Student Library Video Contest

UCI Libraries Video Contest

Tell your fellow Anteaters how to Zot Smarter @ the UCI Libraries! Submit a two-minute video that highlights the Libraries' services, people, collections, space, equipment, or anything else you think helps students succeed, and earn an opportunity to win a GoPro Hero camera!  Submission Dates: December 1, 2015 - February 11, 2016

Prizes:

1 GoPro Hero camera for the Judge’s Pick winner
1 GoPro Hero camera for the Audience Award winner
(Judge’s Pick and Audience Award winner will not be the same video)

Basic Guidelines

  • Create a unique and entertaining video no more than 2 minutes long, letting new students know how the libraries will help them succeed. BE CREATIVE!
  • Download (pdf) and complete an entry form and submit it to libref@uci.edu between December 1 and February 11 to enter the contest.
  • Use the link we email you to upload your video!
  • A panel of judges will critique your video with the following criteria, and will determine one Judge’s Pick Award Winner. 
    • Overall entertainment value (30%);
    • Passion in communication of the theme (30%) 
    • Overall quality of video (20%);
    • Creativity (20%);
  • The judges will also select 5 other videos as finalists using the same criteria.  The finalists will be posted on the libraries website for voting. The video with the highest number of votes will receive the Audience Award!
  • Both award winners will receive a GoPro Hero camera!
  • PLEASE EMAIL LIBREF@UCI.EDU IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS.

Eligibilty:

Entrant must: 

Video Requirements:

  • 200 MB or less
  • No more than 2 minutes
  • In one of these formats: .mov preferred ( .wmv, .avi, .mpg, .mpeg, .mp4, .asf, .3gp or a .3g2) 
  • MUST ADHERE TO THE RULES AND RESTRICTIONS LISTED IN THE OFFICIAL RULES

Important dates:

Judges Voting: Tuesday, February 16 - Friday, February 26.
Contact winner: Monday, February 29.
Announce Judges winner: Tuesday, March 1. 

Audience Vote: audience voting Tuesday, March 1 - April 3
Contact winner: Monday, April 4
Announce Audience vote winner on website Tuesday April 5

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