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Video Contest Submissions: Now Open!

Finally, submissions for our video contest are now open! Submissions will be open until November 10 and winners will be announced December 1. For more information, see our earlier posts.

If you want to apply for the general contest, fill out our form here

If you’re applying through your Korean school, fill out our form here

To fill out the form, simply click the link above and put in your responses. An asterisk ‘*’ denotes a required question. Once you’re done, click ‘Submit’ and we will have your responses. Your submissions will be added to a playlist on youtube by the official Jaisohn Center channel.

Good luck!

Video Contest for Korean School Students

Create a video about any aspect of Dr. Jaisohn’s legacies—such as, but not limited to, the first American citizen of Korean descent, the first Korean American with a medical degree, freedom fighter against Japan’s colonial regime, a staunch advocate of democracy in Korea, publisher of the first newspaper in Korea, advocate of women’s rights in Korea, role model for Korean Americans, etc.

Genres: Short film, documentary, animation, music video, etc.

Submission period: September 1-November 10, 2015
Announcement of winners: December 1, 2015

Prizes:
Best Video/UCC-1st place: $500
Best Video/UCC-2nd place: $300
Best Video/UCC-3rd place: $200

Criteria of evaluation:
Accuracy and usefulness of information 40%
Creativity 30%
Quality of video and its content 20%
Number of YouTube views (measured by the automatic count by YouTube, as of 1 p.m. November 15, 2015 Eastern Time ) 10%

Who can apply: Korean school students anywhere in the world, as an individual or as a group.
How to apply: Upload your video/UCC to YouTube (Use the link below.)
Complete the Google Doc attached to our YouTube Channel.
Tell us about your submission by emailing us at contest.jaisohncenter@gmail.com

Notes:
• Length and video resolution of the video/UCC: any length up to 5 minutes.
• Language: English, Korean, or both. If the video is produced in any other language, an English subtitle is required.
• The Phillip Jaisohn Foundation will have the right to post, print, publish or otherwise use the contest submissions free of charge.
• Any legal issues concerning portrait rights or copyright violations arising from a video/UCC submission are solely the legal responsibility of the contestant.
• Video/UCC contents must be original, and contestants must have directly participated in the making of the contents.
• Questions? Email: contest.jaisohncenter@gmail.com

Create a Video about Dr. Jaisohn: Contest for Everyone

Create a video about any aspect of Dr. Jaisohn’s legacies—such as, but not limited to, the first American citizen of Korean descent, the first Korean American with a medical degree, freedom fighter against Japan’s colonial regime, a staunch advocate of democracy in Korea, publisher of the first newspaper in Korea, advocate of women’s rights in Korea, role model for Korean Americans, etc.

Genres: Short film, documentary, animation, music video, etc.

Submission period: September 1-November 10, 2015
Announcement of winners: December 1, 2015

Prizes:
Best Video/UCC-1st place: $500
Best Video/UCC-2nd place: $300
Best Video/UCC-3rd place: $200

Criteria of evaluation:
Accuracy and usefulness of information 40%
Creativity 30%
Quality of video and its content 20%
Number of YouTube views (measured by the automatic count by YouTube, as of 1 p.m. November 15, 2015 Eastern Time ) 10%

Who can apply: Any individual or group anywhere in the world (except for those participating in the separate video contest for Korean school students)

Who can apply: Individuals or groups anywhere in the world.
How to apply: Upload your video/UCC to YouTube (Use the link below.)
Complete the Google Doc attached to our YouTube Channel.
Tell us about your submission by emailing us at contest.jaisohncenter@gmail.com

Notes:
• Length and video resolution of the video/UCC: any length up to 5 minutes.
• Language: English, Korean, or both. If the video is produced in any other language, an English subtitle is required.
• The Phillip Jaisohn Foundation will have the right to post, print, publish or otherwise use the contest submissions free of charge.
• Any legal issues concerning portrait rights or copyright violations arising from a video/UCC submission are solely the legal responsibility of the contestant.
• Video/UCC contents must be original, and contestants must have directly participated in the making of the contents.
• Questions? Email: contest.jaisohncenter@gmail.com

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