Founder's Film Award

Film it and they will come!


Every club in Founder's District can showcase their extraordinary talents and participate in the Founder's Film Award contest by creating a Public Service Announcement (PSA) that demonstrates the benefits of the Toastmasters program. The winning Producer will receive a prize valued at $100.00 and second place at $50.00. The winners will be announced at the District Conference.


The Founder's Film Award is open to all Toastmasters clubs in Founder's District. The primary PSA producer or a fellow club member must be present at the District Conference.

Goals and Objectives:

  1. Publicize to increase and maintain membership by showing the benefits of the Toastmasters program.
  2. Provide existing members an opportunity to complete High Performance Leadership (HPL) project.
  3. You are representing an international non-profit organization, therefore appropriate film contentis required. Funny, dramatic, and creative themes are encouraged.

Contest Rules:

  1. PSA must communicate the Toastmasters message consistent with Toastmasters branding guidelines.
  2. Submit original and signed release forms for all people captured on film (keep copies for yourself).
  3. Film is not to exceed 60 seconds in length including leads-ins and fade-outs.
  4. Accepted formats on CD, DVD or flash drives, dropbox: avi, mov, mpeg, and wmv.
  5. Multiple submissions are accepted and welcomed (up to 3 per club).
  6. Deadline for submission is October 1 in the Fall, and March 15 in the Spring.
  7. The primary PSA producer or a fellow club member must be present at the District Conference.
  8. Submit your videos to the Founder's District Public Relations Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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