Nintendo copies Microsoft’s idea and has their own movie contest

Nice going Nintendo, you just copied Microsoft’s idea…kinda.

Nintendo is calling for all movie makers to create movies in Nintendo’s Short Cuts Showcase. All you have to do is create a 3-5 minute Nintendo themed-film. Of course, you have to be over 18 to enter. And if you win, your movie will be shown in NYC (at Rockefeller Center), you will win a Wii (and Wii games), $10,000 dollars, a DS Lite (and DS games), Trip to NYC for you and a friend.

Second and Third place gets their video shown, as well as a Wii and Wii games. While 4th through 10th place get a DS Lite and DS games.

You must submit your entries (using the entry form on their site) before June 6th and people will be able to vote on your videos (Judges will make the final judgments). To check out the contest website click here.