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Short movie theme for GISUTECH 2021  : "Covid-19 Awareness & Prevention."

Choose one of the topics below:

  • wearing mask 

  • sops'

  • social distance

  • personal cleaning and sanitizing hands

Create a video(short film) in which you will convey your message in a story enhanced with visual and audial effects by using popular video editing tools like After Effects, Sony Vegas, Movie Maker, Adobe Premiere, Final Cut, iMovie, Pinnacle Studio, Ulead Video Studio etc.


The duration of the film must be between 3 and 5 minutes. English subtitles are required for submissions with language/s other than English. Films should be uploaded to public sites for online viewing (YouTube, Vimeo etc).


A trailer of the movie may suffice for the first stage to get qualification to the GISUTECH final if it shows enough to judge the quality of the full movie.


All genres are accepted with the exception of music videos and animations. However, slideshows are not eligible for participation.






GISUTECH Short Video | Eligibility

  • Students are required to submit a Final Copy of their work that can be anywhere between one to five minutes.

  • Students may work in groups to create a project, however, the maximum number of participants for one GISU Tech Short Movie Project can be no more than three.

  • Plagiarism is strictly prohibited and may lead to disqualification.​

  • Students are required to create a trailer of their video that may be no more than a minute.

  • All file names and project details must be in English characters.

  • ​​Students are allowed to make changes and improve their projects between application and fair presentation before the deadline, however, once submitted, the Final Copy of your project may not be edited.​

  • In case of an inquiry, students are required to submit only one image responding to a brief.  

Please note that Galaxy International School Uganda and GISU Tech may repost or share your work in social media and web platforms.



Category Specific Criteria


  • Visual impact
  • Message & Idea

Criteria for Qualification to Final
  • Project documentation

  • Originality (not a copy of another project or a program)

  • Content, clarity of the documentation

  • The aspect of the final product

  • Concordance with the category in which the project is registered

  • Up-to-date, reflecting present interests

Final phase


Common Criteria


  • Documentation
  • Originality / creativity
  • Oral presentation
  • Stand design
  • Technical Skills
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