UISPP VIDEO competition

The UISPP has the pleasure to announce to you the first UISPP VIDEO competition. The winner will receive a free inscription to the Paris congress and the best 10 videos will be projected during the UISPP congress.

The competition is addressed to all students, researchers, professors working in the field of Prehistory and Protohistory and who wish to participate to the UISPP XVIII world congress in Paris (3th-9th June 2018). It’s not necessary to be a UISPP member to participate to the competition.

The video can be presented by one single person or by a working group. Each participant/group can submit a maximum of two videos. All participants will retain ownership of their work; however, UISPP has marketing rights to promote the works on its social media and online channels with reference to this competition. All participants will be credited accordingly. All videos can still be used for participants' own portfolio purposes. UISPP reserves the right to remove inappropriate, offensive and harmful submissions as well as submissions that do not fit the guidelines. No entry payment fees are necessary to participate.

The video must be inspired to one of the following themes:

  1. How does the wider public see an archaeologist?
  2. Prehistoric/Protohistoric excavations.
  3. Which future for the young archaeologists?
  4. Why will I go to the UISPP congress?
  5. How did I become an Archaeologist?
  6. My best research.

How to participate?

  1. Submit your statement of participation via email to info@uispp.org. Make the subject of the email "Video Competition UISPP" and include your team name or your name, Institution name (if appropriate), team members (if appropriate), and contact information in the body of the email.
  2. After acceptance of your statement of participation (notified by e-mail), submit your video in the UISPP youtube channel
  3. The deadline for the statement of participation submission is April 9th, 2017 h 23,00 (Paris Time). The deadline for the video submission is April 16th, 2017, h 23,00 (Paris Time)

Video Qualification Criteria

You will be judged on the following qualifications:

  1. Video length of 2-3 minutes
  2. Less than 25MB in size
  3. YouTube compatible format
  4. No copyright violations
  5. Original content and creativity
  6. Accuracy of technical content and communication of that content to the proper audience
  7. Presentation quality

Composition of the jury

The selection board will be composed by one member of the UISPP’ EC one documentary filmmaker and one expert of communication. The jury will take in account also the number of “likes” received by the videos charged in the youtube UISPP channel. The results will be published in the UISPP web site and all participant will be notified by e-mail.

Awards and videos projection

The best video will be projected during the opening event of the UISPP congress. The best video will receive one free inscription to the XVIII UISPP world congress in Paris. The best ten videos will be projected during the UISPP congress at the Musée de l’Homme and the winners will be awarded with a classification certificate.

Information contacts

For all the necessary information, please use the contact form of the UISPP web site and make the subject of the email "Video Competition UISPP".