2017 Northern Trail Video Contest

2017 Northern Trail Video Contest

What: An opportunity to create either (1) a 30 to 60 second public service announcement or (2) a 3- to 5-minute mini documentary that could be used for recruiting Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Varsity Scouts or Venturers. (The video may help fulfill the requirements for the Webelos Moviemaking elective or the Moviemaking Merit Badge.)

Who: Any Northern Trail unit (Cub Scout Pack, Boy Scout Troop, Varsity Team, or Venture Crew) or any registered Boy Scout or Venturer in a unit in a Northern Trail District unit. The video can be created by an individual scout or a unit, but not more than one video may be submitted per unit. Except for Packs, one youth must be designated lead producer/director for the video. The video must be made in 2017.

When: Entries must be submitted between October 1 and November 1, 2017. Information on how to submit will be provided by September 1.  DEADLINE EXTENDED, hurry!

How: The entry may be created in any way that you think best conveys your message, such as live people, stills, animation, etc. The entry should be submitted 720p or higher with clear focus and audio.

Theme: There is no theme, but the video should be suitable for use in recruiting and end with “For more information visit www.BeaScout.org” or your unit contact information superimposed over the final scene or on a solid dark background.

Prizes: Yes, the Camera d’Kaki and other prizes to be announced later.

Application Form. Talent Release Form

For more information please contact Hank Voegtle at hjv3@outlook.com or 214-769-5040.