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Application Guidelines

Name

OSAKA LOVERS CM CONTEST 2013

Theme

We are looking for unique videos based on the theme of "The Osaka I Love" ― videos about Osakan people, things, aspects, and places, videos created by people who love Osaka. Winning entries will be registered in the Good Design 100 Project, introduced on Osaka Prefecture's website, and used in Osaka Prefecture publicity and other activities. Animation or English content is also welcome. English content should be subtitled in Japanese.

Schedule

■Submissions
September 20, 2013 (Friday) 10:00 - October 20, 2013 (Sunday) 24:00
■Preliminary Selection
October 28, 2013 (Monday)
■Final Selection
November 1, 2013 (Friday) 0:00 — December 1, 2013 (Sunday) 24:00
■Announcement of winners
Mid-December 2013

Categories

■ "Appealing to the World"Category

Entries that will go beyond Osaka's stereotype image and impart to the world the cool and dynamic attractions of Osaka.

■ "Local Pride"

Entries that capture attractions of the different areas of Osaka known only to the locals, such as local scenic spots and festivals, local products, and more.

Twenty entries are selected to win prizes

Among these twenty, six are awarded as follows:

Grand Prize(1entry)
Second Prize(1entry)
Category Prize (2entries)
Judges' Prize(2entries)

Additional special prize:

Kaizuka City Prize (2 entries)

*See the Kaizuka City Prize for details.

Judges

Masayuki Nakajima (President, Knospear Inc.)
Mana Yasuda (film director/screenwriter)
Go Tanaka (film producer, President of CINEMA INFERNO)
Arumikan (comedy duo managed by Shochiku Geino)
Justin Hutchins/Michael Judd(OSAKA LOVERS CM CONTEST 2012 Grand Prize winner)

Selection Procedure

Preliminary Selection

October 28, 2013 (Monday)

Selection Procedure

A total of 20 entries are selected by judges in the different categories.
*Entries for the Kaizuka City Prize are selected by Kaizuka City.

Final Selection

November 1, 2013 (Friday) 0:00 — December 1, 2013 (Sunday) 24:00

Procedure

Nominated entries will be uploaded to this website. Winners will be selected based on a combination of points calculated by the number of YouTube views during the final selection period and points awarded by the judges. Nominated entries will be shown with one-second opening and ending contest logos, for a total running time of 30 seconds.

Promoter

Osaka Prefectural Government

Cooperation

Television Osaka

Special Sponcer

Kaizuka City

With support from:

Chinese cuisine "Sangu"/D2/Dental Pro/Gurunavi, Inc./Hearton Hotel Kita Umeda/Incredible India/
Iyoyakanosato/Ooedo Onsen Monogatari Minoh Kanko Hotel/Panasonic/RIHGA ROYAL HOTELS/
The St. Regis Osaka/Turkish Airlines/UNITIKA Ltd./® Universal Studios.

Content Requirements

・All elements of the entry, including images and sound, must be originally produced for this contest.
・Entries must not have been exhibited previously. All photography must have been carried out in compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
・The producer of the entry will retain copyright to the work. However, Osaka Prefecture shall have the unrestricted right to use the entry in prefectural publicity activities.
・Please ensure that you have obtained all necessary permissions from individuals appearing in your entry. Similarly, if copyrighted works (paintings, photographs, works of art, etc.)appear in the entry, please ensure that you have obtained all necessary permissions in advance from the copyright holders, and have confirmed that such copyrights are legally uncontested. If any person claiming ownership of copyright, neighboring rights, image rights, or other rights, issues a formal objection relating to your entry, you as entrant shall be responsible for resolving such matters and any associated costs, and all persons associated with Osaka Lovers CM Contest 2013 shall be held blameless.
・Personal information provided as part of the entry process shall only be used for administrative purposes in carrying out the contest, and will not be disclosed or released for any other purpose without your consent.
・To facilitate the promotion of this contest and for Osaka Prefecture publicity activities, entries may be utilized for non-commercial secondary uses, including reproduction, editing, theatrical exhibition, and distribution.
・Note that those submitting an entry for the Kaizuka City Prize agree that the entry can be used freely in Kaizuka City publicity campaigns. Entries may also be used for secondary purposes other than for-profit activities (copying, editing, screening, and distribution).
・Entries must not infringe on the property, privacy, or other rights of any person.
・Entries must not incite or encourage unlawful activities.
・Entries must not contain strong language, lewd depictions, or content that threatens public order and decency.
・Entries must not contain content that conflicts with any statute, including the Law for the Prevention of Unreasonable Premiums and Misrepresentation Concerning Products and Services.
・In the event that an entry is found to be in violation of the aforementioned restrictions, or where improper actions associated with the final selection process are detected, or where Osaka Prefecture or the contest secretariat determines that some other impropriety has occurred, the entry will be disqualified from competition.
・Submission of entries to shall constitute agreement with all of these restrictions.

About the application method

How to Enter

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Upload your video to YouTube.

Click on the login button. If you do not have an account, go to the registration page.

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If you don't have a YouTube account, you'll need to set one up.

2 Enter your name, email address and other required information. You will receive a confirmation mail from Google, and this will complete the account creation process.

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Enter your name, email address and other required information. You will receive a confirmation mail from Google, and this will complete the account creation process.

3 Log in and upload your video.

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Log in and upload your video.

4 For information on how to upload your video, select Upload.

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For information on how to upload your video, select Upload.

5 Click 'Select files from your computer' to upload your video. Don't forget to enter a title, summary, and other needed information for your video in the fields provided.

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Click "Select files from your computer" to upload your video. Don't forget to enter a title, summary, and other needed information for your video in the fields provided.

Note: please refrain from using the name of this contest or referring to this contest or the fact that this is a contest entry in your title or summary. Otherwise, your entry may be disqualified.

6 You're done!

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You're done!

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Register your entry by completing the form on this site.
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After you register, you will receive an automatic preliminary confirmation from the contest secretariat. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please send a notification to cmcontest2013@osaka-museum.com

Note: Entries that are not in compliance with the content requirements cannot be accepted. You will receive a notification within two weeks if the secretariat determines that your entry does not fulfill the requirements.

Who can enter

・Participation is open to anyone, both amateur and professional.
・One entry per person or organization.
・Entries must have been created for this contest.
・Participation is free of charge. However, entrants must bear costs of production and delivery.
・Entries must use the Japanese and/or English languages, either spoken or as on-screen titles. Please provide Japanese subtitles for English content.
・Entries can use live action and/or animation.
・Before entering, please read the content restrictions carefully.

Video format

Running time: 28 seconds
Equipment: consumer/professional video equipment or smartphone
Video file format: WMV, MOV, or MPEG
Aspect ratio: 16:9

Inquiries

OSAKA LOVERS CM CONTEST Secretariat
TEL: 06-6358-9176 E-mail: cmcontest2013@osaka-museum.com

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