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Cut MNT out of the picture! Video Contest

Capture the connection

Get out your digital cameras, smartphones and video recorders: Key Club International is looking for the best homemade video about The Eliminate Project: Kiwanis eliminating maternal and neonatal tetanus.

The winner of Key Club’s Cut MNT out of the picture! video contest for The Eliminate Project will be recognized at the 2012 Key Club International Convention in Orlando. The winning Key Club member or Key Club will receive a US$125 gift certificate to the Kiwanis Family Store, and US$125 will be donated to The Eliminate Project in the name of the winning Key Club (or the winning member’s Key Club).

Interested? Eligible videos must do at least one of the following: 

  • Communicate the importance of The Eliminate Project without using spoken language. 
  • Explain The Eliminate Project in a way that a 5-year-old would understand.
  • Use only a dry-erase board to explain why Kiwanis is fighting MNT.
  • Encourage others to support The Eliminate Project.

The deadline for all submissions is June 1, 2012, so start filming today! Once your video is complete, post it on YouTube and send the link, along with your name/club’s name and phone number, to


LENGTH: 1–2 minutes

FILE FORMAT: Your video must be high-quality. All video formats (i.e. .mov, .mpeg) are acceptable.

MESSAGE: You’re the writer and producer, so it’s up to you. Keep in mind: This short video is for Key Club and The Eliminate Project, so it should relate to people around the world, not just in your club or community.

GRAPHICS: Each video must contain The Eliminate Project logo and the Key Club logo and/or wordmark. Feel free to include other elements from the graphic standards manual if you think they suit your video. Key Club logos and graphic standards can be found at and respectively.

COPYRIGHT: All music and images should be copyright-free. Please either create your own music and imagery or find copyright-free materials. For ideas, check out Note: Some of the material from Creative Commons can be used—but you must attribute it to the original creator.


Videos should be uploaded to YouTube. Send your video’s URL to along with your name/club’s name and phone number by June 1, 2012.  Videos submitted for this contest must not be uploaded to other sites before submission or judging. All submissions become the property of Kiwanis International and may be uploaded by the staff to social networking sites, used during Kiwanis International Convention or other events.

The winner will be notified on or before June 15, 2012, and will be required to provide the master file of the video prior to Key Club International convention. Key Club International reserves the right not to select a winner.


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