The Our Canada Youth Video Challenge is calling for videos that depict your understanding of Canadian values and identity. The CRRF wants to promote your ideas on being Canadian!
Winning videos will be part of a national social media campaign.
Finalists and winners of the Youth Video Challenge will be invited to attend the CRRF's National Symposium and Awards of Excellence as our special guests.
Youth delegates will have the opportunity to be part of a youth panel at the Symposium and will be recognized at the awards ceremony!
Participating schools and youth programs will be recognized by the CRRF with a certificate, and will be included in social media and other communications.
Your video should focus on one of the following themes:
- Identity (or identities)
- Creed, religion, faith and spirituality
- Canadian values Civic engagement
- Multiculturalism and interculturalism
Entries will be accepted until Midnight EST, August 30th 2016
What you need to know
- Our Canada videos represent youth perspectives on being Canadian.
- Entries are accepted from individuals, collectives, or youth production teams who are 18 years of age and under.
- Advisors may be drawn from any age group.
- Your video should be approximately 30 seconds in length. While we are flexible with the length of your video, we will not accept anything over 60 seconds!
- Your video should be in English or French, but of course could include phrases/words from other languages.
- Please provide translated transcripts or subtitling to accompany any words in languages other than English or French.
- Bilingual videos are acceptable.
- Keep in mind that as the winning video will be broadcast across Canada, it would be ideal if your video could be understood by as broad an audience as possible!
- Your video must be entirely original, without the use of copyrighted materials, such as visuals (which includes, but is not limited to photos, video clips, animations, etc.), audio (which includes, but is not limited to music, dialogue, sound effects, etc.) or any other materials that infringe upon or violate any laws or any third party rights, such as copyright, patent, trademark or other proprietary rights.
- Your video should refrain from the use of expletives and other inappropriate and/or offensive language and/or materials.
- Please be aware that your video may be broadcast to the general public and therefore you should not include any images or private information which you would not want the general public seeing.
- Videos may contain images of people. Anyone appearing in a video must sign the Consent & Release form.
- The Consent & Release form must be signed by the parent or legal guardian for anyone who is under the age of majority in his/her province or territory of residence.
- Participants must be prepared to provide all signed Consent & Release forms if CRRF asks them to do so. Failure to provide such information will result in disqualification.
- The videos need to be produced on a digital format up-loadable to YouTube. They do not need to be of professional quality, however significant consideration must be given to technical aspects such as adequate lighting, picture steadiness, audio quality, etc.
- You will need to read and comply with YouTube’s Community Guidelines: https://www.youtube.com/yt/policyandsafety/communityguidelines.html
- Failure to comply with any of the above may result in disqualification of your entry.