Buzzards Bay Film Festival

Buzzards Bay Film Festival


Enter the 2014 Shoot the Summer Cell Phone Video contest!

Two ways to Enter:

  1. Shoot a cell phone video, 60 seconds or less, on Buzzards Bay or in the Buzzards Bay watershed.
  2. Email your entries to Include your name, age, address, and phone number in your e-mail entry.

OR, for Facebook and YouTube users:

  1. Visit and like our Facebook page.
  2. Click on the Video Contest App button above the Timeline.
  3. Click "Submit Your Video" on the app menu and fill out the entry form. Be sure to include a YouTube link to your video.
  • The deadline for weekly entries is Monday at Noon.
  • Voting begins each Monday at noon.

Two ways to Vote:

  • Watch the week's videos on the latest playlist on our YouTube 2014 Contest Playlist page and e-mail your choice for the week's best video to
  • Visit our Facebook contest page, or click on our Facebook page's Video Contest App Button, and vote on the video gallery page. 
  • Only one vote will be counted per person. So, share away and get as many of your friends to vote for your entry as possible!
  • Voting closes on Wednesday night at midnight
  • Winners will be announced at Noon on Thursday, when a new contest begins.

Weekly Prizes

  • Each week's winner will be decided by popular votes cast through our Facebook page or website.
  • Winners will win a gift certificate to their choice of the following establishments:  Quick's Hole in Falmouth, The Rose Alley Pub in New Bedford, Ryan Family Amusements in Buzzards Bay or Falmouth, The Kool Kone in Wareham, Salvador's Ice Cream in Dartmouth.
  • Additional prizes will be offered from time to time.
  • Winners must show an ID to collect their prize.
    Ties will be decided by a vote of the Buzzards Bay Film Festival Jury.

Grand Prize

  • At the end of the summer, a Grand Prize will be awarded.
  • Grand Prize winners will be chosen by a Grand Prize popular vote. A tie will be settled by another popular vote. Jury Prizes will also be voted by the Buzzards Bay Film Festival Jury for best cell phone video by a filmmaker between the ages of 13-17, and by a fillmaker 18+.

Terms and Conditions
Your participation in the contest and submission of a video are governed by the Buzzards Bay Film Festival Terms and Conditions, which can be found here. By submitting a video, you agree to accept these terms, including the rights granted to the Buzzards Bay Film Festival in connection with your video. You must be 13 years or older to participate.

Good luck!

Buzzards Bay Film Festival