City of Bloomington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commission announces video contest

Saturday, September 21, 2013

The City of Bloomington Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration Commission invites elementary, middle, and high school students to submit an original video that addresses the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  Successful videos will include specific references to the life and legacy of Dr. King. Videos posted by the December 13, 2013, deadline and acceptable to the commission will be available for public viewing and voting. The winning video may be shown at the city’s Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration on January 20, 2014, at the Buskirk-Chumley Theater. 

Videos must be between 45 seconds and 180 seconds in length. The prize for the best individual video is an Apple iPad; the group prize is a pizza party. To enter, go to https://bloomington.in.gov/documents/viewDocument.php?document_id=6974 and follow the online submission process. Entrants must also print, sign, and submit contest participant release forms.  

For more information, contact Craig Brenner, Special Projects Coordinator, City of Bloomington Community and Family Resources Department, at brennerc@bloomington.in.gov or (812) 349-3471.