Video Message Contest - CLOSED!

The winner of the CLAMER video message contest was announced during the CLAMER conference.  The video 'Surfing on Climate Change' from Emile Druijf and Jelmer Bot from the college OSG De Hogeberg on Texel - The Netherlands was selected as best video by CLAMER. Both students were invited to participate in the CLAMER conference.

On joint second, the submission 'No Exotic Fishes' from the Linnaeus University of Sweden and the video 'Invasive species - Caulerpa racemosa' from Cala Gonone Aquarium on Sardinia - Italy.

> View all submissions in the CLAMER video gallery



Take part in the ‘Marine Climate Change’ video message contest!

Show Europe how you experience the effects of climate change in your sea!

Make a movie of about 1 minute with any type of camera you have (digital camera, portable phone,…) and submit it here!

Win the First prize and be invited to present your video message at the CLAMER event in Brussels in September 2011!

How to upload your submission?

  1. Go to Your submission here
  2. Click Register
  3. Register by filling in the form: First Name, Last Name, Password, Confirm password, E-mail, Purpose (f. ex.: marine climate change video contest). Click Register - You will see the following message: You have successfully registered - A confirmation e-mail will be sent to you shortly. Click the URL included in the e-mail to confirm your registration. Once you have clicked the link, a moderator needs to approve your account. This can take a while. So please, be patient.
  4. Once the moderator approved your account you should now be able to access the system you have chosen while registering via the given URL - Click Add an image - Chose to upload into the album Video message contest + your country + the aquarium you visited - Provide your video message with a Title - If you want you can give a brief description of your video message - Add your name under Author - Add your email address under Email - Browse (Bladeren) in your computer to select your video - Click Upload to finalize your submission.

Overview and guidelines:

  • The content of the video relates to climate change impacts on European seas and/or how citizens experience this. This can be by telling a story, showing the impacts in images, interviewing persons, …

  • Videos are no longer than 60 seconds in length.

  • All videos can be uploaded through the CLAMER website after confirmation of your registration by a CLAMER moderator.

  • Allowed file types: JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, FLV, WMV, AVI, MP4, MOV. Maximum size: 700 MB

  • Videos must be submitted between 1 June and 15 August 2011.

  • The contest is open for all European citizens.

  • Entries can be in the local language, but English is preferred.

  • A selection of the best video per country will be made by European aquarium curators. These videos will get English subtitles and will be displayed on the CLAMER website. The first price winner will be selected by the CLAMER board. Selection of the videos is based primarily on the following criteria: (1) creativity, (2) coherence of message, (3) potential impact of message on the public and, (4) inspiring message.

  • The first price winner will be invited to present his/her message during the CLAMER event in Brussels on 15 September 2011. CLAMER stands in for economy travel expenses from any European country to Brussels, and a one night stay in a hotel in Brussels.

  • By 1 September 2011, the selection of the best video per country and the selection of the First prize winner will be made. The winner will be notified by email at the beginning of September.

  • All videos must be entirely the entrant's original work and must not infringe the intellectual property, industrial property or other rights of any third party.

  • CLAMER reserves the right at any time to disqualify any video that it determines, in its sole discretion, is not original and/or does not meet the requirements of the description.

  • Videos entered into the ‘marine climate change’ Video Contest get a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license, unless otherwise stated.