Sovereign Santander Cannes Video Contest 2012 – $8,000 and trip – Over 16 yo – Due May 14, 2012

Posted on 9:09 am in May 2012, Over $5000, Over 16 by Lynnie

What goes around comes around! Yes, mesdames et messieurs, Santander is back in Cannes!!  This year, we want YOU to help introduce Santander’s new credit card “Sphere” to the world.

Requirements

The Sovereign | Santander team wants to work closely with its winning filmmakers and so the deadline is a little earlier and there is an editing phase built in. The key dates for the contest are as follows.
• Official contest close (phase 1): May 14
• Preliminary selections made by brand: May 21
• Edits made by selected filmmakers (phase II): May 21 – June 4
• TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS:
• A Video File must be submitted – the Video file (s) must be no more than the maximum duration stated in the Competition Brief (all copyrighted material will be removed).

The Video file size should be kept at or under 100 MB for quicker upload/encoding time (max file size is 300MB). Video Files must be provided in one of the following file formats: .MPG; .MOV; .AVI; .WMV; .MP4; .M4V

Finalists may be asked to provide the original audio and video files used during production of the entry for broadcast purposes. This may include uncompressed QuickTime files, final audio mix and/or separate audio tracks for dialogue, music, and effects. These items are not mandatory to become a Finalist
A Video File must be submitted – the Video file (s) must be no more than 2.5 minutes in length (all copyrighted material will be removed) The Video file size should be kept at or under 200 MB for quicker upload/encoding time (max file size is 500MB). Video Files must be provided in one of the following file formats: .MPEG; .MOV; .AVI; .WMV Finalists may be asked to provide the original audio and video files used during production of the entry for broadcast purposes. This may include uncompressed QuickTime files, final audio mix and/or separate audio tracks for dialogue, music, and effects. These items are not mandatory to become a Finalist.
Submission must be primarily in English or subtitled.

Eligibility

Over the age of 16 at the date of entry. (All Users of the age 16 to 18 must have permission of an adult who will receive any prizes or remuneration on their behalf)

Judging Criteria

Judging Criteria (“Judging Criteria”) is as follows:
1. Originality and Creativity – 50%
2. Adherence to Creative Assignment – 50%

Prize

Grand Prize
• $8,000
• Round trip travel for two people to Cannes with three nights hotel accommodation
2nd Prize
• $4,000
3rd Prize
• $2,000
4th Prize
• $1,000
5th Prize
• $1,000


Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions in the comments below.