Make Your Own SpongeBob Movie and Win a Trip to Hollywood, California!

Hey, kids! Get your cameras ready and make your own SpongeBob movie and get a chance to win a trip for 4 people to Hollywood, California!

spongebob squareshorts fan tribute

Nickelodeon is holding its first ever global  SpongeBob SquarePants-inspired short film competition, SpongeBob SquareShorts: Original Fan Tributes.  SpongeBob fans and filmmakers of all ages from around the world are invited to create original, SpongeBob-inspired short films. The films should be themed around SpongeBob, his world and/or his friends, while celebrating his endearing attributes: humor, overflowing happiness and persistent positivity. The short films can be live-action, animation, stop-motion, etc. and should run no longer than three (3) minutes. Videos will be judged on originality & creativity, incorporation of SpongeBob’s attributes, and overall appeal.

Entries can be submitted in two categories (under 18 years of age and 18 and over) until June 28, 2013 to

Following the entry period, finalists will be selected by a panel of judges, and the top 10 in each of the two categories will be announced on Thursday, July 18 as finalists. From July 18 to August 2, fans will have the chance to vote for their favorite finalists at The winner from each category will be announced in August.  For additional details on the submission process and official rules, please visit  

The winner will get a cash prize and a trip for 4 to screening event in Hollywood!