Eligibility: Entrants must be seniors in high school or college undergraduates who will attend college in 2019. Entrants from outside the United States and students who will attend colleges outside the United States may enter.
Students should create a video no more than 60 seconds in length exploring the impacts of human population growth on their neighborhood, city, state, country, or on our planet.
Submission of Videos: Completed videos should be uploaded to YouTube. Entrants should complete the online Entry Form at that time. Students should save a copy of the submitted video. Videos will be judged solely on their content in the English language.
Title Screen: Entries should include a brief title screen that includes the contest title "One Planet, Many People", the name of the entrant and the title of the video.
Length: Videos should not exceed 60 seconds in length, including the title screen.
Video Equipment: Videos may be produced on any equipment available to the entrant, including cell phones, video cameras, and computers. Videos may be in color or black and white, with or without sound, and with or without animation.
Assistance: Professional assistance is not allowed. Winners will be required to certify that they did not use professional assistance.
Dates: The contest begins on January 15, 2019. All entries must be submitted in digital format before April 16, 2019. Winners will be announced in May, 2019.
Judging: PMC will select 15 to 20 videos as finalists. Eighty percent of the final decision will be based upon the vote of a panel of judges selected by PMC. In addition, members of the public may vote for their favorite finalist on the PMC website. The public vote will count for 20 percent toward the final results.