- Sign up by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Include names of your team members, faculty mentor, your department and what your video will be about.
- Each video is to be no longer than 4 minutes, including title and credits. It can be as short as you like, if it tells the story.
- Your video and entry form must be turned in by Tuesday, April 3, 4:30 p.m . to Ellen Ternes, 2101 Turner Bldg (Visitor's Center building), 405-4627.
- The video must have a title. You may include credits with the names of video team members, but they are not required.
- You must include at least one visual or audio mention that you are doing this research as students at the University of Maryland .
- The final video should be saved as a .mov, .dv, .wma or other easily accessed file and submitted on a CD ROM or DVD.
- Your video should be understandable and interesting to an average 8 th grader, not just a future Intel winner. It can also be serious, funny, clever, unusual, or other Wow! factor.
- Language and other depictions must be appropriate for a general/younger audience.
- Your video must depict: What your research is about. Why it matters to people, or what it can contribute to science. Other things you can include, but these are optional : Why you like this research project; what you've learned; why it's exciting; Anything else about the research you think is interesting or just fun.
- All footage, stills, or animation must be original or in the public domain. It may not be copyrighted or the property of someone else.
- You may not use any copyrighted music on your video. Use GarageBand or other programs that have music that can be used for any purpose, including showing on television or a Website. You may use music you compose yourself, if it is not copyrighted.
- You may work in teams or as an individual. University of Maryland undergraduate students who are not part of your research team but may have video or other experience may work with you. Remember, the prizes are for the team. If you win, you divide one prize among the team.
- A faculty mentor must look at your script and sign the entry form of the final video, to make sure there are no violations of patent, confidentiality, or other research issues. Download the entry form .
- The University of Maryland retains ownership of the physical copy of the video and may use in sponsored or endorsed programs and activities, including public relations and recruiting efforts.
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-Get on the email for updates. E-mail email@example.com and ask to be added to the mailing list.
-For help with editing and technical questions, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
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