Video Submissions to Our Site

Video Submissions

Want to submit a video to Betty? Follow these instructions to maximize your chances of getting your story published.

Here are some types of videos to get you started:

  1. Vlog: share your story, talk about yourself and your journey.
  2. Short Film: a narrative short film related to your condition (note: anyone appearing in a video about a condition should actually have the condition they’re portraying).
  3. Text Video: tell your story through lists, post-it notes, etc.
  4. Tips Video: do you have 7 never-before-heard-of ways to get through a panic attack? 9 tried-and-true things you do on a bad pain day?

Submission Guidelines

  1. Under 3 minutes
  2. Tell us a story: be creative and unique; make sure it has a beginning, middle and end.
  3. Shoot horizontally
  4. Be in a quiet place
  5. Make sure you’re in a very well-lit place
  6. Shoot a “Medium Close Up”: an MCU is a shot that shows your entire head and upper torso.
  7. Leave a few seconds before you stop recording.
  8. Watch your video before submitting
  9. Upload your file to Vimeo, YouTube or Google Drive and submit to bettybehcets@gmail.com with your name, your condition, the link to your video, and a brief 1-2 sentence description of what you’re submitting.

Note: Every clip cannot be included in what is published. However, every response will be used internally, to help make our approach to health coverage as informed & supportive as it can be.

Rules and Terms of the Site and for Guest Bloggers applies to video submissions. Please contact us at bettybehcets@gmail.com if you have any questions about these terms and/or your submissions.