Turning Discoveries Into Stories
The Ocean 180 Video Challenge is designed to help scientists share experiences and research in ocean science to the general public.
If you are a published author on an ocean science related topic, we invite you to develop a short (3 minute) video summarizing the results and significance of a recently published study. The winning video abstracts will ultimately be selected by a team of middle school students around the world and will be awarded a total of $9,000 in cash prizes.
By submitting a video abstract, your research has the ability to reach thousands of students from around the world. We hope creating a video helps you develop new skills for sharing your research with a broader audience. In 2015, over 37,000 students in 21 countries viewed and evaluated the top 10 entries. See why teachers are getting there students involved and start creating your video!
Want to submit to the 2016 Ocean 180 Video Challenge?
Video abstracts submissions will be accepted from November 1 to December 15, 2015. To learn more about the Ocean 180 Video Challenge and how to submit an entry for this year's competition, review the the guidelines and rules here.
New to video and film?
We recommend checking out Vimeo's "Video School". They have a series of recorded lessons for video creation which can be a great resource for new film makers. We have also shared a blog post with tips and advice to help you get started.