JUDGING CRITERIA

THEME & IMPACT

Does the video/film communicate a story, point of view or demonstration/visualization about water?  Is the story, message or information effectively delivered?

CREATIVITY

Are the ideas in the video/film original and creatively conveyed?

GUIDELINES

Are all competition guidelines followed?  Are copyright regulations followed,  permissions documented  and sources referenced if required?  Are team credits provided?  Is the video/film length correct and proper formats submitted?

PRODUCTION VALUE

Are production techniques used to best effect?  This includes all visual elements, sound quality and editing.

RULES & REGULATIONS

The following are the detailed requirements for submissions to the Water Film Youth Prize:

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  • The submitted film is about water.
     

  • Maximum of 2 minutes in length (not including credits).
     

  • The film must be produced after January 1, 2020.
     

  • One submission per team is permitted.
     

  • All submissions should be 1920 X 1080 or landscape NOT portrait aspect.
     

  • Videos to be submitted in either an MOV or MP4 file format.
     

  • Materials not created by the filmmakers (images, music etc.) are allowed but must have royalty free licenses (e.g. Creative Commons), or have documented permission from the creator.  If information is obtained from another source (e.g. statistics or published materials), these sources must be appropriately documented or credited.  All external resources must be referenced in the end credits of the production or within the body of the production where deemed appropriate.
     

  • Distinguishable logos or other commercial identification should not be visible in the video/film.
     

  • Your submission to the LTAW Youth Prize indicates acceptance and agreement of the use and distribution of your video for the purposes of education and promotion by the Let’s Talk About Water Film Festival, the Global Institute for Water Security and the University of Saskatchewan.
     

  • All film entries must be submitted through the student’s teacher.  The teacher must ensure that appropriate parental permissions for appearances and participation have been obtained.

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