Rules & Regulations
Structure of the Festival
• There will be four categories of competition. Teams may only
submit to one category. Maximum length will be limited to 10 minutes
on all projects.
||• Best Photo
Slide show - Judged by photo-content and musical score.
• Best Movie - Any genre, so
long as its appropriate.
• Best Digital Music Composition
• Teams or individuals will register online with the proposal
form and selected category.
• Entries must be submitted by the scheduled deadline.
• Pre-screening will be done by volunteer MUG members.
• Final entries will be screened at the Premiere Night and winners
will be selected by a panel of judges consisting of faculty, staff,
• Final works must be submitted in the appropriate format for
your type of project. If you're creating a movie, you'll need to export
your project as a full-quality QuickTime movie and transfer the file
onto a blank DVD-R disk. If you're creating a photo slideshow or music
composition, please submit your project on CD-R.
• Please note that all teams are responsible for purchasing blank
CD or DVD media to copy their project onto and are encouraged to make
multiple copies to share with friends and family to look back on!
• Projects can be dropped off in the Undergraduate
Library's Media Resources Center. Submissions should be left with
Winifred Fordham Metz in
• You can enter by yourself or as a team.
• Teams will consist of a maximum 5 people for movies and music
videos, 2 for digital music compositions and photo slide shows.
• Faculty and staff may also submit projects, but these will be
judged in a fourth category.
• Extras may be listed in the actual entries, but prizes will
only be awarded to registered team members.
• Teams may be student organizations and clubs with 1 to 5 people
appointed as the registered team members.
• Participants may be on more than one team, but they must declare
a primary team (the only team they will be eligible for prizes).
• Participants may use campus labs (UL) and/or personal equipment
• iLife ’04 will be officially supported a recommended for
composition. Other apps/platforms are not officially supported, but
can be used.
The MiLife fesival wants you to be creative and therefore is pretty
open to whatever you want to do. However, works with the following will
not be considered for awards. please use your best judgement when creating
your projects, and feel free to ask for guidance if you are unsure of
certain material in your project.
• Obscene material and language.
• Excessive violence.
• Alcohol/substance abuse.
• Excessive smoking.
• Brittney Spears (in light
of last year's numerous Spears entries)
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