ANNUAL COMMERCIAL CONTEST
Each year, BendFilm, Central Oregon Daily 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. Students in 5th – 12th grade explore specific water pollution topics and create a 30-second public service advertisement.
2020 entries are due May 1st. View the details and application on the City of Bend’s website.
2019 COMMERCIAL CONTEST WINNERS!
Grand Prize ($150) and People’s Choice Award ($100):
Cedar Vickery, Summit High School
9th – 12th Grade Division Award ($100):
Colin Brown, Bend High School
5th – 8th Grade Division Award ($100):
Ella Schubert, Pacific Crest Middle School
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).