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SCENES FROM YUNNAN:  Yuan Yuang Rice Paddies (Ronald Tagra); Yunnan first graders; Hot pepper sellers in Dali, Yunnan (Tim Quijano)


Before your create your video, please review these checklist items below:

And later, as you do your final edit and get ready to submit your video, be sure to revisit this page.

 

red-check 1. REGISTRATION – Make sure your entire team is pre-registered individually before submitting your final video
red-check 2. THEME & CATEGORYAddress our contest theme — your video features an interview subject’s life and experience with China
red-check 3. FILM YOUR VIDEO in HIGH DEFINITION  and make sure your visuals & audio sound are clean, clear & crisp
red-check 4. OPENING SHOTS & TITLE:

All entries should begin with a 3-5 second full-screen “title screen” that includes the following information:
  • Lead Producer’s name & any team members
  • School name
  • School city, state
  • Title of video  (Please be creative & use a title that reflects your content/subject.  Avoid generic names like “Youth Voices Entry 2018”)

Your second opening shot should show a visual of the interview subject(s) include information:

  • His/her name(s) (real name, nickname or other, depending on their privacy preferences)
  • Where your subject(s) is from
  • Your subject’s connection to mainland China in less 5 words or less (citizen, resident, student, cross-border business exec, educator, expertise, etc)
red-check  5. REQUIRED INTERVIEW QUESTIONS:
Submitted videos featuring mainland Chinese interview subjects MUST include answers ON VIDEO to at least 2 of these REQUIRED FOUR interview questions below:

(your submission form will ask for *written* answers to all 4; modified version of these questions are acceptable):

1) What comes to mind when you think of America / The United States?

2) What do you dream of doing or experiencing on a future trip to the U.S.?

3) What life advice do you have for me (or young Americans)?

4) Who is one of your favorite Americans — dead or alive, and why?

 

Videos featuring non-PRC interview subjects MUST include answers to at least 2 on video of these REQUIRED FOUR interview questions below: (your submission form will ask for written answers to all 4; modified version of these questions are acceptable):

1. What comes to mind when you think of the PRC?

2. What do you dream of doing or experiencing on a future trip to the PRC?

3. What life advice do you have for me (or young Americans)?

4. Who is one of your favorite mainland Chinese persons — dead or alive, and why?

red-check 6. PERMISSIONS: Have all the required permissions for persons & copyrighted materials appearing in your video.
red-check 7. ENGLISH SUBTITLES:  As English is the official language, please add subtitles for any non-English portions.  This is very important for our judges and for global audiences.
red-check 8. CREDITS: Make sure you acknowledge all the people that were involved in your video production
red-check 9. VIMEO:

CREDITS: Make

red-check 10. LENGTH: 3 minutes long or less, including title slide & credits. If it exceeds 3 minutes, we will ask you to edit it down.

 


Ready to Submit Your Video?

submitvideoYour Final Submission Steps will be:

(1) Register for Vimeo.com  (do this well-in advance)
(2) Upload your video onto Vimeo.com  with specific settings & information (including #YouthVoicesOnChina)
(3) Complete our YVOC Submission Form

Now go here for the full detailed Submission steps