Frequently Asked Questions on CHR Karapatan Dapat Contest 2018

Frequently Asked Questions on CHR Karapatan Dapat Contest 2018

HUMAN RIGHTS SONGWRITING AND VIDEO PRODUCTION CONTEST With the theme: “Stand Up for Someone’s Rights Today”
1. What is the contest about?
The Commission on Human Rights has launched the CHR Karapatan Dapat 2018: Stand Up for Someone’s Rights Today, Human Rights Songwriting and Video Production Contest. The contest provides Filipinos from here and abroad the opportunity to showcase their talents for a good purpose: the creation of songs and videos that will inspire people to speak up and stand up for the rights of others.
2. What are the details of the songwriting contest?
2.1 The entry must be submitted in .mp3 format;
2.2 The entry must include the lyrics in a PDF file, double-spaced, on 8 ½ x 11 inch bond paper, with one-inch margins. The font should either be Arial, Times New Roman, or Book Antiqua. The font size should be 12;
2.3 The entry may be in (1) English or (2) Filipino with English translation;
2.4 The entry should not exceed four minutes of run time.
3. What are the details of the video production contest?
3.1 The entry must be submitted in .mp4 format;
3.2 The entry must include a synopsis in PDF file, double-spaced, on 8 ½ x 11 inch bond paper. The font should either be Arial, Times New Roman, or Book Antiqua. The font size should be 12;
3.3 The entry may be in English or Filipino with an English sub-title;
3.4 The running time of the video shall be two to five minutes, with a 30-second trailer.
4. Who can join the contest?
Everyone can join! All creative minds of any age (even below 18) are qualified to join the contest. However, minors would need the consent and signature of their guardian to be eligible. Employees of the Commission on Human Rights are disqualified to join.
5. How can an entry be submitted?
Submitting an entry is FREE! You can submit as many entries as you want through any of the following:

1) Direct submission at CHR CENTRAL OFFICE. Please address the envelope containing the entry or entries to:

Commission on Human Rights c/o Human Rights Education and Promotion Office

CHR Bldg., Commonwealth Ave., UP Complex, Diliman Quezon City.

2) Submission at CHR REGIONAL OFFICES near you .
3) Online Submission karapatandapat.chr@gmail.com In the Subject Line, type: DIVISION – SURNAME, GIVEN NAME
6. Is my entry automatically eligible for the contest?
All entries are eligible for this contest as long as they have not been released to the public or submitted in contests of similar nature before 1 June 2017.
All entries must comply with government policies on printed and production matters. See copyright law, R.A. 9231 (when hiring child actors), R.A. 8485/ R.A 10631(animal welfare act), and other relevant laws for your reference.
7. When is the deadline for submission?
The deadline for submission of entries is on 21 August 2018.
8. What are the rights of CHR over the winning entries? How about the non-winning entries?
CHR will have distribution rights to the winning entries for purposes of human rights promotion while the intellectual property rights of the winning entries shall remain with the creator. Winning entries will be accessible over the Internet and other electronic media to promote human rights. (This clarifies earlier version of the mechanics as to the rights of the creator in relation to CHR.)
As for the non-winning entries, ALL SUBMITTED copies shall remain with CHR. No copies will be returned after the contest. However, non-winners may now enter their non-winning entries in other songwriting or video production contests.
9. May I enter my winning entry from other contests?
No. A work which has been awarded in contests of similar nature is not qualified for entry. Please see No. 6.
10. What are the criteria for judging?
The criteria for judging for both the songwriting division and video production division are the following:
Criteria:
Story/ message/ relevance to the theme                       40%
Creativity                                                                              30%
Technical quality                                                                 20%
Impact                                                                                    10%
Goodluck!
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