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Vocab Videos: Vocab Film Festival Winners!

As you may know, Vocab Videos latest contest, The Vocab Film Festival, has officially come to a close. The Festival was a tremendous success with students, filmmakers, and entire classes submitting their very own vocab videos and photos–we received more than 100 submissions! The Vocab Videos team would like to give a BIG thank you to everyone who got involved, whether it was by making your own entry or voting on your favorite submissions and nonprofits organizations. Our four amazing affiliated nonprofits–Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, Harlem Children’s Zone, Urban Word NYC, and Year Up–earned more than 3,000 votes!

Because we had so many AWESOME submissions, choosing our grand prize winners was an extremely difficult decision, but the votes are in! A panel of judges including members of the Vocab Videos team (who know their vocabulary!) and a special guest judge in the film-making industry helped choose the big winners. Drum roll please…..check out the impressive winning entries (more…)


The Vocab Film Festival: Closed but Not Over…

As of June 1st, the Vocab Film Festival is officially closed. The Festival invited students and filmmakers to create their own vocab videos, and participants proved more than up to the challenge. We received 100+ video and photo entries! A BIG thanks to all who participated either through submitting entries or voting on their favorite videos & photos.

But even though the Festival is no longer accepting submissions or votes, a big portion of the contest has yet to come–the GRAND PRIZE CEREMONY! Student and filmmaker finalists are competing to take home the top prizes; a special judging panel will be deciding on the winning finalist entries (with the exception of the People’s Choice Award, which is based solely on votes), and it will certainly not be an easy decision.


LAST Month of the Vocab Film Festival: Fun Learning SAT Vocabulary+ $20,000 in Scholarships & Prizes!

Check out this piece on the Vocab Videos SAT vocabulary contest, The Vocab Film Festival:

The Vocab Film Festival: Finally Students Have Fun Learning SAT Vocabulary—Vocab Videos Contest Offers $20,000+ in Scholarships & Prizes
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The Vocab Film Festival has been running since February, and has received numerous video and photo submissions illustrating the meanings of key SAT vocabulary words. Students, teachers, and filmmakers, alike, have found clever ways to help participants and fans understand the meanings of words. Check out one of our winning student video entries (more…)


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Presenting the Vocab Film Festival…

The Vocab Film Festival is here and has been receiving LOTS of attention! Below, check out some of the places the Festival has been featured:

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REMEMBER: Vote on your favorite submissions! Doing so will not only ensure that your favorite entrants win some incredible prizes (the Festival is giving away MORE THAN $20K IN SCHOLARSHIPS, CASH, AND PRIZES!), but that your favorite participating nonprofit organization will receive special prizes and donations at the close of the Festival!

The Vocab Film Festival is sponsored by a number of wonderful educational organizations including, Knewton, Perfect800, and Cerebellum, and has the support of the incredible participating nonprofits, including Year Up, Boys and Girls Clubs of Boston, Urban Word, and Harlem Children’s Zone. We encourage you to learn more about our sponsors and nonprofits partners who have helped to make the Vocab Film Festival possible.