Editor’s note: This contest is over. See the winner here.
In the spirit of free speech and independent journalism, Alex Jones announces the “Analyze Obama’s Speech” video contest.
Video entries will analyze Barack Obama’s speech given from the Oval Office in response to the San Bernardino shooting earlier this month.
Entries can be traditional analysis style, or less-traditional Mystery Science Theater 3000-style, which adds commentary while the speech is being given in real time.
Watch Alex Jones’ Facebook Mentions video shot during the Obama speech for a demonstration of the Mystery Science Theater style:
Presidential Address: Live Breakdown/Analysis
Posted by Alex Jones on Sunday, December 6, 2015
Video entries must not exceed five (5) minutes in length and must include “Infowars.com” in the title.
This is a quick turnaround contest. The deadline for entries to be considered is Wednesday, December 9 at 9am CST.
Winners will be announced the same day.
— The video must be about Obama’s December 6, 2015 Oval Office Address.
— No more than 5 (five) minutes long
— Must put Infowars.com in the YouTube title
— All work must be free of copyright issues. If requested by Infowars, you must provide detailed information regarding the source, creator and background information of your work. If you utilize any 3rd party materials, such as music, you must provide license and/or consent forms to Infowars upon request. Any news clips used must be short and clearly fair use.
— Videos must be in English or subtitled in English
— The majority of the Content must be newly created and previously unpublished
— Infowars and Alex Jones will determine the final winners
— All entries must be uploaded to YouTube and link sent to: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line “Analyze Obama Speech Contest”
— First prize: $1,000
— Winners will agree to non-exclusive, unrestricted, royalty free use by Infowars.com and Free Speech Systems, LLC, in perpetuity in the known universe. All contest entrants authorize Infowars.com, Free Speech Systems, LLC and its media platforms to air their submission in whole or in part in perpetuity.
— Enter your video before the contest deadline at Wednesday, December 9 at 9am CST.
— Winners announced on Wednesday, December 9 during the Alex Jones Show.
— If a collaborative effort, one person must enter
— Contestants must be over 18. Minors wishing to participate must present a signed waiver from parent/legal guardian
— Residents of Belarus, Burma/Myanmar, Cuba, Iran, Libya, North Korea, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Zimbabwe, or to other individuals restricted by U.S. export controls and sanctions are ineligible for Cash Prize.
Requirements for payment of cash prize are:
(1) timely delivery of a properly-executed Filmmaker Agreement;
(2) timely delivery of all properly-executed Talent Release Forms (and, if applicable, Music Rights Clearance Forms);
(3) full content clearance by Infowars of the submitted video
FAQ and Frequent Mistakes
Do I have to sign up, register or complete a form to enter?
No. Simply complete your video (look at the Requirements for details of what is required for the video), upload to YouTube and send us the link at email@example.com.
What constitutes copyright infringement?
We strongly suggest you review what constitutes Fair Use. News clips, subject to fair use, may be used however bear in mind that the length of the clip used is a key factor in determining fair use. Long clips are also not good editing practice when trying to make your content compelling.
Frequent Mistake: Incomplete title
Video title must include the website (www.infowars.com). Please read contest rules carefully for other requirements or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with your questions.
Frequent Mistake: Majority of content is old
New content is a requirement for winning a cash prize.