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CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH
Video Contest Flyer
The Clark County Children's Mental Health Consortium (CCCMHC) is hosting a youth video contest to promote Children’s Mental Health Acceptance Week: May 7-13, 2023. The purpose of this contest to encourage youth throughout Southern Nevada to express their creativity as a way to help raise awareness about mental health.
Winners will be announced in April, 2023. Cash prizes will be awarded to 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place winners and additional prizes may be awarded!
1st Place = $200
2nd Place = $100
3rd Place = $50
DEADLINE: FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2023 BY 11:59pm (PST)
HOW TO SUBMIT: Eligible participants may CLICK HERE to submit their video and provide the following information:
• Full names of everyone on the submitting team.
• Name and contact information of the Lead Producer.
• Complete link to the unlisted YouTube video or uploaded video file.
• Signed release forms uploaded as attachments.
To enter the contest you must agree to these official rules. Video submissions that do not abide by these rules will be disqualified. CLICK HERE for complete contest rules.
Contest Eligibility: This is a youth video contest; only videos produced by individuals aged 24 and younger are eligible. Contestants may work together in groups or submit entries as individuals, but each video must have a “lead producer” who is the main point of contact.
Contest Theme: This year’s theme is “Be Supported, Seen, Heard, & Understood.” All videos must focus on and promote positive mental health. This may include any of the following:
Positive coping strategies
How to build meaningful connections
Activities to help support mental wellness
Stopping bullying while ending prejudice and discrimination
Fostering acceptance of mental health challenges
Making mental health part of the conversation at home/school
How the words you use impacts youth mental health
Encourage behavior changes that ends stigma, provides support, and advocates for equal care.
Time Limit: Videos must be NO LONGER that 180 seconds (3 minutes) in length. This includes any opening and end credits.
Submission Format: Entries are limited to the following file types: MOV, MPEG4, AVI, WMV. All videos must be uploaded as part of the submission form or provided as a link to an unlisted video on YouTube. CCCMHC may request winning videos to be provided in other formats.
Submission Language: Videos must be submitted in English or with English subtitles. Contestants may submit videos in other languages, but they must contain English subtitles so that your message can be understood by everyone.
Release Forms: A parent of every person on the submitting team has to sign a Video Contest Consent & Release Form. In addition, all individuals who appear (visually or voice) in the film need to sign the Image and Voice Release Form. These must be scanned and uploaded during the submission process.
Click to download: Video Contest Release Form
Click to download: Image and Voice Release Form
FOR ANY QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS CONTEST OR FOR ASSISTANCE WITH SUBMITTING YOUR VIDEO, PLEASE CONTACT: M. Amaris Knight: M.Amaris.Knight@unlv.edu.
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