Portal tutorial

Tips for video recording


  • Shoot the iPhone/iPad in landscape mode
  • Use a tripod

Video Camera

  • Use a tripod
  • Get close to the subject

DSLR Camera

  • Consider an external microphone
  • Use a tripod
  • Get close to the subject

Tips for uploading

Video submissions

To upload your performance videos please login, complete the online form with performance/entry details, upload your prepared video and click submit:

  • The following video file-types are supported: Mp4, m4v, ogv, webm, wmv, flv
  • Maximum file size per video is 512MB

Converting video

There are many free tools available for converting video, such as Handbrake:

Large video files

For schools with very large files or many submissions where compressing every video will become time consuming, please upload your large video files to Microsoft Stream and copy the link into the submission form.

How to upload a video to Microsoft Stream

Please ensure to check permissions for the video allow viewing by the adjudicators.

Copyright regulations

Electronic Recordings will only be viewed by an Adjudicator at Newman Siena. After which, the information will be destroyed and/or archived by the Catholic Arts Office. Please review the following link for further information and conditions. Music must be from APRA Repertoire. The recordings need to have the copyright notice attached: This recording has been made under a licence from AMCOS and ARIA for educational purposes only. APRA/AMCOS/ARIA Education License E to record the performances: