Welcome to the Bitwarden Security’s Got Talent short video competition! This contest entails submitting a 1 minute video explaining how using Bitwarden has improved or changed your life. In a world where the average person has tens, if not hundreds, of passwords, we don’t think it’s hyperbole to recognize the role password managers can play in bringing some much-needed sanity, peace of mind, and efficiency to our online lives.
To help keep things as objective as possible, we’ve developed a set of rules governing the contest. Scroll down to learn more about the rules, categories, prizes, and requisite disclaimers.
$25,000 in total prizes
Best Video Overall
Gold: $7,000 prize
Silver: $5,500 prize
Bronze: $3,500 prize
Best Technical Explanation: $3,000
Best Visuals: $2,000
Most Creative Video: $2,000
Most Enthusiastic Video: $2,000
Winners will be announced at the live event on August 23rd. Register now!
Anyone 18 years or older, anywhere in the world, is encouraged to participate
Only one video submission per participant will be considered
Bitwarden employees and associated vendors cannot participate
Video must be uploaded to YouTube
Video must be 90 seconds or under
Video dimension requirements: 16x9, 9x16, or square
Use this graphic template for the thumbnail of your video
Use #securitysgottalent as the first hashtag in your video description
Make sure your video and audio are copyright free and you own all rights to your submission
You may have as many people participate in making your video as you would like, however, only one person can receive the prize should your video be selected
You do not have to be visible in your video if you don't want to, feel free to get creative!
Mentioning Bitwarden by name is not required, however, mentioning or showing other password managers will disqualify your video from the competition. By submitting your video to this competition you grant Bitwarden the right to use your video on our official channels.
Email the link to your YouTube video to email@example.com by the end of the day on August 13, 2023 11:59 p.m. PT
Make the subject line in your email “Bitwarden Security’s Got Talent Submission”
Include a copy of the raw file of your video (you can upload it to a service like Google Drive or Dropbox)
Include where you first heard about this competition
Bitwarden reserves the rights to your video once it is submitted to this competition. By submitting to this contest, your video may be featured by Bitwarden.
Winners will be notified via the email address used for the submission
Winners will be announced on August 23, 2023 at a live virtual event featuring white hat hacker and competition judge Rachel Tobac. Register now!
All videos will be reviewed and judged by a panel of cybersecurity and password manager experts. The final decision will be made through a combination of the panelists' votes and the number of likes on your YouTube video.
Get out there and promote your video! A significant portion of the final decision will take into account the most popular YouTube videos submitted to this competition. Make sure you include the hashtag #securitysgottalent on your social media posts!
Check out this Video Contest Playlist for examples and to like your favorites!
The judges will take into account the most popular videos to determine the winners.
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