THE FEDERATION OF EUROPEAN NEUROSCIENCE SOCIETIES launches a video contest on the occasion of the FENS Forum 2012 in Barcelona. I do wonder how many neuroscientists are avid readers of VidOpp?
Submission deadline: May 15, 2012
VIDEO CONTEST RULES
• At least one of the participants of the video must be a PhD student or postdoctoral fellow registered for the FENS Forum 2012.
• Content MUST be related to neuroscience (videos can be funny), including, but not limited to: protocol videos, educational presentations, data presentations, life in the lab…
• Videos must be original work and not previously published.
• If videos use music or images, they must be rights-free or must have permission from copyright owner.
• Videos must be no longer than three (3) minutes in length (excluding credits).
• Videos must be in English.
• All participants of the videos must sign a release form (http://www.ejnblog.org/vidop_new/wp-content/uploads/2011/12/release-form2.pdf) and winners will have to provide the original copies of these forms.
To enter your video into the contest, please upload it on YouTube as an unlisted video and send us the link via email:
1. Create a YouTube account if you do not have one
2. Create a channel in your YouTube account
3. Click on Upload menu (top menu)
4. Upload video file
5. Under Privacy, select “Unlisted” and click “Save Changes” at the bottom of the page
6. To view the link to your video, click on the Share tab (i.e. http://youtu.be/xxxxxxx)
7. Send the title of your video, the link of the video, as well as your full name and registration information to email@example.com and to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject “FENS Forum 2012 video competition”.
Open to individual neuroscientists or teams of neuroscientists, who include at least one PhD student or postdoctoral fellow registered to the FENS Forum 2012.
Up to eight (8) prizes will be awarded: the top four (4) winners will receive €1,000 each and the other four, €700 each. For videos produced by teams, prizes will be equally divided between the filmmakers.
Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions in the comments below.