Video Contest: What is a Meaningful Job?

Several years ago my girlfriend created Big Q Films, a group aimed at tackling the biggest questions with videos.

Now it’s your turn!

Big Q Films is hosting a brand new film contest, accepting entries on the topic “What is a meaningful job?”

Entries are ~1 min long and can be anything, from talking to camera to an interpretative dance! Let your imagination run wild.

Here’s the full brief:


2018 Project Guidelines:

Submit a one minute piece concerning your answer/interpretation of the question: “What is a meaningful job?”

Answers should be both personal and original, and the final compilation of answers will be posted on the BigQfilms Website.

Submission Details:

· Topic for 2018?

“What is a meaningful job?”

· Final length of video presentation?

~1 minute

· DEADLINE for submissions?

1 December 2018

· Where should I submit my video?

Email through your video submissions to:

· What about written pieces?

bigQfilms is also accepting written pieces (~1 minute reading time equivalent). If you would like to submit a written piece, please email your submission for “What is a meaningful job?” to


Additional video submission information:

· Video requirements?

Submit something you believe reflects your best work and something, which you would be proud to present. The submission must be YOUR PERSONAL interpretation of the topic. You do NOT have to be a professional filmmaker, amateurs are welcome.

· Video submission format:

  • Footage of an event/place/people etc.
  • Music/Song/poem (Self-written) – filming of you/someone else performing it.
  • Powerpoint with voice over of a poem or song etc. you have written.
  • Journalistic interview format
  • Narrative
  • Documentary – political, social, humorous, serious, sad, personal opinion
  • ANYTHING really,.. be creative and think of innovative ways to get your message across!! This is NOT an exhaustive list of options, it is merely a guide to those completely lost!

· What camera should I use?

Whatever camera you own – Even high quality phone cameras can be used. (Try use the highest resolution camera you personally have access to)