Category Format Checklists

Entries close Monday 3 June, 2013 

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY

If you experience difficulty with the online entry registration, follow these steps:

  1. Shut down your internet browser

  2. Have all of your entry details at hand including your Alliance membership number, supporting statement (up to 200 words) etc

  3. Restart your internet browser and go straight to the online entry site https://prodisentry.alliance.org.au

  4. Once you enter the site, you have 20 minutes to complete the online entry form. If you go over 20 minutes, your session will “time out”. The site will still allow you to continue the entry process but it WILL NOT give you an entry confirmation. If you do not get to the final page of the online entry asking you to confirm your entry details, your session has timed out and you will need to go back to step 1 above.

  5. Once your online entry is submitted, you will receive an email titled “Entry Confirmation”. 

    This is to be printed  ONCE, signed by all entrants and  sent with all the other material required for the entry to:

2013 PRODIs Awards

Level 4/16 Peel Street

SOUTH BRISBANE  QLD 4101

 

HOW TO ENTER:

Complete the entry registration online , print out the entry confirmation email , sign it, and send it in with the entry material in the  formats outlined below.

ONE copy of each entry must be submitted along with one printout of your confirmation entry email which includes your entry number.

If you are entering a body of work that crosses different mediums (ie text and video) please follow the file guidelines listed below for each format.

***ALSO note if you have submitted a URL for linking your stories in the entry registration process, you must still send in the signed entry confirmation email.  This can be scanned and sent to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with your entry number and awards program(PRODIs) in the subject line. 

TEXT-BASED FILES

  • ONE printout of the entry material
  • ONE copy of each article saved in PDF format on a CD or USB. Where there is more than one article in the entry, each should be attached and collated by date of publication.
  • 200-word entry statement. Please note you only have 200 words per entry, not per piece of work.

TELEVISION/VIDEO FILES

  • ONE digital video file in MP4, WMV, MOV or AVI format of less than 500mb
  • A full URL/web link should be provided for files greater than 500mb (you can do this by sending the URL/link of the original content or by uploading the video via YouTube or other hosted streaming video services).
  • ONE copy of the transcript (where possible).
  • The file MUST BE compatible with all computer operating systems. Please test DVD on both PC and MAC to ensure compatibly. Unreadable DVDs will not be accepted.
  • Label EACH FILE with your entry number and name
  • We can also accept entry material via YouTube or other hosted streaming video service.
  • Please enter the full URL /web link into the Heading/Report Title box on the entry detail pag
  • Please ensure the video will be accessible to other viewers (judges) so it is not ‘private’ or ‘blocked’
  • 200-word entry statement. Please note you only have 200 words per entry, not per piece of work.

DIGITAL FILES

  • Please insert the link to your entry when prompted. The link must be working and unaltered for judging from June to the end of July 2013.
  • Entrants should also provide electronic versions of material on disc in PDF format
  • 200-word entry statement. Please note you only have 200 words per entry, not per piece of work.

AUDIO FILES

  • ONE standard audio CD of the report/s and a copy of transcripts (where possible).
  • The audio CD MUST BE compatible with all computer operating systems and CD players.  Please test audio CD on both PC and MAC to ensure compatibly. Unreadable CDs will not be accepted.
  •  Label each Audio CD with your entry number and name
  • We can also accept entry material via Sound Cloud or other hosted streaming audio service.
  •  Please enter the full URL /web link into the Heading/Report Title box on the entry detail page
  • Please ensure the audio file will be accessible to other listeners (judges) and downloadable and is not ‘private’ or ‘blocked’.   
  • Label each CD with your entry number and name
  • 200-word entry statement. Please note you only have 200 words per entry, not per piece of work.

CAMERAWORK FILES

  • Each entrant must submit three pieces, representing a body of work.
  • Entries should be submitted on USB sticks or CDs along with a PDF of the publication in which it appeared.
  • Images should be in an uncompressed TIFF 10-15MB file size for printing. No cloning, montaging or digital manipulation other than cropping, 'digital spotting', burning and dodging is permitted.
  •  Label each CD/USB with your entry number and name
  •  200-word entry statement. Please note you only have 200 words per entry, not per piece of work.