Monday, June 23, 2008

Green Carpet Film Festival Call For Entries

The city-wide competition is sponsored by Linden Hills Power & Light, funded by the City of Minneapolis and promotes energy conservation and renewable energy.

Green Carpet Film Festival

Forget the Red Carpet! Linden Hills Power & Light (LHP&L) invites residents to create a digital video 30 seconds to 2 minutes in length for a GREEN carpet event. There are three prizes of $300, three prizes of $150 and a grand prize of $500.

Videos should promote one of the following themes:
1. The MN Energy Challenge (get information at;

2. Organics Recycling -benefits or "how to" (research on the web or get information at;

or 3. Waste reduction/ Conservation or Anaerobic Digestion (you can research on the web, or find information at

Entries are due September 15th, with a screening date of mid September. It's a great summer project for kids and families!

Some Ideas for your Green Themed Digital Video Include:

An ad for the MN Energy Challenge –imagine you're trying to get as many people as possible excited about signing up.

The benefits of recycling organics material

How easy it is to recycle organic material

What's compostable and what's not.

What is anaerobic digestion?

How can people reduce waste?

Music video featuring your own original music
Entry forms, rules and full details can be found at

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