4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
4-H Youth Development Program
University of California
4-H Youth Development Program

State 4-H Film Festival

The State 4-H Film Festival is one of many activities that take place during California 4-H State Field Day on May 27, 2017. #Ca4HStateFieldDay

4-H Film Festival logo
2017 State 4-H Film Festival

Time:  1:00-2:00 pm

Location: Wellman Hall 119, UC Davis

Video is a medium that is both an art and a science. 4-H has been using video to promote various aspects of the program and recruit new volunteers and members. Join the members of the 4-H Technology Leadership Team at the State 4-H Field Day by participating in the 4-H Film Festival! 

Tech Leadership Team logo

 

 

Film Festival Coordinator 

Contest Coordinator- Duncan Cline, duncancline360@gmail.com

Contest Support- Ashlyn Aiu, ashlyn.aiu@gmail.com 

Registration Information

ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM 

Deadline to register is May 19th by 5:00 pm. 

  • Videos must be submitted by by the deadline date with the online form.
  • Videos must be uploaded to YouTube (recommended) or other video hosting website. Provide link in registration form. (How to upload onto YouTube)
  • Video must be public or accessible via URL
  • Please upload video(s) several days before you intend to submit your registration form.
  • 4-H members aged 9-19 are allowed to participate.  
  • Limit of 3 videos per person or group may be entered.

Past Film Festival Submissions

 

FAQ

Q: What if i did not make my video about
4-H or a 4-H project. Can I still submit it?

A: Yes! this is a showcase of the amazing work 4-H'ers do, and we want to have as many submissions as possible.

Q: My video is uploaded to Vimeo or other website, do i have to upload it to YouTube?
A: No. All that you need to provide is a working link to the video regardless where is was uploaded to.

Q: Can i get my video onto the California State 4-H YouTube account?
A: Yes, we would love to share your entry for the 4-H Film Festival! Save your film as a .MOV (preferred), .AVI, .WMF, or .MP4 file and bring a physical copy to the film festival that we can copy to our computers OR mail a flash drive or data DVD to:

Alyssa Sankey
California State 4-H Office
2801 2nd Street
Davis, CA 95618

If you do NOT want your video uploaded to the California 4-H YouTube account, do NOT give us the file.

Q: Where did the themes go?
A: We decided to replace them with generic categories so we could reach a wider range of filmmakers.

Q: I like film festivals, are there any other ones run through 4-H?
A: Yes! There is a nationwide 4-H film festival held in Missouri. It is really cool and do a lot of neat things. You should check them out: http://4h.missouri.edu/go/events/filmfest/

Q: Who runs the film festival anyways? The State Ambassadors?
A: Actually we are the California 4-H Technology Leadership Team, a State 4-H Advisory Committee. We are in charge of helping run some of the cool things across the state like the State 4-H Photography Contest, AV technology for workshops at conferences, photography at 4-H state events, and even the live streaming of 4-H events. check us out http://4h.ucanr.edu/Projects/STEM/ETAC/.

Categories

  • Animation: film that uses still images to create the illusion of movement
  • Narrative: a factual or fiction story driven film
  • Documentary: a film which presents factual information about a person event or process
  • Promoting 4-H: a film or PSA designed to publicize and promote 4-H and 4-H programs
  • Promotional: a short film or PSA designed to promote 4-H or non 4-H related programs
  • Memories of a 4-H past: an accounting of 4-H in a historical light

 

Rules

  1. Videos must follow the categories described above.
  2. Video length may not exceed 10 minutes (not including welcome title screen or end credits)
  3. Video format: Must be submitted via link to YouTube or another online video sharing website. After the festival, we will accept .MOV files that we will use to upload to the California State 4-H YouTube channel.
  4. Make sure your video is in good taste (similar to G and PG ratings). The videos will be reviewed before the event by members of the California 4-H Technology Leadership Team. Videos may be disqualified if deemed to have questionable content.
  5. 4-H members aged 9-19 are allowed to participate.  
  6. Limit of 3 videos per person or group may be entered.
  7. Videos will be submitted and saved to YouTube, please leave out the full names of youth (both in audio and video; e.g., nametags youth may wear) and do not use copyrighted material (i.e. popular music). The State 4-H Office will determine which videos are uploaded to the California State 4-H YouTube account at http://www.youtube.com/user/California4H.
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