2nd Annual Community Schools Video Contest

Don't miss your chance to share your voice! Final submissions due May 23rd @ 11:59pm!

See submission information below

This year, we are honored to partner with the Museum of Moving Image and Adobe to bring the 2nd Annual Community Schools Video Contest to communities across New York City.

We are calling ALL AND ANY COMMUNITY MEMBERS interested to participate. Submissions due May 23rd!

This year’s contest will have three parts:

The Moving Image StoryLab

The Moving Image StoryLab took place on April 27th.

Participants were able to learn more about:

    • Adobe Spark
    • Video planning and design

We also held individual Q&As with an Adobe trainer and MoMI Teaching Artists.

Click on the links below for:

Video Brainstorming Guide

Video Planning Guide

Video Production Tips



Submit your video by May 16th for “light touch” feedback from a MoMI Teaching Artist.

The FINAL DEADLINE for video submissions is May 23rd 11:59pm EST.

Submit your video here.

Note: Before submitting, all consent forms should be digitized and your video uploaded on a video sharing site.

Any member of the Community Schools network (including students, teachers, family members, community partners and Lead CBOs) is welcome to submit entries

Videos could center on topics such as unsung heroes, uncharted local histories, or fictional stories inspired by everyday life.

All cinematic styles are encouraged, including:

    • Drama
    • Comedy
    • Horror
    • Documentary
    • Action
    • Musical
    • Superhero
    • Animation
    • Visual poems
    • Etc...

ALL participants and locations MUST have signed consent forms, which are found here.

Up to 10 Finalists will be chosen by a special panel. Judging criteria located here.

“Works in Progress” Screening

Date: June 8th

Time: 5-7:30pm

Location: Museum of the Moving Image

RSVP: Click here to RSVP for this Screening. For video contest participants only.

The Museum of the Moving Image is hosting a culminating event for the Video Contest in conjunction with their CASA Animation After School Programs.

This event will include a chance to see your work up on the big screen, certificates, and a reception following.

Participants can find all necessary guidelines, flyers, etc here.

For questions or more information, please reach out to Corrine Christison.