The 2013 contest is now closed. Thank you to everyone who entered.
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In My Lifetime:
Why Nuclear Weapons Must Be Abolished Urgently
President Obama has stated that America is committed “to seek the peace and security of a world without nuclear weapons.” However, he also said that it is unlikely that this goal will be achieved in his lifetime. Make a video of three minutes or less detailing how and why nuclear weapons must be abolished with a sense of urgency.
Eligibility: The contest is open to people of all ages from any country.
Up to 5 Honorable Mentions
***Top videos may be shown at the United Nations during the 2013 NPT PrepCom in April 2013.
Deadline: All entries must be received electronically by 5:00 pm Pacific Time on
April 1, 2013. There are no exceptions to this deadline.
Rules: A submission that does not adhere to all of the contest rules will not be considered for a cash award.
Contest begins on February 1, 2013.
Submission must be in English (if language is used).
Submission must not exceed 3 minutes in length.
Submission must be on topic.
Submission must not contain foul language or slander.
Employees or paid consultants of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, or their immediate family members, are not eligible for a prize.
Video can be any type (traditional video, animation, flash, etc.).
Winners will be responsible for providing NAPF with a high-resolution copy of their video before prize money is distributed.
By submitting your video, you are promising that you own all rights to all material in your video, including the music, images, script, and rights to include all persons, places or organizations included or depicted (see below for information on Creative Commons footage). The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation will have distribution rights for non-commercial use, and video makers will have co-distribution rights for either public or commercial use. You also agree to allow the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation to use your name, identification, and likeness to use, promote or publicize your video in any manner, without limitation, and without further compensation. You agree to indemnify the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, including for legal costs, against any challenges to the ownership, use of, or rights to material in your video.
How to Enter:(the 2013 contest is now closed. We are unable to accept any entries after 5:00 Pacific Time on April 1, 2013).
Click on "Add Files" (your file must be less than 2GB in size)
In the "Friend's Email" field, enter firstname.lastname@example.org
In the "Your Email" field, enter the email address where you would like to receive confirmation from us
In the "Message" field, enter your full name, address and video title
The contest administrator will post your video to the contest's YouTube page.
Copyright Issues: There is a significant amount of video and audio available online that falls under Creative Commons licensing. It is permissible to use Creative Commons video and/or audio in your entry as long as you meet the requirements of the particular license. Click here for more information on Creative Commons.
Judging: A committee of filmmakers and educators selected by the Nuclear Age Peace
Foundation will judge entries on the basis of originality of ideas, creativity and clarity of expression.
All Rights Reserved: All submissions become the property of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and may be used by the Foundation on its website or in publications. All products resulting from the winning proposals become the property of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation. The Foundation reserves the right to publish or broadcast all submissions to the contest.
Questions: Direct all questions to Nadim Houssain, Contest Administrator, at email@example.com.