Film Contest: Email Solicit Support

Feel free to use these sample emails to promote this contest to appropriate folk at your school.
Please use these as the attachments to your email.
Download FAQ (pdf).
Download getting started flyer for students (pdf).

Seeking Support for an Empowering Film Contest: Your Help Can Make a Difference 🌟

Dear [Principal's Name],

I hope this email finds you well. I wanted to reach out to you to share an exciting initiative we're launching at our school—the "Direct Your Hearts" film contest. It's an incredible opportunity for our students to express themselves creatively while addressing important mental health topics.

We believe that fostering a supportive environment for this contest would greatly contribute to our students' overall well-being and help break down the stigma surrounding mental health. That's why I'm reaching out to you today, seeking your support and encouragement for this program.

By participating in the contest, our students will create 60-second films or 30-second animations that explore various aspects of mental health. Through their artistic expressions, they can inspire and educate their peers, encouraging open conversations about mental well-being.

Moreover, the winning film participant will have the honor of directing a $500 prize to their preferred mental health 501(c)(3) organization. This aspect of the contest provides a unique opportunity for our students to actively contribute to the mental health cause and make a positive impact within our community.

I kindly request your support in promoting this contest among our teachers and encouraging their participation. By sharing the attached contest details, guidelines, and submission procedures with our dedicated educators, we can ensure a wide reach and enthusiastic engagement.

Your endorsement of this program would greatly enhance its success and signal to our students the importance of their creative efforts. Together, we can foster a nurturing environment that embraces mental health discussions and empowers our students to make a lasting difference.

Thank you for considering this request. Should you have any questions or require additional information, please do not hesitate to reach out. Your support is invaluable, and we truly appreciate your dedication to our students' growth and well-being.

Warm regards,

[Your Name]
[Your Position/Department]
[Contact Information]




Exciting Film Contest: Join the Movement to Break Mental Health Stigma!

Dear [Video Production Teacher's Name],

I hope this email finds you well. I wanted to reach out to you with some exciting news! We are organizing a film contest called "Direct Your Hearts" aimed at raising awareness about mental health and breaking the stigma surrounding it.

As a video production teacher, your expertise and influence can greatly contribute to the success of this initiative. We would be thrilled if you could encourage your students to participate in this contest by creating a 60-second film or a 30-second animation that explores mental health themes.

Alternatively, if direct student involvement is not feasible, we kindly request your support in promoting the contest within your school community. Your assistance in spreading the word about this event would be invaluable in encouraging student engagement and fostering a supportive environment for mental health discussions.

By participating or promoting the contest, your students can play an essential role in transforming perceptions and generating open conversations about mental well-being. Additionally, there is an opportunity for the winning film participant to direct a $500 prize to their preferred mental health 501(c)(3) organization.

If you are interested or have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. You can find more details about the contest, including guidelines and submission procedures, on our website [insert contest website].

Thank you for your time and consideration. Together, let's create a powerful impact and help reshape the narrative surrounding mental health.

Warm regards,

[Your Name]
[Your Position/Organization]
[Contact Information]




Join Forces for Mental Health: Exciting Film Contest Collaboration!

Hey [Student Organization Name] Team,

I hope you're all doing well! We're organizing a film contest called "Direct Your Hearts" to raise awareness about mental health and break down the stigma surrounding it. We believe collaborating with your organization would be a perfect match for this initiative.

By creating 60-second films or 30-second animations on mental health themes, we can spark important conversations and empower individuals. The winning film participant will have the opportunity to direct a $500 prize to their preferred mental health organization.

Attached are the contest details, guidelines, and submission procedures. We'd love your support in promoting this opportunity among your members. Together, we can make a lasting impact on our campus and beyond.

If you have any questions or ideas for collaboration, let's chat! Join us in this exciting journey to raise awareness about mental health.

Looking forward to your response!

[Your Name]
[Your Position/Organization]
[Contact Information]




Exciting Film Contest: Engage Your Students and Ignite Conversations 📽️

Dear Teachers,

We have an exciting opportunity to engage our students and ignite meaningful conversations about mental health through a film contest called "Direct Your Hearts." We believe this contest will not only showcase our students' creativity but also help break down the stigma surrounding mental health in our school community.

Here's the deal: We're inviting students to create 60-second films or 30-second animations that explore mental health topics. These films will serve as powerful tools to raise awareness and promote understanding among our students and staff.

But that's not all! The winning film participant will have the chance to direct a $500 prize to their preferred mental health 501(c)(3) organization. It's a fantastic opportunity for our students to make a real impact and contribute to a cause they care about.

Attached to this email, you'll find all the contest details, guidelines, and submission procedures. We encourage you to share this information with your students, encourage their participation, and support them in their creative endeavors.

Let's create an environment where mental health conversations thrive and where our students can express themselves through the art of filmmaking. Together, we can make a difference!

If you have any questions or need further assistance, please don't hesitate to reach out. We're here to support you and your students throughout this exciting journey.

Thank you for your commitment to our students' well-being and growth.

Warm regards,

[Your Name]
[Your Position/Department]
[Contact Information]