Every Saturday in January @ 11am and 1pm and Monday through Friday @ 3-5pm, children and families are invited to learn how to use a Flip camera and create your very own Storytube.
Here’s the basics from storytubes.info:
Make a short video about your favorite book and use the online form to enter and compete for prizes. Be sure to check out the rules, but here are the basics:
Videos may be up to two minutes long You may make the video by yourself or with a group (the group limit per video is five people) English-speaking kids anywhere may enter Entries will be accepted from January 19 through February 28, 2011 To win a prize, at least one person in the group must be between the ages of 5 and 18 years Top prizes will be awarded by a panel of judges, who will consider performance, script, creativity, and other factors Just-for-fun prizes will be awarded through online voting You may enter the contest more than once, as long as you promote a different book in each video.