Video Submission Checklist 2019
Contest entries now being accepted through May 5, 2019. Winners announced May 31, 2019.
Prizes for each age category
- 1st place: $1,000
- 2nd place: $500
- 3rd place: $250
- Winning teacher’s prize: $1,000
Your video will be judged on originality, authenticity and how the subject matter ties to Chinese food and traditions.
The video cannot use any intellectual property owned by others. For example, any background music used should be original or available for use without restrictions.
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.
|1.||SUBMISSION – All submissions entered here.|
|2.||THEME & CATEGORY: Address our contest theme — What’s in Your Wok?|
|3.||FILM YOUR VIDEO in HIGH DEFINITION and make sure your visuals & audio sound are clean, clear & crisp|
|4.||OPENING SHOTS & TITLE:
All entries should begin with a 3-5 second full-screen “title screen” that includes the following information:
Your second opening shot should show a visual of the interview subject(s) include information:
|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.
|6.||PERMISSIONS: Have all the required permissions for persons & copyrighted materials appearing in your video.|
|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.|
|8.||CREDITS: Make sure you acknowledge all the people that were involved in your video production|
|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 email@example.com 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.
|10.||LENGTH: 5 minutes long or less, including title slide & credits. If it exceeds 5 minutes, we will ask you to edit it down.|
|11.||HAVING TROUBLE WITH VIMEO or YOUR FINAL VIDEO SUBMISSION? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org|
Ready to Submit Your Video?
Your Final Submission Steps will be:
- Video Contest Home
- Video Contest Welcome
- Teacher Registration
- Submit Video
- Video Submission Checklist
- Writing a Script
- Video Planning – Step by Step
- Video Making Toolkit & Resources
- How to Storyboard
- Inspiring Videos
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Official Rules 2019
- Video Contest Terms of Service
- Teacher Tips
- Common Core