Rio Roses Mother’s Day Video Contest Help Guide

WIN Rio Roses for your mom!The 2011 Rio Roses Mother’s Day Video Contest is well on its way and you haven’t submitted a video? Let me help you!

“HELP! I don’t know what to film!”

Use the following questions as a guideline:

  • What is one of the most memorable moments with her?
  • What is the best piece of advice she has given you?
  • What is one quality she has that no one else does? What makes her unique or special?
  • What is her favorite flower and why?
  • What else makes her extraordinary?

Use photos to tell your story.

Stupeflix  provides a simple way to turn photos (yes, you have access to all your Facebook photos!) into fantastic videos! Registering is free and the platform is easy to use. (Note: there is a nominal fee of $3.00 for video download)  

“HELP! I don’t have a video camera!” 

Use your smart phone to shoot and edit your video.

Both platforms offer a vast array of paid and free apps you can download to make your videos pop.

Use a digital camera to capture your video.

Save it to your computer then upload it to the Rio Roses Facebook page.

Use a webcam to capture your video.

Save it to your computer, and then upload to the contest page.

“HELP! Do you know of some editing programs?”

Use a desktop tool like iMovie for Mac or Microsoft Movie Maker for simple editing.

YouTube offers at several FREE video editing options; you can even create your own animated video!

Creating an account is free and simple and you can submit your final project to directly to our contest page via YouTube  

There are numerous video editing apps for Android and iPhone devices.

Use an online editing program like JayCut.

Do you a specific question? Don’t worry, I can help you. Contact Marcia via email at or call me at 305-594-4445 ext. 3182.

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  1. I am a mom i’d love to receive flowers for a year

  2. mgarcia

     /  April 20, 2011

    Hi Susan! We’d love to see your story on video! Go to for contest rules.

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