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Rules and Roles

Theme

Protect the Planet, Reduce Waste

Conditions of Entry (Primary & Secondary)

Please note: Care must be taken not to include any copyright protected material in the entry. This includes music soundtracks and/or published texts.

  • Schools can submit a maximum of five entries.
  • Each student may contribute to one film entry only.
  • Each entry will be classified as follows:
    • Primary: P1-P6 students
    • Junior Secondary: S1-S3 students*
      Fiction**
      Documentary***
    • Senior Secondary: S4-S6 students*
      Fiction**
      Documentary***

*Please note: If a team entered contains both Junior and Senior Secondary students, they will be entered in the Senior category.
**Fiction: A fiction film is a narrative based on a theme that involves fictional character(s) facing a situation/challenge/ problem and resolving it.
***Documentary: A documentary film is an exploration of a theme that records real or actual events / information

 

  • Teachers-in-charge must be aware of and comply with the following conditions when submitting their students’ work:

  • Each entry must be shared with the NET Section via Google Drive. Please create a folder in Google Drive and upload the entry and the following documents to it: (Please save your documents with the file name as suggested)
    • Entry Form (School name_Entry Form);
    • Use of Images Permission Form (Parents) (School name_Parent Permission Form);
    • Use of Images Permission Form (School) (School name_School Permission Form); and
    • Pledge Form (School name_Pledge Form).
  • Send the web link generated to the following email address:  filmit2019edb@gmail.com  to enable us to download the film.
  • Entries should be in MP4, AVI, WAV or WMV format. MP4 is the preferred format.
  • Entries must be original with the script, voice-over and subtitles created wholly by the students.
  • These limits exclude credits and will be enforced.
  • The video clip must be edited to approximately 3-5 minutes.
  • An original soundtrack may be added and acknowledged in the credits, though this is not essential.
  • A title frame and end credits must be added, detailing the name of the school and listing the students involved in the project and their area(s) of responsibility. These frames are to fall outside the time limits.
  • For a documentary entry, evidence of research should be included within the language of the narration and subtitles (e.g. ‘according to…’) and sources of information (e.g. facts and figures) must be included at the end of the film outside the time frame.
  • For a fiction entry, a story structure should be clearly developed (orientation, complication, resolution).
  • Teachers are invited to arrange a visit to the EUO and/or a school visit from an EUO Officer to help generate ideas, develop a focus and access resources about the EU. Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come basis. Please contact: Ms Dora PRATLEY at 3549 8315 or doralwpratley@edb.gov.hk for further information.
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