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 2019 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 the 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 video, and the link must be submitted online via the entry form by close of entries: 23:59 pm, 4th of June 2019.
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 these 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.
The videos do not meet the requirement or do not comply with the Terms and Conditions will be disqualified automatically.
|Messages: including story-telling (15%) and vision clarity (15%)||30%||30%|
|Production : including editing (10%), sound (10%) and lighting (10%)||30%||30%|
|Creativity: including originality (15%) and innovation (15%)||30%||30%|
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 4th June 2019.
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. 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 the 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 needs 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 judging panel.
1.5 Any misconduct behaviors are strictly forbidden. Misconduct includes but not limited to plagiarism, copying, and counterfeiting. If the videos submitted are found to be misconduct, the organizer cancels 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, timestamp or any other documents that can prove 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 before 23:59 June 4, 2019. If the participant has any inquiries, please contact email@example.com.
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 offense, 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 the video is over 60 seconds, only the first 60 seconds of the video is 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 authorizes the CSA Cup Organiser to use images of the entry for media, publicity, Twitter, Facebook and on the 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 the 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.
|20th May – 24th May 2019||First round judging period|
|1st Jun – 4th Jun 2019||Second round judging period|
|6th Jun 2019||Award Ceremony|
Awards and Prizes
It’s exciting to annouce that we have over 20 awards and prizes this year!
|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|
|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 video link.
If you have any questions or are having trouble submitting your entry online, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (03) 9326 9677.
Judging panel consist of:
Greta Nash is an award-winning emerging filmmaker from Melbourne, Australia. In 2015 she graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts with a Bachelor of Film and Television.
In 2018, Greta wrote, directed and edited the winning Tropfest film Two Piece. Her previous short, Locker Room, premiered at the 2017 Melbourne International Film Festival, and went on to win several awards at festivals locally and internationally, such as the inaugural REBEL8 Award for Outstanding Emerging Female Director at Flickerfest (Australia), Best Short Fiction Film at Dona I Cinema (Spain), and Young Australian Filmmaker of the Year at Byron Bay Film Festival (Australia).
Greta is currently working on her first funded short film for the City of Greater Dandenong, alongside working as a commercial director with JUMP Productions.
CEO of Gertrude Opera, Artistic Director, Stage Director, Soprano, Melbourne, Australia.
With a career spanning creative leadership, executive management, professional performance, performance creation and pedagogy, Linda has contributed extensively through written research and program material, and instigated the commissioning of new theatrical treatments, works and orchestral arrangements for opera. In her role as artistic director/producer, she has staged more than 180 opera performances, including 12 acclaimed productions as stage director, and regularly curated recital and concert programs. A deep commitment to art song, and a fondness for American composition, resulted in her performance of the Australian premiere of Ned Rorem’s evening-length song cycle, Evidence of Things Not Seen in the Melbourne International Arts Festival.
Fellow of The Design Institute of Australia. Amanda Henderson has defied categorization providing creative direction and concept development to fashion and luxury markets. Amanda is a master of brand expression, creating temporary scenography of enduring emotion. Through Gloss Creative as her prolific creative platform she founded in 2001, Amanda designs and executes exquisite projects, every installation breaking new ground. Gloss Creative elevates brands through creative renewal and specialize in the creation of highly emotive set and event design, runways, retail installations and temporary marquees.
Awarded by her peers nationally, Amanda is widely recognized as a design leader who has furthered the scope of visual merchandising beyond the retail world, her visionary expressions inspiring a new generation of designers to create visual emotion across multiple design platforms.
Cinematographer in Melbourne, Australia.
Since graduating from the Film and Television bachelor at VCA in 2015, Max has been working extensively in the industry as a Cinematographer, shooting both narrative, commercials, and music videos.
Involved in projects in Australia and internationally, Max has shot music videos for artists such as Vera Blue, RUFUS, Guy Pearce, Kim Churchill and Crooked Colours – including an ARIA nominated music video for Gang of Youths.
His commercial projects include Levi’s, YouTube Music, and Cricket Australia – and has recently gained recognition for his cinematography work in the form of three Golds at the annual Australian Society of Cinematographers awards.
As a cinematographer, Max has collaborated on short films that have done the rounds of the international festival circuit, and one that won Tropfest with award winning emerging director, Greta Nash. He also works in 2nd Unit and B-Camera operating for larger productions, most notably on BBC’s ‘The Cry’, directed by Glendyn Ivin, and an upcoming Horror film currently in post production – ‘Relic’, directed by Natalie Erika James.
Director, Development (HASS and Monash Business School)
Before she took this role, Lisa had been working in media organizations including BBC&ABC. Her role in ABC was the Marketing Manager for the New Media division where she was responsible for the marketing and branding campaign of the ABC’s newly launched broadband and digital TV services.