Ohio Alleycat Resource A’cat’emy Awards Video Contest

The Eighth Annual Ohio Alleycat Resource & Spay/Neuter Clinic A’cat’emy Awards Extravaganza will be held on February 24, 2018 to raise money to support OAR's cat spay/neuter and adoption programs.  Guests enjoy hors d’oeuvres, drinks and dinner while enjoying a little movie trivia, making Oscars® predictions, playing games and raffles, and bidding on Silent and Live Auction items. 

Celebrate your love for felines while showing off your 'film-making skills' by entering our A'cat'emy Awards Video Contest!  Winners in each category will receive complimentary admission to and will be honored at the OAR A’cat’emy Awards on February 24, 2018, where their winning entry will be shown.   Winners will also receive a $50 VISA gift card.

 A’cat’emy Awards Video Contest Details

Cats with their elegant demeanor and unique personalities are optimal subjects for the camera. From a feline with a particularly interesting talent, or a kitty mishap caught on film, to your own video interpretation of the day in the life of a cat, we want them all in the OAR A’cat’emy Awards video contest! 

Aca’temy Awards Categories

  • Best Cat Comedy Film
  • Best Cat Drama Film
  • Best Cat Costume Photo/Film

Video/Photo Guidelines

  • Videos should be thirty second or less, of your own work, and no animals harmed in the making.
  • Entries must include the completed entry form. For individuals under the age of 18, please have a parent or guardian sign for permission.
  • Submission forms should be included with entries by emailing OARawards@ohioalleycat.org
  • Videos can be provided in one of three formats:
    1) a link of the video for judging from your own YouTube or Vimeo page, video must remain viewable through February 25, 2018.
    2) provided in a .wmv or .mov file format.  If the file is too large to email, you can upload it to our DropBox . 
    3) mailing a DVD with a .wmv or .mov file along with a completed entry form to "OAR -A'cat'emy Awards video Contest", 5619 Orlando Place, Cincinnati, OH  45227
  • Costume photos should be in jpeg format and can be emailed or  uploaded to our DropBox.


One winner per category will be selected.  Contest ends February 2, 2018.  Winners will be notified on or around February 12, 2018. Winners must be able to provide a .mov or .wmv file no later than February 18 to be shown live at the event, and a signed release. Winners will receive one free ticket to attend the A’cat’emy Awards Extravaganza on Saturday, February 24 at The Phoenix, where the winning videos will be shown and the winner honored.  Additional tickets available for purchase.  Winners will also receive a $50 VISA gift card.

Hurry! - all entries must be received by February 2, 2018 and follow Contest Rules.

Contact OAR at OARawards@ohioalleycat.org.