Video Tips

For entry/ round one, any current or previous performance can be used.  Subsequent videos must be recorded specifically for this competition.

HOW TO FILM YOUR PERFORMANCE PRE-PRODUCTION CHECK LIST

1. Is your camera framed in landscape? (longways, unlike like a selfie)

2. Are you in the centre of the frame?

3. Is the camera framed so there is little or no headroom?

4. Did you stabilise the camera on a surface, or use a tripod? (no handheld)

5. Did you do a test recording to make sure your vocals and backing track are balanced?

FILMING CHECK LIST

1. Begin the video with 5 seconds of silence before speaking

2. Introduce your full name, where you live, category (solo, band, kids, musical theatre), and song title/artist

3. Begin your performance promptly after introduction

4. Leave

5 seconds of silence after your performance

UPLOADING:

1.Upload your video performance to YouTube (no other formats accepted)

2. Clearly title the video with “Full Name – State – Division”

3. Set the privacy to “Unlisted” and upload.

4. Important: Make sure to test the share link by sending it to a friend/family member to make sure it works before submitting your application!