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DON’T MISS OUT! Call for Entries for 2016 LegacyQuest International Children’s Film and Video Festival

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Letter of Intent Deadline- December 11, 2015

Final Entry Submission Deadline- February 26, 2016

Not sure how to get started with your LegacyQuest video submission? We’re here to help! First, check out our page called Tips for Making a Video for LegacyQuest. Next, think about what interest and excites you. Do you like art, science, cooking, video games, reading…? Whatever your passion, there’s a fascinating link to the past that you can explore. Feel free to contact us for help getting inspired to make the best video ever!

View our invitational video below and visit our webpage for details about the festival and how your students can get involved!

Exploring LegacyQuest 2014! World News Live: Roman Architecture Edition

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The student filmmakers in the next video in our Exploring LegacyQuest 2014 series received an Honorable Mention for their fantastic work. This entry from The Baldwin School in Pennsylvania illuminates Roman architecture and its connection to modern architecture. It was created by middle school students Veda, Hope, Risa, Emily and Abby with the help of their teacher, Jeannette Keshishian. Continue reading

2014 Inaugural LegacyQuest Festival Entries Are In!

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The LegacyQuest Children’s International Film and Video Festival entries have been received and the contest is now closed.  What a selection of projects!  We are pleased by the ingenuity and content of these student efforts and thank the teachers who so diligently worked with their classes to submit such high caliber films and videos! Continue reading

Reminder: LegacyQuest Letters of Intent Due December 13

*Here’s the blog we ran a while back announcing LegacyQuest, the International Children’s Film and Video Festival that will be held during AntiquityNOW Month in May 2014.  Please contact Shirley K. Gazsi, president of AntiquityNOW, at sgazsi@antiquitynow.org to discuss any ideas or if you have questions about an entry.  We look forward to your submissions!

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Discovering the secrets of past lives can often defy conventional wisdom and astound our modern sensibilities.  With this in mind, AntiquityNOW (AN) and Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI) are launching the first LegacyQuest International Children’s Film and Video Festival open to young people between the ages of 12 and 15 (6th – 8th grades) in the United States and abroad.  It will be held in conjunction with The Archaeology Channel (TAC) International Film and Video Festival, May 9-13, 2014, in Eugene, Oregon, USA.

shirley quoteYoung people are encouraged to submit videos or films that represent antiquity’s legacy in contemporary life.  For example, students may show how today’s green technology has roots in ancient people’s use of thermal energy and wind power to heat their homes and pump their water. Creative and varied perspectives of historical and modern connections can be captured in any form, including documentary, narrative and journalistic, as well as interpretive styles using music or art. Continue reading