Your mini documentary should:

  • Be about 3 minutes long

  • Convey a clear message or opinion which is supported by relevant narration, graphic/s and video

  • Use copyright-free or original images and video

  • Inform the audience and hold their attention

  • Show student understanding of shooting techniques and film composition

  • Be well edited to enhance the message

  • Contain informed, well written and expressive narration

  • Include a title and credits

Entry lengths mentioned are suggestions only - they are not part of the judging criteria

NB: No more than 5 entries for each section (i.e. Y 1-3; Y 4-6; Y 7-8) will be accepted from each school

Judging Rubric
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Mini Documentary Student Examples