Shaw AuditoREELm 2023 (30-90 Seconds Video Contest)



Share your creative ways of spending time at the Shaw Auditorium! This contest is open for HKUST students, faculty and staff to create a short video about the features or campus life at the Shaw Auditorium. Let's keep it "REEL"!



Open to individuals or teams of HKUST students, faculty & staff. 

There is no limit to the number of participants in each team, but each person can submit one (1) reel either as individual or team member.



Winner                      $2,000 HFT Life coupons

1st Runner Up          $1,000 HFT Life coupons

Public Choice*          $1,000 HFT Life coupons

Special Awards (2)  $500 HFT Life coupons each

*Shortlisted reels will be posted on Shaw Auditorium's Instagram simultaneously. The reel receiving most "likes" by April 13, 2023 at 5 pm will win the Public Choice Award.



The reel must last from 30 to 90 seconds



Each reel will be judged based on the follow criteria:

  • Originality
  • Visual Quality & Effect
  • Plotting or Performance (if any)
  • Features of Shaw Auditorium



Contest Opening                    Feb 17, 2023 (Fri)

Deadline for Submission       Mar 31, 2023 (Fri)

Posting of Shortlisted Reels  Apr 06, 2023 (Thu)

Award Announcement          Apr 13, 2023 (Thu)



Submission to be sent from ITSC email accounts to with caption "SA Video Contest 2023 Submission". The email should provide the following information and file:

  • Full name & ITSC email address of each participant
  • Roles of the reel-making (if any)
  • A reel exported in MP4 or MOV format, either as email attachment or a link downloadable from One Drive of ITSC account


For team submission please select a leader to handle the email and cc all team members.


Filming Restrictions

The use of main hall and the roof of Shaw Auditorium is not allowed. Dangerous actions such as climbing and somersault, extreme sports, use of dangerous tools, offensive languages, propaganda and other inappropriate actions during the filming process are strictly prohibited. Reels that violate any of these rules of result in copyright infringement will be disqualified.



The awards of Shaw Auditoreelm (30-90 Seconds Video Contest) are exclusively sponsored by HFT Life.



All personal information collected shall be used exclusively for the contest.
Shaw Auditorium Unit reserves the right of award decisions and final interpretation of all terms and details of the contest.


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