JMTv Video Battle – Call for entries

By February 13, 2013 Entries

The JMTv Video battle is designed to discover and showcase talent behind the next generation of television, consisting of only user generated content. Anyone over 16 years old is eligible to submit a video and participate to the JMTv Video Battle. The selecting committee will be national and foreign individuals recognized in the film and cultural fields. The decisions of all the juries will be FINAL. Deadline for submission is March 11th, 2013 and The best videos will be part of JMTv first TV Format show that will be broadcasted on from April 2013.

The theme is very open; describe your world according to one of the following 8 topic:

– Please submit your content via our website through the proper upload space by registering yourself to the contest.
– Keep a copy of your video content without soundtrack, if any. It could be requested to be part of our TV format first episode. cannot accept or assume responsibility in the event of loss or damage.
– Edit your video with the WATERMARK and the BANNER that are downloadable at
– Submitted videos must be no longer than 3 minutes and no shorter than 1 minute, including titles and credits given above.
– Entered videos must be in AVI, MOV, MP4 or M4V format and H263, H264 AND MPEG4 codec.
– Use only copyleft soundtrack, if any, and fading transitions between one video and the other. Some links to find such a kind of soundtrack, for instance, are:;;;;

JUDGING CRITERIA (Max. 100 points)
Originality (originality in describing the chosen topic) → 35
Geolocalization (Contextualization in the chosen city) → 20
Social/Viral content (5 points for every social network you share on, max. 3) → from 5 to 15
Technical Quality (Editing, vfx, Dialogues) → 10
Credits Banner and Watermark in the video → 10
Artistic Value (Jurors discretional appraisal → 10


The best three videos will receive an award consisting of:
– 1,250 USD for the first classified;
– 650 USD for the second;
– 350 USD for the third.