TreeHugger already told you about the launch of the Brighter Planet and 1Sky Climate Matters Video Contest and now the deadline for the contest (and taking meaningful action on climate change) is rapidly approaching. Listen up video-makers: you have until September 22 to upload your video. Go to it! Wait -- you should know that the first-place winner will receive a carbon-off-setting $3,000 Brighter Planet™ Visa® Gift Card.The second and third place winners will receive $1,000 and $500 Brighter Planet Visa Gift Cards respectively.
Wha'ts the Political Point?
Get your global climate change message seen by our next president and other political leaders. This October, the top 10 videos will be featured during a Washington, D.C.-based event for the media, Congress and both presidential campaigns. These top videos will also be broadcast to millions via Link TV, FSTV, and online at venues including: www.think.mtv.com, www.joost.com, www.huffingtonpost.com and www.quarterlife.com.
Green Celebrity Judges Galore
The 10 most viewed videos will be judged by a panel that includes: actress Maggie Gyllenhaal; Rory Kennedy, Emmy award-winning documentary producer; Tia Lessin, the supervising producer of Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine; Leila and Nadia Conners, the producers/directors of 11th Hour; author Anya Kamenetz; David Jenkins, Government Affairs Director of Republicans for Environmental Protection; Bill Stetson, Producer and Environmental Consultant; Gillian Caldwell, Campaign Director of 1Sky; and Patti Prairie, CEO of Brighter Planet.
Go Green Video and then upload!
Once you've made your Climate Matters masterpiece, you upload it at Vimeo's nifty, official contest site here.