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Video Contest

Imagine RIT Video contest

Spread the word about the Imagine RIT: Innovation and Creativity Festival by creating a series of short videos to market the festival to its key audiences. Win cash and gain great experience interacting with real clients.

Prize: $4,000 (winner will be responsible for all tax obligations)

Eligibility: RIT students

Specifications: TBA


  • Information session: 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 21, Campus Center Room
    Learn specifics about the contest, including Imagine RIT’s target audiences, the key objectives a winning video should convey and other contest requirements, from members of the festival’s marketing committee. Can’t make the session? Contact John Follaco at
  • Proposal presentations: Friday, Feb. 11, time and location TBA
    Pitch your concept to key Imagine RIT organizers, including Festival Chairman Barry Culhane.
  • Preliminary winner announcement: on or before Friday, Feb. 18
    The Imagine RIT marketing committee will select the individual or group with the top concept. Those selected will begin producing their videos, providing regular status updates to their clients along the way.
  • Final presentation: Thursday, March 24
    Show off your finished product to the Imagine RIT marketing committee and help plan its rollout to the public. Then ... claim your prize.