Animation

1.    Animation entries include, and are not limited to, narrative stories and historical events, character-based or experimental animations in series, etc.
2.    Combination of computer-generated graphics, visual effects, or digital reproductions of drawn images are all acceptable.
3.    Each entrant shall submit their works along with a short synopsis of the animation.
4.    A two  minute trailer is required for each animation.
5.    Semi finalists will be required to submit all relevant releases for creative assets not developed by the entrant (music, images, footages, etc.)
6.    The finalist will be required to mail the high resolution DVD to the competition headquarters, and the submission form can be downloaded from the website.
7.    The footage and images for each submission must be produced solely for this competition and must not have been shown previously in other venues.

Submission Format: MPEG, VMedia
Trailer Length: within 5 minutes
Semi Finalist Format: AVI, MP4
Film Length:
Min: 15 minutes
Max: 120 minutes
Language: English or English subtitled
Documentation: Date, place, character, event description of the film.
Technical Info: video editing software and graphic software

Short Film/Documentary

1.    The entry must be in the digital video format and footage are exclusively shoots for this competition and must not have been shown previously in other venues.
2.    Cultural heritage, social transformation and personal stories revealing cultural diversity and moral dignity are desirable topics.
3.    Combination of computer-generated graphics, visual effects, or digital reproductions of drawn images are acceptable.
4.    Each entrant shall submit their piece along with a short synopsis of the film.
5.    A two minute trailer is required for each film.
6.    Semi finalists will be required to submit all relevant releases for creative assets not developed by the entrant (music, images, footage, etc.)
7.    The finalist will be required to mail the high resolution DVD to the competition headquarters, and the submission form can be downloaded from the website.

Submission Format: MPEG, VMedia
Semi Finalist Format: AVI, MP4
Trailer Length: 5 minutes
Film Length:
Min: 15 minutes
Max: 60 minutes
Language: English or English subtitled
Documentation: Date, place, character and event descriptions of the film.
Technical Info: Camcorder type and video editing software

Photography

1.    The photographs can communicate all ideas of the chosen subject with a single or a series of pictures, the maximum being 10 images per submission along with a slide show in PDF format.
2.    The images must be photographic in nature, and light digital manipulation (less than 10%) is acceptable.
3.    Each picture shall be submitted in JPEG format, whether they are high or low resolution files, onto the personal profile page.
4.    Photographs entering the final contest will be printed and displayed for the live exhibition.

Format: JPEG
Max Number: 10 images/entry
Max Size:  10MB/photo
Documentation: Date, place and character description of the photos
Technical Info: Type of Camera and Lens