Calling all students enrolled in subjects relating to Flood Risk and Coastal Management (FCRM), and to young professionals who have been working in this area for no more than three years.
Flood & Coast’s YouTube challenge invites videos illustrating any aspects of Risk, Resilience and Response primarily relating to one of the main event themes:
This is a perfect opportunity for students to get noticed and to engage with the visitors, speakers and exhibitors at the event who will include representatives the Environment Agency, local authorities, engineering consulting companies, infrastructure owners, businesses and community groups.
There will be one winning video in each theme, and the winning entries will be shown on the event website and on screens at the event in Telford. Each category winner will be invited to travel to the event for one day and capture aspects of the event on video. Travel and subsistence will be paid for by the organisers.
Entrants must script, shoot and edit their video, which should be between 1:30 and 2:30 minutes. Entries must be uploaded to YouTube, with a link sent to the event organisers.
The deadline for entries is Monday 30 January 2017, and winners will be notified by Friday 17 February 2017.
Ends midnight Monday 30 January 2017
Who can enter
The competition is open to all students currently enrolled in subjects relating to Flood Risk and Coastal Management, and to Young Professionals who have been working in this area for no more than three years.
How to enter
Produce a video illustrating any aspects of Risk, Resilience and Response relating primarily to one of the main event themes:
There will be one winning video in each theme. Be creative! Winning videos will be shown on the event website and on screens at the event in Telford.
Each category winner will be invited to travel to the event for one day and capture aspects of the event on video. Travel and subsistence will be paid for by the organisers.
You will script, shoot and edit the video. The video should be between 1:30 and 2:30 minutes. Entrants must use their own cameras, mobile devices and the like and are free to use computer graphics or animation. The videos should be accurate, creative, interesting, and educational. Entries must be uploaded to YouTube electronically via their online submission form.
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Once the entry has been submitted to and posted on YouTube, entrants must submit the title, YouTube URL, tag line, full name, University/Company address details, and telephone number via email to firstname.lastname@example.org You will receive an email acknowledging your competition entry.
Who will judge the contest?
Winners will be notified by Friday 17 February 2017.
By submitting a video to this competition, the entrant:
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