User Producers in action
August 9, 2005
Discovery Networks Asia & Nokia have a competition running at the moment called "Mobile First Time Filmmakers 2005" that gets users to get arty and do some mobile filmmaking.
The contest, is open to individuals aged 18 and above who are residing in the following countries: Singapore, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Hong Kong, Australia, and New Zealand.
The goal of the competition is to "Capture an icon that best defines the values or hopes of your community"
Submissions should be in the form of:
- a maximum of five (5) pictures (in JPEG or JPG format only, of a maximum file size of 100K each); or
- a maximum of one (1) video clip (in 3PG, WMV, MOV, MPEG or AVI format only, of a maximum of thirty (30) seconds in duration).
Entries close Sunday, 4 September 2005, 23:59 hrs (Singapore time).
Fifteen applicants will be short-listed to go to Singapore and learn mobile filmmaking techniques using the new Nokia N90 and use this device to submit their final entries. The winner will be bouncing off the walls with a $10,000 first prize.
Website has the details on how to enter including some great mini-lessons on how to film with your mobile.