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RCC-TV Video Festival

RCC-TV Video Festival

8th Annual RCC-TV Video Festival

April 30, 2015
7 pm
Cultural Arts Theater

The RCC-TV Video Festival is a student-run annual video competition held in the Cultural Arts Theater. Awards are presented in each category and there is also a grand prize winner. All entries must be received by the Multi-Media Production Center by March 31, 2015. Late entries will not be accepted!

Rules

  • You must be an RCC student, RCC alumnus or a Rockland County high school student to compete.
  • No plagiarism.
  • Keep it clean – No profanity, vulgarity and/or pornography.
  • No gratuitous violence – No violence for violence’s sake. Any violence in a production must be an integral part of the story.
  • OriginalityDo not submit a re-edited version of a commercial video that you did not shoot. Generally, your video should be your work.
  • Deadline: All entries must be received by the Multi-Media Production Center by March 31, 2015. Late entries will not be accepted!
  • Entries - Entries can be submitted via CD, DVD or .mov file. One entry per category for each RCC student. By request, entries will be returned after the festival.
  • Miscellaneous - One winner per category. You must keep within the time length. Entries exceeding the time limitations will be disqualified.

Categories

 

Category

Time*

Description

PSA (Public Service Announcement)

30 or 60 secs.

This category focuses on non-commercial public welfare issues such as: anti-smoking, anti-drugs or alcohol use, volunteerism, civic beautification, etc. Generally, it includes any topic that is widely viewed as improving social welfare.

Commercials

30 or 60 secs.

Create a commercial on a product – real or fictitious

Short Film

Up to 12 mins

A short film must tell a story. Think beginning, middle and end. Length is measured from the first of the title to the end of the credits.

Comedy

Up to 5 mins

This is a broad category for entering what you think is funny. This can be school-related or otherwise.

Movie Trailer

Up to 3 mins

Create a movie trailer of your short film or create your own!

Music Video

Up to 6 mins

Any appropriate song may be used. See rules of appropriateness.

Animation

Up to 3 mins

This is a specialty category for those students who excel in computer graphics, computer animation or flash. Be sure your animation tells a story.

Promotional

Up to 5 mins

A chance to promote anything!

*Time lengths are "up to" – they can be shorter but not longer than the
indicated times. Entries exceeding the time limitations will be disqualified.

The annual video festival is funded by RCC-TV, the RCC Alumni Association, the RCC Student Government Association and the RCC Hospitality Program.

For further information, contact the:

Multi-Media Production Center
Technology Center, Room 8330
845-574-4429
jgoldste@sunyrockland.edu

 

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