2018 Salute to Ocean County Documentary

Mandatory Application

Due November 15, 2017

By filling out this form, your school’s Television or Audio Visual Department is requesting to be selected to make a five-minute documentary on one of the following three topics (selected at random).  You will be paired with a professional filmographer selected at random and funded by The Jay and Linda Grunin Foundation.

  1. Individual selected for the Lifetime Achievement Award in Ocean County Art;

  2. Individual selected for the Pauline S. Miller Lifetime Achievement Award in Ocean County History;

  3. The John C. Bartlett, Jr. Government Service Award.


Please fill out this form:

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Specific Student Awards (dates may change)

Award: Documentary– one award of $1,000 to school selected by the full Commission at the March 13, 2018 meeting.  Completed Documentaries (maximum 5 minutes) must be submitted to be at the Commission office by 5:00 PM EST of March 12, 2018.

Schools interested must:

  1. Submit mandatory application by November 15, 2017

  2. Random selection of qualified schools on November 30, 2017

  3. Random pairing with Professional Media consultants by Grunin Foundation also on December 15, 2017.


General Rule

  1. All awardees will be required to be at the Salute on April 19, 2018 at the   time of the presentation to qualify to be awarded unless extreme extenuating circumstances as determined by the Commission.

  2. All works must be original and cannot be plagiarized.

  3. All submission must be submitted with a release of rights to display, reprint or offer in other media (including but not limited to electronic or  print) from the student or their legal guardian if student is not a legal adult.

  4. Decision of money allotted to each category is solely at the discretion of the Ocean County Culture and Heritage Commission.

  5. All decisions of the Commission will be final.

  6. Rules may change without notice.