Home » Students » SPA Nomination Form SPA Nomination Form Before filling out the High School Student Production Awards entry form, please click here to read the entry rules and regulations. Advisor First Name:* Advisor Middle Init.: Advisor Last Name:* Work Phone:* Cell Phone: E-mail Address:* Name of High School:* School Street Address:* School City:* School State & Zip:* --- Choose from list --- Indiana Ohio Pennsylvania Zip: This year, schools will receive 2 free entries. If this is a free entry, there is no need to fill in the invoice number below. If this is not one of your two free entries, before filling out the rest of the Entry Form, you must first pay a $20 entry fee through our shopping cart by clicking here (you may pay immediately by credit card or commit to pay by check or money order). After placing your order, you will receive an invoice via email with your order number. Enter that order number where indicated below. Next, you'll need to upload your video to your preferred video streaming service (i.e. YouTube, SchoolTube, Vimeo, etc.). Once you've uploaded your video, copy the url from your browser's address bar (i.e.: https://youtu.be/UEe7BAf9Cj0), then paste that link into the "Link to Video" field below. NOTE: Do not copy the "Link to File" or "Embed Code" from underneath the video... copy only the video's url from your browser's address bar. For clarification on Categories, Click Here +/- HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT PRODUCTIONAWARDS CATEGORIES H-01. Newscast For outstanding achievement in a newscast. Post edits are not permitted except for the removal of breaks. Entry will be judged on overall content, presentation, enterprise, writing, format, teases, etc. Time Limit: 30 minutes. H-02. Arts and Entertainment/Cultural Affairs For outstanding reporting achievement in a presentation of content devoted to cultural or artistic significance, or a compilation of up to three unedited pieces. Time Limit: 10 minutes. H-03. Short Form - Fiction For outstanding achievement in a presentation of a short-form treatment of a single fictional subject. Dramatizations or student originated soap operas or plays are permitted. Content creativity and execution will be important elements in judging the entries. Judges will particularly look for well-organized material, paying close attention to clearly written narration and appropriate sound bites. Time Limit: Up to 10 minutes. H-04. Short Form - Non-Fiction For outstanding achievement in a presentation of a short-form treatment of a single non-fiction subject. Subject matter can include (but is not limited to) investigations, examinations of social issues, personal relationships, sports lifestyles, music, performing arts, entertainment, fashion and historical retrospectives. Content creativity and execution will be important elements in judging the entries. Judges will particularly look for well-organized material, paying close attention to clearly written narration and appropriate sound bites. Time Limit: Up to 10 minutes. H-05. Sports-Live Event For outstanding achievement in the production of a live or live-to-tape sports event or game. A composite is required and may include examples of: Show Open, Graphics Package, Use of Replays, Inserted Pre-Produced Segments, Use of Statistical or Other Prepared Material, Highlights, Standard Coverage (e.g. Routine Innings or Downs) and any additional material at entrant’s discretion.Time limit: 30 minutes. H-06. Public Service (PSAs) For outstanding achievement in announcements that effectively focus interest in and marshal support for worthy community or area causes. Spots may be 5 seconds to 2 minutes in length. H-13. Public Affairs/Community Service For outstanding achievement in a presentation or compilation consisting of up to three unedited pieces of content with current social, civic or other issue-oriented subject matter. Advocacy of a point of view is encouraged. Content, creativity and execution will be important elements in judging the entries. Entry will be judged on awareness of broadcast journalistic standards including accuracy and fairness. Time Limit: 10 minutes. H-14. Commercial For outstanding achievement in commercial production advertising a product, business or service that is conceived, written, created and produced for a class/school project. Spots may be 5-seconds to 5-minutes in length. JUDGING PROCESS Programs are judged on three criteria: Content, Creativity and Execution on a 10-point scale (maximum 30 points); and craft entries are judged on two criteria: Creativity and Execution for (maximum 20 points). Judging panels are to be made up of professional peer judges. Judges have the option of including constructive comments or feedback, to be returned to the student’s faculty advisor. Invoice Number:* Category:* --- Choose from list --- H-01. Newscast H-02. Arts & Entertainment / Cultural Affairs H-03. Short Form - Fiction H-04. Short Form - Non-Fiction H-05. Sports-Live Event H-06. Public Service (PSAs) H-13. Public Affairs/Community Service H-14. Commercial Enter Title for Video:* Link to Video:* Student Info:*List all students involved in the production along with their program credits (i.e. Producer, Videographer, etc.) below. To add an additional student, just click the Add Student button. Name: Credit: Add Student About Video:Below you can include information about the production and/or airing of the video. Enter the Security Code Shown Below: Can't read the code? Click here to generate a new code. Note: Some submission errors require that you generate a new code. Should you have problems with the online submission process, email: firstname.lastname@example.org.