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ANNOUNCING: THE DEDOLIGHT INTERNATIONAL LIGHTING COMPETITION - 100 000 EURO WORTH OF PRIZES TO WIN!!!


5th
JUL 2015


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Announcing: the dedolight international lighting competition - 100 000 Euro worth of prizes to win!!!
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the legendary dedolight system, dedolight is running an international lighting competition, open to anyone who wishes to participate. Create a video entry showing off your cinematography skills and you will be in the running to win a lighting kit from dedolight - total value of prizes to be given away will approximately 100 000 Euros. Dedolight will make available lighting kits, via its international network of dealers, so you will have access to the tools to create your video entry. The competition will run from 1st July to 30th September 2015.
Watch the above video for full details of the dedolight International Lighting Competition
The top prize will be the awesome fully loaded brand new Dedolight DLED 40W Bi-Colour kit worth over 4500.00.
Enter the Competition!

To enter the International dedolight Compeition produce a video, suggested length 5 – 10 minutes, demonstrating your lighting abilities, with an explanation of how you achieved the result.

Many of the winning videos, including some of the ones that don’t win, may become part of the dedolight series of lighting tutorials.

Copyright remains at all times with the creator of the video entry and this can be published by the creator, however, by entering the competition, you agree to allow dedolight to publish the video as part of the dedolight series of lighting tutorials. This will always be done, showing the creator as the author of the individual video.

Over 30 prizes will be given away (motivated by the 30th anniversary of dedolight). The total value of the prizes is approximately Euro 100,000.
Who can participate

Anyone can enter the competition, including:

  • Seasoned and experienced directors of photography, lighting cameramen, gaffers, photographers, students, any newcomer no limitations.

  • Those who work individually or within a group.

  • Entries can be submitted from a department of a media or film school; or teachers who want to make the creation of video entriespart of their regular curriculum

  • Each entry will be considered for a prize, regardless of whether the entry is from one author or a group.
  • Register with the agent/distributor in your country

    dedolight will temporarily supply (through the responsible agent or distributor) a lighting kit for your work.

    With your distributor / dealer you will have to arrange a date and duration, when you want to shoot the competition video and how many days you will need the lighting kit. You also have to arrange shipment details and security. It will be left to the discretion of the dedolight distributor or agent to make such arrangements, also if there are any reasons to decline the cooperation.

    Full list of participating dealers throughout the world, with contact information, available at:

    http://core.dled.biz/competition-us/registration/
    Prizes

    There will be 30 prizes including many of our new LED lighting kits, which will allow practically all the lighting options, like the classic dedolight Portable Studio kits, which we will supply for your entry; including accessories for background creation and special effects.

    The total value of prizes is approximately 100 000 Euros!

    For a full list of prizes click the link below:

    http://core.dled.biz/competition-us/Prizes/
    Subject for your video entries

    The subject is totally your choice. Below are some ideas, however, you don’t need to restrict yourself to these:
  • Any subject
  • The Lighting Competiton can be any style.
  • The lighting could be noticeable, subtle, dramatic, subtle or unnoticeable


  • Your explanation!!!

    Please include your lighting example and an explanation of how you achieved this:

  • How did you choose the placement angle, height, focus and dimming of each individual light.
  • Why this way
  • Please explain, show and demonstrate less favored positions for each light; what made you choose this particular approach.
  • Ideally, this will become a learning experience for your viewers.
  • How to Upload your video entries

    Please upload your video on YouTube, Vimeo or any other platform and send the link to your countrys agent/distributor, and at the same time to Dedo Weigert Film in Munich within the Competition period.

    Email: competition@dedoweigertfilm.de

    If needed, dont forget to include an English translation of the words.
    Judging of video entries

    Video entries will be judged on the following criteria:

  • The quality of the image
  • Creative ingenuity
  • Level and quality of your explanation

  • View examples of video tutorials already produced by dedolight, however, remember, you are free to do whatever you choose:

    http://core.dled.biz/competition-us/tutorials/
    Length of video entry

  • No firm rules, maybe 5 10 minutes.
  • Single or multiple entries are allowed
  • More than one entry can be accepted for each participant

  • Language

    If your on-camera statement / explanation is in another language than in English, please provide an English-language translation.
    Registration

    Register with the agent / distributor for dedolight in your country, or a participating dealer.

    Full list of dealers with contact information can be found at:

    http://core.dled.biz/competition-us/registration/
    Equipment to be supplied

    Dedolight will temporarily supply (through the responsible agent or distributor) a lighting kit for your work.

    With your distributor / dealer you will have to arrange a date and duration, when you want to shoot the competition video and how many days you will need the lighting kit. You also have to arrange shipment details and security. It will be left to the discretion of the dedolight distributor or agent to make such arrangements, also if there are any reasons to decline the cooperation.
    For any further information about the dedolight International Lighting Competition please email:

    competition@dedoweigertfilm.de

    Or visit the following website:

    http://core.dled.biz/competition-us/

    In the UK email please contact Ben Starkin at Cirrolite:

    b.starkin@cirrolite.com

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