Video Contest 2007 Rules

Contest Details

Create a trailer that parodies a well-known film. The use of both existing clips and original footage is acceptable.



1st prize: digital video camera
2nd and 3rd prizes: iPod Shuffle
(Prizes may be taxable)
Length:  Run time not to exceed 4 minutes
Format:  Submissions on DVD
Eligibility:  Currently enrolled Penn undergraduate and graduate students (individuals or teams)
Submission information:  Due by 9 pm on March 12th, 2007. Discs, and accompanying application form (one form per participant for team projects), should be brought to the Vitale Digital Media Lab in the Weigle Information Commons, 1st floor west, Van Pelt Library.
Judging:  Trailers will be reviewed by members of the Penn Faculty (Peter Decherney, Katherine Sender, and Michael Solomon) and prizes will be awarded to those films that demonstrate the best use of parody.
Students are encouraged to take advantage of the resources available in the Vitale Digital Media Lab to develop projects. For example, students can register for hands-on workshops to explore iMovie.
Questions?  Call the Vitale Digital Media Lab at 215-746-2661 or send an email to