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Creator of the Year competition

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Are you a photographer, videographer or creator making photography-based video content? We are pleased to announce our Creator of the Year competition – just for you!

Every day we see amazing content across our online channels and we want to give you the chance to reach a bigger audience by sharing your creativity using our platforms. So, in partnership with Fujifilm, we are giving one incredible creator the chance to win £2000 to spend on Fujifilm Kit, and be named AP’s Creator of the Year at our prestigious AP Awards in 2024.

How to Enter:

We are looking for Youtube videos and short-form video for sharing on Instagram, TikTok and Youtube Shorts.

Youtube videos: 3-10 minutes long

Instagram, Tiktok and Youtube Shorts: under 60 seconds

Videos should be at least Full HD: 1920×1080 pixels (1080p) (16:9) – or 1080 x 1920 pixels / 9:16 for short-form videos, and be saved as .mp4, or .mov files.

The subject of the video can be anything you like, as long as it is photography or videography related! Here are some ideas to get you started:

  • What’s In My Kitbag – Take the audience through what hardware & accessories you use when shooting content.
  • Product Review – A chance to showcase your style and approach to talking about photography gear. Select one product for review, or make a comparison between multiple – this can be done with any camera, lens, smartphone, or accessory you have!
  • How-to Tutorial – Hands-on “how-to” explainer segment about a technique or genre you are interested in.
  • Project – Exploring a single photo or a series/portfolio, the story behind them, how and why you made them.
  • Out & About – Whether it’s taking to the countryside or visiting an event or exhibition this gives you a chance to showcase your “roving reporter” side.

To submit your video, fill out our entry form with a link to view or download your video, along with your name, a suggested title and caption, and social media/website linksPlease do not use WeTransfer or related file transfer options that have a limited number of days for downloads. As we might miss them!

You may submit more than one video, and submit a combination of both Youtube and short-form content.

Entry is free and open to creators globally.

Top things to consider when creating your entry:

  • Audio and/or Music
  • Lighting
  • Presentation

See our guide to making a fantastic video for more details.

Closing date: 1st January 2024

Creator of the Year competition: What could I win?

Each week we will select some of our favourite entries to feature on Youtube, or our social media platforms. The overall winner will be selected from all entries received and will receive £2000 to spend on Fujifilm kit.

The winner will be selected based on a piece of specific content or content series created, and be announced at our AP Awards event in February 2024.

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Content Creator of the Year 2023: Mike Will

Founder of the Shooters community, Mike Will, was our first crowned our first Content Creator of the Year at the 2023 AP Awards. Posting a range of video and still content, Mike’s work is engaging, stylish, distinctive, original, informative, and of course technically very accomplished. Check out his social media for inspiration.

Terms and Conditions:

Entries close at 23:59 on the 01/01/2024. The draw is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Entry is free. Competition is open to global entries, aged over 18. Employees of Kelsey Media, Fujifilm and their family members are not eligible to win. You may enter more than once. There is no cash alternative and the prize is not transferable. If any prize or product is lost or damaged during the course of delivery to the recipient, Kelsey Media will provide reasonable assistance in seeking to resolve the problem. However, it will not always be possible to obtain replacements for lost or damaged goods, and in that event, no financial compensation would be payable by Kelsey Media or their affiliates. We reserve the right to cancel the competition, if circumstances change that are beyond our control. By entering you agree to be bound by all the rules and agree that your surname and county may be released if you win. Prizes are as stated and non transferable. By entering the AP Creator of the Year Awards, your work may be shared on our marketing channels including Youtube, Instagram and TikTok.

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