Contest Rules

  • Submissions are accepted from youth ages 12-25 in any art medium including but not limited to film, visual art, original music, narrative, poetry and more. Not old enough? Have your parent contact us and we can make an exception.
  • Submissions are due at midnight of the last day of the month and winners will be announced by the 15th of the following month and shared via social media and on the website.
  • Participants are eligible to submit one entry per month. Prizes include: First place ($300), Second Place ($150), Third Place ($100), and Honorable Mention ($25) in Amazon gift cards. Winners will be selected by a panel of judges and the Directing Change Team.
  • In addition, all film entries received prior to March 1, 2022 will also compete against all films entered in the Hope and Justice category for a chance at a statewide prize. All art pieces submitted will be reviewed for a chance to be featured on the Hope and Justice Art Gallery and recognized during special events.