PHASE 1

RULES AND REGULATIONS / VIDEO FORMAT / ENTRY FORM

South Africa Selection:
(Entry Form will be available from April 2021)
RULES INTERNATIONAL OPEN TROPHY
Registrations for all Categories must be made between
April– 31 May 2021

International open trophy (IOT) candidates may enter a maximum of one age section (Classique
and/or Variete/Jazz/World Music), as well as the Trophee Mondial Chamber Music, World music 2 nd
Richard Galliano International Trophy categories, provided no piece of music is repeated within the
competition.

Candidates of the International Open Trophy MAY NOT ENTER the Trophee Mondial Classique
categories (Senior/Master/junior) or Variete category (Senior/Junior)
Past 1 st Place prize winners in any International Open Trophy Category may NOT enter the same
category again.

ENTRY FORM

No registration can be validated if the payment is not made on PayPal/EFT and if the photograph of
the candidates is not sent as indicated on the registration form.
Please respect the deadlines, as well as the specific details for the recordings of the videos (Videos
uploaded on YouTube in link’ “Unlisted”, Insertion of the poster in “Thumbnail”, etc). All these
details are explained in several languages on the video page. Do not hesitate to contact the national
delegates or embers of the CMA Executive in case of doubt.

VIDEO PAGE

Each program must be recorded in one continuous video: no video interruption between the
different works.

No audio or video editing is accepted under penalty of disqualification (except sound effects
mentioned).
The videos of the candidates must imperatively be recorded specifically for the Trophee Mondial
2021, and in no case be published under any platform whatsoever (YouTube, Facebook,
Instagram…), before the end of the Competition (30thSeptember 2021)
Each video will be checked upon receipt. The CMA Executive reserves the right to refuse and video
that does not meet the criteria defined above.Video Resolution
720 p (1280 x 720 format 16/9) (+/- the video rendering of a smartphone located 3 meters from
the performer)
The camera (or smartphone) must be in a fixed shot and in Landscape format.

VIDEO FORMAT

.mpg .mp4
Distance of Candidate: Head/Foot /bellows open
Neutral video background if possible
Possibility of recording in professional studio

AUDIO

Volume: between -18 and 0 Db (+/- the audio rendering of a smartphone located 3 meters from
the performer)

SOUND EFFECTS

Prefer a light natural reverb or a light digital reverb when recording in the studio.
Note that too much sound reverb will adversely affect the quality of the performance, as well as
the judgment of the international jury.

YOUTUBE LINK

Each video must be uploaded to YouTube by the candidate themselves respecting the following
criteria:
1 YouTube Link Name
Category
Round (If more than 1 in your category)
Given Name + Name.

2 Description
Exact Title of the Compositions performed in order.
Composer
Timing of each composition

3 Upload Thumbnails
Use the Poster created with you name and picture by the General Secretary anna Bodell. In the
event / case that the Thumbnails is too large, take a screenshot of the thumbnails which will be
smaller.
4 Audience
Select “NO. it’s not made for kids’’.

5 Video Elements
Skip this Page.

6 Visibility
Choose ‘’UNLISTED’’

In case you have trouble uploading your video to YouTube please contact your national Delegate
After the competition ends, you can change the YouTube link settings (from Unlisted to public)
and publish the video wherever you want.
Each video will be checked upon receipt. The CMA Executive reserves the right to refuse and video
that does not meet the criteria defined above.

THE YOUTUBE VIDEO LINKS MUST BE SENT TO THE ADDRESS
sergiozampolli@gmail.com