Ca parte a campaniei de creștere a respectului și a gradului de conștientizare pentru drepturile omului, prin reducerea inegalităților, Ambasada S.U.A. la București invită liceenii cu vârste cuprinse între 16-18 ani să participe la o competiție de clipuri video pe tema „Egalitate și promovarea drepturilor omului.
Lucrând individual sau în echipe de maximum 2 persoane, liceenii români, cu vârste cuprinse între 16-18 ani, sunt invitați să creeze un clip video de maxim 2 minute pe tema de mai sus și să-l trimită prin intermediul WeTransfer la firstname.lastname@example.org până la data de 19 august 2022. Prezentarea video trebuie să fie în format .mp4 și trebuie însoțită de 2 fișiere în format .srt, care să conțină subtitrările în limba engleză și în limba română, respectiv.
Participanții trebuie să includă în mesajul lor numele complet, adresa de e-mail, numărul de telefon, clasa și liceul, și numele profesorului de limba engleză. Copiii sau orice alți membri ai familiilor angajaților Ambasadei S.U.A. nu au voie să participe la concurs. Permisiunea scrisă a unui părinte sau tutore legal trebuie inclusă pentru orice participant prezent în clipuri, cu vârsta sub 18 ani.
Un juriu format din diplomați americani va selecta primele trei clipuri video. Clipurile video vor fi evaluate pe baza eficacității în ceea ce privește sensibilizarea cu privire la importanța respectării drepturilor omului de către toate ființele umane, în special de către tineri, a originalității, creativității și a calității video.
Ambasada S.U.A. va acorda câștigătorilor locului întâi câte o cameră video GoPro, în timpul unei ceremonii speciale în luna decembrie 2022. Câștigătorii locurilor 2 și 3 vor primi, respectiv, câte o cameră digitală și un eBook reader. Videoclipurile celor trei echipe câștigătoare vor fi evidențiate pe site-ul Ambasadei S.U.A. și pe alte platforme online. Toți participanții – studenți și profesori deopotrivă – vor primi certificate de la Ambasada S.U.A. pentru a le recunoaște eforturile.
Regulamentul şi informaţiile despre concurs pot fi consultate și pe site-ul Bibliotecii Județene ”Christian Tell” Gorj: https://www.bibliotell.ro/.
Creating videos on “Equality and Advancing Human Rights”
U.S. Embassy Bucharest invites high school students aged 16-18 to participate in a video contest the theme of which will be “Equality” and how it can best be fostered by respecting human rights. In addition to prizes for the best videos, winners will have their videos featured on the Embassy’s online platforms. The theme of the contest is “Equality and Advancing Human Rights.” We seek creative, short, catchy videos that best express the theme. Winners will be selected based on the video’s effectiveness in raising awareness about the importance of protecting rights, as well as originality, creativity, and production quality.
Rules and Contest Details
Individuals or teams of no more than two persons produce an original video, no longer than two minutes in length, that reflects the theme of the contest, “Equality and Advancing Human Rights.” Videos longer than two minutes will not be accepted. Videos must be the original work of the contestants and filmed in Romania. This contest is open to Romanian high school students residing in Romania. Once a video is submitted, it is considered a final submission and may not be modified, edited, or replaced. Participation in this contest is automatically deemed as acceptance of these Official Contest Rules. Each video submission must be an original video produced by the submitter. Only one submission per individual or team will be allowed.
III. Video Submission:
Videos, in .mp4 format, must be uploaded on WeTransfer and the links to the videos must be sent to email@example.com on or before midnight August 19th, 2022. Participants will submit their name, e-mail address, phone number, grade and high school, name of their English teacher, when uploading their videos on WeTransfer. Videos must be accompanied by 2 files, in .srt format, containing the subtitles in English and in Romanian.
VII. Terms & Rights:
By entering the contest, you represent and agree that:
You have produced and submitted the video. You have received permission from any person(s) depicted in the Video (“Third Party Participant”) (if applicable) for them to appear in the video and that all elements of your entry are your original work, are not copied from any other work, and do not infringe upon the rights of any third party and to the extent any elements were created by a third party (“Third Party Participant”), you own all rights, titles and interests to said elements which is part of your Entry to enable you to grant the rights granted herein. If you appear in the video, you have submitted signed permission from your parents for your participation. If a Third Party Participant is a minor, you have secured written permission from that minor’s parent or legal guardian. You retain ownership of the Entry you submit, however, by entering you, on behalf of yourself and any Third Party Participants, grant the U.S. Embassy, Bucharest the perpetual, fully-paid, irrevocable, non-exclusive license to publish, reproduce, prepare derivative works of, distribute, display, exhibit, transmit, broadcast, televise, digitize, otherwise use, and permit others to use and perform throughout the world the video and Entry in any manner, form, or format now or hereinafter created, including on the Internet, and for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising or promotion of Contest Entities and Contest all without further consent from or payment to you, including those Entry(ies) which were not selected. By submitting your Entry, you agree that the U.S. Embassy, Bucharest has no obligation to post or publish your Entry, that all such postings or publication, if any, will be in the U.S. Embassy, Bucharest’s sole discretion and that the posting or publication of an Entry does not guarantee the Entry will be selected as a winner.
By submitting an Entry, each entrant understands and grants to the U.S. Embassy, Bucharest permission for his/her Entry to be posted on the Embassy’s online platforms (e.g. Facebook, YouTube), and web pages in perpetuity throughout the world for viewing by visitors to the Websites. The U.S. Embassy, Bucharest is not responsible for any unauthorized third party use of any Entry. Entries will not be acknowledged and will not be received or held “in confidence” and a submission does not create a confidential relationship or obligation of secrecy between you and the U.S. Embassy, Bucharest or any of its affiliates.
Each Entry must not infringe upon the copyrights, trademarks, rights of privacy, publicity or other intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity. If the Entry contains any material or elements that are not owned by the entrant and/or which are subject to the rights of Third Parties, the entrant is responsible for obtaining, prior to submission of the Entry, any and all releases and consents necessary to permit the use and exhibition of the Entry by the U.S. Embassy, Bucharest in the manner set forth in these Official Rules. The U.S. Embassy, Bucharest reserves the right to request proof of these permissions in a form acceptable to them from any entrant at any time. By submitting an Entry, entrant warrants and represents that he/she consents to the submission and use of the Entry in the Contest, and to its posting on the U.S. Embassy, Bucharest or other USG web pages.
The U.S. Embassy, Bucharest reserves the right to disqualify any Entry for any reason, in its sole and absolute discretion. The U.S. Embassy, Bucharest is under no obligation to disclose why an Entry has been disqualified other than the Entry was ineligible under these Official Rules. Furthermore, the U.S. Embassy, Bucharest reserves the right to not award any prize if, in its sole and absolute discretion, it does not receive a sufficient number of eligible and qualified entries in the entry period.