/ Modified dec 21, 2011 4:34 p.m.

'30 Seconds To Save a Life'

Amateur filmmakers sought to help raise breast cancer awareness

122111_Susan_G_Komen_PSA_Contest_617_347 Documentary filmmaker Frances Causey will be a judge in the Susan G. Komen for the Cure commercial competition. (PHOTO: AZPM)

Although Susan G. Komen for the Cure Southern Arizona is probably most famous for it annual Race for the Cure, the organization works year round to raise public awareness about breast cancer.

Komen is calling on amateur filmmakers to help spread the word about the mission. Filmmakers are asked to produce 30-second TV commercials to urge women to check regularly for breast cancer.

Here is a link to guidelines for submissions to the Komen Shorts: 30 Seconds to Save a Life Public Service Announcement Contest. The deadline for all entries is midnight on Jan. 3, 2012.

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