Penang Green Video Contest 2012 - Official Rules & Regulations

"Green Penang, Green My Life" Video Contest- Rules and Regulations

I. Terms:

1. The term "Contest" refers to the video competition “Green Penang, Green My Life”.
2. The "Contestant" is the qualified participant who takes part in the video competition.

II. Eligibility:

1. The participant must be a Malaysian resident residing, studying or working in Malaysia.
2. Individual and group contestants are allowed.

The duration of the videos should not exceed 3 minutes (submissions that exceed 3 minutes will not be considered).


If your video is in a language other than Bahasa Melayu or English, you will have to include subtitles in English or Bahasa Melayu.


The production dates of the video are from 1 April 2011- 31 March 2012 and all submission must reach the organizer by 31st May 2012 at 23.59 (11.59pm).


The immediate family members of the organizers and individuals living in the same household with the Organizers, Sponsors, Judges and or agencies related to the competition are not eligible to participate.


No entry fee is required.

III. General Requirements:

1. Video entries must address the theme: “Green Penang, Green My Life”.
2. Video entries may use any narrative and technical styles, such as documentary, fiction, live action or animation.

When submitting the video on any uploaded server (for Example: , the Contestant must send the link and include the following information by email to : This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

1. Video URL;
2. Contestant Name;
3. Contact information
4. Time and date of submission
5. Length and title of the video
6. Synopsis (Not more than 500 words)


4. Each Contestant is only allowed to submit one entry.
5. Once a video is submitted it is considered final and can not be further modified or edited.
6. Each submission will be tied to one Entrant. In the event that a group of contestants (more than one) work together on a submission, the submission will be entered under the name of a Primary Entrant. In the event that a Submission created by a group (and submitted by a Primary Entrant) is declared the winner in accordance with these Official Rules, the Prize will be awarded to the Primary Entrant and it will be the responsibility of the Primary Entrant to distribute the prize.
7. Each submission must be participants’ original work and not copied from any other sources. Infringement of copyright, privacy, and or explicit material (obscene, horror or defamatory) will be deemed disqualified by the organizer.
8. All video submissions are the creativity of participants and participants may include the narration and/or other technical means to achieve the final product for submission. Once the final product is submitted, no modification and/or editing are allowed.
9. Participants have to confirm that they have obtained the necessary right, consent and or permission for all the materials, contents and individuals that appears in the video.
10. Each participant may submit Only One video submission. All participants are to cooperate with the organizer to identify the venue and or individual involved in the video submission.
11. The organizer reserves the right to modify the rules and regulations, cancel and or suspend the contest should there be any discrepancy in the competition and or the video submission. The organizer reserves the right to seek damages/penalties and or fees from participants in the Court of Law should there be any civil, criminal, damages and or injuries during the legitimate period of the competition.

The organizer shall not be held liable for any injuries, damages and or lost of item during the course of filming the videos.

13. The decision of Organizer/ Judges is the final.

Participants retain the ownership of the video submission. However the organizers reserves the right to use the video submission for their program, function and or projects (in all promotional media). The organizer reserves the right to edit and or derive fully or partially the video submission.

IV. Judging Criteria

1. Content (Story line) 25%
2. Creativity 25%
3. Educational Value 25%
4. Skill 15%
5. Popular votes on Facebook of Penang Green Council   10%
  TOTAL is: 100%

VI. Prizes and approximate retail value

1) Best Production Award     RM2,000
2) Most Inspiring Video Award      RM2,000
3) Best Sound and Music Award  RM2,000

VII. Entry Errors/Internet

 1. The Organiser is not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, damaged, stolen, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Submissions. The Organiser is not responsible for lost or late Submissions nor for electronic transmission errors resulting in omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operations or transmission, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to or alterations of Entrant’s Submissions, or for technical, network, telephone equipment, electronic, computer, hardware or software malfunctions or limitations of any kind, or inaccurate transmissions of or failure to receive entry information by Organiser on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any Web site or any combination thereof.
 2. If for any reason the program is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other causes beyond the control of the Organiser which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity, or proper conduct of this Contest, the Organiser reserves the right at its sole discretion to terminate the contest.

Further, the Organiser reserves sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process, and to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Contest. The Organiser also reserves the right to select winners from eligible Submissions received during the Contest Period.

 4. Caution: Any attempt by an Entrant to deliberately damage any Web site or undermine the legitimate operation of the game is a violation of criminal and civil laws and should such an attempt be made, the Organiser reserves the right to seek damages from any such Entrant to the fullest extent of the law.

 If there is a dispute as to the identity of the Entrant, the prize will be awarded to the authorized account holder of the email address. The "authorized account holder" is defined as the natural person to whom the email address is assigned by an internet provider, online service provider or other organization such as a business or educational institution that is responsible for assigning email addresses for the domain associated with the submitted email address. An Entrant may be required to provide proof that he/she is the authorized account holder of the email address associated with the selected Submission.

Penang Green Journalism Contest - Rules and Regulations :

I. Syarat-Syarat & Peraturan Penyertaan:

Seksyen: Berita dan Rencana 


Penyertaan terbuka kepada wartawan yang berkhidmat dengan mana-mana organisasi media cetak dan media baru yang beroperasi di Malaysia atau berdaftar dengan Suruhanjaya Syarikat Malaysia(SSM).


Karya kewartawanan untuk menyertai Anugerah Kewartawanan Hijau 2012 Negeri Pulau Pinang(AKH) ini hendaklah diterbitkan dalam mana-mana akhbar, majalah, portal berita organisasi media antara  1 April 2011 dan 31 March 2012.

3. Kandungan karya kewartawanan perlu berhubung dengan isu-isu alam sekitar di Negeri Pulau Pinang.

Bahan penyertaan media baru hendaklah dikemukakan dalam bentuk PDF yang disalin dalam bentuk cakera padat. Manakala bahan penyertaan media cetak boleh dikemukakan dengan dua cara:

(1) Satu salinan asal dan tiga salinan fotostat.  

Satu salinan asal dan satu salinan dalam bentuk PDF yang disalin dalam bentuk cakera padat

Peserta perlu menghantar dokumen ke alamat berikut:- 
PGC Strategies Sdn Bhd c/o: Pejabat Ketua Menteri, Tingkat 28, KOMTAR, 10503, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia.(Anugerah Kewartawanan Hijau 2011 Negeri Pulau Pinang)


Penyertaan hendaklah disahkan oleh Ketua Pengarang atau wakil organisasi di mana peserta bertugas dengan borang atau format yang disediakan oleh Kerajaan Negeri.


Kerajaan negeri Pulau Pinang tidak akan menanggung sebarang liabilitiuntuk apa-apa kejadian yang mungkin timbul  disebabkan oleh penghantaran lambat, apa-apa kemusnahan/kerosakan atau kehilangan dokumen dalam proses penghantaran.


Tarikh tutup penyertaan adalah pada 31st May 2012.


Tarikh penghantaran tidak boleh diambilkira sebagai bukti tarikh penyertaan oleh pihak penganjur. Karya yang dihantar ke kerajaan negeri Pulau Pinang tidak akan dikembalikan.


Pertandingan ini dibahagikan kepada dua (2) seksyen, iaitu (i) Pelaporan Berita dan (ii) Penulisan Rencana. Peserta boleh mengambil bahagian dalam kedua-dua seksyen, tetapi hanya boleh menghantar satu penyertaan bagi setiap seksyen sahaja.


Bagi karya-karya kewartawanan yang dihasilkan dalam bahasa Cina dan bahasa Tamil, peserta juga boleh menghantar karya mereka dalam Bahasa Cina dan Bahasa Tamil, tetapi peserta perlu menyediakan sinopsis dalam bahasa Melayu atau bahasa Inggeris yang tidak melebihi 500 patah perkataan.

11. Jika karya itu diterbitkan bersiri, setiap salinan artikel mestilah disusun mengikut turutan.
12. Peserta boleh mengambil bahagian dalam kedua-dua seksyen, tetapi hanya boleh menghantar satu penyertaan bagi setiap seksyen sahaja.

Keputusan Panel Pengadil adalah muktamad dansebarang pertanyaan/rayuan tidak akan dilayan.


Sebanyak 24 buah hadiah (6 hadiah bagi setiap kategori media iaitu: Bahasa Melayu,Bahasa Cina, Bahasa Tamil dan Bahasa Inggeris) akan diberi dalam pertandingan ini (12 hadiah bagi setiap seksyen).

                           Seksyen A:  Pelaporan Berita

Tiga  Hadiah Cemerlang bagi setiap kategori:
(1)Wang Tunai RM1,000.00
(2)Sijil Penghargaan -“Anugerah Kewartawanan Hijau Cermerlang”

                           Seksyen B: Penulisan Rencana:

Tiga Hadiah Cemerlang  bagi setiap kategori:
(1)Wang Tunai RM1,200.00
(2)Sijil Penghargaan -“Anugerah Kewartawanan Hijau Cermerlang”


Setiap pemenang hadiah cemerlang bagi seksyen Pelaporan Berita akan menerima hadiah wang tunai sebanyak Ringgit Malaysia Satu Ribu (RM 1000) sahaja sementara setiap karya pemenang hadiah cermerlang bagi Seksyen Penulisan Rencana akan menerima hadiah wang tunai sebanyak Ringgit Malaysia Seribu Dua Ratus (RM1200) sahaja.


Pihak penganjur berhak untuk memutuskan tiada pemenang untuk hadiah yang disenaraikan.


Pihak penganjur berhak untuk menerbit semula sebahagian atau seluruh karya pemenang tanpa kebenaran diperolehi terlebih dahulu daripada penulisnya.

 Bahagian      Markah Penuh
 Perkara & Kandungan    40
 Fakta & Mutu Kajian  40
 Mutu Penulisan / Laporan  20

Sebarang kekeliruan yang timbul berkaitan dengan peraturan-peraturan, kerajaan negeri Pulau Pinang berhak untuk membuat interpretasi muktamad. Apa-apa isu lain yang tidak disebut atau disentuh dalam dokumen ini akan diselesaikan dengan peraturan-peraturan yang berkaitan yang akan ditentukan oleh Kerajaan negeri Pulau Pinang dan tertakluk kepada interpretasinya. 


Untuk maklumat lanjut, sila hubungi: 04-6505112, atau emel kepada:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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