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Judging

About the Competition / Entry Form / Rules / Important Dates

Previous Winners: 2017 / 2016 / 2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011


Judging Criteria for 2018 Ethics in Action Video Competition (Last Updated November 16, 2017)

Viewer’s Choice winners will be determined by the number votes each video receives in our contest app during the Viewer’s Choice period; Friday, March 30, 2018 through Sunday, April 8, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Central.

Judges’ winners will be selected by a panel of judges consisting of StudentCPT employees and affiliates. This panel selects the 1st Place and Runner Up winners for each category. Video entries will be judged based on the following criteria:

Judging Criteria:

  • Originality (videos should use original content, not excerpts from existing shows, songs, movies, etc.)
  • Clarity (video and audio should be easy to see and hear)
  • Relevance (video addresses an ethical dilemma that is relevant to young business professionals)
  • Critical Thinking (videos should display complex ethical dilemmas that require viewers to use critical thinking skills to determine the best solutions. This is in contrast to videos that display ethical issues that have clear right or wrong solutions). All decisions of the judges are final.

DISQUALIFICATION
Participants may not use photo, video or audio clips from movies, television shows, songs, soundtracks or any other works that were produced and/or published by other companies or individuals. Please review Section 4, item a, item b, and item c of the official rules for more details. Naturally, there are additional rules you must read, accept and follow in order to participate. Click here to read the Rules.

 Do Not Submit:

  • Copyrighted material (including plots from sitcoms or movies)
  • Profanity or vulgar content
  • Political references
  • Pixelated videos
  • Videos filmed vertically on phones (horizontal videos on phones are acceptable)

 


The Prizes:

Winners will be chosen among the entries by a panel of expert judges that will include ethical leaders and subject matter experts. Viewer’s Choice winners will be determined by the number of votes each video receives.

Category 1: Short Film (1-3 Minutes)

  • 1st Place Grand Prize: $1,000*
  • Runner Up: $500*
  • Viewer’s Choice 1st Place: $700*
  • Viewer’s Choice Runner Up: $300*

Category 2: Commercials (30-59 Seconds)

  • 1st Place Grand Prize: $800*
  • Runner Up: $400*
  • Viewer’s Choice 1st Place: $500*
  • Viewer’s Choice Runner Up: $200*

*Prizes will be distributed in the form of Amazon Electronic Gift Cards.

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Student Center for the Public Trust