Realities, and Dreams”
Tell Us Your
Heritage Partnership—Lowell National Historical Park
Community Video Contest
As part of the “Our Park. Our City. Our Stories” Next Generation
Cultural Programming Grant project being conducted in
collaboration with Lowell National Historical Park, Lowell Heritage Partnership
is inviting members of the Lowell community to share their “stories of Lowell”
in a public video project.
video up to four minutes to share with the community to answer the question: “What does Lowell mean to you?”
- Tell us a why you call Lowell “home”
- Tell us about a place in Lowell that means a lot to you
- Tell us about a Lowell person who inspires you (from the past or right now)
- Or be creative and tell any story about roots, realities, and dreams in the city
Prizes: First Prize is $1500, Second Prize is $750, and Third Prize is $500. Also, vote online for a fan favorite
with a $250 prize.
The contest is open from July 10 to
October 31, 2013 and is open to entrants at all levels of knowledge and experience.
Format for submission: Participants are
asked to submit their videos via YouTube to the LHP YouTube page, www.youtube.com/lowellheritage
or on a DVD/blu-ray format disc to Lowell Heritage Partnership, P.O. Box 8744,
Lowell, MA 01853 (For other formats, please contact LHP)
Following the contest’s closing, all
eligible videos that satisfy the guidelines will be showcased
on a (third party) LHP website where guests will be allowed to vote on their
favorites. A fan favorite video will be selected alongside the judge’s choices. The LHP
board is responsible for final selections.
Winning entrants will
be honored at a public reception in 2014 featuring an awards ceremony
and a screening of the winning videos.
This project is funded
in part by a grant from the Theodore Edson Parker Foundation. Thank you.
entrants grant a non-exclusive, royalty-free license to Lowell Heritage
Partnership and Lowell National Historical Park for the future use or
modification of entries, with credit to the original creator. If an entrant's
video is not a winner, the entrant may elect to "Opt-Out" of this
license condition on the official contest form. Regardless, all entrants retain
ownership and copyright of their videos and are not restricted in their future
Any further questions please contact James Ostis,
project manager, at email@example.com
For more information, please read the video contest's Frequently Asked Questions!