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“Aloha Sugar” Video Contest

March 20

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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until Apr 1, 2017

AKAKŪ: Maui Community Media, Kahului, HI –  “Aloha Sugar” Video Contest
January 22, 2017 – April 1, 2017

AKAKŪ is hosting a video story-telling contest about what sugar has meant to Maui, and more importantly, what a post-sugar future might look like to all residents of Hawaii.

The cultural diversity we see on Maui today was seeded by plantation life. “Aloha Sugar” video contest is our chance to reflect on the rich history of sugar on Maui. Our goal is to learn more about visions of our future, take a peek at our uncertain present and learn more about Maui’s rich history through stories, songs and art.

We are now accepting submissions for TWO to TEN minute videos (Sugar Features) and 30-60 second videos (Sugar Snaps) that reflect real life stories, ideas, or experiences from Maui Sugar’s past, present or future.

Important Entry Dates:

  • Contest started Sunday, January 22, 2017
  • Earlybird pricing of $25 per submission until Sunday, February 19, 2017
  • Late entries are accepted at $35 per submission until March 19, 2017
  • Final entry due by Saturday at 12:00am, April 1, 2017.
  • Viewing Party is Saturday, April 22, 2017.

Eligibility: We are accepting videos from Individuals, Groups and/or Organizations. All Hawaii residents are eligible to enter. (Subject will be Maui Sugar)

Entry Levels for “Sugar Features” are:

  • Amateur, Under 18 years old
  • Amateur, 18 and over
  • Professional & Semi Professional (You have been paid for your video services within the last 5 years.)

*AKAKŪ reserves the right to move entrants into an appropriate category*

 The “Aloha Sugar” Video Contest Categories:

 SUGAR FEATURESSugar Features are (#sugarfeatures) two to ten minute videos submitted for judging by our panel of experts.

Rules: 2-10 minute videos

  • Entrance Fee $25.00 Early-Bird February 19, 2017 – $35.00 late until April 1, 2017
  • Eligible for cash prizes up to $5,000

Two ways to enter Sugar Features:

Visit https://filmfreeway.com/festival/AlohaSugar to upload your video

You may also deliver your video on a USB drive or DVD to: 333 Dairy Road, Suite 104, Kahului, Hawaii. Entrees MUST accompany our online form. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc6ppwqS4Pb0LbkUlU3CkwgESZdl-Z1ItxyFkrQVlqCQPiZWQ/viewform

For more detailed information go to: www.Akaku.org/Contest

Prizes for Sugar Features:  $5,000 in prize money 

  • 1st Place Winners – $500.00
  • 2nd Place Winners – $300.00
  • 3rd Place Winners – $200.00

Judging for Sugar Features:

  • All Videos will be viewed by a select panel of judges.
  • Each video will be judged based upon originality, creativity and message.
  • $5000 in prize money will be rewarded
  • Use #SugarFeatures and #AkakuContest

SUGAR SNAPS: Sugar Snaps (#sugarsnaps) are 30-60 second videos shared via www.Instagram.com/AkakuContest. The video with the most LIKES wins! The most popular videos will be featured on AKAKŪ TV.

Rules: 30-60 second videos

  • FREE ENTRY – Unlimited entrees allowed!
  • Voting managed on Instagram
  • Upload to www.Instagram.com/AkakuContest (@AkakuContest)
  • Winning entries will be on AKAKŪ TV
  • Prizes awarded
  • Please use these Hashtags when submitting: #AlohaSugar #SugarSnaps

Judging for Sugar Snaps:

  • Finalists will be chosen by the total number of likes on Instagram.
  • Tie breakers will be determined by a live audience at awards ceremony.

Classes:

AKAKŪ will hold classes to teach students of all ages how to use iMovie, Instagram and Snapchat. Classes taught by Aram Armstrong.  For details go to: https://sites.google.com/view/artlabmaui/classes?authuser=0

Have Questions?   Contact us at: 808-871-5554 or akaku.contest@gmail.com

Details

Date:
March 20
Event Categories:
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Website:
http://www.Akaku.org/contest

Venue

Akaku Maui Community Media
333 Dairy Rd. Suite 104
Kahului, 96732
Phone:
808-871-5554
Website:
www.akaku.org/contest

Organizer

Akaku Maui Community Media
Phone:
808-871-5554
Email:
info@akaku.org
Website:
www.Akaku.org

 

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