Goal: To create a social media contest that encourages young African-American photographers, videographers, & other media entrepreneur students to actively learn, to be engaged, and to be involved within the historic and heritage Sweet Auburn neighborhood .
Scholarship Amount: $1,000.00 (Grand-prize scholarship), $500.00 (Runner-up scholarship)
Eligibility: Must have a high-school diploma, must be between the age (16-26), must live within or near the Atlanta metropolitan area
2017 Contest Guidelines:
○ Photographers :
Must submit a minimum of 3 high-resolution photos of at 1 historic building and/or historic site within the Sweet Auburn neighborhood.
Each photo/post must be shared on Instagram, Facebook, & Twitter with a creative caption that showcases and tells a narrative of why that “building” is important to the Sweet Auburn neighborhood & why it’s important to be preserved for African-American heritage.
Each individual photo/post must tag Sweet Auburn Works (Instagram: @SweetAuburnWorks, Twitter: @SweetAuburnWork) and #SAWHeritage.
Must follow @SweetAuburnWorks & @CollectiveGllry
○ Videographers :
Must submit a 60-sec video that successful creatively tells a narrative about a historic site, a historic event, or a historic figure from the Sweet Auburn neighborhood.
This video must be shared on Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter with a creative caption that tags Sweet Auburn Works (FB: @Sweet Auburn Works, Instagram: @SweetAuburnWorks, Twitter: @SweetAuburnWork) and #SAWHeritage.
2017 Contest Deadline:
○ Applications must be submitted by Friday, September 1, 2017 at 12:00pm at firstname.lastname@example.org
○ Photo and/or video must be posted on the applicant’s social media no later than Monday, September 4, 2017 at 5:00p.m.