The American Enterprise Institute is hosting a $50,000 video contest! The challenge: In two minutes or less, make the moral case for free enterprise in a persuasive, creative, high quality video. Learn more below, and check out additional details and guidelines here.
At the American Enterprise Institute, we recognize that free enterprise isn’t an economic alternative – it’s a moral imperative. But free enterprise needs defenders. That’s why AEI is proud to announce a $50,000 video contest. We’re calling on everyone who loves America’s system of free enterprise to submit a short video (under two minutes) that sets forth its worth — not on the basis of political ideology or economic efficiency, but on the basis of simple moral truths, namely:
These themes are consonant with AEI’s mission and central to our multi-year campaign called the Road to Freedom Project. Prizes 1st prize: $40,000 2nd prize: $7,500 3rd prize: $2,500 Judges Finalists will be judged by a panel that so far includes:
- Free enterprise promotes earned success, which is the substance of lasting happiness.
- Free enterprise promotes real fairness, based on merit and hard work.
- Free enterprise does the most good for the most vulnerable by supplying both ample charity and unmatched opportunity.
- S.E. Cupp – author of “Losing Our Religion,” New York Daily News columnist and GBTV host
- Jonah Goldberg – American Enterprise Institute fellow, author of “The Tyranny of Clichés” and nationally syndicated columnist
- Kristina Kendall – executive producer for “Stossel” on the Fox Business Network
- Remy Munasifi – comedian, parody musician and video artist