Please keep in mind that the educational value of the video is the most important factor for winning! There will 10 points for the educational value and 5 points each for technical and artistical factors!
The educational value and aim of the video are clearly defined
Who is the learner (a viewer or the people who made the video)?
Does the video have a clear target group?
At what point of the learning process is the video intended to be used?
What is the intended learning outcome or learning activity triggered by the video?
The pedagogical idea of the video is explained clearly
Does the video support the main idea or aim of either teaching or learning activity without distraction?
Is the educational aim clearly visible in the video?
The length of the video is aligned with the level of complexity of the content dealt with in the video
Please do not do this:
This 22 second video will teach children the theories of nuclear physics
Watch the EDIT organisers’ panel discussion on „Educational Value“:
The camera work does not distract from the viewing experience (e.g. shaking, going out of focus etc.)
Proper use of picture sizes to show details and images that are crucial for the story
The cuts and the music support the rhythm of the story and don’t distract from the viewing experience
Animation and effects support the story and don’t distract from the viewing experience
Spoken word is clearly understandable
Music and effects do not overwhelm spoken word and support the experience
Background noises do not disturb the audio
Graphics and titles
Written word is clearly readable (big enough, staying on screen long enough, not too much words at once)
Graphics and titles do not overwhelm other visuals and support the experience
Watch the EDIT organisers’ panel discussion on „Technical Merrits“: Image quality
The narrative of the story is able to engage the viewer
There is an understandable structure to thestory
The acting doesn’t distract from the story
use of music, visual elements and location support the story and do not distract the viewer
visual and technical effects do not overwhelm but support storytelling and stylistic choices
Watch the EDIT organisers’ panel discussion on „Artistic Quality“:
Important to consider: See here a video about video pedagogy by Oulu University of Applied Sciences: