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Wellness Awareness Competition

This summer and fall, 2bwellMedia is hosting a contest: "The Wellness Awareness Competition". The objective is for participants to create their own commercial to promote the need for Wellness Based Medicine, aka Alternative & Complementary Medicine.

Description of Contest:

This winter and spring, 2bwellMedia is hosting a contest, "The Wellness Awareness Competition". The objective is for participants to create their own commercial to promote the need for Wellness Based Medicine, aka Alternative Medicine.

Focus of the contestants should be on the following:
  • Why it is important to educate people about Wellness Based Medicine?
  • Why you are passionate about Wellness Based Medicine?
  • How can you creatively tell a story about alternative medicine?
Time Line:

October 31, 2013 is the deadline for all submissions

Judging Process:

Your commercial will be judged by the founders of 2bwellMedia. The founders are Wellness Based Medicine and Broadcasting experts, with a combined total of 60 years of experience in their fields.

The commercials will be judged on a 1-10 point scale based on the following criteria:

  • Message effectiveness
    • Does it promote the importance of Wellness Based Medicine?
  • Creativity & Innovation
  • Video & Audio quality
  • Educational for general masses (simplicity).

Prizes are:

  • First Place: $1200
  • Second Place: $800
  • Third Place: $500

The Wellness Awareness Competition is open to general public.

Submission Process:
  • Create a video commercial aimed at educating people about and promoting the importance of Wellness Based Medicine.
  • Contestants can create live action and/or animated videos.
  • Videos must comply with all general requirements as outlined in the Submission Agreement or will be subject to disqualification.
  • Contestants can submit their entries through 5 p.m. PDT on October 31, 2013
  • Email link, Quicktime (.mov), or Windows Media Video (.wmv) file to:

    Use the above email to submit videos; but please don't hesitate to contact us if you need any help with submission of larger media files. We can provide you alternative upload options for submission.

Rules of Contest:
  1. Entries must all clearly be labeled with contact information for submitting contestant.
  2. Music, audio, speech/voiceovers, stills, photographs, logos, video, supers, or other audiovisual materials used in the video must be either:
    1. Entirely original, created and performed by the contestant(s),
    2. Creative works from the public domain not protected by trademark or copyright and can be used freely by anyone, or
    3. Purchased or released trademarked or copyrighted works
  3. Entries must also include:
    1. Submission Agreement form signed by individual contestant and legal guardian, if applicable
    2. Signed Image Consent & Release Forms from each individual featured in the video clip
    3. Transcript of video
  4. If all required materials and forms are not included with video upon submission, then the video entry will be disqualified. The Submission Agreement and image consent and release form are included in this packet and can be found on the Wellness Awareness contest web page.
  5. Contestants can only enter once.
  6. By submitting a video entry, the contestant(s) warrants:
    1. The statements made in the video submission are accurate,
    2. Any statements made in the video submission are made on a voluntary basis,
    3. No one is being compensated for any statements and/or endorsement,
    4. Contestant(s) secured Image Consent & Release Forms for anyone appearing in your Video Submission,
    5. Contestant(s) has the authority to use the name and likeness of all individuals appearing in the video submission
    6. Contestant (s) can provide any documentation and releases necessary to prove your unrestricted ownership in your Video Submissions, and
    7. Contestant(s) grant 2bwellMedia the right to use submitted materials without limitation for any purpose, without any compensation.
    8. The video submission is the contestant's original work and contestant's sole and exclusive property,
    9. Contestant(s) has all exclusive rights,
    10. Video submission does not show company logos, product logos and/or trademarks, and
    11. Video submission does not show unsafe conduct or dangerous stunts.
  7. If the contestant is a minor, then they warrant having their parent or legal guardian's written permission to submit a video for the purpose of this promotion.

    To access a written consent form for all recognizable individuals that will appear in video submissions, click here to download and print the form.

    Any video submission 2bwellMedia deems offensive, inappropriate or in potential violation of any third party rights, may be disqualified. 2bwellMedia may modify the video submission as it deems necessary, in its sole discretion. 2bwellMedia does not assume responsibility for, and will not resolve any disputes that may arise among the contestant(s) and any individual who may have a collective or creative interest in any video submission in connection with this promotion. 2bwellMedia can disqualify video submissions at any time and for any reason, without notice.