Identify an inspiring person
Nothing is more moving than a personal story. Try to find someone who lives and breathes the cause, whose heart is clearly in line with the good they’re doing. Or you can tell the story of lives that have been changed by such people.
There are so many ways non-profits and social enterprises are improving the lives of others. They could be empowering youth at risk with skills in performing arts, providing a means of livelihood for families in natural disaster-hit areas or helping the disabled to be gainfully employed. There are many to choose from.
Let them know of your participation and get them excited!
If you win, they win! But we’re not only talking about prize money here. If they agree to you producing this video about the good work they’re doing, they can use it to market their cause, raise funds and recruit volunteers.
Plot the story flow
Decide on how you want to tell the story and plan accordingly. The more thought-through your story flow, the easier it is to know what you need to shoot and who you’re featuring in your story.
Schedule the shoot
Make sure you’ve locked in ample time for the shoot so that you avoid having to re-shoot later.
Clear the rights
Get permission for music and all other aspects of your video that are copyrighted. We suggest you clear them for “all media”. Alternatively, you can use royalty-free music.
Make sure that the information in your video is truthful and accurate.
Ready, set, edit!
Make sure you set aside enough edit time so you can make tweaks and improvements and submit your video on time!
Meet the deadline
Submission time! But first, make sure you’ve registered for the competition here: goodstoryasia.ourbetterworld.org/register
Submit your video through these forms:
- Open Category Video Submission Form (submissions are closed)
- Professional Category Video Submission Form (submissions are closed)
- Snail mail your video file on a thumbdrive or DVD to:
The Good Story Competition
Our Better World
The HUB Singapore, 113 Somerset Road
If you have questions or need help with the competition, email us at email@example.com.