Hijab Saved My Life


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What is

Hijab Saved My Life
Video Contest


Hijab Saved My Life video contest is an effort to gather Hijab Stories that open the heart and move the soul from women all over the world. These stories will be put in a book to fund hijabs for the underprivileged and beyond.

These are

The Prizes


Second Prize

$500 USD
in cash

Third Prize

$250 USD
in cash


These are

The Rules

  1. The HIJAB SAVED MY LIFE Video Contest (the "Contest") shall commence on 23rd October 2015 and ends on 31st December 2015.
  2. The Contest is open to the international public, except permanent and temporary staff or employees, of OVERBOOKED MEDIA GROUP (M) Sdn Bhd and NH PRIMA INTERNATIONAL (M) Sdn Bhd and their advertising and promotion agents.
  3. There are no age restrictions for entry. A parent or legal guardian must grant consent for entrants under 18 years of age.
  4. Contest entrants may participate by uploading a video via YouTube and use the submission form on the website to provide the link. The video must comply with the following requirements:
    Maximum Duration: 3 minutes
    Minimum Video Resolution: 640 by 480 pixels
    The Video must have #HijabSavedMyLife & #NaelofarXOverbooked hashtags in any part of it.
    Set YouTube Privacy Settings: Unlisted
  5. The same video is only valid for one entry. Only the first submission will be considered a valid entry. Subsequent entries of the same video will be considered invalid.
  6. Multiple entries from the same entrant are allowed. However, only 1 (one) prize is allowed per entrant. In the event that the same entrant wins again, he/she will not be eligible for the second prize. All winners will be selected based on the most inspiring and creative video selected by our panel of judges.
  7. The entrant shall acknowledge that he/she has secured all required releases, consents and permissions from any individual appearing in the videos. In the event of a submission violating or infringing any third party privacy rights, the entrant shall hold all legal responsibility.
  8. Inappropriate videos containing, but not limited to, racial sentiments, nudity and subversive elements are prohibited.
  9. All entries must be submitted via www.hijabsavedmylife.com
  10. Prizes:
    - First Prize: USD1000 in cash
    - Second Prize: USD500 in cash
    - Third Prize: USD250 in cash
    - Consolation Prize: Naelofar Hijab Babes & Basics x 50
  1. Prizes are not exchangeable for cash other than the cash prizes promised.
  2. OVERBOOKED MEDIA GROUP (M) Sdn Bhd and NH PRIMA INTERNATIONAL (M) Sdn Bhd are entitled to replace the prize with another prize of similar value at anytime without prior notice.
  3. The contest result will be published on Hijab Saved My Life official website and Instagram account (http://www.hijabsavedmylife.com and Instagram Acct:HIJABSAVEDMYLIFE) by 31st January 2016
  4. All winners shall be notified via email within 14 days of contest closure with information regarding how to claim their prize. A valid email address must be supplied with entry submission.
  5. Winners must confirm receipt of the email notification of their win from OVERBOOKED MEDIA GROUP (M) Sdn Bhd within 7 days. Failure to respond to the notification email within this period will result in the forfeiture of prizes.
  6. Winners are required to provide an original copy of his/her NRIC or Passport (any forms of Government issued photo ID) and any other details that may be deemed necessary and relevant for the purpose of verification.
  7. OVERBOOKED MEDIA GROUP (M) Sdn Bhd and its collaborative partner NH PRIMA INTERNATIONAL (M) Sdn Bhd are entitled to use, publish or feature the winners and/or their videos in the upcoming Naelofar Hijab video campaigns and/or feature their stories in the Hijab Saved My Life book; any publicity and/or advertising purposes, publications, televisions, magazines, any offline and online media activities.
  8. Results are final and no further correspondence will be entertained. Any breach of these Terms and Conditions may, at OVERBOOKED MEDIA GROUP (M) Sdn Bhd's and NH PRIMA INETRNATIONAL (M) Sdn Bhd's discretion, result in forfeiture of any prize.
  9. OVERBOOKED MEDIA GROUP (M) Sdn Bhd reserves the right to modify, delete or add to these Terms and Conditions without prior notice. In case of dispute, OVERBOOKED MEDIA GROUP (M) Sdn Bhd reserves the right for final decision.



I hereby grant OVERBOOKED MEDIA GROUP SDN BHD (the “Publisher”) and its collaborative partners, its affiliates and agents, the irrevocable right and permission to use photographs, any interview statements from me and/or video recordings of me on ‘Hijab Saved My Life’ project/campaign and other websites and in publications, advertising, promotional flyers, educational materials, derivative works, other media activities or for any other similar purpose without expectation of compensation or other remuneration, now or in the future.

I understand and agree that such photographs and/or video recordings of me and/or interview statements may be placed on the Internet. I also understand and agree that I may be identified by name and/or title in printed, Internet or broadcast information that might accompany the photographs and/or video recordings of me. I waive the right to approve the final product. I agree that all such portraits, pictures, photographs, video and audio recordings, and any reproductions thereof, and all plates, negatives, recording tape and digital files are and shall remain the property of the I hereby release, acquit and forever discharge the Publisher, its collaborative partners, agents, officers and employees of the above-named entities from any and all claims, demands, rights, promises, damages and liabilities arising out of or in connection with the use or distribution of said photographs and/or video recordings and/or interview statements, including but not limited to any claims for invasion of privacy, appropriation of likeness or defamation.

This consent includes, but is not limited to:

  1. Permission to interview, film, photograph, tape, or otherwise make a video reproduction of me and/or record my
  2. Permission to use my name; and
  3. Permission to use quotes from the interview(s) (or excerpts of such quotes), the film, photograph(s), tape(s) or reproduction(s) of me, and/or recording of my voice, in part or in whole, in its publications, in newspapers, magazines and other print media, on television, radio and electronic media (including the Internet), in theatrical media and/or in mailings for educational and awareness.

I hereby warrant that I am eighteen (18) years old or more and competent to contract in my own name or, if I am less than eighteen years old, that my parent or guardian has agreed to this release agreement. This release is binding on me and my heirs, assigns and personal representatives.


How To Send

Your Video Entry


The Guide

  1. Create your video and upload it to your personal YouTube account
  2. Make sure that your video is set to UNLISTED
  3. Your video must not be more than 3-minute long
  4. The minimum video resolution has to be 640 pixels wide by 480 pixels high
  5. The Video must have #HijabSavedMyLife & #NaelofarXOverbooked hashtags in any part of it.


  1. Contest starts on Friday, 23rd October, 2015
  2. Contest ends on Thursday, 31 December, 2015
  3. Contest results and winners will be announced on Sunday, 31st January 2016
  4. (Alternatively, for participant who experienced difficulty in uploading video, kindly submit entries via email to hijabsavedmylife@gmail.com)

Entry Form


If below 18 years of age, please complete the followings