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Lights! Cameras! Faith in Action!

Catholic film makers! This is your chance to get your work seen by viewers around the world and show your passion for our Catholic faith. Watch the video, then check out the info on this page to find out more!
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Filmmakers: EWTN wants to see you put your Catholic Faith in Action into EWTN’s upcoming Cool 2B Catholic Commercial Contest. Here’s how!

1)  Start off your project by clicking here to receive your FREE film kit, which includes guidelines, release forms, and resources to help you begin filming! *

2)  Create a 30 or 60 second Commercial Spot Reflecting EWTN’s Mission

3)  Construct a creative tagline no more than 6 words that Promotes EWTN’s Mission and Message.

4)  Completed film submissions will be accepted online from October 1, 2019 through April 1, 2020.

* - Subject to change. Click here for complete OFFICIAL RULES, TERMS AND CONDITIONS.

“The Church needs you, your enthusiasm, your creativity and the joy that is so characteristic of you.”
- Pope Francis

Be a Grand Prize Winner!

ONE person* from each of the winning entry groups below will be selected for a roundtrip ticket to be on an EWTN TV show. Food and lodging will be provided for their stay while they wait to debut their commercial to our viewers around the world as special guests on an EWTN show.

The qualifications for each group are as follows:

  • HIGH SCHOOL Entry:  must be currently enrolled in grades 9-12 and is 14-19 years of age.
  • COLLEGE Entry:  must be currently enrolled in any undergraduate or master's level program in college, and is 18-25 years of age.
  • FILM SCHOOL Entry:  must be currently enrolled in an accredited film school.

*Minors will be accompanied by their parent or legal guardian.

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“Artistic talent is a gift from God and whoever discovers it in himself has a certain obligation: to know that he cannot waste this talent, but must develop it.”
- St. Pope John Paul II

Example Topics

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Adoration: The Eucharist is central to Catholicism—show the world why Catholics know it to be the real presence of Jesus Christ and worthy of Adoration.
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Family: With the recent challenges to the definition of marriage and family, let your spot speak for what family truly means.
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Pro-life: The Church’s stance on the value of life from womb to tomb needs to be heard. Counter the secular world’s view on abortion or euthanasia with your faith and creativity.
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The Church: A church interiors will make for beautiful settings, but its true beauty shines its mission, message, and role of her people.
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Devotions: Between school, work, family and social obligations—we’re constantly on the go. Show the strength that comes from taking time to find God in a quiet moment.
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Challenges: It’s not always easy being Catholic. Draw from your personal experience and discuss some of the challenges you’ve faced living out your faith

2018 Winners