Young? Broke? Want to Go to Cannes? Read This


Attention young film...uh...commercial makers! YouTube and the Cannes Lions International
Advertising Festival want your best video. If they like it, they'll send you to Cannes all expenses paid. Yes, it's true.

If you were born born between June 27, 1980 and June 21, 1990, on May 15 you can access a creative brief which will give you the details to create your commercial. It will be a :60 for a particular charity. You will have 48 hours to make your ad which you will need to submit by May 17.

After you upload your video, you'll need to spread the word and get your ad seen. After a two week viewing period, a panel of judges will pick two winners based on creativity, adherence to the brief, the number of views. rating and comments.

If you are lucky enough to win, your work isn't yet complete. The two winners will partner and compete against 37 other winning teams from around the world while in Cannes. Each team will be issued a mobile phone and be given 48 hours to create, shoot and edit another :60.

Sound fun? Get all the details here.

by Steve Hall    Apr-29-09   Click to Comment   
Topic: Industry Events, Promotions, Video   

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