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Indywood Talent Hunt International - UAE 2020

Allowed Age Categories

  1. Sub Junior (5 to 10 Years) - August 21st 2009 to August 20th 2015
  2. Junior (11 to 15 Years) - August 21st 2004 to August 20th 2009
  3. Senior (16 to 20 Years) - August 21st 1999 to August 20th 2004
  4. Super Senior (21 to 25 Years) - August 21st 1994 to August 20th 1999
  5. Common Category - Anybody can participate

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Indywood Talent Hunt 2020 will be applicable to participants across UAE & India
  2. Indywood Talent Hunt 2020 will be a complete virtual event.
  3. • Indywood Talent Hunt 2020 will be including Music, Dance, Arts, Acting Fashion & Photography Events.
  4. • Music, Dance, Acting & Art Events will be exclusively conducted for UAE (Paid Events – AED 50 each) for selected age categories, while other events will be applicable for participants from India & UAE as well.
  5. Registration Booklet for Paid Events available in event website: www.indywoodtalenthunt.com . Please note that this booklet needs to filled by the Cultural/Art Institution representative & send it to the mail registration@indywoodtalenthunt.com between August 20 th & September 20th 2020.
  6. Indywood Talent Hunt 2020 will commence from August 20th, 2020

REGARDING MUSIC / DANCE / ART EVENTS

(Exclusive to UAE)

Music Events - Vocals

  1. 1) Vocal Fame – Western Category
  2. 2) Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema
Note:
  1. Above told events are applicable for Sub Junior/Junior/Senior/Super Senior Category
  2. Registration Fees – AED 50/event
  3. Applicable to participants from UAE only (Participant should represent any Music/Dane/Art institute based in UAE)
  4. 2 Round Competition

Music Events - Vocals

  1. Game of Chords – Keys/ Piano
  2. Game of Chords – String Instruments
  3. Game of Chords – Percussion Instruments
  4. Game of Chords – Wind Instruments
Note:
  1. Above told events are applicable for Sub Junior/Junior/Senior/Super Senior Category
  2. Registration Fees – AED 50/event
  3. Applicable to participants from UAE only (Participant should represent any Music/Dane/Art institute based in UAE)
  4. 2 Round Competition

Dance Events

  1. Dance Off – Bharatanatyam
  2. Dance Off – Kathak
  3. Dance Off – Folk
  4. Dance Off – Western & Bollywood
Note:
  1. Above told events are applicable for Sub Junior/Junior/Senior/Super Senior Category
  2. Registration Fees – AED 50/event
  3. Applicable to participants from UAE only (Participant should represent any Music/Dane/Art institute based in UAE)
  4. 2 Round Competition
  5. Acting Events

    1. Monodrama – Acting Competition
    1. Above told events are applicable for Sub Junior/Junior/Senior/Super Senior Category
    2. Registration Fees – AED 50/event
    3. Applicable to participants from UAE only (Participant should represent any Music/Dane/Art institute based in UAE)
    4. 2 Round Competition

    Art Events

    1. Vibrance - Drawing Competition
    1. Above told events are applicable for Sub Junior & Junior Category only
    2. Registration Fees – AED 50/event
    3. Applicable to participants from UAE only (Participant should represent any Music/Dane/Art institute based in UAE)
    4. Single Round Competition

    Timeline & Registration Instructions - For Music, Dance & Acting Events (Exclusive for UAE)

    1. Registered Cultural Schools (Art school/Music school/Film school/ Dance school/ Cultural Club etc.) students across UAE are only allowed to participate.
    2. A participant represents only 1 school.
    3. Declaration in this effect shall be signed along with the registration via respective Cultural Institution. Organizers may authorize one of the registered organizations to represent any Major Cities in UAE if no Cultural School is available for participation from the particular UAE Sector.
    4. Contestant Registrations open from August 20th 2020 and will close on September 20th 2020
    5. Video Submissions for the 1st Round to be made between September 1st to September 30th 2020
    6. Online Voting/Streaming & Jury Judgment for the 1st Round along with submitted videos will be happening between November 1st to 10th 2020
    7. List of Grand Finalists will be published on November 13th 2020
    8. Grand Finale of ITH 2020 will be happening on November 27th & 28th 2020

    Rules & Regulations - Online Voting/Streaming Round For Music, Dance & Acting Events (Exclusive for UAE)

    1. After Registrations via respective Cultural/Art Institute, each applicant should submit rough cut video content of his/her Indian Cinematic Song vocal performance.
    2. For Music & Dance Events, the video content should be submitted to the mail registration@indywoodtalenthunt.com . Contestant can use services like WeTransfer/Google Drive etc. to mail the content.
    3. Contestant videos will be uploaded via ITH YouTube platform by the Official team (Copyright consent to be submitted by contestants while Registrations)
    4. The organizers have the right to use the video content submitted by the contestants for promotion, advertising and screening in ITH YouTube channel & other ITH Social Media pages
    5. For all Music Events, Karaoke or any kind of orchestral track cannot be used. Violation of this rule will lead to disqualification.
    6. Performance Video to be shot in one single take & one single frame. Violation will lead to disqualification.
    7. Editing is strictly prohibited. If any editing activity is found out, contestant will be disqualified
    8. For Vocal Fame – Western Category, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification
    9. For Vocal Fame – Western Category, Genre should strictly restrict to Western Style. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified. Western Styles include Western Pop, Hip-Hop, Country Music, Blues/Jazz, Opera
    10. For Vocal Fame – Western Category, there is no Language Barrier.
    11. For Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification
    12. For Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema, Genre should strictly restrict to Indian Cinematic Songs. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified. Any songs released under Indian Cinemas can be selected.
    13. For Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema, there is no Language Barrier.
    14. For Game of Chords – Keys & Piano, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification.
    15. For Game of Chords – Keys & Piano, Genre should strictly restrict to Musical Instruments - Keys/Piano. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified. Musical Instrument - Keys/Piano include Grand pianos, Upright pianos, Digital pianos, Accordion keyboard, Electric keyboard, Synthesizer keyboard, Organ and Harpsichord keyboard etc.
    16. For Game of Chords – Keys & Piano, there is no Language Barrier.
    17. For Game of Chords – String Instruments, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification.
    18. For Game of Chords – String Instruments, Genre should strictly restrict to Musical Instrument Strings. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified. The Musical Instrument - Strings include Guitar, Electric Bass, Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Banjo, Mandolin, Ukulele, and Harp etc.
    19. For Game of Chords – String Instruments, there is no Language Barrier.
    20. For Game of Chords – Wind Instruments, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification.
    21. For Game of Chords – Wind Instruments, Genre should strictly restrict to Musical Instrument -Wind. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified. Musical Instrument -Wind include Brass instruments such as, Horns, Trumpets, Trombones, Euphoniums, & Tubas and Woodwind instruments like Recorders, Flutes, Oboes, Clarinets, Saxophones, And Bassoons etc.
    22. For Game of Chords – Wind Instruments, there is no Language Barrier.
    23. For Game of Chords – Percussion Instruments, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification.
    24. For Game of Chords – Percussion Instruments, Genre should strictly restrict to the Musical Instrument - Percussion. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified. The Musical Instrument – Any pitched percussion instruments & unpitched percussion instruments can be used in this category.
    25. For Game of Chords – Percussion Instruments, there is no Language Barrier.
    26. For Dance Off – Kathak, Duration –3 to10 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification.
    27. For Dance Off – Kathak, Genre should strictly restrict to Kathak - Indian Classical dance form. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified.
    28. For Dance Off – Bharatanatyam, Duration – 3 to 10 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification.
    29. For Dance Off – Bharatanatyam, Genre should strictly restrict to Bharatanatyam - the classical dance traditional Style. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified.
    30. For Dance Off – Folk Dance, Duration – 3 to 10 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification.
    31. For Dance Off – Folk Dance, Any languages are applicable.
    32. For Dance Off – Folk Dance, Genre should strictly restrict to Folk Dance (Any forms). Otherwise contestant will be disqualified.
    33. For Dance Off – Bollywood/Western Style, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification.
    34. For Dance Off – Bollywood/Western Style, Genre should strictly restrict to Bollywood/Western Style. Otherwise contestant will be disqualified. Bollywood/Western Styles include Western Popular, Modern, Jazz, Belly-Dancing, Hip-Hop, Ballet, Break Dancing, Salsa, Tap Dancing, and Bollywood Cinematic Dance Forms.
    35. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification
    36. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, No Language Barrier.
    37. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, No extra/special costume required
    38. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, No extra stage setting will be permitted.
    39. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, Offensive and obscenity gestures are not allowed
    40. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, Do not use face masks
    41. Candidates should strictly follow the age limits mentioned and should register in the respective age categories only.
    42. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, No Background Track should be used.
    43. Candidates should strictly follow the age limits mentioned and should register in the respective age categories only.
    44. Candidates should strictly follow the age limits mentioned and should register in the respective age categories only.
    45. Candidates to make sure YouTube Copyright issues are not violated. ITH will not held responsible in case the submitted video in YouTube gets removed by YouTube.
    46. Applicants must agree to abide by all rules, as changed from time to time by the organizers.
    47. The Submitted video will be available for Online Voting & YouTube viewing process from ITH event Website (www.indywoodtalenthunt.com) from November 1st to November 10th 2020.
    48. The applicant details & the video thumbnail will be visible in the ITH website followed by the voting button.
    49. Selection to Grand Finale depends on the Jury Marks for the Submitted Video (50 Marks), number of votes obtained via online voting (25 Marks), No: of YouTube Views obtained (25 Marks).
    50. Jury Judgment on submitted video will be based on Talent Factor.
    51. For Music Events, Editing in Vocals or Studio Recorded Video is prohibited. As mentioned earlier, Contestant should submit a Live Recording Video without Karaoke/track.
    52. The total list of Selected Participants for the Grand Finale of Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema will be published on November 13th 2020
    53. Any information about the identity of the voters will not be disclosed.
    54. Each person can only register and vote one time
    55. Registration and voting can be most easily be done anytime in minutes online from your computer, smartphone, tablet or mobile device.

    Rules & Regulations – Grand Finale Round For Music, Dance & Acting Events (Exclusive for UAE)

    1. Grand Finale of Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema will be happening either on November 27th or 28th 2020.
    2. Applicable to best 10 contestants for each applicable age categories from Online Voting/ Streaming Round.
    3. Exclusive Live Platform launched by ITH Team will be used for the competition (Will be announced later)
    4. Decisions of Judges will be final
    5. For Vocal Fame – Western Category, Any languages are applicable.
    6. For Vocal Fame – Western Category, Duration – 3 to 5 Mins
    7. For Vocal Fame – Western Category, Evaluation will be based on Choice of the Song, Performance of the Singer & Perfection in rendering the song
    8. For Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema, Any languages are applicable.
    9. For Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema, Duration – 3 to 5 Mins
    10. For Vocal Fame – Indian Cinema, Evaluation will be based on Choice of the Song, Performance of the Singer & Perfection in rendering the song
    11. For Game of Chords – Keys & Piano, Any languages are applicable.
    12. For Game of Chords – Keys & Piano, Duration – 3 to 5 Mins
    13. For Game of Chords – Keys & Piano, Evaluation will be based on Choice of the note or track, Performance of the Pianist & Perfection in rendering the track
    14. For Game of Chords – String Instruments, Any languages are applicable.
    15. For Game of Chords – String Instruments, Duration – 3 to 5 Mins
    16. For Game of Chords – String Instruments, Evaluation will be based on Choice of the tune, Performance of the Instrumentalist & Perfection in rendering the tune
    17. For Game of Chords – Wind Instruments, Any languages are applicable.
    18. For Game of Chords – Wind Instruments, Duration – 3 to 5 Mins
    19. For Game of Chords – Wind Instruments, Evaluation will be based on Choice of the tune, Performance of the Piper & Perfection in rendering the tune
    20. For Game of Chords – Percussion Instruments, Any languages are applicable.
    21. For Game of Chords – Percussion Instruments, Duration – 3 to 5 Mins
    22. For Game of Chords – Percussion Instruments, Evaluation will be based on Choice of the tune, Choice of the percussion variant of instruments, Performance of the Percussionist & Perfection in rendering the song
    23. Orchestra Support/Sruthi Box can be used (Not Mandatory).
    24. For Dance Off – Kathak, Duration – 3 to 10 Mins
    25. For Dance Off – Kathak, Evaluation will be based on Nritta (graceful body movements), Nritya (expressions and rhythmic postures), Natya (Dramatic Element), Angasuddhi (perfection of body movements), Mudras, Tukdas, Music, Costume and Overall impression.
    26. For Dance Off – Bharatanatyam, Duration – 3 to 10 Mins
    27. For Dance Off – Bharatanatyam, Evaluation will be based on Nritta (graceful body movements), Nritya (expressions and rhythmic postures), Natya (Dramatic Element), Angasuddhi(perfection of body movements), Mudras, Adavu, Music, Costume and Overall impression
    28. For Dance Off – Folk Dance, Any languages are applicable.
    29. For Dance Off – Folk Dance, Duration – 3 to 10 Mins
    30. For Dance Off – Folk Dance, Evaluation will be based on Physical Dance - Rhythm, Facial Expressions, Effective use of Props, Musicality, Choreography and Overall Impression
    31. For Dance Off – Bollywood/Western Style, Duration – 3 to 5 Mins
    32. For Dance Off – Bollywood/Western Style, Evaluation will be based on Body Postures, Timing and Basic Rhythm, Body Line, Facial Expressions, Gestures and Steps, Creativity Musicality, Choreography and the Overall Impression
    33. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, Duration – 2 to 5 mins. Variation from time limits will lead to disqualification
    34. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, No Language Barrier
    35. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, No extra/special costume required
    36. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, No extra stage setting will be permitted
    37. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, Offensive and obscenity gestures are not allowed
    38. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, Do not use face masks
    39. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, No Background Track should be used.
    40. For Monodrama – Acting Competition, there is no language barrier.
    41. The final results will be published November 29th 2020 via ITH Website - (www.indywoodtalenthunt.com) & ITH Social media platforms.
    42. ITH reserves the right to cancel this competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control, or if the number of participants does not exceed the minimum number decided by ITH during finale.

    Rules & Regulations – Art Events (Exclusive for UAE)

    1. Registered Cultural Schools (Art school/Music school/Film school/ Dance school/ Cultural Club etc.) students across UAE are only allowed to participate.
    2. A participant represents only 1 school.
    3. Declaration in this effect shall be signed along with the registration via respective Cultural Institution. Organizers may authorize one of the registered organizations to represent any Major Cities in UAE if no Cultural School is available for participation from the particular UAE Sector.
    4. Contestants Registration open from August 20th 2020 and will close on September 31st 2020. Registrations to be made via respective cultural/Art institute.
    5. After Registration, Submission should be mailed to registration@indywoodtalenthunt.com between August 20th 2020 to September 31st 2020. with the following details:
      1. Name of the Child:
      2. Date of Birth:
      3. Parents/Guardian Name:
      4. Mobile Number:
      5. Email:
      6. Cultural/ Art Institute Name:
    6. FB Likes/ Shares polling starts from October 1st & ends at October 31st 2020.
    7. Results will be announced on November 2nd 2020.
    8. Registration Fees is AED 50/-
    9. For Sub Juniors, topic will be “ Save the Earth” and Color type will be “ Color Pencils”
    10. For Juniors, topic will be “ COVID 19 Courageous Warriors” and Color type will be “ Water Colour”.
    11. Drawing must be submitted in .JPEG format.
    12. Every drawing uploaded is subject to a moderation process before it become visible on the contest on Indywood Talent Hunt Facebook Page.
    13. 50% score will be calculated by considering the maximum number of total likes, comments, shares on the submitted photo on ITH 2020 Facebook page till the announced deadline date.
    14. 50% score will be calculated by the Jury, based on Clarity of theme & style of drawing.
    15. Only one drawing per participant to be submitted.
    16. Nature of the drawings should be strictly related to the subject given.
    17. Participants should abide to all the rules and regulations laid by the organizers.
    18. Decision of the judges will be treated as final.

    Prizes & Opportunities - For Music, Dance, Acting & Art Events (Exclusive for UAE)

    1. Prize winners will be honored Online Certificates/Entry to Indian Film Industry through Indywood network
    2. Grade system will be applicable to find out Individual Champions in Sub Junior, Junior, Senior & Super Senior (Girls/Boys) Music/Dance/Fine Art Events.
      1. 70% and above A Grade - 5 Points
      2. 55 – 70% B Grade - 3 Points
      3. 40 – 55% C Grade - 1 Point
      4. First Prize Grade points + 5 Points
      5. Second Prize Grade points + 3 Points
      6. Third Prize Grade points + 1 Point

    REGARDING SOCIAL MEDIA BASED EVENTS

    (Open to UAE & India)

    Social Media Events include:
    1. Kids Fashion Contest
    2. Selfie Contest
    3. Food Photography
    Note:
    1. Above told events are applicable to anybody, except Kids Fashion Contest
    2. Kids Fashion Contest is applicable to age falling under 1-10 yrs. kids.
    3. Registration is free
    4. Single Round Competition
    5. Registration & Entry Submission Dates: August 20th to September 31st 2020
    6. FB Likes/ Sharing Polling: October 1st to October 31st 2020
    7. Results Announcement: November 2nd 2020

    Rules & Regulations – Food Photography

    1. The contests are open for online submissions only, through the contest page available on www.indywoodtalenthunt.com
    2. Photos must be in JPEG format.
    3. You are required to provide a unique title & description for each image submitted.
    4. Basic editing, including colour enhancement and cropping of the Photo(s) is acceptable, provided any such editing does not affect the authenticity and/or genuineness of the Photo.
    5. Advanced editing used to create illusions, deceptions and/or manipulations, and the adding and removing of significant elements within the frame is prohibited. If violated, contestant cannot take part in the competition. ITH Committee will be strictly reviewing the submission.
    6. Every image uploaded is subject to a moderation process before it becomes visible on the contest page on Indywood Talent Hunt Facebook Page.
    7. 100% score will be calculated by considering the maximum number of total likes, comments, shares on the submitted photo on ITH 2020 Facebook page till the announced deadline date.
    8. Vulgarity in any form is not allowed
    9. The committee has sole decision to change the rules at any time

    Rules & Regulations – Kids Fashion Contest

    1. The contests are open for online submissions only, through the contest page available on www.indywoodtalenthunt.com
    2. Photos must be in JPEG format.
    3. You are required to provide a unique title & description for each image submitted.
    4. Basic editing, including colour enhancement and cropping of the Photo(s) is acceptable, provided any such editing does not affect the authenticity and/or genuineness of the Photo.
    5. Advanced editing used to create illusions, deceptions and/or manipulations, and the adding and removing of significant elements within the frame is prohibited. If violated, contestant cannot take part in the competition. ITH Committee will be strictly reviewing the submission.
    6. Every image uploaded is subject to a moderation process before it becomes visible on the contest page on Indywood Talent Hunt Facebook Page.
    7. 100% score will be calculated by considering the maximum number of total likes, comments, shares on the submitted photo on ITH 2020 Facebook page till the announced deadline date.
    8. Vulgarity in any form is not allowed
    9. The committee has sole decision to change the rules at any time

    Rules & Regulations – Selfie Contest

    1. The contests are open for online submissions only, through the contest page available on www.indywoodtalenthunt.com
    2. Photos must be in JPEG format.
    3. Every image uploaded is subject to a moderation process before it becomes visible on the contest page on Indywood Talent Hunt Instagram Page.
    4. 100% score will be calculated by considering the maximum number of total likes, comments, shares on the submitted photo on ITH 2020 Instagram page till the announced deadline date.
    5. Vulgarity in any form is not allowed
    6. The committee has sole decision to change the rules at any time