Greenheart Travel’s 2019 Video Contest

Greenheart Travel’s 2019 Video Contest

Are you a filmmaker? Greenheart Travel is holding a video contest so that we can see your adventures! Videos will be judged based on their ability to tell a visual story and demonstrate our mission, “Travel for a Change.”

This contest is only open to those who are currently on or have completed a Greenheart Travel program.


Besides bragging rights, we will be giving cash prizes to the top 3 finalists:

  • Third Place: $50
  • Second Place: $100
  • First Place: $200 and $200 off any future Greenheart Travel program


Videos that do not adhere to the following will be disqualified.

  • 2-6 minutes in length
  • The focus must be on your program, a cultural aspect of your country, travel tips, or something the fits with Greenheart Travel’s mission, “Travel for a Change.”
  • No copyrighted materials including sounds, certain fonts, and overlays. If you are using music, make sure it is copyright free.
  • Do not add the Greenheart logo
  • Do not film people without their consent
  • Only one video submission per person

Quality Requirements

You do not need to use professional equipment, but the video does need to meet a certain standard of quality. Here are some tips to make your video the best it can be.

  • Shoot horizontally to meet a 16:9 (widescreen) video format
  • Make sure video is 1920 x 1080 pixels (HD)
  • Some iPhones shoot in 4K, which creates higher-quality footage if you are choosing to shoot with a smartphone:
    • Go to Settings
    • Scroll to Camera
    • Tap Record Video
    • Select 4K

How to Enter

When you are ready to submit your video, send via WeTransfer to Make sure to include your full name in the message along with the title of your video and any attribution.


By submitting a video, you are agreeing that Greenheart is permitted to post the content across all platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, and Instagram. Greenheart is allowed to make alternations such as shortening the video to optimize it for specific platforms.

Ready to Submit?


3 thoughts on "Greenheart Travel’s 2019 Video Contest"

  1. K. Reed says:

    Hello, I am a former Greenheart Travel participant and would like to submit a video for the contest. I was curious if my video of 1 minute and 38 seconds is grounds for disqualification? Please let me know so I may add extra footage.

    1. Amanda Tazioli says:

      Hi Kyle, we’ll accept that length. Thanks for checking!

  2. Kyle Reed says:

    Hello! I am looking to submit a video entry for the upcoming contest and was wondering is 1 minute and 38 seconds too short for the video entry?

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