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Bega: Youth Week 1 Minute Film Festival Competition

Youth Week 1 Minute Film Festival Competition

Youth Week 2020 - Speak Up, Be Involved, Get Connected, Have Fun

Competition opens Friday 10 April and closes Monday 27 April, 5pm. Make a 1 minute film to win!

STEP 1: CHOOSE YOUR THEME

- Worst Summer Eva! - Isolation Stories (shot only in 1 room with 1 actor) - DIY101 (Tell us how to something)

STEP 2: MAKE YOUR FILM

- Use what you have - be creative in making props, sets and costumes! - Make it slick! - tight edits, awesome titles, great lighting and special effects all within 60 seconds - not one second more! - Make it your own! - no using other peoples music, images or video - Story is key! - think beginning, middle and end but it doesn't have to be in that order!

STEP 3: REGISTER AND SEND US YOUR FILM

If you are 16 and under, you will need the OK from your parent or guardian. Once you have finished your film, click on the button below to register and upload.

REGISTER AND UPLOAD YOUR FILM

PRIZES

There are first and second prizes for each age group.

Ages 12 – 15

  • 1st Place Apple iPod Touch 128GB

  • 2nd Place DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal

Ages 16- 19

  • 1st Place GoPro Hero 7

  • 2nd Place DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal

Ages 20- 25

  • 1st Place DJI Osmo Pocket 4K 3 Axis Gimbal Camera 

  • 2nd Place DJI Osmo Mobile 3 Gimbal

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

1. Age

To be eligible to enter this competition, the Producer (the person or persons whose name is on the entry form) must be aged between 12 and 25 years as at Friday 10 April and reside in the Bega Valley Shire.

Cast and crewmembers do not have to fall into the same age category.

2. Judging

The winners will be selected by a judging panel including but not limited to industry professionals, sponsors and Bega Valley Shire Council employees. Judges decisions are final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Judging criteria:

3. Licences

• Use what you have! - Show us your innovation skills in making props, sets and costumes!

• Make it slick! - Tight edits, awesome titles, great lighting and special effects all within 60 seconds – not one second more!

• All your own! - No using other peoples music, images or video, we must respect copyright so the video must be 100% yours! (Public domain sound from places like freesound.org is ok!)

• The story is key! - Think beginning, middle and end but it doesn't have to be in that order!

Each short film producer grants non-exclusive and irrevocable licences:

a) To Bega Valley Shire Council to screen their short film on the Bega Valley Shire Library Youtube Channel and at any film festival screenings locally, across Australia and internationally.

b) To Bega Valley Shire Council to reproduce their short film or parts of their short film by any means of communicating to the public, including theatre screenings, internet, cable, satellite or by any medium not yet devised, for the purpose of promoting the 1 Minute Film Festival Competition. Parts of the film includes the use of the submitted supported material for the purpose of promoting the festival.

4. Copyright

Entrants will utilise non-copyrighted materials in the production of their short film. This includes sound recordings, printed media, short films, music and sound effects as well as scripts. The organisers take no responsibility for breach of copyright or moral rights in the films screened. Copyright and/or moral rights breaches will disqualify entries.

5. Rating

Short film content is to contain no stunts of a dangerous nature or positive reference to drug or alcohol use, foul language, violence or pornography.

No film entered should be considered to have more than a PG rating. Under a PG rating content should be mild in impact. There may contain content that children find confusing or upsetting and may require the guidance of parents and guardians. They may, for example, contain classifiable elements such as language and themes that are mild in impact. PG rated films are not recommended for viewing by persons under 15 without guidance from parents or guardians.

6. Organisers’ rights

The organisers reserve the right to disqualify any entries for whatever reason and to withhold prizes in any category. The organisers also reserve the right to re-categorise entries.

7. Permissions

By submitting your film via the online entry form entrants agree that they have obtained all the necessary permissions in writing from all cast and crew involved with their production. Permission forms are available on the competition website.