Press, in Partnership with OWC, Announces Second Annual Video Contest Starting September 29, Grand Prize Package Worth Over $10,000

Includes 27" iMac with Retina 5K display, Phantom 4 Drone, Blackmagic Camera, Adobe Creative Cloud, and much more

Sep 28, 2016 | Woodstock, IL


OWC®, a leading zero emissions Mac and PC technology company, in partnership with, today announced the Second Annual Video Contest. Contest entrants are challenged to bring their vision to life, in 30 to 60 seconds, featuring OWC upgrades and solutions while incorporating one of three themes:

  • Everyone is a creator
  • Unleash your Mac
  • Upgrade the world

How It Works The contest will accept submissions September 29 through November 2, 2016.

An all-new Grand Prize Package, worth over $10,000 will be awarded, in addition to a Runner Up Prize Package worth over $2,500. Finalists will be chosen via online public voting beginning November 4 and continuing through November 18, 2016. An expert panel of five judges will determine the winners of the Grand Prize and Runner Up prize packages, with the winners to be announced on December 15, 2016 at

For contest details and to submit a video, visit

An Incredible Grand Prize Package The Grand Prize winner will be able to achieve new levels of creativity thanks to the production-grade hardware, software, and camera solutions included in this package:

Runner Up Prize Package

Key Dates

  • September 29, 2016: Opening date for submissions. Facebook account required.
  • November 2, 2016 - 11:59PM Central Time: Submission deadline.
  • November 4, 2016: Public voting period begins
  • November 18, 2016: Public voting period ends
  • December 15, 2016: Winners announced on

All submissions should be English-language content only. All voting results will be final, and the winners will be notified by email. Videos that follow the guidelines in the terms and conditions will be posted online for viewing starting on September 30, 2016.

"Last year we saw incredible talent and creativity in the first OWC Video Contest, proving you don't need a big studio to produce compelling content," said Larry O'Connor, Founder and CEO, OWC. "This year's themes -'Everyone is a creator', ‘Unleash your Mac', and ‘Upgrade your world' - reflect our mission to unleash the potential of your Mac, and we can't wait to see this year's entries!"


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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