Super Soaker Palm Springs Video Contest – $8,000 and trip – Over 16 yo – Due March 26, 2012

Posted on 8:52 am in March 2012, Over $5000, Over 16 by Lynnie

Could there be a more brilliant brief to take you to the heat of California to see some of the world’s best musicians on a VIP trip?

Super Soaker wants short films that explore the rules of water-fights, a little direction and structure is never a bad thing and we want you to submit films with unique and innovative rules that give water-fights a whole new dimension.

There are some detailed points in the brief that you need to make sure you pay attention too, also as the spot is intended for cinema, make sure you check out the specifications required in the asset pack. Make sure that you only use Super Soakers from the 2012 range.

Then go wild with the new rules of water-fights!

Requirements

• 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.
• ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Submission must be primarily in English or subtitled.

Once uploaded, Submission will not be returned. MOFILM or Participating Brands may, in its sole discretion, remove, delete and/or forfeit Submission it deems inappropriate or otherwise non-compliant with the Contest.

To the maximum extent permitted by law, Filmmaker explicitly releases, discharges and holds harmless the Participant Brand, its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors and assigns, and their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders, attorneys, representatives and agents, from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, damages (whether actual, incidental or consequential), claims and demands whatsoever in law or equity, including all costs, which s/he now has or may assert, including but not limited to, those with respect to or in any way arising from Filmmaker’s participation in the Competition or the awarding, acceptance, possession or use (or misuse) of the Competition prize, including, but not limited to, liability for personal injury, death or illness arising out of the aforesaid prize. Filmmaker understands that the parties to be released hereby are not responsible for any part of the prize except to make payment for the prize.

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 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.