There are a few key elements your movie must abide by to be considered for the $10,000 cash prize and a trip to meet Anthony E. Zuiker.
A cybercriminal tactic is anything that utilizes a compromised or hacked communication device - namely cell phones, computers, and/or the internet - to commit or aid in committing a crime. Anything from sending an email or text message to full on viruses or malware can be considered a cybercriminal tactic. To learn more about cybercrime visit Norton's Online Family report.
All the films entered into the CMF Crime Drama category will be reviewed by an internal panel to ensure qualifications are met. Finalists will be announced at your school's CMF Finale and will receive a copy of Norton 360! Once all finalists have been named, Norton who will select at least 5 of those finalists to continue on to the voting round of the competition to compete for the grand prize. *Not every school will have finalists and some schools can have more than one finalist.
The CMF Crime Drama category is currently only a Fall category, meaning that only campuses participating in CMF between September and December will be able to enter the category. The category is only open to on-campus CMF schools, meaning your Crime Drama must be shot and edited during your school's movie making week.
Finalists on the campus level will walk away with a copy of Norton 360 and move onto the next level of competition. Norton and the CYBERGEDDON team will review all finalists and choose which movies will move on to compete in an online views competition for the grand prize of $10,000 and a trip to meet Anthony E. Zuiker.
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