The previously announced winner of this contest has been disqualified on grounds of plagiarism. We gave the participant due chance to explain the situation. The original creator of the submitted (plagiarised) entry has also been contact by us officially for verification.
The individual/participant has admitted to wrong-doing and has accepted the disqualification of his entry.
We would like to sincerely thank the individuals who brought the issue to our attention, thereby giving us a chance to right a serious wrong.
As organizers, we want to thank all participants for your patience as we looked into this matter.
As such, the title prize of this contest goes to participant Samir Rai. His entry was previously deemed #1 'highly commendable' on the basis of merit by JMC faculty and iae GLOBAL Nepal. It was considered the best among all entries on the basis of technical merit, as well as originality and content.
A hearty congratulations to the winner and we hope this prize encourages him and all contestents to pursue their interests and dreams in the field of digital media.Thank you,
Firstly, a big thank you from iae and JMC to everyone who participated in this contest. The entries were of high quality and it was a tough job selecting the winner.iae GLOBAL Nepal would like to thank the JMC faculty and JMC Academy officers for their very important roles in sponsoring the contest and in the assessment of contest entries:
This competition has been made possible by JMC Academy, Australia (CRICOS 01259J). JMC is Australia’s leading Creative Industries institution, offering Degrees and Diplomas in Music, Songwriting, Audio Engineering, Film and Television Production, Entertainment Business Management, Digital Design, 3D Animation and Game Design.
JMC Academy’s ultimate focus is to deliver inspiring and technologically sophisticated programs, which cater to the global needs of the Creative industries. By nurturing, supporting and mentoring students who share a true passion and dedication for these industries, we are able to guide them into rewarding careers.
Courses at JMC Academy, Australia
As the organizer, iae GLOBAL Nepal wants to thank JMC for their support and we want to endorse JMC to all students considering a career in creative industries. The benefits of learning under industry exposed and industry connected teachers is immense. The creative ecosystem fostered within JMC that encourages creativity and collaboration is elemental in a student's development into becoming a successful professional.
JMC Academy Australia & iae GLOBAL Nepal have organised this DIGITAL MEDIA contest (sponsorship by JMC Academy). We aim to encourage creative students, amateurs and even hobbyists to showcase their skills in some or all of below:
What can I submit?
→ You can submit any digital media content that is created and owned by you. This includes music, animation, video clips, digital artwork etc. The maximum allowed duration of your creation is 5 minutes (we reccommend limiting it to around 3-4 minutes mark). Many kinds of entertainment media such as games, vlog, podcasts, typography and gifs etc can be integrated into your creation.
What should I submit?
→ You should submit only the finalized product/creation. We will evaluate it and ask for raw files if required for verification.
What are raw files?
→ The pre-rendered animation clips or video footage in native format of the software and hardware you use (for example, Adobe After Effects’ .ae file, Final Cut's project file, Adobe Photoshop’s .psd file, Premiere’s .pproj, .raw camera footage, individual assets used in your content, project file/s of Ableton/Garageband/Pro Tools/FL studio or any other audio/video/animation/effects/compositing software you use.
Why do I need to submit raw files?
→ The raw files from your content are only required to judge the originality of your content and make the competition fair. We will not retain these files for our use in any way and they will be deleted after the competition is over.
Can I use royalty/rights free assets created by someone else to make my content?
→ Technically you may (in very strict moderation), but originality of creation will be of utmost importance during the judging phase and you will most likey lose points if you use assets created by others. We highly encourage you use everything created by yourself. If you are using rights/royalty free assets created by someone else, you are required to disclose the source - failing which, may result in disqualification.
Will the organizer of this contest hold right and ownership to the contents submitted?
→ No. All the content submitted will belong to their respective creators. When JMC Academy or iae decides to showcase these creation, due credit will be given to you and your team.
I finished my project. Where should I submit it?
→ Simplest way to sumbit is by sharing the online drive link where you decide to upload your final submission. If you require any assistance in this matter, do not hesitate to contact us directly.
Who will judge the contents submitted?
→ A panel of professionals in the digital media field from JMC Academy Australia and IAE Global Nepal will handle the evaluation process.
I missed the deadline to register or submit my project, what should I do?
→ We recommend the creators to register or submit your submissions within the deadlines mentioned on the registration website (iaeglobalnepal.net/creative).