New Jersey High School Media Challenge

Deadline for Submission Extended to Saturday, June 21.

“Tell A New Jersey Story in 15 Seconds”...

And You Can Win Up To $500!   

How good a visual storyteller are you?  Can you tell a story in 15 seconds? 

From Instagram to YouTube, the 15-second video clip is becoming an increasingly important format in our digital media landscape. Now, you can test your skills against other high school students from across the state, in Montclair State University’s School of Communication and Media first ever
New Jersey High School Media Challenge!  

What are we looking for?  Creative, compelling stories.  And, of course, they have to be 15 seconds.  That’s the challenge!!    

The great diversity of New Jersey makes it a wonderful resource for anyone looking to hone their storytelling skills.  And, the New Jersey High School Media Challenge is a great place to showcase your video!

A team of industry professionals and faculty will select the winners by Friday, June 13.  The winners and their families will be invited to the campus to receive their award.

THE DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO SATURDAY, JUNE 21!

The Media Challenge Awards are generously sponsored by:

LAUREN D. FRASER AWARD     $500
New Jersey author

WORDS AND MUSIC AWARD     $250
New Jersey Video Producer

PUBLIC RELATIONS STUDENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA     $125

 

TO ENTER: You must obtain signed permission for all participants who appear on-camera in your video. Download and complete the permission form for children (under 18) or the form for adults (over 18). Create your 15-second video telling a New Jersey story!  Then, post your video to YouTube, and, finally, email us the URL to: lockwoods@mail.montclair.edu, along with your name, email address, phone number, the name of your high school, and a scanned copy of the completed permission form(s).  You may also mail your signed permission forms to:

High School Media Challenge
School of Communication and Media
Life Hall Suite 050
Montclair, NJ 07043

Winners will be notified by email.