Youth Commercial Contest

ANNUAL COMMERCIAL CONTEST

Each year, BendFilm, Zolo Media and the City of Bend host a contest for Future Filmmakers to write and produce a professional TV commercial that will air across Central Oregon. $450 in cash prizes are given to 3 winners each every year.

Details and application here.

2018 COMMERCIAL CONTEST WINNERS!

Left to Right: Grand Prize & Audience Choice-Winner Marvin Walder, 9th – 12th Grad Division Winner, George Plumleigh, Bend Mayor Casey Roats, and 5th – 8th Grade Winner, Bella Moon, City of Bend’s Wendy Eddie and BendFIlm Director Todd Looby

Grand Prize Winner ($150) and Audience Choice Winner ($100):
Marvin Walder, Summit High School “Bend Aqua-Culture”

9th – 12th Grade Division Winner ($100):
George Plumleigh, Summit High School, “Save Our Water”

5th – 8th Grade Division Winner ($100):
Bella Moon, Pilot Butte Middle School, “Healthy Water, Healthy You”

PAST CONTEST NEWS:

Check out 2015’s winning filmmaker, Mackenzie Hice, and her commercial here. In April 2017, Makenzie won an award for this commercial! (see below).