Are you an aspiring filmmaker? Showcase your creativity and join Oxford University Press’ Junior Secondary English Video Competition—Hong Kong through My Eyes!
 
What do you like most about living in Hong Kong? Capture what you think is special about our city in a two-minute video and introduce your favourite things about Hong Kong to teens around the world.
 
Eligibility:
All local junior secondary school students (S1 to S3) in Hong Kong
 
Submission period:
18 December 2017 (Monday)—19 February 2018 (Monday)
 
Awards and prizes:
Grand Prize   Cinema vouchers/gift cards valued at HK$5,000  
Second prize   Cinema vouchers/gift cards valued at HK$1,000  
Third prize   Cinema vouchers/gift cards valued at HK$800  
Five Merit Awards   Cinema vouchers/gift cards valued at HK$500  
Best Copywriting Award   Cinema vouchers/gift cards valued at HK$500  
Most Popular Video Award   Cinema vouchers/gift cards valued at HK$500  
Most Active Participating School Award   50 Oxford Bookworms Library readers  
 
★ The school with the highest number of entries will receive the Most Active Participating School Award.
★ Certificates of participation will be issued to all participants.

Judges:
Dr Margaret Ng Ngoi-yee 
Politician, barrister, 
writer and columnist
 
Dr Danny Leung
Associate Professor,
Open University of Hong Kong;
English Language Consultant, English Made Easy 2017
 

 
Mr Kelvin Tso
Film Director

Language:
English only
 
General guidelines:
  • 2–8 students from the same school per group
  • Participants should fill in the application form below and provide a YouTube link to the video. The video should be no longer than 2 minutes.
  • A promotional caption of 150–200 words should be submitted along with the competing video link.
  • No copyrighted material should be used without the creator’s permission.
 
Judging criteria:
Creativity and imagination   20%
Relevance to the theme       20%
Clarity of message 10%
Language accuracy 20%
Performance
(verbal & non-verbal communication)  
20%
Visual appeal & technical execution 10%

 Important dates:
Submission period 18 Dec 2017–19 Feb 2018
Announcement of shortlisted entries on OUP’s website 24 Mar 2018
Voting period on YouTube 24 Mar 2018–6 Apr 2018
Results announcement 20 Apr 2018
Awards presentation April - May 2018
 
Results will be announced here on our website. Winners will be notified individually.

Competition rules 

 

  1. Previously published work or work submitted to other competitions will not be accepted. 
  2. Submissions will not be returned and the copyright of all entries shall be vested in the organizer. Winners will have to provide a high resolution version of their winning videos. 
  3. Winners will be contacted personally via email or telephone. 
  4. If winners are unable to accept the award within a week after results are announced, the organizer reserves the right to designate the award to the next best entry.
  5. In case of any dispute, the organizer’s interpretation and decision shall be final. 
  6. Oxford University Press (China) Ltd strives to uphold intellectual property rights. The utmost effort will be made to identify and disqualify contravening entries. In cases of copyright infringement, Oxford University Press (China) Ltd undertakes no liability and reserves the right to seek indemnity for any legal costs suffered or incurred as a result.
 
 

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