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Meet Me at the Corner's Video Podcast Contest

Want to be the next Steven Spielberg? Make a video and submit it to Meet Me at the Corner's Video Podcast contest by February 29, 2008 for your chance to win $250!

The Art of Storytelling

Meet Me at the Corner is an interactive site that thinks videos are a good way of telling stories and revealing interesting facts from all corners of the world. They encourage kids to express themselves through video submissions, and will even edit them for you for free and post 'em up on their site as video podcasts! This year, Meet Me at the Corner is holding its first video podcast contest to find out what's going down in your corner of the world!

What You'll Win

To enter the Video Podcast contest, you must be seven to 13 years old. All you have to do is interview the most interesting person you know and capture it on video! Choose five questions to ask him/her and keep your video limited to a maximum of 15 minutes. It must also be free of any copyright materials, music and photos. Viewers - kids and teens your age - will check out your video podcasts and vote on their favorite. If your video is picked, you'll win $250 in cash!

Submitting Your Video

Videos must be submitted on a Mini Digital video tape, with the title of your video written on the MDV case. If you don't know how to make a video, then click here for some tips. You'll also need to fill out three permission forms - a Parent's permission form, the Interviewee's permission form, and a Child's permission form. Make sure you include all three forms with your video, and send it by snail mail to:
Donna Guthrie
Meet Me at the Corner
Video Contest Submission
7622 Eads Avenue
La Jolla, CA 92037
Remember to submit your videos by February 29, 2008. Good luck!

  • For more info on Meet Me at the Corner's Video Podcast contest, head on over to www.meetmeatthecorner.org!
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    CoolerThanMyself
    I'm a 12 year old girl with really strict parents! I do chores( even handling BLEACH sometimes) , I take care of my little brother, I'm in top set for all my classes- even on the gifted and talented register and I've only ever had 1 detention- and that was their fault anyway bc I was late( they drive). But, I'm still NEVER allowed out with my friends! My friends are all in top sets as well, are well behaved and all we literally would do is window shopping. I mean, there are my age smoking shisha and doing #####- they should be lucky I'm not a delinquent! But my parents always say I can't hang out. Not because they're worried about my safety, they just dont want me to go out.! Even sleepovers, my parents always say no because they ' haven't met the parents" but they make NO effort to do so. I'm losing out on knowing my friends better and whilst they're all making best friends, at school I'm just the person in the background- the left out friend. It hurts and most of the time I wish I was fostered or something. How can I make them loosen up? ( don't say anything about sneaking out because I chose life)
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    Kirsteeeeen
    Kirsteeeeen posted in Friends:
    Is there a particular reason or situation causing you to feel this way? I can't provide much advice other than talk to them about it. Communication is important.
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    Arenl
    Arenl posted in Friends:
    He is a jerk, but then what ?? He is your best friend . Maybe you should tell him to sleep for an extra hour. It may be a lack of sleep.
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    KittyCheshire
    KittyCheshire posted in Friends:
    My BFFEL (best friend for eternal life) is being a jerk after we have been friends for a long time. What should I do?
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    PittsburghPenguinsFanatic
    "aftershock" wrote: "NicolletteA" wrote: no. and you sound like the marketing people that stop me at the mall.  :/ lol, I'm not, i just kno someone whos making a new app and wanted to see if any1 would use it.   BTW what do u say to the marketing people at the mall? No. I don't like those people at the mall. Sometimes, they ask my family and I (usually directed at my mom and sister, but sometimes at me, too. Even though I'm under 13. Not for long though.) if they want their hair done. And sometimes I'm so tempted to say, "No thank you. I did my hair today. Do you think I want it done?" But of course I never do. It's kinda disrespectful. So we just usually say No thank you. My mom, sister, and I now have a solution for that (my idea when I was maybe ages 9-11) Don't make eye contact with them and pretend that they aren't there.
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