2015 Judging Criteria
All entries will first be screened to ensure they meet the entry criteria outlined in the Entry Video Checklist and Contest Rules. Our international panel of judges will then score your video based on creativity, content, fit with our theme & mission and more, as described below.
The top Semi-Finalists will be added to an online poll for the public to determine the Audience’s Choice Award winner and help determine our Finalists. We will also announce our regional Northern California Counties winners, plus Hawaii state winners.
The Finalists will head to San Francisco for a March 15, 2015 screening at CAAMFest, followed by our Awards Ceremony and reception.
Your entry will be scored according to the following criteria:
|1. Mission Fit / Theme – (20% of score)
|2. Youth Inspiration – (20% of score)
|3. Content/Concept/Story (20% of score)
|4. Artistic Excellence/Aesthetic Merit (10% of score)
|5. Production Values (10% of score)
|6. Overall Quality (20% of score)