Posted Jan 4, 2016

What up, 2016?

FEATURED CONTEST
Catisfactions ‘Pack Attack!’ Video Contest: http://bit.ly/1Z2vbM8

FEATURED OVCer VIDEO
“Team Genesis” by Romel Huddleston
https://youtu.be/6f3FGfJEZa8

Posted Dec 28, 2015

Smell ya later, 2015! For our last video of the year, we highlight our favorite contest-winning videos from the OVC community, share our ‘Pick of the Week’ and award one last commenter with some sweet Amazon cash and OVC loot.

OVC Winners Page
https://www.onlinevideocontests.com/community

PICK OF THE WEEK
Texas 2016: Visa Video Contest: http://bit.ly/1OUdofj

Posted Dec 21, 2015

We’ve hit the homestretch for 2015 video contests, and while it gets quiet ‘round these parts this time of year, we still have three stellar contests to share with you! And make sure to pay close attention cause we’re giving you a chance to win a little something extra in this week’s commenter giveaway.

CONTESTS
‘What Does Nicktoons Mean to You?’ Video Project: http://bit.ly/1QRmqy9
NPR Music 'Tiny Desk Concert’ 2016 Contest: http://bit.ly/1PbMa6L
Behr ’D.I. Why Not?’ Video Contest: http://bit.ly/1lXEnQw

FEATURED OVCer VIDEO
“The Last Supper” by lightfusionx99
https://youtu.be/YABPE2w7cn0

New and Notable Video Contests - Week of December 21

Biggest cash prize: $20,000 in the ‘What Does Nicktoons Mean to You?’ Video Project brought to you by Tongal. 2016 marks 25 years of Nicktoons. If you grew up on Ren & Stimpy, SpongeBob, or one of Nickelodeon’s other beloved animated shows, this is your chance to share what they’ve meant to you. Open to US residents, 18 and older. For the chance to be featured in a short film about your favorite Nicktoon and earn $500, get your Story in by January 8th. Then filmmakers will pitch to capture that devotion between January 19th and 30th.

Best prize: A Chapman Ghost Fret in the Rob Scallon Yousician Video Contest. Metalheads, are you ready for a challenge? Learn the given contest track (a killer 140bpm song) using the Yousician app and then create your own music video of you playing the track on guitar. Open to all. Due January 4th.

Best trip: A trip across the US to perform in the NPR Music 'Tiny Desk Concert’ 2016 Contest. Last year’s Tiny Desk Concert contest got a lot of traction and attention for the artists who entered. If you or your band are ready for the spotlight in 2016, submit a performance of an original song at your own tiny desk. One artist or band will get the opportunity to perform at NPR’s DC headquarters and four additional concerts across the US. Open to US residents, 21 and older. Due February 2nd.

OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make it’s debut this week is the Behr ’D.I. Why Not?’ Video Contest on Zooppa. Planning a DIY project that needs a fresh coat of paint? D.I. Why Not enter this contest and show how easy it is to transform your home with Behr products. The first 150 entrants to sign up will get a $20 Behr gift card to purchase supplies to get you going. Then, it’s time to make a 15-second to 2-minute video of your painting project. A total of eight winners will be awarded cash prizes up to $6,000! Open worldwide, 14 and older. Due February 11th.

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?

Posted Dec 14, 2015

Got some time off for the holidays? Don’t waste it on a Netflix binge - get up and make something new! In this week’s episode, we humbly offer our three favorite new video contests for your consideration, award one lucky OVCer with some OVC swag and share one of your cool short films!

‘Grinch Haiku’ Film Fight
http://www.filmfights.com/futurefights


CONTESTS
SPLENDA Zero Liquid Sweetener TV Video Project: http://bit.ly/1jTT7hh
Toro ‘Tell Us Your Winter Woes’ Video Contest: http://bit.ly/1Q8CUUa
Celtx Seeds Grant Program 'Short Film’ Contest: http://bit.ly/1NgTGMT

FEATURED OVCer VIDEO
“MENACE” by DennisJDoucette
https://youtu.be/6aEn1sxDQbE

New and Notable Video Contests - Week of December 14

Biggest cash prize: $39,000 in the SPLENDA Zero Liquid Sweetener TV Video Project on Tongal. SPLENDA is looking to create a 15-second TV Commercial featuring their first new product in 5 years, SPLENDA Zero Liquid Sweetener. This product allows you to instantly add a little - or a lot - of sweetness to your favorite drink. Open worldwide, 13 and older. To be the one chosen to earn a $15,000 production budget to bring the commercial to life, submit a pitch between December 18th and January 8th, 2016.

Best prize: A Toro SnowMaster in the Toro ‘Tell Us Your Winter Woes’ Video Contest. Are you endlessly aggravated by snowfall all winter long? Tired of shoveling your way out of the driveway? Make a video about your wintertime blues and you could be one of three people to win a snowblower from Toro! Open to US residents, 18 and older. Due January 31st, 2016.

Best trip: No trips this week!

OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make it’s debut this week is the Celtx Seeds Grant Program 'Short Film’ Contest. In an effort to support the great storytellers of the world, Celtex has announced that they will be offering semi-monthly competitions where you can win cash grants to continue your work. This first competition ask you to tell a story in a short film under 5 minutes. One filmmaker will be awarded a $3,000 film grant to create something new, but other than that the details of the prize are a bit opaque. Open worldwide, 13 and older. Due January 7th, 2016.

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?

Posted Dec 14, 2015

griffinity:

The folks at MicroJib sent me their $120 tricked-out GoPro pole. But is it really just an expensive selfie stick? 

Watch me destroy my $10 selfie stick, and find out which is a better value.

Posted Dec 7, 2015

Learn more about ‘Double Digits’
http://www.doubledigitsdoc.com/


CONTESTS
New Amsterdam Video Project: http://bit.ly/1NMC1Qx
LA Post Fest Editing Competition: http://bit.ly/1XHcGvV
Tile ’#FINDWHATMATTERS’ Video Contest: http://bit.ly/1SDvJkn

FEATURED OVCer VIDEO
Win A Bagel (Official Music Video) by Na'an Stop
https://youtu.be/dlQhV_9OwSo

New and Notable Video Contests - Week of December 7

Biggest cash prize: $49,000 in the New Amsterdam Video Project on Tongal. This premium vodka brand wants you to reimagine their “It’s Your Town” campaign in a 15-second video. Make something great that speaks to city-dwelling millennials and your ad could even air on TV! Open worldwide, 21 and older. To be one of three filmmakers chosen to earn a $14,000 production budget, submit a pitch between December 17th and January 6th, 2016.

Best prize: Thousands of dollars in film gear + more in the LA Post Fest Editing Competition. Sci fi-loving post production wizards, you won’t want to miss this opportunity. Each participant will receive access to 4K footage and other assets provided by the competition, then it will be up to you to turn the raw materials into a short film called ‘Protocol’. Five winners will receive a share of over $20,000 in film prizes, and see their short premiere in LA next May. Depending on when you enter, you will be required to submit an entry fee of between $35-$70, so this is for serious editors only. Open worldwide, 13 and older. Final date to submit is February 7th, 2016.

Best trip: A trip to Europe in the Red Bull ‘Can You Make It?’ Competition. Are you a college student looking for a little adventure? Think you could barter your way across Europe with only 24 cans of Red Bull? Put together a team of 3 friends who are up-for-anything, then create a minute-long video explaining why your team should be chosen for this adventure. A total of 165 teams from more than 50 countries will get to go on this unforgettable trip and possibly win a summer vacation with Contiki to boot. Open to college students in select countries across the globe. Due February 14th, 2016.

OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make it’s debut this week is the Tile ’#FINDWHATMATTERS’ Video Contest. Did you know the average person spends 10 minutes each day looking for their lost stuff? What if you could get that time back? Make a 6-30 second video showing how you’d spend that extra time and you could win up to $5,000! Tile will even give out free product to the first 500 entrants so you can start keeping track of your own most important objects. Open to US residents, 18 and older. Hurry, entries are due this Friday, December 11th.

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?

Posted Nov 30, 2015

This week’s contests are all about staying active and healthy, which we could probably all use a little more of after bingeing on turkey and pumpkin pie leftovers all weekend long. Check out our picks, then let us know which contest you’re feeling the most!

CONTESTS
vitafusion ‘Don’t Be a Pill’ Video Project: http://bit.ly/1LFHb9r
Green Plate Foods ‘Healthy Superheroes’ Contest: http://bit.ly/1SpuYv7
Brompton 'My Unseen City’ Video Contest: http://bit.ly/1Q5994H

FEATURED OVCer VIDEO
“How to Wash Your Face” by rachel ann
https://youtu.be/Oy8Fl7kI0XU

New and Notable Video Contests - Week of November 30

Biggest cash prize: $18,000 in the vitafusion ‘Don’t Be a Pill’ Video Project on Tongal. vitafusion makes it easy and tasty to take your vitamins, and they need your help to drive brand awareness with a buzzyworthy 30-second spot. Open worldwide, 13 and older. To be considered and earn a $6000 production budget, submit a pitch between December 4th and 10th.

Best prize: $500 worth of health and food prizes in the Green Plate Foods 'Healthy Superheroes’ Contest on Qukku. You already know that eating right can have a positive effect on your life - but did you know it can also give you super powers? From giving you the energy to effortlessly take care of chores to giving you laser focus to complete the monthly bills, how does your unique super power manifest itself? Create a short video that shows what do you do when you eat right to win one of several prizes, such as a FitBit or a gift card to Whole Foods. Open to US residents, 13 and older. Due January 12th, 2016.

Best trip: The contest with the best trip is also OVC’s Pick of the Week! Check it out below:

OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make it’s debut this week is the Brompton 'My Unseen City’ Video Contest. When you ride a bike, you are able to see your city with a fresh pair of eyes. Grab your wheels and your smartphone, then capture the unusual places your bike takes you in a 15-second Instagram video. Three winners will each receive a Brompton Black Edition bike, and the top winner also gets a trip to Bompton’s home city of London! Open worldwide. Due March 31st, 2016.

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?

Posted Nov 23, 2015

Happy (almost) Thanksgiving! While you wait to carve the turkey, how about we check out a couple of the week’s best new video contests?

CONTESTS
PediaSure Video Project:
Listen Carefully 2016 Video Contest:
Vidme ‘Top Dog’ Video Contest:

FEATURED OVCer VIDEO
Extreme Window by Carlos P
https://youtu.be/GHh4ehQNFUI

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?

Posted Nov 16, 2015

Let’s dive into the week’s best of the best: Help honor an outstanding nurse who works with babies, get some help getting home in time for the holidays, and tell a sports story to play at SXSW and win $10,000! Plus, we’ve got a cool video from an OVCer and a new winning commenter on our hands.

CONTESTS
Pampers Nurses Video Project: http://bit.ly/1RUJo6a
Academy Mortgage ‘Home for the Holidays’ Contest: http://bit.ly/20SlpdP
NBC Sports 'Cptr’d’ Video Contest: http://bit.ly/1PGEt9z

FEATURED OVCer VIDEO
When You Need Advice // A Short Film by NoahBodyFilms
https://youtu.be/QUEz0lQwG4c

OVC 'Winners’ Page:
https://www.onlinevideocontests.com/community

New and Notable Video Contests - Week of November 16

Biggest cash prize: $21,000 in the Pampers Nurses Video Project on Tongal. Nurses play an essential role for all new parents. For this reason, Pampers Swaddlers, in partnership with the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, are seeking to recognize amazing nurses who work in neonatal, labor and delivery and postpartum roles. Open to residents of the US and Puerto Rico, ages 18 and older. If you or someone in your life fits the bill, nominate their story between now and December 14th. Then, filmmakers will pitch to bring three of these stories to life in a 1-2 minute video between January 6th and 25th, 2016.

Best prize: A $5,000 scholarship in the 2016 Project Yellow Light Scholarship Contest. High school and college age students are invited to make a 25-second or 55-second PSA about distracted driving for this long-running video competition. Encourage your peers to develop safe driving habits and you could win one of 6 scholarships or even save a life. Open to US residents, ages 17-25, who are currently enrolled or planning to enroll in college soon. Due April 1st, 2016.

Best trip: A trip ‘home for the holidays’ in the Academy Mortgage 'Home for the Holidays’ Contest. Being away from family during the holidays is hard, but Academy Mortgage wants to help. They will provide 12 people with economy airfare to go or bring someone Home for the Holidays. Simply create a short video that shares what you love most about the holidays. Open to US residents, 18 and older. Due November 30th.

OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make it’s debut this week is the NBC Sports 'Cptr’d’ Video Contest. If you like filmmaking and sports, you’re going to love this short film contest. NBC Sports wants to see your short form film - under 10 minutes in length - that focuses on sports or any sports-related topic you choose. Five Finalists will win a trip to Austin and have their film featured in a Watch Party on the NBC Sports Lawn at SxSW Festival. From the Finalists, the top 3 videos will be selected to earn cash prizes - up to $10,000! Open to US residents, 13 and older. Due January 12th, 2016.

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?

Posted Nov 9, 2015

Serving up the three newest and best-est video contests!

CONTESTS
Colgate ProClinical Video Project: http://bit.ly/1REZL6R
‘Get the Greenlight’ Digital Series Contest: http://bit.ly/1ME0q42
DIY Filmmaker Tips Video Contest: http://bit.ly/1PhqLLT

FEATURED OVCER VIDEO
Micheal Talks to Brock
https://youtu.be/BRBydAZmgGk

New and Notable Video Contests - Week of November 9

Biggest cash prize: $41,000 in the Colgate ProClinical Video Project on Tongal. What’s the use of high-tech products if they don’t take the end user into consideration? Colgate needs your help to explain the functional benefits of its ProClinical electric toothbrush by tying them to an emotional, human story. Open worldwide, 13 and older. To be considered for this project, and earn a $18,000 production budget, submit your pitch between Nov 18th and 23rd.

Best prize: $25,000 to make your own digital series in the ‘Get the Greenlight’ Digital Series Contest. Project Greenlight is expanding beyond feature films and into web series! Pitch your idea for an original series and show why you should be chosen for this opportunity in a 1-3 minute video. One creator will get the greenlight and a $25,000 production budget to make it happen! Open to US residents, age 18 and older. Due November 25th.

Best trip: A 7 day trip to Dublin, Ireland in the Aer Lingus ‘Role Model of the Month’ Video Contest. November is National Inspirational Role Models Month. Celebrate your Role Model by creating a short video about them for a chance to WIN A FREE ROUND TRIP BUSINESS CLASS FLIGHT & VACATION TO IRELAND for your Role Model and a guest! Open to US residents, 18 and older. Due November 30th.

OVC’s Pick of the Week: Our favorite contest to make it’s debut this week is the DIY Filmmaker Tips Video Contest from the Audience Awards. If you’re an OVCer, chances are you know a good filmmaking tip or two. Share your knowledge with the Audience Awards community in a short video and you could win up to $1000. Open to all. Due April 1st, 2016.

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?