Attention Filmmakers! We’ve teamed up with our friends at Makedo and littleBits for a Global Cardboard Challenge ‘Make-a-Movie-Trailer’ Contest. Create a 1-minute (or shorter) movie trailer or short inviting the world to join the Global Cardboard Challenge. The goal: to spark imaginations and get others excited to join in the fun. Bonus points for creativity, originality and getting your point across! There will be two winners – one will receive a A Makedo Classroom Kit (versatile and reusable cardboarding tools) and the other lucky winner will receive a littleBits Premium Kit (neat-o electronic modules connected by magnets) to aid your future creative adventures!

Contest Guidelines:

  • Video must be 1 minute or shorter and must be your own original work.
  • Include the Imagination and 2014 Global Cardboard Challenge logos and
  • Upload to Youtube by midnight Monday October 6th.
  • In the video description section, include info about the Global Cardboard Challenge and Imagination Foundation. Logos and language are here:
  • Send an email to with “Make-a-Movie-Trailer Submission” in the subject heading, your contact info, link to your Cardboard Challenge event, preferred prize and a link to your movie on YouTube.
  • Winners will be contacted by October 21st. (Updated)

Want Some Inspiration From Last Year?

2013 Movie Trailer Winner: ‘Most-Likely-To-Win-An-Oscar’ Award

Jericho Elementary in Jericho, Vermont

2013 Movie Trailer Winner: ‘Titans-of-Stop-Motion’ Award

Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor Michigan