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Dolby Sound & Music Challenge 2024

The Dolby Sound & Music Challenge 2024, hosted by Sundance Collab, invites participants to use sound and/or music to enhance storytelling in selected scenes from "Chronicles of a Wandering Saint.
} 11:59 pm
One-time
Online
Free to sumbit

The challenge closes on Monday, July 15, 2024 at 5 p.m. PT.

 

Storytelling Through Sound

Participants are asked to choose one of three provided scenes and design the sound and/or music to complement the visuals, thereby influencing the audience’s experience of the story.

 

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

 

  • You must download Clip #1Clip #2, or Clip#3 for your submission.
  • One entry per person.
  • All sound and/or music must be original and submitted by the creator.
  • The video cannot be used or published in any way outside of the Sundance Collab Dolby Sound & Music Challenge.

 

TECHNICAL DETAILS

 

  • All sound and music must be original and submitted by the creators.
  • Participants will download the scene from our site and then submit a link or upload an MP4 file that marries their sound and/or music with the picture.
  • Accepted video file formats: AVI, MOV, MP4, or MPEG-2.
  • Note: If you choose to upload a .MOV file, make sure that it is not using the Apple ProRes compression. We do not support reading Apple ProRes files or raw camera formats like ARRI and RED at this time.
  • The maximum file size you can upload is 4.9 GB.

Do not use copyrighted material as part of this monthly challenge (unless you are the copyright owner).By submitting your work, you agree (1) to give Sundance Institute an irrevocable and perpetual limited license to display your work on the Sundance Collab website in connection with this competition, and (2) not to share or use the video submission outside of the Sundance Collab Dolby Sound & Music Challenge. You further warrant and represent that none of the sound elements or music in your work will violate the rights of any third party (including copyright).

 

PRIZES

The Winner will receive:

  1. Their work featured on Sundance Collab as part of the Dolby Institute Series
  2. Sundance Collab winner course package, which includes:
  • (1) free self-paced course ($325)
  • (3) free on-demand courses ($345)
  • (5) free Master Classes ($135)
  • Total value: $805

 

Two selected Runners-up will receive:

 

  1. Their work featured on Sundance Collab as part of the Dolby Institute Series
  2. Sundance Collab runners-up course package, which includes:
  • (1) free self-paced course ($325)
  • (1) free on-demand course ($115)
  • (1) free Master Class ($27)
  • Total value: $467
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