Rules and Regulations of PHASE 1 are the same as PHASE 2 with the exceptions that there  are no fees to be paid in PHASE 1 South Africa Selections.

The videos of the candidates must imperatively be recorded specifically for the Trophée Mondial 2021 (except for the categories of the 2nd Richard Galliano International Trophy), and in no case be published under any platform whatsoever (Youtube, Facebook, …), before the end of the Competition (DECEMBER 2021).

 

Each video will be checked upon receipt. The CMA Executive reserves the right to refuse any video that does not meet the criteria defined above.

The videos of the candidates must imperatively be recorded specifically for the Trophee Mondial, and in no case be published under any platform whatsoever (Youtube, Facebook, …), before the end of the Competition (DECEMBER 2021).

 

 

Video resolution

720 p (1280 x 720 format 16/9) (+/- the video rendering of a smartphone located 3 meters from the accordionist)

The camera (or Smartphone) must be in a fixed shot and in Landscape format.

 

Video format

.mpg .mp4

Distance to the camera: about 3 metres

Full image 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 accordionist)

 

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:

YouTube Link Name

Category

Round (if more than 1 in your category)

Given Name + Name

Country

Please, add the address of the official website of the CMA after your program: www.cma-accordions.com

Description

Exact Title of the compositions performed in order

Composer

Timing of each composition

Upload Thumbnails

Use the Poster created with your 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.

Audience

Select “No, It’s not made for kids”

Video Elements

Skip this page

Visibility

Choose imperative “UNLISTED”

 

As a demo, you can have a look at the video How to upload your Video to YouTube

 

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 any video that does not meet the criteria defined above

 

 

Video link Submission

 

Video link submission deadline must be observed:

 

National Selection 15th JULY 2021

 

CMA 01 SEPTEMBER 2021

 

PHASE 2

AS A RESULT OF THE   ANNOUNCEMENT MADE FROM THE SOUTH AFRICAN SELECTION 25TH JULY 2021

SELECTED CANDIDATES WILL PROCEED TO PHASE TWO FOR REGISTRATION/VIDEO PROCEDURES DIRECTLY TO CMA

 

 

 

See page on Rules & Regulations Phase 2