- The BH365 video contest is open to anyone 12-18 years of age.
- Video must be uploaded by midnight (PST) on June 19th, 2020 (Juneteenth).
- Video must be about Black History and up to 90 seconds in length. (Any video over 90 seconds will be disqualified.)
- Topics may be about an historical event, a person, an invention, an accomplishment, a business, a legacy, a town, a problem solved, or some other aspect that relates to Black History in ancient/modern Africa or North America.
- No family member of a BH365 team member may enter this contest.
- A parent or guardian must provide permission for entry.
- Contestant may receive advice, but all technical work must be done by contestant.
- The video may be created by a group. The members must determine the name of the group and how they are going to split the prize money, if their group wins.
- Only one video entry per person or group is allowed.
- The prize money and consolation prizes will be paid and delivered within 30 days of the close of the contest (by July 19th, 2020).
- The school (public/private/charter/Title 1/home) that the contestant attends will receive publicity.
- Contestant will retain ownership of the video. By uploading the video, contestant grants permission to the BH365 team to utilize the video for any purpose that advances the mission of BH365.
- The final decision for the top three videos will be made by Curtis and Sheila Robinson.
- Videos must be uploaded in highest quality possible (1080p preferred).
- The most memorable videos that connect with the viewer's mind, emotions, passion and action will be in the top category of winners.
Please see our promo video: https://youtu.be/9gS7Rd8-RcM
Video judging criteria and percentage values:
a). VOTES (30%): The more votes from friends & family, the better.
b). CONTENT (30%): Educational, inspirational, smartness, uniqueness and take-away value.
c). TECHNICAL (30%): Creativity, visual quality, audio and excellence.
d). EXTRA (10%): Looking for that special “it” factor that pleasantly surprises the viewer -- grabbing and then sustaining attention.