The Short Video Competition hosted by Alvernia University is dedicated to providing a community event for local film-makers. Its vision is three-fold:
Resources: Alvernia will offer technical assistance to students.
SPECIAL CATEGORY (open to all Berks County residents 13 years and older)
PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT or PSA (open to all Berks County high school or college students)
NARRATIVE (open to all Berks County high school or college students)
MUSIC VIDEOS (open to all Berks County high school or college students)
COMMERCIALS (open to all Berks County high school or college students)
Videos will be selected and screened at the competition’s award event.
There will be a red carpet event to announce the winners on March 24, 2017 at Alvernia University’s Bernardine Lecture Hall.
Time: Running length of video to be no less than 2 ½ minutes and no more than 20 minutes (including all credits)
Opening Date for Submissions: January 10, 2017
Submission Deadline: April 3, 2017
Notification Date: April 10, 2017
Red Carpet Event Date: April 21, 2017
Eligibility: All Berks County residents (for Special Category only) or students enrolled in a Berks County high school or college. Minimum age is 13. Individuals under 18 will need parental consent.
Submitting videos: Submitters will be notified of their entry status. Decisions made by Alvernia University’s Short Video Competition are final. Copyright laws may apply to videos using sound recordings. By submitting a video, it is a condition of the entry that all winners agree to their name being made publicly available. Submitters retain ownership of their entries into the competition. By entering a video, submitters grant Alvernia University’s Short Video Competition non-exclusive license for the duration of copyright protection to reproduce or distribute their video in all media in order to promote or act as a historical record of the Competition.
Viewing Period: [during two weeks after submission deadline] All approved submissions will be available to view and vote during this time period (the video with the most likes will win the People’s Choice award).
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