To enter, you’ll need to film a video based on the brief ‘50’ and submit it using the form below before 5pm the 11th of March, 2024. View the full terms and conditions here for more details, but here are a few things to keep in mind:
- Your video must be under 2 minutes in length
- It can be filmed on any device, be it a camera, phone or anything in-between
- To submit your video you can either provide the link to an unlisted YouTube video, or a link to a public video on Instagram, TikTok or Facebook
- If providing the latter, please make sure your account is on public so we can review your entry
- The video can be filmed in any format accepted by these platforms
- We’re looking for creativity over technical perfection. The winning entry will be chosen on creative merit and how well you answered the brief
Canon photographer, @cam_snaps, shares his top tips on how to get started with your video entry.
Keep your video tight and engaging. Make sure you can showcase your idea efficiently, so that the judges will understand you idea straight away.
Sounds a bit cliche, but really try and think outside the box. If you want your entry to stand out in a sea of other videos, then you want to think of a really unique idea that’s gonna capture people’s attention.
Utilise sound to enhance your video. Whether it’s through SFX, or adding the right music to your video. Sound design is such an important of way of making your videos pop, not just pretty visuals.
Kate Cornish is an ACS award winning cinematographer from Sydney whose work has been featured at SFF, MiFF, Flickerfest and across Australian television. In 2023 Kate was named by Inside Film as a Rising Talent in cinematography. She is a master of storytelling and is looking forward to seeing all of your entries.
Full-time content creator and more recently a Canon Ambassador, Wil Calabio is known for pushing creative boundaries. He’s a rising star in the world of photography and a symbol of the future of creativity.