Video guidelines at http://www.youtube.com/
VIFF is dedicated to all Americans, with the belief that stories of exercising the right to vote will help inspire others to do the same. Through the medium of online video, VIFF gives anyone with a video camera the opportunity to express what they believe in and share it with the world.
Videos are encouraged to be as creative as possible, including original video blogs, narrative skits, testimonials, spoken word performances, animated shorts, and documentaries. Videos must be between 1-3 minutes in length and hosted via YouTube (http://www.youtube.com/
Vote It Forward Festival Awards Include:
(1) Best of Fest Grand Prize: $1,000
(1) Best Short Documentary Prize: $1,000
(1) Best Comedy Prize: $1,000
(1) Best Video Blog Prize: $1,000
(1) Social Media Rockstar Prize: $1,000 (based on most online views)
(10) Runners-Up: $500
VIFF is produced by award-winning film and media professionals Aurin Squire and Caits Meissner. VIFF judges include Lisa Russell, Nick Shimkin, Nikyatu Jusu, and Bayeté Ross Smith.
For more information on VIFF and voting in the 2012 U.S. election, visit www.VoteItForwardFest.com.