Competition

engflick 2015 is a short cinematic film competition seeking young filmmakers to help tell the story of the engineered world.
Cash prizes and engineering enlightenment are on offer.
The competition is being run by Young Engineers Australia to increase awareness of the engineering profession and the role that engineering plays in your daily life.

COMPETITION BRIEF
The engflick 2015 short film competition aims to generate high quality video content that educates the community about the role of engineers in shaping the modern world.

  • engflick 2015 film entries are to meet the theme of “Engineering: No Problem Too Big or Too Small”.
  • Each film must include a ‘measuring device’, this can be in any form that suits your film best – be creative!
  • Films shall be between 40 seconds and 5 minutes in duration.
  • engflick 2015 is open to the Australian public, from inspired young engineers to artistic young filmmakers and the wider creative society. Vibrant, entertaining and informative films – in the vein of the Gruen Pitch, Tropfest or Hungry Beast – are encouraged.
  • You may enter more than one film if you wish.
  • Entries close Friday 5pm, 13th November 2015 (AEST)

HOW TO ENTER
To enter the Competition, you must:

  • Read the Terms and Conditions
  • upload your Film to your own YouTube account;
  • submit of your entry online (which must include your name, contact phone number and valid email address to be considered a valid entry).

To be eligible for a prize your Film must:

  • Include an image, graphic or object of a ‘measuring device’, in any form.
  • Only include original material created by you and solely for the purpose of the competition;
  • Comply with the Terms and Conditions;
  • Not breach any intellectual property rights of any other person;

JUDGING CRITERIA AND PRIZES
engflick 2015 entries will be judged by members of the Young Engineers Australia national committee. Members of the judging panel will individually assess each film; marks will be awarded for the following elements:

  1. Creativity;
  2. Conveyance of an engineering message; and,
  3. Audience engagement.

The Young Engineers Australia national committee will average the marks for each film awarded by the judges. The film with the overall highest score wins. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st Place – $4000
  • 2nd Place – $1500
  • 3rd Place – $500
  • Schools Prize – Lego Mindstorm NXT2.0 Education sets valued at $1200

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Read the engflick 2015 terms and conditions are online here: Terms and Conditions
In summary:

  • Your film needs to meet ALL criteria of the terms and conditions. Ensure that you read them and agree to them prior to entry.
  • Any notification of entry received after Friday 5pm, 13th November 2015 (AEST) will be disqualified.
  • You need to obtain written permission from all contributors who worked on your film or contributed to the film content (e.g. music). To use existing content such as music you will need to get permission from the copyright owner(s) for use of the content in “all media”, in “all territories” and “in perpetuity”. AMCOS may assist you in identifying copyright owners and requesting licence agreements.
  • By entering the competition you grant Engineers Australia a non-exclusive licence to use your film to help promote the engineering profession or as it wishes, regardless of whether your film wins a prize or not.
  • Engineers Australia may seek to edit your film, e.g. change of format, adding an Engineers Australia logo or credits, inclusion of sub-titles, for promotion in various public forums.
  • If the Film is awarded a Prize, Engineers Australia requires the Producer to provide the following:
    • A photo of the Producer or School Group and contributor(s) to be used in promotion of the winning film(s); and,
    • An electronic copy of the film in one of the following formats:
    • .MOV
    • .MPEG4
    • .AVI
    • .WMV
    • .FLV