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Video Contest – Artists for Artists Conference Bursary

Video ContestTwo bursaries for the Artists for Artists conference in Toronto are up for grabs. To win, upload a video to Youtube explaining why CARFAC is important to you. The creators of the videos with the most “likes” will receive a bursary of up to $500 to cover travel and registration.

Be sure to use your social networks and get your friends involved. The more your video circulates, the better your chances of winning! Don’t forget to use the conference hashtag #Artists4Artists.

Never made a video before? It’s easier than you think! If you have a camera on your computer or phone, that’s all you need. And if you want to get fancy and do some editing, there are lots of free programs out there. Videos are not expected to be of professional quality. Read this article for tips on creating shareable videos.

Download the contest form

Contest deadline: August 15, 2014

For other ideas to save money on entry, accommodations, etc, visit the main conference page.

Contest Rules:
Videos must include information about the positive impact CARFAC’s programs and services have for visual artists in Canada.
All videos must include CARFAC’s web address:
Videos must be posted to Youtube or another video sharing site that allows users to “like” videos.
The videos with the most likes as of August 15th will win the contest.
Bursary recipients must attend the conference.
Only one bursary may be awarded per participant.
Eligible expenses include the conference registration, travel to the conference city and accommodations for the duration of the conference.
Receipts for all expenses must be submitted for reimbursement after the conference.
The amount of the bursary will not exceed the amount of the participant’s eligible expenses.
Unless otherwise agreed with the participant, CARFAC may distribute the winning videos via social media, on our website and through email. After the conference is over, winners may chose to take down their videos and/or ask CARFAC not to use them further.
Additional bursaries may be given depending on the amounts requested by winners.
A contest form must be filled out and sent to CARFAC National.
Contest deadline: August 15th, 2014
Participants are encouraged to submit their videos in advance of August 15th to earn more “likes”.
Baring unforeseen circumstances, bursary recipients will be informed by email by Friday, August 22nd.

Check out two of the winning videos from 2012: