You use your camera to shoot video. You use your phone to shoot video. You may even be capturing the world in high definition. Now’s the time to get your footage working for you by entering our competition and scoring a great prize.
We have teamed up with Visual Networking experts, Cisco to offer shedloads of cool prizes and all you have to do is show us a video that illustrates ‘My Video Life’.
The overall winner will get £500 worth of vouchers for a shopping spree and the chance to spend a day in the studio with Cisco’s experts to make another video – plus have Your Video Life featured on the Cisco consumer web site.
There are also eight £50 vouchers from Top Shop up for grabs, so you have a really good chance of nabbing one of the prizes.
Here’s how you enter:
We want to know about ‘My Video Life’ in less than three minutes. Show us what you do and how you do it. What’s your favourite way to use video and what for?
To enter the competition we need some footage from you which illustrates Your Video World.
• You can shoot a piece straight to camera telling us what you use video for
• You can shoot an interesting and creative video
• You can even send us a link to footage you have shot previously.
All we need from you is a link to the footage which has to be hosted on YouTube. You simply email the link to [email protected]
Judges from Shiny and Cisco will be looking for videos that are original, interesting, thought provoking, creative and fun too.
So what are you waiting for? Email the links to [email protected] and you could win our fantastic prize, or one of those £50 Top Shop vouchers.
Terms and conditions after the jump.
This competition is organized by Shiny Media. (The Promoter).
Entry to the competition is free. Entries must be made via the email address [email protected]
The Judging Panel will be made up of representatives of Shiny Media and Cisco.
The competition is only open to people over 16 and residing in the UK.
Winner responsible for travel costs for travel to Cisco filming location.
No purchase is necessary but entrants should be aware that they may be subject to local call charges depending on their own individual arrangements for Internet access.
All entries are eligible for the grand prize of £500 of shopping vouchers and the chance to create your own video with the Cisco team. Entrants from each category (Tech, Fashion, Sport) will also be eligible for one of 8 runners up prizes per sector. Fashion entrants can win one of 8 £50 Top Shop Vouchers, Tech entrants can win one of 8 £50 dabs.com Vouchers; Sport entrants can win one of 8 £50 NikeTown Vouchers
The competition is open from 17th April 2008 and entries must be received on or before 9th May 2008. The Promoter reserves the right to revise this date and extend the period for accepting entries to the competition.
The finalists will be announced on www.shinymedia.com and notified via email or their You Tube account within five  days of the Closing Date.
The winner consents and agrees to participate in publicity accompanying or resulting from the promotion. No additional compensation will be awarded for such promotional activities. Shiny Media and Cisco reserve the right to use the names and video entries of winners, their photographs and audio and/or visual recordings of them.
Shiny Media will moderate every entry it receives and reserves the right to disqualify any entrant.
The Promoter reserves the right to disqualify any entrant deemed to have breached the Terms and Conditions.
All data collected will be shared between Shiny Media and Cisco. Personal data will be processed in accordance with Cisco’s Privacy Statement which can be located by clicking here and Shiny Media’s Privacy Statement which can be located by clicking here.