GEO 2015 Short Video Competition

GEO 2015 Short Video Competition

Last date to apply

September 30, 2015

About Group on Earth Observations Video Competition

  • The Group on Earth Observations (GEO) is inviting submission of short videos for its upcoming GEO-XII Plenary scheduled to be held on November 11 and 12, 2015 and Ministerial Summit to be held on November 13, 2015 in Mexico City 
  • Interested candidates can submit short videos highlighting how GEO and Earth observations in general are helping to address global and regional problems.
  • Videos of any genre, of no more than 3 minutes in length, relating to Earth observations.
  • Registered participants in the GEO-XII Plenary and Ministerial Summit in Mexico City will be able to vote on as many as six (6) videos to determine which (up to three) will be shown during the Ministerial meeting on November 13, 2015.
  • The Competition period closes September 30, 2015 and voting opens on October 19, 2015.

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Group on Earth Observations Video Competition Eligibility Criteria

Gender Both
Region Global 
Class/ Age Open to All 
Details
  • Nationality: People of all Nationalities are eligible to participate
  • The Competition is open to all individuals and groups, regardless of age or location
  • Candidates under 18 years of age may participate with the permission of their parents or legal guardians
  • You do not need to be a professional to submit a video!

Not Eligible to participate

Employees of the GEO Secretariat are prohibited from Competition entry.

Group on Earth Observations Video Competition Reward

GEO Short Video Competition Reward

  • The three (3) winning videos will be played during the Ministerial
  • Submitted videos will also be played during the GEO Exhibition.

Group on Earth Observations Video Competition Application form and Process

GEO Short Video Competition Application Process

  • Candidates have to download and Fill in the Entry Form available on the official website to participate. Download Entry Form
  • An individual entrant may submit up to three (3) separate entries in total.

Important Points

  • The video must include at least one clear reference to the Group on Earth Observations or the Global Earth Observation System of Systems (GEOSS)
  • The video should be aligned to one or more of the thematic focuses of GEO’s second decade – Advocate, Engage, Deliver
  • The video should tell a compelling story of how Earth observations are being used to address global societal and/or environmental challenges
  • The video should provide a clear example of how Earth observations have a positive impact on peoples’ everyday lives.

Specifications of the Video

  • Videos must be 3 min or less in length
  • The video must be your own original creation and must not infringe on any third party rights.

Submission of the Video

  • Mode 1: Download Link and submit by email: Candidates can send the downloadable link of Dropbox, Google Drive, or other cloud storage or FTP link to secretariat@geosec.org by September 30, 2015.
  • Mode 2: By Post:  Videos can be sent on a memory stick by mail to the GEO Secretariat by 30 September 2015 and sent to:

Secretariat/Video Competition
Group on Earth Observations
7 bis Avenue de la Paix
Case Postale 2300
CH-1211 Geneva 2
Switzerland

Group on Earth Observations Video Competition Selection Process

GEO Short Video Competition Selection Process

  • GEO will establish a voting system for registered delegates of the Plenary.
  • Voting will open October 19, 2015 and close 12:00 pm on November 12, 2015
  • Results will be announced on the GEO website and social media outlets.  
  • Registered participants in the GEO-XII Plenary and Ministerial Summit in Mexico City will be able to vote on as many as six (6) videos to determine which the Winners

Group on Earth Observations Video Competition Address

Group on Earth Observations 
7 bis Avenue de la Paix 
Case Postale 2300 
CH-1211 Geneva 2 
Switzerland

Group on Earth Observations Video Competition Contact Details

  • e-mail: secretariat@geosec.org
  • phone: +41 22 730 8505
  • fax: +41 22 730 8520

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