A.Purpose of “10 Must-Dos at NCCU” English short film competition: to promote and showcase NCCU’s internationalization efforts and excellent learning environment, help international students and faculty to learn more about NCCU, and encourage current students to share their thoughts and experiences about life at NCCU.
B. Eligibility: All students, including international degree-seeking students, exchange students, and language students. There are no limitations on the number of students in a group. At least one of the group members should have an account with First Commercial Bank or Post Office.
C. Selection Criteria
1. Deadline: 5 pm, November 30, 2012
2. Film Content
• All in English.
• Variety of subject matter: local food, fashion, education, entertainment, or perspectives on NCCU English taught courses, Mandarin studies, the Campus itself, student life, etc.
• Between five and ten minutes in length, with a title and a short (written) introduction of 200 words or less.
3. Materials for Application
• Application Form, Copyright License Agreement and short film submission (on DVD).
• Film Format: wmv, mp4, mpg/mpeg, avi, flv.
• Contact Person: Nina Hsu, Office of International Cooperation. Phone number: (02) 2939-3091 Ext 62828; E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
4. Important information: All works must be of the authors’ own creation. Plagiarism of all or part of another work will result in disqualification.
5. Judging – dates and methods:
(Initial selection) 10 works will be selected on or before December 3, 2012.
(On-line review) From December 3, 2012 to December 14, 2012, the best 10 works will be posted on YouTube and made available for discussion, comments, and voting.
(Final decision) Competition results will be announced on December 17, 2012.
(Award presentation) Awards will be presented at the “OIC year-end gathering” at the end of December, 2012.
6. Final points tabulation:
• 15% - number of views on YouTube.
• 15% - number of likes on YouTube.
• 70% - OIC initial scoring.
1st place: will be awarded $20,000 NTD, with certificate.
2nd place: will be awarded $10,000 NTD, with certificate.
3rd place: will be awarded $5,000 NTD, with certificate.
E. Competition rules and regulations:
1. A Copyright License Agreement will be signed by each group.
2. Submissions to the competition will not be returned to individual entrants.
3. Entry details and the film’s contents may not be altered once submitted – please carefully review your final entry.
4. Any submission found to have used plagiarized or forged material will be disqualified from the competition. Any prizes are also forfeit.
5. Submissions to this competition must not have been previously entered in or awarded prizes from another competition.
6. Films that use false names or illegal copies of music, or damage the reputation of NCCU, will be disqualified from the competition.
7. Any conflicts or disputes arising during the period of this competition will be dealt with according to the rules provided by OIC.
8. All participants must read and agree to the above stipulations.