In anticipation to The Banner Saga 3‘s release next month, Stoic and Versus Evil are calling on filmmaking fans to participate in “The Banner Saga Trailer Contest.”
Running from June 28 until 11:59 p.m. PDT on July 20, the trailer contest gives the best trailer maker a chance to win the grand prize of $4,500. One runner-up winner will win a digital copy of Banner Saga Trilogy deluxe edition on PC, while three third place winners will receive a digital copy of The Banner Saga 3 on their preferred platform. A panel of judges will go through entries and the winners will be announced on July 25.
To participate, entrants must create a video that’s five minutes or less highlighting their Banner Saga story so far. Entries must also meet the following requirements:
- Trailers must be your original creation using the assets provided in combination with assets you own or have the proper permission to use. Submissions should not infringe on any other party’s rights or content including trademarks, logos, game capture, etc.
- Submissions should not be any longer than 5 minutes.
- You should aim for the highest quality for your trailer. We recommend 1080p or 720p.
- Your trailer must include the title, “My Banner Saga – Recap”.
- In the description of your trailer we recommend including your own explanation of your video direction in about 2-3 sentences plus links to both bannersaga.com and Embark on your own Banner Saga.
A detailed list of requirements are listed on the Official Rules document.
Each entry is scored on a 100 point scale, and the five highest scoring submissions win the prizes. Here’s how each video is scored:
- Creativity and Originality (35 points)
- Relevance to Theme (35 points)
- Quality (20 points)
- Technical Merit (10 points)
“The Banner Saga Trailer Contest” is open to anyone over 18 years old in United States and Canada, excluding Quebec. If you haven’t played The Banner Saga 1 or 2 yet, now might be a good time to start. The Banner Saga 3 launches next month on July 26.