The Truth about Nuclear Weapons – $1,000 – Open to all – Due April 1, 2012

Posted on 12:33 pm in April 2012, Open To All, Over $1000 by Lynnie

Historically and through to the present day, the profound dangers of nuclear weapons have been downplayed or altogether ignored by the mainstream media and educational system.
Make a video of three minutes or less that addresses “what school didn’t teach us: the truth about nuclear weapons.” Winning videos will highlight some of the many dangerous truths about nuclear weapons for the world to see.


• A submission that does not adhere to all of the contest rules will not be considered for a cash award.
• Submission must be in English (if language is used).
• Submission must not exceed 3 minutes in length.
• Submission must be on topic.
• Submission must not contain foul language or slander.
• Employees or paid consultants of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, or their immediate family members, are not eligible.
• Video can be any type (traditional video, animation, flash, etc.).
• Contestants must upload video entries to the 2012 Swackhamer Contest Facebook page.
• Contestants must submit the official entry form.
• Winners will be responsible for providing NAPF with a high-resolution copy of their video before prize money is distributed.
• Deadline April 1, 2012


The contest is open to people of all ages from any country.

Judging Criteria

A committee of filmmakers and educators selected by the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation will judge entries on the basis of originality of ideas, creativity and clarity of expression.


1st Place: $1,000
2nd Place: $300
3rd Place: $100
Up to 5 Honorable Mentions
***Top videos may be shown at the United Nations during the 2012 NPT PrepCom in May 2012.

Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions in the comments below.