Entries will be judged based on the following key elements of video:
Writing: The story. Does the story contain a beginning, middle, & end?
Audio: Sound Effects, Overall Sound Quality, Music (cited copyright or royalty-free), general audio editing
Lighting: Color, Exposure, Balance, Intent
Cinematography: Camera Work, Focus, Composition, Various use of shots, and the Overall “Look” of the video.
Editing: Pacing and transitions.
Any entry exceeding the time limit is subject to a penalty per the judges discretion.