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Call for Videos: 2016 Eco-Comedy Video Competition

2016 January 19
by Shared by Steve Rust

Eco-Comedy Video Competition

Spring 2016 – CALL FOR ENTRIES

Clean Water

Sponsored by: The Nature Conservancy and the Center for Environmental Filmmaking at American University, Washington DC


**$2,000 Prize**

The 2016 Eco-Comedy theme is “Clean Water

Produce a short, humorous video for YouTube tackling this year’s theme. “Connect the drops” between clean water and life. The contest is open to anyone worldwide who has a flair for producing videos and something to say about conservation.

Submissions must:

  • Be humorous!
  • Communicate a clear (and funny!) message around the broad theme of “clean water” and overall environmental conservation.
  • Appeal to a broad audience.
  • Be an original production.
  • Be less than three minutes (including titles and credits).
  • Be posted to EcoComedy Video Competition 2016 YouTube Channel at:
  • Be submitted by 11:59pm Eastern Time Zone on Tuesday, March 1st, 2016.

A panel of five judges representing The Nature Conservancy and the Center for Environmental Filmmaking will determine the finalists and grand prize winner. The decision of the judges is final. Awards are based on overall merit of the entries. Judges reserve the right not to grant an award. The organizations listed above reserve the right to post submissions on their websites and social media channels.

Submissions that are not received by Tuesday, March 1, 2016, will not be accepted. Finalists will be announced on Friday, March 4, 2016. The winner will be announced at American University on Tuesday, March 22, at the DC Environmental Film Festival at 7:00 p.m., in the Forman Theater located in the McKinley Building on the American University campus.

For more information regarding submission guidelines and contest rules, visit:

Questions may be addressed to Dr. Chris Palmer at

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