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SCENES FROM YUNNAN:  Yuan Yuang Rice Paddies (Ronald Tagra); Yunnan first graders; Hot pepper sellers in Dali, Yunnan (Tim Quijano)


Contest entries now being accepted through March 31, 2019. Winners announced May 31, 2019.

Before your create your video, please review these checklist items below:

And later, as you do your final edit and get ready to submit your video, be sure to revisit this page.

 

red-check 1. REGISTRATION – Make sure your entire team is pre-registered individually before submitting your final video
red-check 2. THEME & CATEGORY: Address our contest theme — What’s in Your Wok?
red-check 3. FILM YOUR VIDEO in HIGH DEFINITION  and make sure your visuals & audio sound are clean, clear & crisp
red-check 4. OPENING SHOTS & TITLE:

All entries should begin with a 3-5 second full-screen “title screen” that includes the following information:
  • Lead Producer’s name & any team members
  • School name (if applicable)
  • School city, state
  • Title of video  (Please be creative & use a title that reflects your content/subject.  Avoid generic names like “1990 Institute Video Contest “)

Your second opening shot should show a visual of the interview subject(s) include information:

  • His/her name(s) (real name, nickname or other, depending on their privacy preferences)
  • Where your subject(s) is from
  • Your subject’s connection to mainland China in less 5 words or less (citizen, resident, student, cross-border business exec, educator, expertise, etc)
red-check  5. WHAT’S IN YOUR WOK?
This year’s contest addresses how food is at the intersection of personal stories, culture, family history and society. 1990 Institute seeks videos which tell unique stories based on these areas.
red-check 6. PERMISSIONS: Have all the required permissions for persons & copyrighted materials appearing in your video.
red-check 7. ENGLISH SUBTITLES:  As English is the official language, please add subtitles for any non-English portions.  This is very important for our judges and for global audiences.
red-check 8. CREDITS: Make sure you acknowledge all the people that were involved in your video production
red-check 9. VIMEO UPLOAD & OTHER WAYS TO UPLOAD YOUR VIDEO: Your Vimeo upload in HD format should be cost-free, unless it’s over 5GB in size.  Be sure to set the setting so we can download your video.

For those of you in China who cannot access Vimeo, please send your video file to us at videocontest@1990institute.org by a file transfer service such as WeTransfer (free if under 2 GB) Amazon Cloud Drive (see Amazon Drive China link here), or similar providers.

red-check 10. LENGTH: 5 minutes long or less, including title slide & credits. If it exceeds 5 minutes, we will ask you to edit it down.
red-check 11. HAVING TROUBLE WITH VIMEO or YOUR FINAL VIDEO SUBMISSION? Email us at videocontest@1990institute.org

 


Ready to Submit Your Video?

submitvideoYour Final Submission Steps will be:

(1) Register for Vimeo.com  (do this well-in advance)
(2) Upload your video onto Vimeo.com  with specific settings & information (including #YouthVoicesOnChina)
(3) Complete our Video Contest Submission Form

Now go here for the full detailed Submission steps