NASA Contest: Create a 2-Minute animation/video from storyboard for REALM project

  • Stato: Closed
  • Premio: $3000
  • Proposte Ricevute: 26
  • Vincitore: LouReu

Descrizione Concorso

The goal of this challenge is to create a 3-minute animation, based on a provided storyboard, that describes NASA’s REALM project to the general public. A background summary is provided below, although a careful reading of the attached detailed description is recommended.

Background

REALM (RFID-Enabled Autonomous Logistics Management) is a 3-phased experimental project based on RFID (radio frequency identification) technologies. The primary objective is to learn how to automate logistics management for future space exploration missions. While early stages of the REALM experiments are focused on solutions to automate activities such as inventories and item searches, future experiments that allow robotic interaction with logistics, such as unpacking or setup in advance of human arrival, are anticipated. It is considered critical for beyond–Low Earth Orbit missions, in which ground support for finding items is impractical and re-launch of missing items is not an option. It also improves packing efficiencies for reduced stowage volume. The REALM team is using the International Space Station as a test bed to evaluate and mature the relevant technologies.

Attachments:
• The storyboard is attached as a PDF.
• A separate PDF contains recommended edits to the storyboard.
• Also attached is a PDF that provides a description of the REALM system in more detail along with images of the system.

The following links to models of the International Space Station provide content that may be used in the animation:

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Solution Requirements
• A 2- to 3.5-minute video or animation that describes the REALM experiments for a non-technical audience; i.e., the general public
• The animation should be based on the attached storyboard, although editing to achieve the desired 2-3.5 minute length is expected.
• Rewording of the storyboard is acceptable to improve clarity or to better convey key points.
• Departure of storyboard shots is acceptable to improve clarity or to better convey key points.
• Use of the NASA Logo is not permitted
• Use of the REALM logo is encouraged (artwork provided as attachment)
• Graphics are provided with the intent of providing a complete overview. While the graphics may be used in submissions, inclusion is not required.
• Encoding:
- Container: MP4 with no edit lists.
- Audio Codec: AAC-LC in stereo or stereo + 5.1 with a sample rate of 96khz or 48khz.
- Video Codec: H.264
- Frame Rate: The same rate the video was captured at.
- Bitrate: no fixed bitrates required.
- Resolution and aspect ratio: 16:9 aspect ratio at your preferred HD resolution.
- A closed caption file (.scc file) would be needed for the final delivery

Evaluation Criteria
• The video is intended to convey the concept of the REALM project and why it is important to NASA.
• Quality: Does the submission look professional? Is the audio clear?
• Requirements: Does the submission meet the stated requirements?
• Clarity: Does the submission describe the 3 phases of REALM in terms understandable by the general public?
• Stirs public interest
• 2 - 3.5 min video including credits

Please note that NASA employees/contractors are not eligible for competing in this contest.

Competenze Consigliate

Feedback del Datore di Lavoro

“Louis took the REALM storyboard and put together a great animated video. He was extremely quick with final updates and delivery. Well done Louis!”

Immagine del profilo nasacoeci, United States.

Pannello di Chiarimento pubblico

  • LuisEBarroeta
    LuisEBarroeta
    • 1 anno fa

    Congrats to the winner. Excellent contest...

    • 1 anno fa
  • ganeshvu
    ganeshvu
    • 1 anno fa

    hello HOLDER, Check entry #39

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Thanks, we will.

      • 1 anno fa
  • LuisEBarroeta
    LuisEBarroeta
    • 1 anno fa

    hello, check my entry #35

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Thanks, we will.

      • 1 anno fa
  • pakotmnt
    pakotmnt
    • 1 anno fa

    #extended

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      We will not be ending the contest early. Thanks!

      • 1 anno fa
  • kerbacho
    kerbacho
    • 1 anno fa

    #extended ... is it possible to run the competition a bit longer? Had some weird problems with the textures of the models in the beginning and needed almost two weeks to fix them... I worked pretty hard on it and all I have by now does not look that bad, I think..., but I just finished the half of the work, so I really need more time...
    and well, it might be not that fair for those, who already made a decent job, but I guess there are others here too, who also need more time to finish their work and would really appreciate it, as me too, if you could run this competition a bit longer!

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      We will not be ending the contest early. Thanks!

      • 1 anno fa
  • muhammadarshad87
    muhammadarshad87
    • 1 anno fa

    #extended #extended

    • 1 anno fa
  • LuisEBarroeta
    LuisEBarroeta
    • 1 anno fa

    #extended

    • 1 anno fa
  • ranjema
    ranjema
    • 1 anno fa

    Hello i am working on a video in this style. Do you appreciate ?
    Actually i created that video for one of my client

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zgTrfPQHa_Q

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      It looks like very nice work for that application, but not quite what we had in mind. Thanks for your interest.

      • 1 anno fa
  • tenagros
    tenagros
    • 1 anno fa

    Sir, I'm looking forward to your evaluation. Thank you.

    • 1 anno fa
  • hebammadkour
    hebammadkour
    • 1 anno fa

    Please do not close the contest before it is hostile because I work hard and still make adjustments to provide the most professional video as much as possible

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      We will not be ending the contest early. Thanks!

      • 1 anno fa
    2. hebammadkour
      hebammadkour
      • 1 anno fa

      Thanks, please check entry #27

      • 1 anno fa
  • DISENIOSAVE
    DISENIOSAVE
    • 1 anno fa

    What is the final delivery date of the project?

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      The delivery date is the challenge close date. Final files etc from the chosen winner will be due in the normal Freelancer timeframe.

      • 1 anno fa
  • Onepixelabs
    Onepixelabs
    • 1 anno fa

    Can the style of animation be like (Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell)?
    youtube channel: https://goo.gl/UojKzk

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Preferably no.

      • 1 anno fa
  • mgtj
    mgtj
    • 1 anno fa

    still not allowing part entries? You are asking a lot of time to be invested to create a full 2min video for a contest and the kind of standard you want. Why not get people to do a test segment then award the prize and let the winner finish it. this is more standard practice, this would mean you would get more professional animators working on it.

    • 1 anno fa
    1. muhammadarshad87
      muhammadarshad87
      • 1 anno fa

      100% Agree.

      • 1 anno fa
    2. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Thanks for your feedback. Perhaps on future contests, this may be an option. Yes, we do ask for the full video for this contest. Thanks!

      • 1 anno fa
  • muhammadarshad87
    muhammadarshad87
    • 1 anno fa

    #extended Please.

    • 1 anno fa
  • tenagros
    tenagros
    • 1 anno fa

    Please, check my entry #21

    • 1 anno fa
  • CarlAndren
    CarlAndren
    • 1 anno fa

    Would love to get some feedback on my entry #15 , cheers

    • 1 anno fa
  • tenagros
    tenagros
    • 1 anno fa

    Please, wait my entry. Thanks

    • 1 anno fa
  • tenagros
    tenagros
    • 1 anno fa

    Please, attach the REALM logo in vector. thanks

    • 1 anno fa
  • LuisEBarroeta
    LuisEBarroeta
    • 1 anno fa

    hello there. please change the upload entres properties (allow .jpg and multiple uploads) so i can upload different frames of the current animation im working.

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      I had Freelancer review the file types required for the contest. They informed us they are based on the contest skills. Thus, we will need to forward your concern to our Contest team for them to check if they can change the upload properties to allow .jpg files. Thank you.

      • 1 anno fa
    2. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Freelancer looked at the upload properties for us. They are indeed based on the contest. We were advised that to accept the current uploads without changing the file type as it would cause issues. Also, the upload will work for users to submit needed information required to fulfil the deliverable.

      • 1 anno fa
  • kerbacho
    kerbacho
    • 1 anno fa

    Hello,
    Just wanted to ask... is there any Astrobee 3d model available, or do we have to build one from scratch?

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Those models are probably not publicly available yet, but we'll check.

      • 1 anno fa
  • Jeffersonben
    Jeffersonben
    • 1 anno fa

    Please what name of spacecraft travelling?
    I not find in on link: https://nasa3d.arc.nasa.gov/models

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      We don't believe that spacecraft exists at the link provided. Please see post by Lauren F below regarding the objects in the storyboard.

      • 1 anno fa
  • hebammadkour
    hebammadkour
    • 1 anno fa

    i am working on it

    • 1 anno fa
  • av3d
    av3d
    • 1 anno fa

    I wonder if the system could be able track and remembers last position...so even if it can be reach it in real time always, you could have and idea where it was.

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Yes it can. Archived data can be analyzed for patterns in order to derive location estimates. Current archives date back to system activation in February 2017.

      • 1 anno fa
  • nasacoeci
    Titolare del Concorso
    • 1 anno fa

    NOTE: The contest description has been updated from 2 - 2.5 min video to 2 - 3.5 min video including credits. This was done to allow a longer video/animation and to clarify that video credits are part of the overall length.

    • 1 anno fa
  • nasacoeci
    Titolare del Concorso
    • 1 anno fa

    If you send samples, we have to score that relative to a finished product. So initial samples are likely to be scored very low, regardless of the quality of the sample. Please do not interpret low scores on samples as a statement of the quality. Thanks

    • 1 anno fa
  • nasacoeci
    Titolare del Concorso
    • 1 anno fa

    It is permissible to display credits at the end of the animation. The credit time will count toward the overall length of the animation.

    • 1 anno fa
  • Jozzz
    Jozzz
    • 1 anno fa

    Hey, The contest will be open till the end right? Thanks.

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Yes, the remaining time is posted in the header for this contest.

      • 1 anno fa
  • mgtj
    mgtj
    • 1 anno fa

    Hi as 2-5 min is a lot of animation for a competition will you allow partial entries that would be completed if awarded?

    • 1 anno fa
    1. nasacoeci
      Titolare del Concorso
      • 1 anno fa

      Sorry, we are not able to accept partial entries.

      • 1 anno fa
  • mgtj
    mgtj
    • 1 anno fa

    Hi as 2-5 min is a lot of animation for a competition will you allow partial entries that would be completed if awarded?

    • 1 anno fa
  • nasacoeci
    Titolare del Concorso
    • 1 anno fa

    Thanks, Lauren!

    • 1 anno fa
    1. Psytest
      Psytest
      • 1 anno fa

      No worries :)

      • 1 anno fa
  • sbilogic1
    sbilogic1
    • 1 anno fa

    Entry #5 is the kind of quality and animation I will be able to provide. If you are okay with that please reply if you would like me to proceed with the animation according to the storyboard.

    • 1 anno fa

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