Surreal Video Challenge




July 14, 2020

Contest Kicks-off


August 28, 2020
(UTC-8, Los Angeles)

Submission Deadline


September 2, 2020
(UTC-8, Los Angeles)

Voting Deadline

September 8, 2020

Winners Announced

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Download & Install PowerDirector

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Edit Video

It’s time to create amazing surreal videos with PowerDirector. Need more ideas? Check our tutorials!

Upload to Instagram

Post your Surreal video onto your Instagram account. Note that your profile must be set to public. Videos should be uploaded in .mp4 format and be between 3-60 seconds long.

Tag & Hashtag

Make sure you hashtag #funwithpowerdirector in the caption and also tag @PowerDirector_app on the video post.

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Use the latest keyframe feature in the PowerDirector app to create an incredible surreal video entry and join the contest!
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Panel Judges & Instagram Voting

Prize : The 1st, 2nd, 3rd & Merit

Video Editing Skills

Instagram Favorites

Guidelines for Instagram video posts

Submission Guidelines

  • The 'After' video should be edited using features in PowerDirector.
  • Both color and monochrome images will be accepted
  • Entry is limited to original works that have not formerly been displayed or exhibited and to which the entrant holds all applicable rights.
  • Share your entry publicly on Instagram with the hashtag #funwithpowerdirector
  • Must comply with Instagram's video format and length (3-60 seconds) and privacy guideline

Entries that are not eligible will be rejected due to the following reasons

  • The video does not align with the ‘surreal’ theme
  • The video is identical or similar to other works submitted.
  • The video does not comply with the event rules.
  • The video have been previously submitted or had won prizes in other contests, i.e. similar works.
  • Content that shows an illegal or criminal activity, acts of terrorism, violation, abuse, harassment, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, hateful conduct and sensitive content.

Extra Bonus : Instagram × Weekly Selection

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We will choose 1-5 of our fav videos and repost on our official Instagram weekly.
If your entries are selected, we will send you an email and give you a free gift.

Share more entries with #funwithpowerdirector & Tag us on IG to get the chance to be selected!

Follow the tips below for more chances to be selected & featured:

  1. Share your entries and add the Hashtag on your IG post: #funwithpowerdirector
  2. Tag our IG accounts on your video post: @PowerDirector_app

    *Your Instagram account must be set to public.

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