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Youth Video Showcase 2017

The Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention Youth Engagement Working Group invites teachers across Prince Edward Island to engage youth to share their vision of healthy relationships and for a chance to win $250 to use in their classroom. 

Theme: What is a healthy relationship?

We are all involved in many different relationships.
Relationships can include:
  • Friendships (including those on social media)
  • Dating relationships
  • Family relationships
  • Sports teams, choirs, girl guides/boy scouts, and other youth groups
  • Student/teacher interactions

Choose a type of relationship. What makes the relationship healthy? What are some examples of  what these healthy relationships look like?

Guiding Questions and Activities to Stimulate Discussion

Information on healthy relationships can be found at Other websites with information on 
healthy relationships can be found on the internet.

Judging and Prizes

One submission will be chosen by the Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention Youth Engagement Working Group based on relevance to theme, attractiveness of design and creativity according to this rubric

There will be one (1) prize as follows:
1.  One prize ($250) will be awarded for submissions from grades 7-9. It will be selected by the PAC Youth Engagement Working Group based on film design, creativity, and how well it relates to the theme. The winning submission from your class will be awarded $250 to use in your classroom!

How to Submit Videos

Deadline: Entries must be received by email or mail by February 17, 2017
with a signed and completed Video Showcase Entry Form and a completed 
Video Submission Check List.


Mail: Office of the Family Violence Prevention and Community Development Coordinator
PEI Department of Family and Human Services
Sherwood Business Centre
161 St. Peters Road, PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8


  • Video must adhere to contest content guidelines.
  • Video must be less than 10 minutes in length.
  • Student’s full name, grade and school must be part of the credits for the video.
  • Video Showcase Entry Form for all participants in the video must be fully completed and signed by both parent and student and accompany the video submission.
  • Students can use their personal smartphones or video cameras or the school’s GoPro cameras (if available).  Students are allowed to team up for this activity in teams, or it can be a class project.
  • Mail each submission on an individual thumb drive (NOTE: teachers can submit more than one video on a thumb drive on behalf of their students, but please make sure that the videos are clearly identified so that we know which film belongs to which student) with completed Showcase Entry and Release(s) to the Office of the Family Violence Prevention and Community Development Coordinator. (address above)
  • OR Email a ZIPPED file of videos with PDF versions of signed, completed Showcase Entry and Releases to with the subject line "PAC VIDEO."
  • OR submit Via Google Docs to with the document saved as PAC VIDEO.
  • Videos may be in English or French or both.
  • Videos will be judged on relevance to film design, creativity, and how well it relates to the theme according to this rubric.
  • If your school or classroom would like a brief presentation on the showcase please contact
Prize winners will be announced in the Spring of 2017.

Download the Video Showcase Flyer English/Français

Download the Video Showcase Entry Form

Submission Criteria: By uploading or submitting any video showcase, the owner grants the Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention (PAC) a royalty-free, world-wide, perpetual, non-exclusive licence to display, distribute, share, reproduce and create derivative works of the submission, in whole or in part, in any media now existing or subsequently developed for any PAC purpose, including, but not limited to advertising and promotional materials, its website, social media accounts, exhibition, and commercial products, including but not limited to PAC publications. PAC will not be required to pay any additional consideration or seek any additional approval in connection with such uses. Video Showcases published will be credited to the artist. PAC reserves the right not to publish submitted video showcases that PAC considers do not meet contest submission requirements including those that are unresponsive to the theme or include inappropriate content.

Responsibility: The Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention cannot be held responsible for entries that are lost, damaged, or delayed during transportation. PAC is not responsible for any failure of the website during this showcase. Nor is it responsible for any problems or technical malfunctions of computer online systems, servers, access providers, computer equipment, software or any email, or online entry lost due to technical problems or traffic congestion on the internet or at any website or any combination thereof, including injury or damage to an entrant’s or any other person’s computer or property related to or resulted from playing or downloading any material in the showcase.


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