What’s better than the opportunity to make a video that sends an inspiring message about climate change to our next president? How about the chance to win a cash prize and your video broadcast on internet and TV channels?1Sky and Brighter Planet are inviting Americans to create powerful video messages that deliver a clear message to Washington: We’re ready for strong leadership on climate change. Upload your 30- or 60- second video to the contest page on Vimeo.com before September 22, 2008 to compete for $4,500 in cash prizes: www.vimeo.com/climatematters.


Climate Matters from Brighter Planet on VimeoWinning videos will be broadcast nationwide to more than 50 million homes via Link TV, Free Speech TV, and online venues including Think MTV and HuffingtonPost.com. Winners will also be featured in a high-profile event for media, policy-makers, and the presidential campaigns.

The ten videos with the most views per day will be judged by a select panel that includes award-winning documentary filmmaker and producer Rory Kennedy (Ghosts of Abu Ghraib) and Academy award-winning producer Tia Lessen (Trouble the Water, Fahrenheit 9/11 and Bowling for Columbine), among other notable individuals.

For official rules, list of judges, and more details, visit: http://climatematters.brighterplanet.com/terms.html

Responses (2)

  1. Thanks for this post! We are all really excited to see the creativity of the American people unleashed on Congress and the next President!

  2. michael says:

    thanks for helping to get the word out, kristin!

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