Win a Nokia N82 Prize Package!
I love this kind of film contest – one that focuses on the intersection of positivity, creativity and technology. It’s right up my Alley (digital film guy and all).Â So it’s with great happiness that I’m announcing this contest!
Pangea Day: Uplift the World with Video!\n
The 2008 Nokia Mobile Film Awards are rewarding filmmakers that represent one of four positive themes in a video shot on a mobile phone. The films will be part of Pangea Day, occurring on May 10th. Pangea Day is about promoting peace through familiarity with other cultures, and if you’re not familiar with it you should watch this GREAT presentation on the event from TED).\n
OK, here’s the details:\n
I will judge all entries left in these comments for creativity and originality. The winner will be notified on May 11th and will receive an AWESOME prize package, courtesy of Womworld. The Prize is a Nokia N82 phone, a carrying case, tripod, memory card, headphones and speakers!\n
Here’s the rules:\n
Your video must be shot on a mobile device and be no longer than 2 minutes. It MUST be uploaded to share.ovi.com/pangeaday AND linked in the comments to this blog post. You can pick from the following four topics:\n
- Film an act of kindness. \n
- Film the best part of today. \n
- Film the next thing that makes you smile. \n
- Film the next person to inspire you. \n
That’s it, simple eh? I want to give that phone away to someone – so get cracking on submissions.\n
*UPDATE* I’m sweetening the pot with my own prizes! Along with the awesome prize package, I’ll also give you two free hours of consulting time figuring out a strategy for using mobile video and video promotion to benefit what your goals are AND one free year of RapOuts Premium Promotion.\n
So now the prize package is valued at over $2,000 – get those films in (deadline is April 30th)!!
Upvote/downvote each of the videos below!
As you vote, keep in mind that we are looking for a winner with the most engaging social venture pitch - an idea you would want to invest in.
- What distinguishes humans is social learning — and teaching.
- Crucial to learning and teaching is the value of free expression.
- And we need political leaders who support environments of social peace and cooperation.
We're talking Ghost in the Shell type of stuff.
Maybe you watched Ghost in the Shell and maybe afterwards you and your friend had a conversation about whether or not you would opt in for some bionic upgrades if that was possible - like a liver that could let you drink unlimitedly or an eye that could give you superhuman vision. And maybe you had differing opinions but you concluded that it's irrelevant because the time to make such choices is far in the future. Well, it turns out, it's two years away.
Tragedy in art, from Ancient Greece to Breaking Bad, resists all our efforts to tie reality up in a neat bow, to draw some edifying lesson from it. Instead it confronts us with our own limitations, leaving us scrabbling in the rubble of certainty to figure out what's next.
- Why democracy has been unpopular with philosophers
- Tragedy's reminder that the past isn't finished with us
- …and why we need art in the first place
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