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We've been in lock down for three months and let's admit it—we've all performed at least one lip sync during this time. Well, now is your chance to show the world your lip synching talent while competing for CASH PRIZES!

Portland's beloved comedy performance space, the Siren Theater, is hosting MOUTH TO MOUTH—its first ever lip sync competition—and we want YOU to participate! We are looking for the funniest, most creative and entertaining lip sync performances in TWO categories:

1. Music

2. Spoken Word

Our esteemed panel of judges will watch all submissions and choose the top videos to compete during the livestreamed event on Wednesday, July 1. There is no entry fee and you keep the rights to your performance! Film one by yourself, with your family, with friends all over the country—we want to see them!

CATEGORIES AND PRIZES

Viewers of the livestreamed show will be sent a ballot and they'll choose the winners in the following categories:

• First Place Musical : $150
• Second Place Musical : $75
• First Place Spoken Word : $150
• Second Place Spoken Word: $75
• Best in Show: $200

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

For amateur filmmakers:
• 4 minute maximum length.
• Films made on your smartphone will work great!
• Shot horizontally preferred.

For you professionals with fancy equipment:
• PREFERRED EXPORT: 1920×1080 — 24 frames per second — H.264 video file
• 24 frames per second is preferred (but can also work with 23.98 or 29.97)
• Audio: 48k, 16 bit, stereo
• Codec either Apple Pro Res or H.264

Videos should be 4 minutes or less. Looking for examples of lip sync videos to inspire you? We have examples here!

HOW TO SUBMIT

Entry forms and instructions for how to submit your video can be found here.

NOTE: Deadline to submit is 5 pm, Sunday, June 28.

If your video is selected for the competition, you will be contacted!

Support The Portland Mercury

Have questions? Email them to info@sirentheater.com

SEND IN YOUR BEST LIP SYNC PERFORMANCES, AMERICA! And stay tuned for ticketing information on how you can watch the finalists of... MOUTH TO MOUTH!

SPONSORED BY THE PORTLAND MERCURY!