Here is something to think about during the holidays, especially if Santa brings you a new video camera or cool new smartphone!
CITY ANNOUNCES FILM COMPETITION
The City of Lowell invites submissions for short films that tell the Lowell story
Deadline, January 18th, 2013
LOWELL, MA — The City of Lowell has issued a Call for Work to filmmakers to create a 15 second promotional film showcasing what it is that makes the City a great place to live, work and create. Inspired by the growing vibrancy of the local filmmaking community, the contest is part of a program to partner with locals to define the way the City is promoted outside its borders. Only individuals who live, work or attend school in the City are eligible to apply.
The deadline for submissions is 5pm, January 18th, 2013 and the winner will be announced in February. A $1,000.00 cash prize will be awarded to the winning submission. Complete guidelines for the contest can be found at Lowell.org and CultureIsCool.org. All entries will be reviewed by the City’s marketing team: City Manager Bernie Lynch, Assistant City Manager Adam Baacke, Director of Economic Development Theresa Park, Economic Development Assistant Erin Findlen, Director of Cultural Affairs and Special Events Susan Halter and an additional guest judge.
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This contest is interesting. I sold my home and moved out of Lowell because after living in the City for 61 years I found it to be quite the opposite of what this contest is trying to promote.