The American Brain Foundation, the foundation for the American Academy of Neurology, is now accepting video entries to its 2013 Neuro Film Festival. Now in its fourth year, the Neuro Film Festival is a contest to raise awareness about why more money is needed for research to find cures for brain diseases such as Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, autism and Parkinson’s disease. Winners could receive up to $1,000 and a trip to San Diego to see their film shown to a live audience at the Neuro Film Festival event. A video showing how to submit to the Neuro Film Festival is available at www.NeuroFilmFestival.com along with complete contest rules. Video entries should be no more than 5:00 minutes in length and include the phrase “Let’s put our brains together to cure brain disease. Visit CureBrainDisease.org.” Since 2010, nearly 300 videos have been submitted to the Neuro Film Festival along with thousands of votes cast from the public for their favorite entries. The deadline to enter is January 31, 2013, at www.NeuroFilmFestival.com.
The American Brain Foundation supports vital research and education to discover causes, improved treatments, and cures for brain and other nervous system diseases. Learn more at their website or find the Foundation on Facebook and YouTube. The American Academy of Neurology is an association of more than 25,000 neurologists and neuroscience professionals is dedicated to promoting the highest quality patient-centered neurologic care. For more information about the American Academy of Neurology visit their website or find them on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and YouTube.