspire Americans everywhere to help develop the Public Safety communications technology of tomorrow with a Video series about the #PSprizes Crowdsourcing Competitions being launched by the National Institute of Standards and Technology and their Open Innovation Accelerator.

Open to US residents that are Tongal community members (it’s free to register!), ages 13 and older. Due September 15th.


Best Prize: $10,000 scholarship + more in the AT&T Live Proud Scholarship Contest! Submit a video pitch explaining the college student’s vision of a project to advocate for LGBT equality, visibility, or acceptance on their campus. Each entrant may submit his/her entry online at liveproud.att.com/oncampus.

Open to U.S. citizens or a U.S. resident aliens who are physically located in and a legal resident of one of the 50 U.S. states or the District of Columbia; (ii) at least 18 and have reached age of majority where you reside at time of entry, (19 or older if a resident of Alabama or Nebraska. 21 or older if a resident of Mississippi); and (iii) are currently enrolled in an accredited U.S. college or university at time of entry through the spring 2018 academic term. Due September 22nd.


Best Trip: Trip to the 2018 Sundance Film Festival + more in the Sundance Ignite!  Sundance Institute and Adobe Project 1324 are teaming up to find the next 15 Sundance Ignite Fellows – emerging filmmakers who are creating stories that bring their passion, voice, and perspective to life.

Open Worldwide to any between the ages of 18 to 24 years old. Due September 26th.


OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make its debut this week is the Freelancer ‘Expose Our Logo’ Video Contest! Get creative and show off the Freelancer.com logo, to as many people as you can, and capture your adventure on video! The most viral, musical, visible or publicity gathering entries will win $25,000 in 10 prize categories!

This contest is open to anyone with a free Freelancer.com account. Due September 20th.


Which contests do you plan on entering? Check out these and more great contests at OnlineVideoContests.com!