Top 20 & Viewer’s Choice Winner of “In Time of COVID19 Video”
The top twenty (20) semi-finalists have been selected by the audience participants on the DingDingTV website on the Sunday 11:59pm June 21, 2020: watch videos here.
Judges will start to watch top 20 videos from Monday, June 22nd. On Sunday June 28, 2020 @ 4:00 – 6:00pm PST Ding Ding TV will host a ZOOM Event when the Judges will vote on the Prize Winners in REAL TIME with a live audience and in the presence of all the contestants and medias partners.
Contestants and Audience join the live judging, register here
The top 20 videos are:
1) Based on the following 10 points system:
a) Inspirational and Uplifting Contents – 3 points
b) Storyline – 3 points
c) Creativity – 2 points
d) Production/Technical Skills – 2 points
2) Diverse and distinguished Panel of Chairs and Judges of the “In Time of COVID-19” Video & Essay Contest:
Sandy Chau, Judge，Honorary Chair of the Contest, President of CLUSA
Joel Wong，Chair of the Judges Panel, President 80-20 United
Sandy Close，Judge, Honorary Advisor of the Contest, American journalist and the founder of Ethnic Media Service
Diana Ding, Chair of the Contest, Founder & CEO of Ding Ding TV
Bens Hilaire, Judge of the Contest, CEO & Founder of TooDeep, Host of the popular podcast DreadHead in Tech
Mattie Scariot, Judge of the Contest, Director of Poppy Jasper International Film Festival
George Koo, Judge of the Contest, Writer of Asia Times
Tony Perkins, Judge of the Contest, Founder & Editor Cryptonite, Creator and former editor-in-chief of Red Herring magazine
Steve Yamaguma, Judge of the Contest, Co-Chair of Silicon Valley Asian Pacific FilmFest
SK Lo, Judge of the Contest, President of Asian American Unity Coalition
Nick Kaspar, Judge of the Contest, President & CEO of Silicon Valley Central Chamber of Commerce
Pragati Grover, Judge of the Contest, Operations Manager of Team4Tech, Saratoga Union School District Board
Sandy Wang, Chair of Partners, Vice President of Silicon Valley Entrepreneurs Festive
3) To encourage maximum participation, twenty (20) semi-finalists will be selected by the audience participants on the DingDingTV website by clicking “thumb up” like from: watch videos here
4) The Panel of Judges will select one (1) First Prize Winner ($3,000), two (2) Second Prize winners ($1,500 each), and three (3) Third Prize winners ($1,000 each) from the twenty (20) semi-finalists as selected by audience.
5) One (1) Viewer Choice ($1,000) Prize will be awarded to the highest vote getter in addition to the six (6) Judges’ Award.
6) The decisions of the Judges are final.
In Order to honor the contestants’ continues effort of sharing the video links and promote on their social medias, the top 20 and people’s choice will come out from the average of two time slot: the beginning of June 21st and end of the day.
The following is the voting result on 12:01am Sunday June 21st.