Headquarters, Marine Corps -- The Marine Corps Heritage Foundation recently announced its fourth annual video competition for tapes produced between 1 June 2000 and 31 May 2001.
Awards are in two categories: the Major Norman Hatch Award for the best mini-documentary (longer than four minutes; dealing with a historical issue, unit history, or other significant Marine Corps topic), and the Sergeant William Genaust Award for best news story (four minutes or shorter; dealing with a Marine Corps-related event taped within the contest period).
A first place ($400) and one honorable mention ($100) will be awarded in each category. Contest deadline is 16 July 2001.
Send all submissions to:
Consolidated Public Affairs Office (ATTN: 2dLt Cantu)
PSC Box 2004
Camp Lejeune, NC 28542-0004
Each submission shall include:
1 VHS tape
Title and name of contributor(s) on the tape
Key information on interview subjects not shown on the screen
Submissions shall become the property of the Marine Corps Heritage
Foundation. Contributors must grant the Foundation permission to show the tapes in its facilities. The Foundation may use the tapes for fundraising purposes, but will not reproduce them for sale.
The Hatch and Genaust Awards--along with the prestigious Greene, Heinl,
Geiger, Thomason, Magruder, and Daly Awards--will be presented at the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation's annual awards banquet. Time and place of the awards are to be announced.