Mandatory Notice of Intent

Due September 15, 2016


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.  You must be a participant in the Ocean County Teen Arts Festival to enter this competition.

  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 project selected for the Ocean County Historic Preservation Award


Please fill out this form:

Fields marked with an * are required

Specific Student Awards (dates may change)

  1. Award: Documentary – one award of $1,000 to school selected by the full Commission at the March 14, 2017.  Completed Documentaries (maximum 5 minutes) must be submitted to be at the Commission office by 5:00 PM EST of March 13, 2017.

    • Schools interested must

      • Submit mandatory notice of Intent by September 15, 2016

      • participate at mandatory orientation session on October 6, 2016

      • Submit mandatory application by November 1, 2016

      • Random selection of qualified schools on November 15, 2016

      • Random pairing with Professional Media consultants by Grunin Foundation also on November 15, 2016


General Rules

  1. All awardees will be required to be at the Salute on April 4, 2017 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.