*** 2021 DETAILS COMING SOON ***

NEW for 2021:
* OPEN FOR ALL AGES
* TIKTOK FOR GOOD AWARDS

The OUR PRIDE 2021 Video & Arts Fest is an online competition of 1-5 minute short videos, photography & music submitted by YOUTH (Age 18 & Under) and those 18+PLUS (Age 18 & Older), with the 2021 theme "This UNITES US" focusing on how compassion unites people in the LGBTQ+ community.

Winners receive cash prizes, gifts, awards & commendations. Selected entries will be entered into the permanent Outfest UCLA Legacy Project Collection.

Winning entries receive one-year licenses from WeVideo, the online video editor that makes it easy to capture, create, view and share your movies at up to 4K resolution for stunning playback anywhere. Winners under 18 years of age receive a single user license if they are working with a parent mentor. Those working with a teacher mentor receive WeVideo for Schools with up to 30 licenses.

Special Awards include:

* NEW for 2021: OUR PRIDE TikTok for Good Awards
* Trevor Award: Mental Health & ​Suicide Prevention
* OutRight Action Award: Human Rights & Immigration
* Troy Perry Award: Pride Parades, Marches, Community & History

Participants work in teams or solo to create video entries running 1 to 5 minutes in a variety of genres, such as News Story, Short Documentary, Creative Fiction, Music Video, Animated Short, PSA, or TikTok, and incorporate original music, poetry and other creative content.

YOUTH ENTRIES:
Each entry may include (not required / recommended for classes):
1-Behind-the-Scenes Narrative
2-Social Media / Public Outreach Strategy

Youth under age 18 work with mentors and adult coaches (teachers/parents) and can participate solo or in teams.

Submissions must be in English or contain English sub-titles.