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1.Activity Summary

This activity will consist of asking the trainees and the general public to participate in an experience sharing activity by making a film which tells one’s own testimony or conveys a message of hope.

How to participate in the ADOC Short Film Contest?

 Step 1 . Make a Film

Keep it short – the maximum length is up to 3 minutes – stick to the theme on “How we made it possible by the help of ADOC project and ICTs.”

 Step 2 . Upload your short film

As long as you are happy with the final edited version, upload the short film to either YouTube in HD version (720p or 1080p).

 Step 3 . Complete your Entry Form at the event website

Submit your video link to http://www.apecdoc.org/site/sf2013/ by July 12, 2013

 Step 4 . Promote your short film to the world

As soon as you have uploaded your work to either YouTube, share it to the ADOC Facebook Fan Page (https://www.facebook.com/adoc2.0) and any of your favorite social networks to get people’s attention!

On July 15 (Monday), the ADOC Secretariat will announce the shortlisted films and publish the video links on the ADOC website for voting in the ADOC community. Filmmakers are encouraged to promote their films as much as they can in order to get more votes. During July 22 to 26, the top 5 films which have won the most votes will be reviewed by a panel of experts from the ADOC Secretariat and ASUS Foundation. Based on the originality, storytelling ability, presentation clarity, creativity and technical skills, a winner will be chosen and the winning film will receive a prize US$300.

2.Important Dates

Activity Phase

Date

Information Release

April 25 – May 5, 2013

Entry Period

(upload the short film to YouTube and complete the Entry Form at http://www.apecdoc.org/site/sf2013)

May 5 – July 12, 2013

Promoting and Voting Period

(Filmmakers promote their short film to earn votes)

July 15 – 22, 2013

Judging Period

July 22 – 26, 2013

Result Notification and Prize Awarding

August 4 – 17, 2013

3.Objectives

The primary objective behind this activity is to ask the ADOC members around the world to share their experiences of what they have seen, experienced and learnt about the progress of information and communication technologies (ICTs). So we can raise awareness of the importance of bridging the digital divide. In addition, this activity will also show what the ADOCs have served as important roles to facilitate access to ICT and provide training and education to those vulnerable segments of the population.

The secondary objective of this activity, by filming the activities and training organized by ADOCs, provides a chance for all the partners in the ADOC Project to promote the importance of their centers in the communities in order to bring more trainees to their ADOCs.