Judging is based on five basic criteria: Content, Creativity, Technical Elements – Audio, Technical Elements – Video, and Overall Reaction. There are a total of 14 competitive categories.
SUBMISSION OPENS: February 1, 2021
SUBMISSION FORMAT: all entries in MPEG-4 format only –
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: All registration forms must be received by 8pm EDT on March 31, 2021
SUBMISSION FEES: ALL current JAG members can submit 1 entry for free. Each additional entry: JAG member – $25 each; Non-JAG member – $50 each. Payment or purchase order must be received by May 1, 2021 or the entry will be disqualified.
Pay online with PayPal or Credit Card at the registration site, a municipal purchase order, or by check. If you don’t know if you are a current Jersey Access Group member, please contact Linda Besink at: email@example.com.
Make checks payable to Jersey Access Group
Mail check or purchase order to:
Jersey Access Group, PO Box 164, Metuchen, NJ 08840
SUBMISSION ELIGIBILITY – All programs must have been created and first aired between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020.
Entries may be any length; however judges are only required to watch 15 minutes of each entry. You may submit any part of a program or programs: such as the beginning and end, or beginning and middle, etc. of a single program OR three to four segments from a series program, not exceeding 5 minutes for each segment (clearly delineate between each segment with a slate or fade). You must not re-edit the segments for the purpose of this contest; they must appear as they were originally produced and/or aired.
All entries must be accompanied by a 30 second highlight clip for use as part of the JAG Video Awards presentation.
Each category awards will be in the following form:
The Jersey Access Group (JAG) is a professional organization that unites municipalities, access channels, non-profit organizations, and content providers in a mission to improve communications to their communities. JAG advises, advocates, and educates in the areas of technology, legislation, and regulation impacting multiple media platforms.
JAG CONTACT INFORMATION
Bob Duthaler, President
P.O. Box 164, Metuchen, NJ 08840
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Affiliate of the NJ League of Municipalities
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