The Invisible Enemy
Express empathy and inspire hope
Depict the disruption caused by this invisible enemy i.e., the corona virus and how it can be overcome. Your movie should capture the emotional turmoil/ trauma we are going through and how we can stay strong to win over it.
Think about yourself, your dear ones, parents, kids, frontline warriors, and anyone doing their best to overcome their personal challenges and trauma caused by this invisible enemy
Global Storytelling Challenge 2021
A year on, we are still not out of it due to the subsequent waves. While some countries are coping with it, some others have seen widespread devastation. To keep it short, the world is facing severe uncertainty during these unprecedented times.
UMO.Design calls our design community to express and spread empathy by creating short videos that move hearts, trigger change, and inspire people to take action.
What you can use?
What you can not use?
HERE’S WHY YOU SHOULD TAKE PART
Show that moving stories are powerful in influencing
people to focus on the right problems and inspire them to
design better experiences.
Show that you care
It’s your platform to showcase your story and bring the change
Win Awards & Get Recognized
What better way to celebrate the potential impact you could create
Bring a Real Change
Win a chance to work on a real project backed by our partners
Entry to Design Conference
Get discounted entry to Design Conference
WHO SHOULD TAKE PART?
A Call to Action
In today’s connected world, everyone is empowered to influence a positive change. People from any domain and from any walk of life, passionate about story telling are encouraged to take part in this challenge.
Students from any background with inclination for digital storytelling through videos for fun or for sharing.
Any professional who enjoys storytelling, who creates videos for fun or even for serious positive outcomes either at their work or in the society.
WHAT IS AT STAKE?
Recognition & Reward
UMO Design Foundation will be honoring the winners with the following awards.
All members of the winning teams will be given certificates.
All the participants who submit the solution will be given participation certificates
WHAT DOES IT TAKE?
Process & Timeline
Stick to the theme “Empathy – A slice of LIfe”.
Video format – Follow YouTube supported file formats.
Use your mobile phone or a professional camera.
Record video in a standard aspect ratio for landscape viewing.
Limit your video to a max of 4 mins (all inclusive).
Video could be in any language. Accommodate for English subtitles.
Use only original or royalty-free music, pictures and videos.
Include credits to your team or any other resources leveraged.
Add a disclaimer stating that the content is mainly for educational, awareness and thought provoking purposes. The intention is to make each one of us connect to the issues faced by the society, empathize with them and trigger necessary actions. We are not responsible for any undue consequences including any one risking their life, relationships and trauma caused to themselves or their closed ones after watching these videos, if any.
Submit your Moving Story.
Make sure that you submit your video timely.
You will upload your movie to a drive (e.g Google drive) and share the link with us.
The videos will be uploaded on UMO. Design channel for public voting.
Promote your Moving Story.
Get maximum viewership for your video & win People’s Choice Award.
Promote your video in as many social media channels as you can.
Get maximum reach and viewership.
We will track metrics of your video to adjust a winner.
Inspire and spread the power of storytelling.
Join the community of storytellers and immerse in engaging conversations with fellow designers.
Win “Moving Stories” awards and experience the awards ceremony.
WHAT TO CONSIDER?
Evaluation Criteria & Process
A winning entry meets all of the following criteria.
Did the submission adhere to the instructions? Ie., Originality, Format, Duration, etc.
Did the submission succeed in creating empathy for the audience towards the subject? The movie should leave the jury and audience with wanting to take a positive action for the subject in the movie.
Film Making/Technical Quality
It should be of a decent quality in terms of framing, editing, backgroud music, etc.
WANT TO GET INVOLVED?
Be the change you want to see
Show that you can move people with your moving story video, influence them to focus on the right problems, and inspire them to design better experiences.