Media Criteria and Submission Process
Static Media Category
Moving Media Category
Resolution: 300 dpi
Format: high resolution JPEG or TIFF
Enter via email (link to be provided)
Length: 30 seconds to 3 minutes
Resolution: 720 p (1280 x 720) or 1080 p (1920x1080)
Format: MPEG-2 or MPEG-4
Upload to Vimeo
To be eligible, all artwork must be:
Helpful Links for creating Videos and Animations
6 free sites for creating your own animantions
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Do Ink animation apps for iOS (website and link to app store) and how How it Works (video)
Vimeo Compression guidelines
Advanced encoding settings
Example Videos for Inspiration
Go Green at Work (Florida)
Don't Let it All Unravel
Climate Reality Project
Fat Lady Sings
Invasive videos and publications
Winning entries will be selected by a panel of judges, whose members will be announced on the WISE Teacher and OISC websites. Their criteria for judging include:
- “Don't Let It Loose” Message (50 points) - Does the media convey the theme's message clearly and link accurately to an Invasive Species concept or process?
- Visual Effectiveness (30 points) - How does the media relay the message and does it compel you to take action? Is the image memorable? Is it neat and creative?
- Universal Appeal (10 points) - Regardless of age, language or educational level, everyone should be able to understand the message.
- Originality (10 points) - Artistic Expression.