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Student Creative Work Competition - Epidemic x Wounded World (疫症 x 受傷的世界)

31 March 2021 (Submission Deadline)
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Student Creative Work Competition - Epidemic x Wounded World (疫症 x 受傷的世界)
Date
31 March 2021 (Submission Deadline)

Month of Religion, Philosophy and Ethics 2020/21

Student Creative Work Competition

Topic: Epidemic x Wounded World (疫症 x 受傷的世界)

 

 

 

 

Organized by

Department of Religion and Philosophy

 

Sponsored by

HKBU Century Club

 

Sub-topic

Participants may relate the topic by one or more of the following sub-topics with religion and philosophy

  • Life and death
  • Social distancing
  • Loneliness and solitude
  • Reflections of life
  • Faith
  • Suffering

 

Format

  • There is no restriction  on the format, but story, poem, lyric, photo, comic, animation, mobile movie etc. are preferred.
  • For submission of story, poem and lyric, there should be no more than 6000 characters in Chinese and 10000 words in English.
  • For submission of photo, the format should be jpg/jpeg with 300 at least dpi. Photo-editing is not allowed.
  • For submission of videos or movies, it must be not more than 3 minutes. They can be created by using any production techniques. The format should be mp4 /.mov

 

Prize 

Winner: HK$3,000

1st Runner-up: HK$2,000

2nd Runner-up: HK$1,000

 

Incentive

Participants submitting videos or animation can have a maximum of HK$500 support related to the shooting or production. Participants have to provide original receipts for the reimbursement of the expenses.

 

Eligibility
All students of the Department of Religion and Philosophy, and first-year Arts students are welcome to join. Each entry can be submitted by an individual or a group of not more than four students.

 

Copyright

  1. All footages, audio clips (including music) and ideas of the script used in the entry are used legally, and authorization(s) has been granted from the copyright owner(s); the participants should bear the legal responsibilities of the copyright of the entry.
  2. Participants should sign the consent form for allowing the Department of Religion and Philosophy to use the submitted works for educational and promotion purpose.
  3. All videos/animations submitted, no matter awarded or not, will become the property of the Department of Religion and Philosophy and can be used for future promotional or educational purposes. The Department of Religion and Philosophy is authorized to use all or any parts of the entries including but not limited to website releases, publications, exhibition of the entries and production of teaching kits. In all cases, no specific notification or further payment will be given to the participants except the incentive and/or award (if applicable) initially given.

 

Enrolment Method:

Please complete the  Online Enrolment and Consent Form  by 31 March 2021:

 

Before filling the online enrollment and consent form, please note the followings:

 

  • Please READ the Guidelines on this webpage.
  • Please prepare the link for us to download your entry. 
  • Participants submitting videos or animation can have a maximum of HK$500 support related to the shooting or production. Participants have to provide original receipts for the reimbursement of the expenses to the General Office of Department of Religion and Philosophy at CEC1001 during our office hour (Mon – Fri, 9:00 – 1:00pm, 2:00 – 5:50pm) before the deadline (31 Mar 2021).

 

 

Rules and Regulations

  1. Each person can only participate either as an individual or as a member of one and only one group. 
  2. Each individual or team can submit ONE work only. 
  3. Seeking assistance from professional videographers or professional editors is not allowed.
  4. Participants must obtain appropriate copyright authorization in advance on all clips, photos or music used.
  5. Entry must be original and unpublished work.
  6. The Department of Religion and Philosophy reserves the right to amend the regulations and other arrangements without prior notice, and the organizer’s decision on all matters relating to Competition will be final.
  7. In the event of disputes, the Department of Religion and Philosophy reserves the right to disqualify any entry and/or retract any award from the entrant.

 

Judging criteria

The selection panel will consider and score each entry according to the following criteria. Judges’ decisions are final.

Message Content (40 points)Creativity and Originality (40 points)
  • Does the student/group apply and address the theme?
  • Does the work create a positive impact on the viewers about the theme?
  • Is the work relevant?
  • How compelling is the work?
  • Entry must be own work of the student/group members, present in his/her/their own words, and include personal experience and thoughtful observations. The work must reflect that the student/group has carefully examined and well thought through the topic.
Bonus Points for Video Submission (10 points)People’s Choice – Most Likes (10 points)
  • How well is the video produced in regards to continuity, timing, camera operation, sound quality, editing, and adherence to time limit?
  • Up to five outstanding work will be posted on REL’s Instagram and Facebook Page. They will be ranked based on the number of ‘Likes’ both on Instagram and Facebook Page by the cutoff date and time (5pm, 30 April 2021). 

 

Timeline

  • Deadline of submission: 31 March 2021
  • Start of polling date: 19 April 2021
  • End of polling date: 5pm, 30 April 2021
  • Result announcement: 31 May 2021