Please read these guidelines carefully before you enter the competition.

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Content requirements
Award categories
Video format
Judging criteria
Enter the competition!

☞ Eligibility

  • High school students 9~12 grade
  • Only one submission allowed per student
  • A maximum of 3 students can be in one video
    (you will be entered together as one entry)

☞ Content requirements

☞ Video format

  • All videos should be uploaded on YouTube (click here for instructions)
  • For the students’ privacy and safety, uploading your video as “unlisted” is highly recommended (see screen-cap below). Provide the link of your video when you enter the competition (your video will only be visible to those you share the URL/link with)

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  • We cannot accept audio recordings
  • Free editing software includes iMovies or Windows Movie Maker.
    Remember that we are judging videos based more on creativity and content, not your video-editing skills

☞ Award categories

  • Best Original Screenplay
  • Best Adapted Screenplay
  • Best Music Video
  • Best Animated Feature
  • Best Production and Film Editing

ASU Linkages will select the top submissions in each category, which will receive awards and be shown at Buddy Day on November 12, 2016. Students will then vote at Buddy Day to determine the Best Overall Video!

☞ Judging criteria

50% Creativity
Video is creative, original and unique
35% Content quality
Video title and theme make good use of the Chinese language
15% Production quality
Video is well planned with smooth transitions, edits, sound and visual elements

☞ Enter the competition

When you have your video uploaded to Youtube, click here to enter the competition.


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