Enter the RAVEN Music Video Contest

The Rural Action and Voices for the Environment (RAVEN) project is excited to announce a cellphone music video contest!

The theme of the competition is “Moving NB to a Green Economy”. The top 5 videos will receive a prize of $1,000 each, will be hosted online on the NB Media Co-op website as well be featured in this year’s Earth Day celebrations.

The competition is a joint effort of: the UNB RAVEN project, the NB Film Co-op, the NB Media Co-op and the Joint Economic Development Initiative (JEDI).

Guidelines for the contest (taken from the RAVEN Facebook page):

  • One submission per person (must be a resident of New Brunswick)

  • Can be in English, French or Indigenous languages

  • Must be made using a cellphone

  • Must be a music video (original music and lyrics), stories can cover all genres and types: spoken word, rap, horror, dramatic, comedy themes, children, diversity welcome

  • Time limit: 2 minutes max, including opening title and credits

  • All ages welcome

The competition deadline is March 15, 2019 and winners will be announced by March 22nd.

The competition poster and guidelines can be downloaded from the “RAVEN Music Video Contest” page. For a copy of the competition registration form you can email: ravenvideocontest@gmail.com.

Additionally, UNB professor Casey Burkholder – a researcher with the RAVEN project – will be hosting a webinar on how to make a cellphone video on February 5th. Sign up by visiting the Facebook page mentioned above.