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4th Annual Transit Event Award Nominee Videos 

Each November, Transit Alliance hosts the Annual Transit Event.  This year’s 4th event will be November 14, 2014 and feature outstanding leaders that are advancing transit, transportation, and mobility in Colorado.  To add excitement to this year’s awards program, the Alliance seeks a partner in higher education to produce nine short 1-2-minute videos featuring the award nominees.
Event Logistics
The 4th Annual Transit Event is a breakfast from 7:30-10:00am hosted at the EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th Street, Denver.  The Awards program will take place at approximately at 9am.  The Event Center is fully equipped to project the video during the event; however the final format should be verified with EXDO’s A/V staff.
New this Year
Winners of the Transit Alliance Leadership Awards will be announced during the 4th Annual Event.  We will announce three nominees in each category prior to the event, but not the winner until the breakfast on 11/14/14.  There are three award categories with three nominees each for a total of nine videos.
About Transit Alliance
Transit Alliance is an influential public-advocacy organization that works to enhance communities and people’s lives by cultivating a healthy, resilient and more sustainable lifestyle by supporting transit, active transportation and increased mobility.  The organization started in 1997 and works toward its mission by engaging a variety of private and public stakeholders and by placing a heavy emphasis on remaining active in the policy arena, building leadership capacity, staying connected to the community and fostering a forum for constructive dialogue.  Since 2007, we have been building leaders in the region through our Transit Alliance Citizens’ Academy.  This emerging leader’s education program trains community leaders, agencies, governments and/or organizations on how to promote and educate about the exciting expansion of transit and its role in shaping our communities.
4th Annual Transit Alliance Leadership Awards
The Carla Madison Award- Outstanding Leadership by an Individual
Outstanding Leadership by an Organization
Outstanding Graduate of the Citizens’ Academy
Proposed Deadlines (To Be Negotiated with Partner)
September 19, 2014 - Higher Education Partner Confirmed
September 19, 2014 - Nine Nominees Selected
September 22, 2014 – Nine Nominees Notified
September 22 – October 31, 2014 - Interviews and Video Production
November 4, 2014 First Cut Reviewed
November 10, 2014 - Final Videos Delivered to TA
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 4th Annual Transit Event
Please contact:
Kacia Beugelsdijk
kacia.beug@gmail.com

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4th Annual Transit Event Award Nominee Videos

Each November, Transit Alliance hosts the Annual Transit Event.  This year’s 4th event will be November 14, 2014 and feature outstanding leaders that are advancing transit, transportation, and mobility in Colorado.  To add excitement to this year’s awards program, the Alliance seeks a partner in higher education to produce nine short 1-2-minute videos featuring the award nominees.

Event Logistics

The 4th Annual Transit Event is a breakfast from 7:30-10:00am hosted at the EXDO Event Center, 1399 35th Street, Denver.  The Awards program will take place at approximately at 9am.  The Event Center is fully equipped to project the video during the event; however the final format should be verified with EXDO’s A/V staff.

New this Year

Winners of the Transit Alliance Leadership Awards will be announced during the 4th Annual Event.  We will announce three nominees in each category prior to the event, but not the winner until the breakfast on 11/14/14.  There are three award categories with three nominees each for a total of nine videos.

About Transit Alliance

Transit Alliance is an influential public-advocacy organization that works to enhance communities and people’s lives by cultivating a healthy, resilient and more sustainable lifestyle by supporting transit, active transportation and increased mobility.  The organization started in 1997 and works toward its mission by engaging a variety of private and public stakeholders and by placing a heavy emphasis on remaining active in the policy arena, building leadership capacity, staying connected to the community and fostering a forum for constructive dialogue.  Since 2007, we have been building leaders in the region through our Transit Alliance Citizens’ Academy.  This emerging leader’s education program trains community leaders, agencies, governments and/or organizations on how to promote and educate about the exciting expansion of transit and its role in shaping our communities.

4th Annual Transit Alliance Leadership Awards

  • The Carla Madison Award- Outstanding Leadership by an Individual
  • Outstanding Leadership by an Organization
  • Outstanding Graduate of the Citizens’ Academy

Proposed Deadlines (To Be Negotiated with Partner)

  • September 19, 2014 - Higher Education Partner Confirmed
  • September 19, 2014 - Nine Nominees Selected
  • September 22, 2014 – Nine Nominees Notified
  • September 22 – October 31, 2014 - Interviews and Video Production
  • November 4, 2014 First Cut Reviewed
  • November 10, 2014 - Final Videos Delivered to TA
  • Friday, November 14, 2014 - 4th Annual Transit Event

Please contact:

Kacia Beugelsdijk

kacia.beug@gmail.com

White Castle has been satisfying the Crave since 1921 with the world’s most influential burger, The Original Slider ®. Cravers from around the world flock to the Castle to enjoy them by the sack.
 Create a fun, engaging video, no more than 20 seconds, that features White Castle product. We want to see how White Castle is a part of your everyday lifestyle and the crazy little things you or someone you know would do for the Crave.
 Using the following prompts create quick, fun, and engaging clips that show your love of the Castle.
 
1. Craving More out of Life
2. For the Love of the Castle
 

There is a pool of $11,000 that will be divided up to the top 5 entries. The deadline to enter video is September 22, 2014 at 4:00 pm PDT. Find more specific info at http://zooppa.com/en-us/contests/the-crazy-things-you-do-for-the-crave/brief.

White Castle has been satisfying the Crave since 1921 with the world’s most influential burger, The Original Slider ®. Cravers from around the world flock to the Castle to enjoy them by the sack.

 Create a fun, engaging video, no more than 20 seconds, that features White Castle product. We want to see how White Castle is a part of your everyday lifestyle and the crazy little things you or someone you know would do for the Crave.

 Using the following prompts create quick, fun, and engaging clips that show your love of the Castle.

 

1. Craving More out of Life

2. For the Love of the Castle

 

There is a pool of $11,000 that will be divided up to the top 5 entries. The deadline to enter video is September 22, 2014 at 4:00 pm PDT. Find more specific info at http://zooppa.com/en-us/contests/the-crazy-things-you-do-for-the-crave/brief.

Air France Family
 In celebration of their 80th birthday, Air France asked their passenger to share their stories associated with the airline. The campaign, which launched earlier this summer, asked passengers to post stories and photos of adventure, love, reconnection, and discovery. Air France is now looking for your help to bring these stories to life by submitting videos that either illustrate or are inspired by these photos and stories.
 Using the stories posted online, create a 1 minute to 1 minute 30 second video that tells an original story about the moments that can be associated with Air France. Be creative! The videos do not have to be about Air France, rather how a trip on a plane was the beginning of a special moment.
 There is a pool of $20,000 that will be award to the top 7 entries. The winning videos will be used on Air France’s social platforms and in-flight. The deadline to submit to this campaign is October 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm PDT. For more information on your mission make sure to check out the full brief at http://zooppa.com/en-us/contests/air-france-the-sky-our-passion/brief.

Air France Family

 In celebration of their 80th birthday, Air France asked their passenger to share their stories associated with the airline. The campaign, which launched earlier this summer, asked passengers to post stories and photos of adventure, love, reconnection, and discovery. Air France is now looking for your help to bring these stories to life by submitting videos that either illustrate or are inspired by these photos and stories.

 Using the stories posted online, create a 1 minute to 1 minute 30 second video that tells an original story about the moments that can be associated with Air France. Be creative! The videos do not have to be about Air France, rather how a trip on a plane was the beginning of a special moment.

 There is a pool of $20,000 that will be award to the top 7 entries. The winning videos will be used on Air France’s social platforms and in-flight. The deadline to submit to this campaign is October 3, 2014 at 4:00 pm PDT. For more information on your mission make sure to check out the full brief at http://zooppa.com/en-us/contests/air-france-the-sky-our-passion/brief.

Because I Am a Girl
In many regions and cultures around the world, girls face double discrimination because of their age and gender. They face unique challenges that are barriers to education, limit their opportunities to earn a livable wage, cause them to live in poverty, and be forced into early marriage. The goal of this campaign is to educate the world on the millions of girls that are being denied basic human rights, and empower people to take bold and courageous actions that will change the lives of these girls and our world.
Your mission is to create professional, docu-style videos that are :30 - :59 seconds in length, highlighting inspirational stories about people who believe in the power of audacious action to make a difference in the life of a girl. Show us what people are doing in the USA and around the world to bring attention to the oppression of girls in their local communities and in developing countries around the world. This is what we do and this is why it should be important to you.
In addition to being used to promote the “International Day of the Girl” on October 9th, there is a pool of $25,000 that will be awarded to the top 8 entries. The deadline to enter this campaign is September 22nd, 2014 at 3:59 pm PDT.

To learn more about this campaign and how you can begin to help empower girls around the world go to http://zooppa.com/en-us/contests/day-of-the-girl/brief.

Because I Am a Girl

In many regions and cultures around the world, girls face double discrimination because of their age and gender. They face unique challenges that are barriers to education, limit their opportunities to earn a livable wage, cause them to live in poverty, and be forced into early marriage. The goal of this campaign is to educate the world on the millions of girls that are being denied basic human rights, and empower people to take bold and courageous actions that will change the lives of these girls and our world.

Your mission is to create professional, docu-style videos that are :30 - :59 seconds in length, highlighting inspirational stories about people who believe in the power of audacious action to make a difference in the life of a girl. Show us what people are doing in the USA and around the world to bring attention to the oppression of girls in their local communities and in developing countries around the world. This is what we do and this is why it should be important to you.

In addition to being used to promote the “International Day of the Girl” on October 9th, there is a pool of $25,000 that will be awarded to the top 8 entries. The deadline to enter this campaign is September 22nd, 2014 at 3:59 pm PDT.

To learn more about this campaign and how you can begin to help empower girls around the world go to http://zooppa.com/en-us/contests/day-of-the-girl/brief.

The 2014 Humans in Space Art Video Challenge is now open!

Join NASA’s International Space Station Program and Humans in Space Art in a journey of exploration.  Interested college students and early career professionals worldwide are invited to influence the future of life on Earth and human space exploration. Individuals and teams should submit a three minute video capturing their visions of “How will space, science and technology benefit humanity?” Video artwork may be any style.  Younger participants may submit a video, but artwork from artists of all ages will be judged together. Winning artwork will be given worldwide visibility and flown in orbit on the International Space Station.

Entries are due November 15, 2014.

Visit www.HumansInSpaceArt.org  and select “Challenge” for details.

The 2014 Humans in Space Art Video Challenge is now open!

Join NASA’s International Space Station Program and Humans in Space Art in a journey of exploration.  Interested college students and early career professionals worldwide are invited to influence the future of life on Earth and human space exploration. Individuals and teams should submit a three minute video capturing their visions of “How will space, science and technology benefit humanity?” Video artwork may be any style.  Younger participants may submit a video, but artwork from artists of all ages will be judged together. Winning artwork will be given worldwide visibility and flown in orbit on the International Space Station.

Entries are due November 15, 2014.

Visit www.HumansInSpaceArt.org  and select “Challenge” for details.

The Postcards from Climate Change Initiative is looking to showcase and reward the best short films on local climate change stories from student filmmakers (that’s you!) from across the United States. They are looking for climate stories of hope and courage, not films about general environmental issues like recycling or pollution.The panel of judges will include well-known documentary filmmakers, and climate change experts. Entries should demonstrate excellence in filmmaking and tell a unique regional climate change story. Entries should be 5-10 minutes in length. For examples please see previous postcards.They are looking for finished works but will consider works in progress (please email to discuss).Finalist films will premiere at The Center for Environmental Filmmaking (as part of the Environmental Film Festival in The Nation’s Capital) March 2015. The first place winner will receive a cash prize of $500 and an all-expense paid trip to the premiere. Additionally, finalist films will be featured on the Postcards From Climate Change website, Greenpeace YouTube channel, and Greenpeace blog.The contest will run from August 15th to January 5th 2015, and entry is FREE! Visit http://postcardsfromclimatechange.org/student-competition/ for more info.

The Postcards from Climate Change Initiative is looking to showcase and reward the best short films on local climate change stories from student filmmakers (that’s you!) from across the United States. They are looking for climate stories of hope and courage, not films about general environmental issues like recycling or pollution.

The panel of judges will include well-known documentary filmmakers, and climate change experts. Entries should demonstrate excellence in filmmaking and tell a unique regional climate change story. Entries should be 5-10 minutes in length. For examples please see previous postcards.

They are looking for finished works but will consider works in progress (please email to discuss).

Finalist films will premiere at The Center for Environmental Filmmaking (as part of the Environmental Film Festival in The Nation’s Capital) March 2015. The first place winner will receive a cash prize of $500 and an all-expense paid trip to the premiere. Additionally, finalist films will be featured on the Postcards From Climate Change website, Greenpeace YouTube channel, and Greenpeace blog.

The contest will run from August 15th to January 5th 2015, and entry is FREE! Visit http://postcardsfromclimatechange.org/student-competition/ for more info.

Internship - home makeover show

We’re looking for an enthusiastic self-starter who wants to learn the ins and outs of working on a construction/home makeover show. We’re located in Littleton CO. Avid experience preferred. This internship is unpaid. Please send a cover letter with eligibility (times/days available) and why you would make a great intern. Extra points if you have a proven affinity for the genre. 

Serious interns should submit:  (deadline Sept 10)

Cover letter
Resume
Official transcript
Certificate of insurance from the university showing you are covered under workers compensation
Letter of Recommendation from a professor or previous employer

Thanks! Amy

Amy Pankenier
apankenier@orionentertainment.com

The Fusion Doc Challenge: http://news.theaudienceawards.com/international-documentary-challenge-partners-fusion-network-launch-new-doc-challenge/
What is Fusion Doc Challenge?

Fusion Doc Challenge is a timed filmmaking competition where filmmakers have 5 days to make a short non-fiction film (4-7 minutes).

The top 12 films premiere at The Fusion Doc Challenge screening at Slamdance in Park City, Utah in January 2015 and win up to$4,500 in cash prizes.

The top 20 films will receive an exclusive 18-month distribution deal with Fusion.

 
PRIZE BREAKDOWN

Prize money will be awarded in three categories:

Fusion Winner: $2500

Doc Challenge “Best Film in Competition”: $1000

Audience Award Winner: $1000

The Fusion Doc Challenge: http://news.theaudienceawards.com/international-documentary-challenge-partners-fusion-network-launch-new-doc-challenge/

What is Fusion Doc Challenge?

Fusion Doc Challenge is a timed filmmaking competition where filmmakers have 5 days to make a short non-fiction film (4-7 minutes).

The top 12 films premiere at The Fusion Doc Challenge screening at Slamdance in Park City, Utah in January 2015 and win up to$4,500 in cash prizes.

The top 20 films will receive an exclusive 18-month distribution deal with Fusion.

 

PRIZE BREAKDOWN

Prize money will be awarded in three categories:

Fusion Winner: $2500

Doc Challenge “Best Film in Competition”: $1000

Audience Award Winner: $1000