2021 Winners' Videos

1st: Vaping is Not Sweet

Ashley Zhou - 9th grade - Wayzata High School

2nd: Not Your Everyday Teacup Pig

Quinn Hendel - 9th grade - Henry Sibley

3rd: Awkward Way to Spend a Saturday

Arielle Pickerign - 12th grade - Minnehaha Academy

4th: Everything is Broken

Trevor Lien and Akshay Somayajula - 9th grade - Mounds Park Academy

5th: Vapor Danger

Andrew Lawson - 9th grade – Orono


Still need more inspiration to get your creative juices flowing?
Here are a few areas to inspire you.


  • Write a song

  • Make a stop motion

  • Create a short story

  • Parody a movie or song you like

  • Draw inspiration from your daily life (what is your personal experience with vaping?)

  • Make it fun!

  • Use the things around you!

Helpful Tips

  • Read through the Escape The Vape fact sheet!

  • Brainstorm ideas

  • Plan out a schedule

  • Collect resources as soon as possible

  • Create deadlines for yourself

  • Talk about your ideas with others (present them to friends/family and get their feedback)

  • Work with a friend or two to really get your creative juices flowing!

Helpful Apps

  • Videoleap

  • iMovie

  • Life Lapse

Helpful “How To” Videos