FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Question: When is the deadline for the Challenge?
Answer: Video uploads are due on April 30th by midnight (PST)
Question: I am in the 6th grade but I’m not 13, can I still create a video?
Answer: Yes, you may create a video however, you must have a student aged 13-18 act as the Executive Producer and submit the video.
Question: Can I use one of my favorite songs in the video or does it have to be original music?
Answer: Yes, you must add the song title and artist in the credits of your video if you any music that is not your own.
Question: I am not 13-18 years old or in middle or high school, does this mean I cannot create a video?
Answer: All Executive Producers MUST be between the ages of 13-18 and in middle or high school. You may work as part of a team or you may appear in the video with a signed release form, but you may NOT create and enter a video to the Challenge.
Question: I am having trouble getting my video sized down for uploading, can you help me?
Answer: Yes, The easiest thing to do is to export the video as an MP4-Video instead of a QuickTime MOV. file
Question: Can I use my own consent forms that I have already had parents/students sign?
Answer: No, we will need either the contest release forms provided by the NO BULL Challenge.
Question: How many student videos can one (1) single teacher be involved with?
Answer: There is no limit to how many students one (1) single teacher may work with on their video. They can work with every student in the entire school if they choose to do so.
Question: Do I have to work with a Teacher or Organization Leader to create a video?
Answer: No, you may create and submit a video on your own, be sure your parents sign the release forms.
Question: Does my video have to have a storyline?
Answer: No, you can tell the story however it makes sense to you.
Question: Can there be more than 1 Executive Producer?
Answer: No, you can have more than one student work on a video, but we can only have (1) Executive Producer per video.
Question: Do I have to work with a partner or a team?
Answer: No, you may create your video all on your own and submit it.
Question: If I am camera shy, can I just hold up note cards to the camera instead of talking into it?
Answer: Yes, you have full complete creative control when making your video.
Question: Who is eligible to enter the contest?
Answer: This video contest is open to middle through high school students from all over the world. Contestants must be between the ages of 13-18 at the time of entry. Contestants may be individuals or groups (including but not limited to middle and high schools, and youth advocacy groups).
Question: Any suggestions for where I can learn how to make a video? I’ve never made a video before
Answer: Check out this great how-to resource from YouTube. Your video can be as simple as: you, a video camera (or cell phone with a camera) and some note-cards that your audience reads one-by-one. Add some music in the background and you’re good to go. Here’s an example of a simple yet powerful video
Question: I am the teacher and want to get the teacher toolkit or whatever it is that teachers sign up for, where can this be found?
Answer: The online digital responsibility 411 toolkit can be found here.
Question: If we show our school logo, do we have to get a release from the principal?
Answer: You should have permission from your school administration to show your school logo. Please keep this information in your file.
Question: Many of the scenarios students have come up with include showing kids on Facebook (where lots of cyberbullying takes place). Can they shoot this if they don’t show the Facebook logo or specifics or can they not show any scenes of this type?
Answer: For questions regarding using Facebook logos, screenshots, etc., go to the Facebook Brand Resource Center. Permission to use a standard, unaltered screenshot from Facebook must be granted. To make a request, please use their Permission Request Form.
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