So You Think You Know Mining contest

The Ontario Mining Association (OMA) So You Think You Know Mining video contest submission deadline is fast approaching. The Early Bird deadline is March 7!  Ontario high school students are invited to submit 2-3 minute videos describing the benefits of mining and/or a 30 second commercial that builds on the Ontario mining brand. This year, $40,000 of cash and prizes are available to be won in the following categories:

Juried Prizes

BEST OVERALL ENTRY

$5,000

 

1st RUNNER UP BEST VIDEO

$2,500

 

2nd RUNNER UP BEST VIDEO

$2,500

 

BEST DIRECTING

$2,500

 

BEST WRITING (Original Screenplay)

$2,500

 

BEST MUSIC (Original Score)

$2,500

 

BEST COMEDY

$2,500

 

BEST ANIMATED VIDEO

$2,500

 

BEST VIDEO IN A LANGUAGE OTHER THAN ENGLISH (with English subtitles)

$2,500

 

BEST 30 SECOND COMMERCIAL

$2,500

 

OMA ACADEMY AWARD

$2,500

 

PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD

$2,500

 

NEW! TEACHERS' CHOICE AWARD (details to follow)

$2,500

 

HONOURABLE MENTION for contestant selected to film the awards ceremony

$500 + $500 for the winner's school

 

 

 

 

Additional Prizes

 

 

 

 

 

NEW! TEACHERS' PRIZE DRAW for Teachers' Choice Award voters

$1,000 for school AV equipment

 

EARLY BIRD PRIZE DRAW for submissions received before March 7, 2014

$500

 

3+ SCHOOL PRIZE DRAW for schools that produce three or more eligible entries

$2,000

 

RECOGNITION PRIZE for the school of the Best Overall prize winner

$500 for school AV equipment

Please visit the Ontario Mining Association website for complete contest details: http://www.oma.on.ca/en/contestpages/index.asp

If you are a Teacher and interested in joining the Teachers’ Academy, please contact the OMA. Membership provides Teachers with the opportunity to judge submissions and be entered into a draw for a $1,000 prize for their schools!

Schools submitting three or more videos are entered into a random draw for a $2,000 prize.

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