China Southern Airline is bringing back its annual event! And also, the 20+ free flight tickets!
After the success of 2017 CSA Cup, we are going to provide a totally different experience to all participants this year – a competition for any individual whom is willing to share their dream/life/creativity!!
We are welcoming the ones who are grateful and show appreciation for life, or have a unique understanding of the theme, and also want to express their creative idea through video production to join us!
All entrants must follow the guidelines. Please read and carefully consider the following details for the 2018 CSA “My Dream Destination” Video Competition before submitting your video.
Entrants are encouraged to share your idea of Dream Destination – it can be the life experience or your dream travelling place, no matter it is a creation of a piece of fiction, a documentary, a monologue or a music clip (but remember the copyright rules!). Your video can be animated or live-action, funny or serious. There is no limitation of video shooting location and number of actors/actress.
Entry is free and is open to public. The video can be made specifically for this competition, or something you had made previously that you think it matches the theme. All videos must be no longer than 60 seconds. Opening and/or closing credits are not required in the video, but they should be provided in the entry form. Videos may be in any language or have no dialogue at all. Non-English audio (or important on-screen text) must have English subtitles.
- No restrictions on filming and editing software – use what’s handy for you!
- Express positive attitude, but don’t forget to be creative!
- No political affiliation.
- Respect copyright and originality at all times! Ensure that all content in your video (including footage, music, images, props, etc.) is your own. If you include any copyrighted content, you must be able to provide written permission for its use. Entries containing any unauthorised content will be disqualified.
- All entries must be uploaded to YouTube private video, and the link must be submitted online via the entry form by close of entries: 23:59pm, 6th of December 2018.
Entrants have to nominate their videos to one of the two categories:
- Professional (We recommend ones who have generated income in the production industry for 3 years or more to nominate themselves in this categories)
Entrants must enter individually.
Each video may only be submitted once.
Entrants may submit multiple entries, as long as each entry differs significantly from any others submitted by that entrant.
This year’s judges will be announced soon.
There will be professionals to screen works, and the videos do not meet the requirement or do not comply with the Terms and Conditions will be disqualified automatically.
|The creativity of the topic (depends on the topic is innovate and creative)||30%||40%|
|The professionalism of the work (depends on whether using professional technic or not)||30%||20%|
|The inspiration of the work (depends on whether the work can attract the audience, attract the interest of the audience know more about the China Southern Aline)||20%||20%|
|Innovative expressions (base on the whole work, the performance of the work is innovative or not, also the variety of expressions need be considered)||20%||20%|
Q1. When will the competition open call commence for participants to start up leading their videos? And when is the closing date for submission?
A: The registration will commence on 16th Nov 2018. The participants need to upload the video before 23:59 PM 6th December 2018.
Q2: What are you looking for?
A: People who are grateful and appreciate life and want to express themselves though the video production.
People who want to show understanding of life and dreams are also welcome to participate.
Q3: How do I submit the video?
A: Please upload your video to YouTube, in private setting. Then go to www.gbca.edu.au and complete the online form including the YouTube video link.
Q4. Will my video be shared on social media?
A: Yes, the shortlisted videos will be presented on our official social media platforms, for example, YouTube. We also have “the Most Popular Video on Social Media” category available to shortlist.
Q5. Is there an official website for competition’s details?
A: The official website for this competition is www.gbca.edu.au, where you can find info about the competition.
Q6. Can I participant if my video had already been published on online platforms?
A: Yes. But to avoid copyright dispute, the participants need to ensure that the video is their original works. The participants should retain the full copyright of the video submitted and have not share permission or authorization to a third party for use. (For example, commercial platforms, magazine, publicist, and online platforms, etc.)
The video will be disqualified if:
- Contents that had broken any Australian Law;
- Offensive contents such as sexual, violence, bloodiness, and reactionary thoughts;
- Suspected copyright infringement or plagiarism;
- Before the winners are announced, publish the entire video on commercial platforms which is not designated as part of by the Competition;
- Contents that disregard the rules by the Competition.
Q7. Does the video have to contain the scenery of my dream destination?
A: Not necessary. The competition theme is not limited to geographical location, but also referring to mind spaces for example life’s turning points or personal goal.
Q8: Any requirements for the team member number?
A: No specific requirement. However, only one of the team members is able to be beneficial for the prize and nominated listing on entry form.
Q9. Any restrictions on the number of the video submitted?
A: No limitation. However, one video can only be submitted once into one category.
Q10. Any restrictions on time and location of the prize to be redeemed?
A: The prizes for the competition can be used within the flight network of China Southern Airline and have to departure from Melbourne. The tickets have to be redeemed within the deadline. Certain conditions applied depends on the kind of prizes. China Southern Airline reserves the final right of the explanation.
Terms and Conditions
1. Participant and Submission
1.1 The video(s) needs to be the original work of the entrant, and the work need to be completed by the entrant independently. The number of videos is not limited, and the same participant can submit multiple videos with separate entry.
1.2 Participants are required to retain the original documents with full format information for evidence (if reported as plagiarism or other scenarios).
1.3 A video can only be submitted to only one competition category (either non-professional group or professional group); otherwise it will be regarded as invalid submission and deleted from the submission page.
1.4 If the participant(s) submit works that have won awards in any previous competitions and events, the eligibility of the participant(s) will be determined by the judge panel.
1.5 Any misconduct behaviours are strictly forbidden. Misconduct includes but not limited to plagiarism, copying and counterfeiting. If the videos submitted are found to be misconduct, the organizer cancel the qualifications for assessment after verifying the fact. If any misconduct is found during the production of an awarded video, the eligibility of the participants will be declined, and the awarded prize will be revoked.
1.6 If the submitted video is suspected to be related to any misconduct, the organizer of the competition has the right to request the author to provide evidence of their copyright (such as the raw footage, time stamp or any other documents that can proof the work is original).
1.7 If the submitted video(s) is reported as an infringing work (including but not limited to content containing infringement of portrait rights, name rights, name rights, copyrights and other intellectual property rights), the organizer has the right to collect evidence and investigate. During the investigation, the organizer has the right to temporarily remove the video(s). If the infringing is verified, the organizer has the right to cancel the qualification of the video and the eligibility of the participant(s).
1.8 The competition video need be submitted between 9 AM November 16, 2018, and 23:59 PM December 6, 2018. The announcement will be in the third week of December 2018; If the participant has any inquiries, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. We will not replay any questions after the review complete (December 14, 2018).
2. Content of videos
2.1 Participants must not upload any footages, photos, texts or other materials that violate Australian laws and regulations, public manners, ethical principles and social justice.
2.2 Participants must not upload videos, photos texts and other materials containing pornographic, violent, and other unhealthy content. The video(s) that involve these contents will be direct to the relevant legal enforcement.
2.3 The video submitted must not be for the purpose of sales, promotion, or any other business practices. If the video(s) submitted is assessed to be for the purpose of sales, promotion, or any other business practices, the eligibility of the participant(s) will be revoked.
2.4 Any violation of the above rules is considered a serious offence, and the organizer has the right to hold the evidence and report it to the relevant authorities for processing (if needed).
3. Selection Process
3.1 Up to 60 seconds per video submission is allowed. If video is over 60 seconds, only the first 60 seconds of the video as displayed as on closing date will be included in the selection process.
3.2 After the online submission, the system will notice the uploading success information. Then all submitted works will be reviewed by staff. The videos that are not related to this competition or that do not meet the requirements will be deleted.
3.3 The final selection criteria for winning works are based on creativity, professionalism, and completion, triggering audience resonance, business value and innovation ability.
3.4 The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence shall be entered into. Any questions not covered will be directed to GBCA whose decision is final.
3.5 All entrant will be advised of the decisions of the judges by email or phone detailing whether or not selected and finalist event details.
4. Reproduction and Showcases
4.1 The entrant authorises the CSA Cup Organiser to use images of the entry for media, publicity, Twitter, Facebook and on website.
4.2 Each entrant consents to the reproduction and/or publication of his/her work by newspapers, magazines, television, electronic or other means, and consents to his/her work being photographed and/or used for any or all of the purposes of publicity, criticism, review, research, archives, reports and/or reference in connection with the activities of CSA and GBCA and/or any exhibition or publication authorised by GBCA.
4.3 Entrant will be acknowledged as Artist on each reproduction including Artist name; Title of work; link and social media handles.
4.4 All finalist videos will be displayed as one JPG still image and include the following information: entrant’s name; Title of video & names of the competition’s organisers. Images will appear in random order and NOT of any order of preference(s).
4.5 Entries must be the original work of the entrant and the entrant must accept sole responsibility for ensuring their work does not infringe copyright laws.
4.6 GBCA reserves the right to ask any entrant for a Statutory Declaration that the video is his/her own original work and has been executed within the specified time and that all components relating to the work have full copyright clearance.
5.1 Tickets for all prizes are limited to China Southern Airlines flights;
5.2 The organiser has the right to replace other prizes of the same value as the prize if needed;
5.3 All prizes must be collected by the designated date. All prizes that are not collected before the specified date will be processed according to the procedure. The organiser will not inform the winners about the remaining time of the award. Redeem the prize on time is the responsibility of the winner.
5.4 All prizes must be collected by the winner in person. The winner must present proof of identity (such as a photo ID, driver’s license, passport, etc.). The organiser will not be responsible for the safe and effective delivery of the prizes, and the organizer will not be held liable for any loss or failure to deliver prizes.
5.5 If the winner chooses to waive the right to receive the prize, he/she will lose any rights to the prize, and the prize will be processed by the organiser according to procedure.
5.6 All prizes are not transferable.
6. Signage and Personal Sponsorship
If an entrant wishes to acknowledge private sponsorship, the relevant details need to be provided to the entry form to be included in the website and exhibition display materials. No additional sponsorship signage will be included in the Online and Event showcasing.
|16th Nov 2018 – 15th Feb 2019||Open entry|
|16th Feb 2019||First round of selection, all shortlisted videos will be uploaded to our Public Instagram Account to compete for the Best Popularity on Social Media Award.|
|18th Feb – 1st Mar 2019||Judging period|
|2nd Mar – 5th Mar 2019||Award winners will receive notification via email|
|16th Feb – 7th Mar 2019||It’s the time to attract likes for the Best Popularity on Social Media Award!|
|8th Mar 2019||Award Ceremony – only awarded videos will be presented|
Awards and Prizes
It’s exciting to annouce that we have over 20 awards and prizes this year!
|Professional||Best Video Gold||2 China Southern Airlines’ business class return ticket from Melbourne to any city in the world*||1|
|Best Video Silver||2 China Southern Airlines’ economy class return ticket from Melbourne to any city in the world*||2|
|Non-professional||Best Video Gold||1 China Southern Airlines’ business class return ticket from Melbourne to any city in the world*||2|
|Best Video Silver||1 China Southern Airlines’ economy class return ticket from Melbourne to any city in the world*||4|
|Best Popularity on Social Media||China Southern Airlines’ economy class return ticket from Melbourne to any city in China*||2|
|Excellent Video Award||China Southern Airlines’ economy class return ticket from Melbourne to any city in China*||10|
We also set up a “Best Popularity on Social Media Award” – videos will be uploaded to our Public Instagram Account, under the limit time, top two participants who attract most likes will win the award. (if the participants already win the best video award, it will automatically be postponed to the next most liked video.)
* Conditions apply to the flight tickets. CSA holds the right of explanation.
ONLINE ENTRY Form
In order for your entry to be valid, you must submit it using the online entry form on this website, including:
- Completing all compulsory fields on each step the entry form.
- Provide your YouTube private video link.
If you have any questions or are having trouble submitting your entry online, please email email@example.com or call (03) 9326 9677.