Olympus Has Announced their "Pen Your Story Challenge"

Olympus has just launched a unique video contest labeled the "Pen Your Story Challenge". They want to know what You would do if had the opportunity to own an Olympus E-PL1 Digital Pen camera along with $5,000 to bring your creative "Vision" to life. They state that "Your 'vision' can be anything that you could produce with the high-quality PEN and $5,000 budget. Whether your dream is to direct a short film with HD video, produce a fashion spread of pro-quality still images, chronicle an adventure or to create an amazing photomontage, etc."

To enter this contest, all you have to do is submit your 'Vision' video proposal to www.youtube.com/getolympus and enter to win the PEN E-PL1, along with the the funds to make your project reality and a crack at the grand prize.

Once the submissions have been narrowed down to 20 semi-finalists selected by the community via thumbs up "likes", Olympus will then choose six of the best proposals. These six individuals will each receive an Olympus E-PL1 camera, plus the funds and time to bring their proposals to life.

One lucky finalist will be selected as the "Grand Prize Winner", and will receive an all expense paid trip for two to New York City to attend the Olympus-sponsored US Open National Championships on Olympus Day. Olympus will also display the Grand Prize winner's work on their giant video board at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center before an audience of thousands of people.

For more information about this challenge you can visit the GetOlympus website as well as see the YouTube video below:

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