Verizon, Kindness.org and AudPop announce video submission contest to showcase kindness across the country
NEW YORK, Sept. 20, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- One small act of kindness can truly make an impact. Through Verizon's #ACallForKindness campaign, more than 10,000 people have taken the kindness pledge to perform an act of kindness. Now, there is a new and exciting way for everyone to join the kindness movement.
"Since 2020, we've been on a mission to spread kindness, and partnering with kindness.org and AudPop will help us put kindness front and center on the biggest stage on World Kindness Day," said Krista Bourne, chief operating officer of Verizon Consumer Group. "We can't wait to see the submissions and hope these videos will inspire others to choose kindness in their lives every day."
To participate, create a video up to 3 minutes that tells a compelling story about kindness. Your video should display kindness, messages of positivity and the beneficial impact kindness has on humanity. Videos can be narrative or nonfiction storytelling that urges others to bravely display kindness in their everyday lives.
Questions to consider when creating your video:
The contest closes on October 21. To learn more about rules and eligibility, visit the link here.
A Call For Kindness
The #ACallForKindness campaign inspires kind acts through a multifaceted approach that leverages research, inspires people through art, educates people through kindness experts, and provides opportunities for people to quickly and easily choose kindness, no matter who they are or where they live. Visit verizon.com/kindness to take the kindness pledge and learn how you can choose kindness today.
Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $133.6 billion in 2021. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.
AudPop is a social impact video platform connecting Creators, businesses, and audiences globally. We believe that real stories can change the world. That’s why we connect Creators with brands and audiences through the creation, curation, and promotion of authentic video content. AudPop powers turn-key video submissions and video production through connecting mission- driven brands and creators/filmmakers. Brands use AudPop to crowd-source addictive, gorgeous video content at scale from our award-winning diverse global filmmaker collective and to get the exact video that they need. AudPop has worked with many brands including Verizon, Southwest Air, GoDaddy, Hilton Worldwide, and DELL. AudPop supports a community of 75K global filmmakers and creators, has 14K short films on its platform, and has operated over 500 online film festivals, video contests, and film challenges awarding over $10M in cash and prizes to global diverse creators. Founded in 2013, AudPop is committed to facilitating collaboration and creating meaningful change.
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