2015 Dr. Jaisohn YouTube Video Contest for Korean School Students (Jaisohn Center)

Genres: Short film, documentary, animation, music video, etc.

Video/UCC Themes: Any aspect of Dr. Jaisohn’s legacies—such as, but not limited to, the first American citizen of Korean descent, the first Korean American with a medical degree, freedom fighter against Japan’s colonial regime, a staunch advocate of democracy in Korea, publisher of the first newspaper in Korea, advocate of women’s rights in Korea, role model for Korean Americans, etc.

Submission period: September 1-November 10, 2015
Announcement of winners: December 1, 2015

Best Video/UCC-1st place: $500
Best Video/UCC-2nd place: $300
Best Video/UCC-3rd place: $200

Criteria of evaluation:
Accuracy and usefulness of information 40%
Creativity 30%Quality of video and its content 20%
Number of YouTube views (measured by the automatic count by YouTube, as of 1 p.m. November 15, 2015 Eastern Time ) 10%

Who can apply: Korean school students anywhere in the world

How to apply:
Upload your video/UCC to Youtube
Download the entry form from www.jaisohn.com
Send it to contest.jaisohncenter@gmail.com

Length and video resolution of the video/UCC: any length up to 5 minutes.
Language: English, Korean, or both. If the video is produced in any other language, an English subtitle is required.·
The Phillip Jaisohn Foundation will have the right to post, print, publish or otherwise use the contest submissions free of charge.
Any legal issues concerning portrait rights or copyright violations arising from a video/UCC submission are solely the legal responsibility of the contestant.

  • Video/UCC contents must be original, and contestants must have directly participated in the making of the contents. Questions? Email: contest.jaisohncenter@gmail.com