Mar 262008

Last year LAMP helped SBS, Change the World and Film Australia by work-shopping some cross-media, social networking ideas around the short films commissioned for the project. They are asking for contributions on the Earth Hour theme and asked us to post this.
The Change The World in 5 Minutes project is is encouraging one and all to

TUNE IN & TURN OFF – – YOUR LIGHTS – – this SATURDAY 29th March at 8pm

And if you do you could win a set of 5 DVDs from Film Australia.

To be in the running for the DVDs all you have to do is log in to the Change The World in 5 Minutes website  and let them know your thoughts on Earth Hour.

We want to hear your answers on any of the following (it’s up to you – answer just one – or all three questions)

  1. What Earth Hour means to you
  2. How you plan to spend Earth Hour
  3. Your ideas about changing the world by reducing energy consumption

The DVD sets will be given to the best entries received before the closing date of  Thursday April 3rd.

Contributions can be made by individuals or groups and can take any of the following forms: UPLOAD PHOTOS or VIDEO Why not record a mobile or video clip about reducing energy consumption and tell us how you participated in Earth Hour? Start or join one of our Earth Hour BLOGS

All competition details at

And to get you started here are some inspirations we’ve found around the web for ways to spend EARTH HOUR 2008

  • Champagne by Candlelight
  • Gaze up at stars
  • Listen to the bird and the bees.
  • Make music.
  • Break out the old ouija board
  • Get physical Go Camping

Change the World in 5 Minutes is a partnership between Film Australia, AFTRS, FTO, SBS, We Are What We Do