Entry Processes for Student Cinematography



Link to Entry Form for this Category

The entry form provides the detailed Rules and Regulations.

Please download entry form to your computer before entering your

It is suggested that you prepare and upload your entry media prior to submitting your form, since some details about the media will be required to complete the entry form properly.


Submission of Media

To ensure that the awards juries for these categories may include qualified members in distant locales, the CSC requires that the following processes be used to submit media to be entered.

Each entry's complete media must be uploaded to a Vimeo site that is owned either by the entrant or by the entrant's school.
Use this link to the Vimeo website to set up a suitable account if you do not currently have one that can take the possibly large digital file for each entry.

Specification for the entry's media file

The file must be formatted as .mov or .mpg4, preferably with .h264 encoding.

The file's video encoding shall be at a bit rate no less than 5000 kbits/s and no more than 10000 kbits/s

The file's audio encoding is preferred as AAC at 320 kbits/s

The file frame rate shall be the frame rate of the finished original project

The file resolution shall be no less than the resolution of the finished original project, and no more than 1080p ( 1920 x 1080 px )

The file must carry the original sound track only.


Once you have uploaded the entry's media file, you may wish to configure its Vimeo settings, so that it has a password, protecting it from being accessed unless you permit that person/group to view it.

Make note of the Vimeo URL reference to this entry media
      ( eg "https://vimeo.com/264852678" ),
as well as any password you have applied to this video.

Jurors for each category will be accessing, discussing and evaluating your entry based on this Vimeo media.