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The Skanner News
Published: 26 March 2011

UPDATE: You still have one week to get us your video and enter to win -- that's  before 12 noon on Thursday April 7. Cell phones, flips, cameras, whatever you have will be considered. What we are looking for is your own expression of what it means to you to live in the Portland metro area.
The Skanner News Youth Video Contest  
First Prize
: 2 tickets to Mos Def at the Roseland Theater on April 16, 2011
Who: Open to everyone aged 15 to 25 
What: A short video of 3 minutes or less.
Video Title: 'My Portland Life'
Details: You can make your video with any technology you have available -- from cell phones to video cameras. Judges will take into account the limitations of your equipment.  Your video can be about anything you like, as long as it fits into the topic of 'My Portland Life'

What if you have a great idea but no videocam?  We have limited help available. Call Helen at 503-285-5555  ext. 512 as soon as possible or email [email protected]

Submit your video entry with the entry form  to The Skanner News, attention Helen Silvis, 415 N. Killingsworth Street, Portland Ore. 97217 to [email protected]  Entry form available here or by emailing [email protected]  Forms also available at The Skanner News 415 N. Killingsworth Street. Portland. Closing date: April 7 at 12 noon. Winners announced April 13 at theskanner.com  


 Spring Break Film Camp Opportunity 


Dates: 3/21 – 3/25
Youth need to be between the ages of 13 and 18. 
Youth must be willing to commit the entire 5 days
Youth must be willing to respect other youth 

Youth must prepare for the week of their lives!
To register email Liz at:    [email protected]
Adult film volunteers also needed for camp. Visit http://fishgatefilms.com/ 
(The film camp is separate from the Skanner News Video Contest. )

Judges: to be announced.
Other prizes include: 2 teeshirts from IrosePo.com; free yoga classes from Yoga Shala and more.  Watch this space ladies and gents.

Disclaimer: We will do our best to make sure every entry has a fair chance of winning. However, The Skanner News is not responsible for any technical difficulties that arise. 

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