In memory of longtime Cable Access Corporation Board Member Bob Morrison (1938-2009), a prominent Falls Church photographer, the Falls Church Board of Directors established the Bob Morrison prize for Photography and Videography to encourage students to capture images of Falls Church City, as Morrison used to do.
If you’re on the fence about this, well here’s some incentive: a cash prize.
$50 for first place, still photography K-6
$50 for first place, short video K-6
$200 for first place, still photography
$200 for first place, short video
How to Enter:
- Get flyer in the Library
- Go online to http://www.fcctv.net/blog/category/Schools/
- Get an entry form
- Submit Entry (look to bottom of article for information on where to submit entries)
Your entry should include five still photographs, or one video, capturing the theme of “Falls Church City- My Hometown.” Photo and video winners in grades seven through 12 will receive $200 each. Winners in grades K through six will receive $50 each.
Applicants must be in grades K-12 and be enrolled in a Falls Church City Public Schools for the 2011-2012 school year. Only appropriate photo and video content illustrating the theme of “Falls Church City- My Hometown” will be considered and accepted as an official entry.
Photo and video content can include (but is not limited too) local events, landmarks, people, nature, and other visual opportunities that represent the best of Falls Church City and the artistic qualities Morrison captured in his photographs
Entry Requirements: Photographers must submit five, unframed images, no larger than 8 x 10 inches. Images may be submitted as prints or in digital format on CD, DVD, or emailed to
with the student’s name, home address, name of school, grade and phone number on the back of each photo/video.
All photographs and video presentations must be the work of the students submitting the entry. All submissions become the property of FCC-TV and may be used for station promotional purposes. Videographers must submit a single program or composite presentation that does into exceed 15 minutes. Longer single programs may be edited to 15 minutes representing the videographer’s best segments. Video may be submitted on DVD or VHS tape. Video cases must be labeled with student’s name, address, school name, grade, and phone number. Each video must be the work of the student submitting the entry. All submissions become the property of FCC-TV and may be used for station promotional purposes. K-6 students may enter either category, or both, but they will be eligible to win only one category per contest year.
Judging: Entries will be judged by a three-judge panel on adherence to the theme, creativity, and technical competence. All participants will be recognized at the Falls Church Cable Access Corporation’s annual meeting where the winners will be announced.
Entry Deadlines: All entries must be received by 5:00 on Monday, April 23, 2012. No late entries will be accepted.
Submit prints, DVD and CD entries to:
Student Photo/Video Contest
Falls Church City Television
c/o George Mason high School
Attn: Michael Palmrose
7124 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22043
Questions? Contact FCC-TV supervisor Michael Palmrose at
or call (703) 248-5692