Who can take part?
The contest is open to everyone.
Videos can be the creation of a group or an individual.
Since the Internet has no boundaries, there is no restriction as to the place of residence.
All ideas and styles are acceptable.
The only condition is that the video short must convey the theme of “culture” and “Montréal”.
Originality and creativity will be the jury’s main selection criteria.
What are the formats?
Videos must be in QuickTime(mov), Windows Media (wmv) or mpeg4.
Entrants must submit two copies: one in the best possible quality format for public viewing during the awards ceremony and the other in FLV 320x240 format for uploading to the Internet.
The video short must open with an image (no black or white background).
What is the latest entry date?
The contest closes April 30. à Entries must be postmarked no later than 11:59 p.m. on that date.
Regular mail should be dropped off at a postal counter to ensure that the entry is clearly postmarked.
Closing times of postal counters vary.
What are the prizes?
Three cultural development bursaries will be awarded to the winners:
- 1st Prize: $4,000
- 2nd Prize: $2,000
- 3rd Prize: $1,000.
A special jury award(bursary of $2,000) will be given to a participant or group of participants under the age of 20 who was not selected for one of the three main awards.
Who will be on the jury?
No, we won’t reveal the answer here!
But you can check the names and credentials of last year’s jury members.