Bike Reels: Student Video Contest

 

The deadline to submit to the Bike Reels student video contest has now passed. Check out the winning videos below!

 

Grand Prize Winner

"The Biking Expedition" by Martina Revello & Adele Agenes
Grade 8, Mulgrave School, West Vancouver

Winner, K-7 Category

"Biking the Arbutus Greenway" by Miella Ferguson-Fretz
​Age 8, Queen Elizabeth Annex, Vancouver

Runner-Up, K-7 Category

"No, Dad!" by Shea Murphy
Grade 2, Gilpin Elementary, Burnaby

Honourable Mention

"My Safe Ride to School" by Johannes and Annamay Salchner
Ecole Cedardale and Ecole Pauline Johnson, North Vancouver

Best TikTok

"Cycling with Friends by Valentina Kennedy-Marin and Isabella Tolstrup 
Kindergarten, St. Helen’s School, Burnaby

Best Safety Tips

"The Adventures of Biking" by Sachin Virk 
Grade 7, Boundary Park Elementary, Surrey

Runner Up, Best Safety Tips

"Safety When Biking" by Max Doucas-Mooy
Grade 6, Ecole des Colibris, Vancouver

 

Video Categories

Students won prizes in the following video categories:

  • Grand Prize Winner: "The Biking Expedition" by Martina Revello and Adele Agenes won a Wacom tablet and a personalized mentorship day with Vancouver Film Studios
  • Winner, K-7 category: "Biking the Arbutus Greenway" by Miella Ferguson-Fretz won a $75 gift card to Park Royal, a bike bell and light, and TransLink socks
  • Runner up, K-7 category: "No, Dad!" by Shea Murphy won a $75 gift card to Park Royal, Schwinn biking gloves, and TransLink socks
  • Honourable Mention, K-7 category: "My Safe Ride to School" by Johannes and Annamay Salchner won a $50 gift card to Sport Chek, general admission to Science World, and TransLink socks
  • Best Tiktok: "Cycling with Friends" by Valentina Kennedy-Marin and Isabella Tolstrup won a $50 gift card to Sport Chek, general admission to Science World, and TransLink socks
  • Best Safety Tips: "The Adventures of Biking" by Sachin Virk  won a $50 gift card to Sport Chek, general admission to Science World, and TransLink socks
  • Runner up, Best Safety Tips: "Safety When Biking" by Max Doucas-Mooy won a $50 gift card to Sport Chek, general admission to Science World, and TransLink socks

Bonus Points

Students could earn bonus points for their videos if they include any of the following elements:

  • Safety tips
  • Taking your bike on public transit
  • Wearing masks
  • Streamers on your bike
  • Stickers on your bike or helmet
  • Biking up a hill, in a protected bike lane, or around a traffic circle
  • Using hand signals
  • Biking with others
  • Showing how to fix a flat tire

Get creative and see how many bonus points you can include in your video!

Contest Guidelines

Students must be 18 years old and under to enter the contest.

Videos should encourage safe, active transportation and follow current public health guidelines for safe physical distancing.

Technical Requirements:

  • Length: 60-90 seconds 
  • File type: .mp4 or .mov
  • If using a phone to film, please film in landscape mode (with your phone turned sideways), unless you are submitting under the Tiktok category, in which case you may film in portrait mode.
  • Record in 1080p (high quality)

Submitting Your Film:

Possible Video Ideas:

  • Benefits of biking, walking, or rolling
  • Ideas for making biking and active travel safer and/or more fun
  • Your favourite routes around your neighbourhood
  • A digital or stop-motion animation video
  • A TikTok about biking with your friends

Need help finding music for your video? You must have the rights to the music used in your film - check out these Royalty-free music sources below!

Contest Judges

Bike Reels submissions were evaluated by our expert panel of judges, including Arun Fryer, film production instructor at Vancouver Film School, and Shezana Hassko, Acting Director of Infrastructure Programs at Translink. HUB Cycling staff were also be a part of the judging panel.

 

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