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PROJECT RULES


Rules for the Media Arts Showcase Project Submission are few, but must all be followed or the project will not be accepted. The rules fall into the following categories:

  • Project Type:

    • “I Got This” Video - student generated, teacher supported, instructional video about something students are learning in class (expository style) - eligible projects will judged as part of the Media Arts Showcase.

    • “They Got This” Video - student generated, teacher supported, video telling the story of a community organization or individual (narrative style) - eligible projects will judged as part of the Media Arts Showcase.

    • “Exhibition” - Student generated, teacher or community partner supported, video - not eligible for Media Arts Showcase judging.

  • Project Length:

    • “I Got This” Video - 90 seconds, or less, with additional 30 seconds for credits

    • “They Got This” Video - 3 minutes, or less, with additional 30 seconds for credits

    • “Exhibition” - Under 10 minutes total

  • Content

    • Videos containing crude or vulgar material will not be accepted - all videos must be approved by a teacher before submission.

  • Teacher Nomination

    • A teacher must nominate the video - either by personally linking it to the Submission Form OR allowing students to use their contact information be attached to the submission

  • Copyrighted material

    • All images, video, and audio must be copyright friendly (licensed for reuse and modification, or similar copyright) and only obtained from Media Arts Showcase approved websites (found at Creative Commons)

    • Videos containing audio, images or videos that are not copyright friendly will be not be accepted

  • Citations

    • All media used, including that generated by students, must be properly cited in the credits portion of the video submission, following approved appropriate formats (link to approved formats)

  • Release Forms

  • Project Submission File Type

    • .mp4 is the approved format

    • Naming convention for videos: name of project, name of project lead, separated by underscore character (Adding_Fractions_by_Joe_Smith.mp4)

  • Submission Rules

    • 1 project per student, per category (Joe Smith could submit one project in the “I Got This!” category, one in the “They Got This”, and one in the “Exhibition” Category).

  • Scoring

  • Submitting Projects

    • Videos must be cloud based with a URL that can be copied and pasted into a Google Form

    • If .mp4 saved on a local computer, upload it to Google Drive, then “Share” the link

    • Make sure Lead Student contact information (MPS Email Account) & Nominating Teacher information (MPS Email Account) is provided

    • Final Submissions due March 23, 2018

  • Feedback

    • If accepted, the Lead Student and Nominating Teacher will be informed

    • If not accepted, the Media Arts Showcase Committee may return video with suggestions for resubmission

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