Thank you for entering The 2018 Science Media Awards Competition.

Any program completed on or after June 1st, 2016 is eligible to enter. Submissions may be entered into as many applicable categories as you like.

Deadline for Entry is June 1, 2018.

Each category carries it's own entry fee. Programs are encouraged to enter multiple categories. During the preliminary rounds, each entry is viewed in its entirety by a unique set of jurors for each category. When you have completed the submission form they will be added to a cart page where you will be able to enter your credit card details. You will must completely check out on the system to be fully entered.


BEFORE YOU BEGIN PLEASE REVIEW:

The Entry Terms & Conditions

The Media Entry Guidelines

The Special Category Entry Guidelines

WARNING: This system DOES NOT retain information once a session ends due to the browser closing or the session timing out. You must check out before closing the browser or leaving the session inactive for a long period of time or entered information will be lost. If you have a large number of entries to submit, please do so in increments.


BEFORE YOU BEGIN PLEASE HAVE PREPARED:

-A Digital Video File of the Submission Limited in Size to 2.5GB Maximum (to be uploaded via an automatic link emailed to the address entered upon check-out)

-A Still Image JPEG Representing the Submission: 1920x1080 Format, Limited in Size to 5MB Maximum to be uploaded below the synopsis in the registration form (DO NOT attempt to upload a different type of image file, or a JPEG larger than 5MB, doing so will cause an error in the system)

-Full Credits

-A Brief Synopsis (100 words or less)

-General Contact Information for the Film (to be entered on the registration form)

-The Email Address of the Party Responsible for Submission and Entry Materials (to be entered on the check-out form)


To begin, please scroll down and select one category. You will have an opportunity to enter your submission into additional categories once you have completed the registration form.

If you have any questions or concerns before you proceed please contact: dana@jhfestival.org or call 1 (307) 200-3286 ext. 3

Film Registration

Content

Awarded to the film that best explores the science of planet earth and the cosmos beyond. Relevant disciplines include Geology, Paleontology, Oceanography, Astronomy and Meteorology.
$120.00
Awarded to the film that best examines the rich world of life on our planet. Relevant disciplines include Botany, Zoology, Genetics, and Evolution.
$120.00
This award is given for the best examination of our changing planet, including the environment, ecosystems, sustainability and climate change.
$120.00
Awarded to the project that best captures insights into human health, disease and treatment. Includes Clinical Science, Epidemiology, Pharmacology, Bioengineering, Neuroscience, Stem Cell Research and Public Health.
$120.00
Awarded for excellence in conveying understanding of the infinitesimal and unseen. Relevant disciplines include Physics, Chemistry and Nanoscience.
$120.00
Recognizing the project that most effectively examines innovation and technology in the realm of Robotics, Computer & IT, Artificial Intelligence, Mechanical and Systems Engineering.
$120.00
Awarded for excellence in examination of human and social sciences, including Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Linguistics, and History of Science.
$120.00

Craft

Awarded for the writing that most enhances a science program through the union of storyline, dialog and narration. A word document or PDF of the script (in English) must be submitted to dana@jhfestival.org in addition to the standard submission requiremen
$120.00
Awarded for the editing that most enhances the science program through the union of imagery, sound, music and story.
$120.00
Awarded for the visual imaging, computer generated imaging, modeling and other visual storytelling that most enhances science storytelling.
$120.00

Program

Awarded to the thematically unified mini-series or ongoing multi-season series that most effectively communicates science themes and scientific principles. Entries will submit three episodes that best represent the series.
$100.00
Awarded to the thematically unified mini-series or ongoing multi-season series that most effectively communicates science themes and scientific principles. Entries will submit three episodes that best represent the series.
$150.00
Awarded to the short program, twenty minutes or less in length, that best communicates a scientific subject to a general audience.
$50.00
A category for science programs 5 minutes in length or shorter.
$25.00
Awarded to the program that most effectively uses 360 technology and resources to advance an appreciation or understanding of a scientific discipline, discovery or principle, including both Virtual and Augmented Reality programs.
$100.00
Awarded to the project that best integrates the interactive potential of media to advance understanding of science and scientific principles through web-based, mobile, downloaded or personal media technology, interactive exhibits or media installations.
$50.00
Awarded to the film that most effectively conveys a complicated scientific story, issue or process for a general audience.
$100.00
Awarded to the program that brings science and scientific discovery to life through the exceptional communication skills of an on screen presenter or featured scientist.
$100.00
Awarded to the project that most effectively communicates science and engages audiences aged 6 - 12. Preliminary judging will include middle and high school student panels.
$50.00
Awarded to the best science program of any length created by someone currently enrolled or out of school less than two years. A copy of the applicant’s most recent student ID will be required
$50.00
Awarded to the best science story or program created for distribution via radio, Internet or mobile device. Each entry will submit 3 representationall episodes. There are special entry requirements for this category.
$60.00

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