In preparation for a Gala Event we are holding in Toronto at the TIFF Bell Lightbox on December 5th, 2011 (in which the Governor General is attending) we are holding a video contest with prizes equalling $5000.
I encourage you to post the attached Poster on your Campus message boards. We also have a trailer which can be sent to you if you are willing to post it on any digital info boards on campus.
Please visit our Youtube channel:
This is an excellent opportunity for your students to experiment with theme and potentially get their work viewed on the big screen at the Bell Lightbox.
Below are the details. Please visit our website
Volunteer Toronto announces the launch of its “The End is Near without Volunteers” video cotest, which will accept video submissions via YouTube from October 31st 2011 until January 1st, 2012, with an early bird phase ending November 31st. “The End is Near Without Volunteers” asks entrants to imagine a world in which the help so needed by individuals and communities wasn’t available. The contest is the flip side of another initiative, SharedTime, a digital storytelling project in partnership with the Center for Digital Storytelling (
All video entries must meet key requirements to be eligible. Contest entrants must work within the horror, thriller or dramatic genres (or any combination of genres including these) and theme “When the help you need isn’t there” . Finally, the video must be in English and be no more than 120 seconds in length. Individuals age 14 or older can submit their video at
All video submissions received by midnight January 1st, 2012 will be judged based on key criteria, including the entrant’s creativity in presenting the theme “When the help you need isn’t there” and the technical quality of the video.. Up to 10 semi-finalists will be chosen and their submissions featured on the YouTube “The End is Near Without Volunteers” Web page. Three finalists will be chosen by a panel of experts . Submissions made before November 31st 2011 are eligible for an early bird prize and presentation at an International Volunteer Day event at the TIFF Bell Light Box for the end of UN International Year of Volunteering +10 on December 5th.
Endeavor Art’s first Make:Art initiative will be a joint effort with LUTW, Victoria Park BRZ and Calgary Protospace where we will come together on a Light Up The Neighborhood (LUTN) project for the holiday season.
Everyone is welcome to join us!! DOORS OPEN AT 10AM.
Learn how lighting projects can be created with some simple technology, tools and a little imagination: participate in a fun, friendly and creative space by learning how to create an LED Holiday display in any of the following categories.
Street hanging display
Calgary Protospace will be supporting the project with supplies, technical expertise and a willing heart (there will be product there to work with through the creative and learning process). It is our hope is these efforts will not only brighten the community and bring residents together but will also demonstrate the application for green energy sources.
Supplies available for purchase
Workshop cost – Free
See you then!!