Thursday, March 12, 2009

The Director's Chair YouTube Contest

The Director’s Chair is a video contest for New Jersey students who are between the ages of 12 and 22. Create a 30-second video promoting for a chance to win some great prizes.

1. You must be a New Jersey STUDENT 12-22 years old to enter the contest. (The name of your school will be asked for on the release forms).

2. The person who is entering the contest must fill out a Director’s Release form, found here. Anybody who appears in the video (including the Director) must fill out a Talent Release form, found here. If you’re under 18, the forms must be signed by a parent or legal guardian.

The video and all release forms must be submitted by 11:59PM on April 20, 2009. If all of your forms are not in and fully completed by the deadline your video will not be accepted into the contest. They may be scanned and emailed to, faxed to (856) 346-2839, or mailed* to:
The Director’s Chair c/o SJRLC
10 Foster Ave, Suite F-3
Gibbsboro, NJ 08026
*If you are snail mailing your forms, please send them out early so that we have them on April 20th. Judging to determine the finalists takes place the following day and we can not judge videos that do not have the appropriate permission forms. Thanks!

3. Videos must be 25 to 30 seconds long.

4. You have from midnight on February 20, 2009, until 11:59 p.m. on April 20, 2009, to submit your video on YouTube.

5. A panel of independent judges will choose the winning videos based on the following criteria:
Creativity (10 points)Overall appeal (10 points)Promotion of (10 points)Relevance and accuracy of message (10 points)


(Please Note: This contest is not sponsored by the Cape May County Library. If you have any questions about the contest, please refere to

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