Storytellers General Guidelines

The following guidelines are put in place to keep the program professional and fair to all members at ambassador.metadium.com. Entries that do not meet these requirements will be deleted from the program.

Before entering ANY quest, read the goals and description thoroughly.

All entries must be the participant’s original work. Plagiarism is prohibited.

The source files to winning entries must be uploaded within 24 hours.

**No payout to any banned participants for winning a quest with a stolen, copied or plagiarized  work, or work that you did not create 100% yourself**

Writing Format Requirements

  • Entries for writing category should be submitted in doc, docx, pdf or zip format.  Remember to keep the original files of your work.
  • The length can vary, refer to the writing point system for more details.

Video Format Requirements

  • Videos must be created in MP4 (mp4, m4a, m4v, f4v, f4a, m4b, m4r, f4b, mov) format. Remember to keep the original files of your work. Do not upload them.
  • Videos must be created with any video editing software.
  • Minimum file dimensions: Full HD – 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Submit only URL to the video. URL can direct to Youtube, Vimeo, Google Drive, Dropbox.
  • The length can vary, refer to the video point system for more details.

Podcast Format Requirements

  • Podcasts should be submitted as MP3 files. Remember to keep the original files of your work.
  • If the files exceed the permitted size, please submit a URL to the Google Drive or Dropbox.

Cartoon Format Requirements

  • Webtoons should be submitted as zip files. Remember to keep the original files of your work.
  • If the files exceed the permitted size, please submit a URL to the Google Drive or Dropbox.
  • Here is an example of what webtoons could look like:

Other Requirements

  • You may not use the same entry in more than one open quest.
  • First participant to submit the unique idea/concept in a quest “not requested in the quest brief and not expected element” owns that idea/concept. You  are not allowed to take the idea/concept or element from another participant and create on that. Infractions will incur for copying if this happens
  • Please note that using templates will affect your score.
  • Your work must be in English or Korean.

*Guidelines for different storyteller categories may vary.

Communication Within the Community

  • Keep communication with the participants professional and friendly.

Penalties

  • If the winning source file is not submitted within 24 hours, a $25 worth of META will be subtracted from the reward.
  • If you fail to follow the upload guidelines a 2nd time, you will be banned for 15 days. If it happens a 3rd time, you will be banned permanently.
  • If you’re experiencing any difficulties, you can ask for support in our FB group.

General Conditions

  • Authorize Rights To Metadium Technology, Inc.

                               By submitting your work you authorize Metadium Technology, Inc.  to post your entry on our site indefinitely, and grant Metadium Technology, Inc.  the right to use and display prints of your work for marketing and other purposes.

  • Metadium Technology, Inc.  Reserves The Sole Right To Determine Eligibility

                               Each entry will go through an approval process to determine if the work meets our criteria before the entry will be available for judging in its category.

  • Metadium Technology, Inc.  Reserves The Sole Right To Adjust Quest Rules Without Notifying Participants

                               Based on the volume of entries or legal requirements, quest rules can be changed and updated without notice. Quest participants are responsible for checking the site for changes, and should review the rules prior to each submission.

  • Metadium Technology, Inc.  Is Not Responsible For Damage To Computer Equipment During Downloads

                               Metadium Technology, Inc.  will make every reasonable attempt to approve only artwork we deem safe for our users to download. However, Metadium Technology, Inc.  accepts no responsibility for any damage to contestant or visitor computer equipment that may result from system malfunction or corrupted/infected files. Scanning any file prior to download with a virus protection program is recommended.

 

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