October 1 - 31 2017
The Woodbridge Public Library is looking for the spookiest stories and creepiest films you can make!
Submit a story under 1500 words or a short film under 3 minutes for a chance to win a prize and show your evil genius to the world! Open to grades 8-12.
The contest runs from October 1 - 31 2017. All entries must be received by 9:00 PM on October 31 in order to be considered. Winners will be notified in November.
Open to students in grades 8-12. To submit your story or short film, keep reading for the Rules and then complete the entry form here.
Open to students in grades 8-12 in the Woodbridge Township School District. Also open to home-school students in applicable grades.
You must have a registered Woodbridge Public Library card to enter. Please stop by the Main library or a branch to register for a library card.
Failure to follow the contest guidelines will result in your work not being considered (so read the rules carefully!).
All submissions must have a horror or Halloween-related theme (or both!). Even better if it’s library-related!
Submissions must be original, previously unpublished work and contain no adult content or strong language.
All entries will be judged by Woodbridge Public Library staff and members of the Teen Advisory Group.
One entry per participant per category.
For Flash Fiction:
• Stories must be 1500 words or less
• Must be double-spaced and typed
• Must be submitted in doc or docx format
For Short Films:
• Short films must be under 3 minutes in length (including title and credits)
• Short films should be submitted as a YouTube link. To create a YouTube link:
• Provide proper credits for any music or images you use that are not original works that allow public usage.
First prize for flash fiction: Gift card and Halloween goodies!
First prize for short film: Gift card and more goodies!
Part of Woodbridge Public Library 2017 Teen Read Week. Questions? Call 732-634-4450 ext. 7130.
And try some resources that offer material that can be used for non-commercial purposes.
• Flickr (Creative Commons search): http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons
• Pics4Learning.com: http://www.pics4learning.com
• Imagebase: http://www.imagebase.net
• Vimeo Music Store (includes free music): http://vimeo.com/musicstore
• Purple Planet Royalty Free Music: http://www.purple-planet.com
• Incompetech Royalty Free Music: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/
• Vimeo: Creative Commons Licensed Videos: http://vimeo.com/creativecommons
• Creative Commons: http://www.creativecommons.org
Enter....If you Dare!