V-Indonesia 2012 attendees! Now you may apply for a Visa on Arrival!

Heads up IRs, affiliates, friends, and to all V-Con 2012 attendees! Now your Visa application is made easier so a lot of us can now take a sigh of relief. If you don’t have your Visa yet, you can apply for a Visa on Arrival!

In accordance with the Regulation of Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia No. M. HH-01.GR-01.06 year dated 12 January 2010 , citizens from 62 countries and 1 region are eligible for applying a Visa on Arrival (VOA).

This visa can be obtained directly when you arrive at certain airports and seaports in Indonesia, regardless of the purpose of your visit (Business, Tourist, Social-Cultural).

Visa on Arrival is neither a work visa nor a visit visa. Therefore, it can not be extended or converted into another immigration permit. The maximum stay permitted is thirty (30) days and could be extended (one time) for a maximum thirty (30) days.

The general requirements for visa on arrival are:
The applicant’s passport must be valid for at least 6 (six) months from the date of entry.
Round-trip airplane ticket.
Fees:
– Up to 7 (seven) days:   US$ 10
– Up to 30 (thirty) days: US$ 25.

Countries that may apply for a Visa on Arrival:

1. Algeria 33. Libya
2. Argentina 34. Liechtenstein
3. Australia 35. Lithuania
4. Austria 36. Luxembourg
5. Bahrain 37. Maldives
6. Belgium 38. Malta
7. Brazil 39. Mexico
8. Bulgaria 40. Monaco
9. Cambodia 41. Netherlands
10. Canada 42. New Zealand
11. China 43. Norway
12. Cyprus 44. Oman
13. Czech Republic 45. Panama
14. Taiwan 46. Poland
15. Denmark 47. Portugal
16. Egypt 48. Qatar
17. Estonia 49. Republic of Korea
18. Fiji 50. Romania
19. Finland 51. Russia
20. France 52. Saudi Arabia
21. Germany 53. Slovakia
22. Greece 54. Slovenia
23. Hungary 55. South Africa
24. Iceland 56. Spain
25. India 57. Suriname
26. Iran 58. Sweden
27. Ireland 59. Switzerland
28. Italy 60. Timor Leste
29. Japan 61. Tunisia
30. Kuwait 62. Turkey
31. Laos 63. United Arab Emirates
32. Latvia 64. United Kingdom
65. United States of America

Source:
1. Presidential Decree No. 103, 2003
2. Regulation of Ministry of Law and Human Rights of the Republic of Indonesia  No. M. HH-01.GR-01.06 year dated 12 January 2010

If your country is not included in the list, we can still help. Read our posts on how we can help fix your visa on the following links:

This V-Indonesia 2012, let us help Indonesian communities through RYTHM

CALLING ALL INDONESIAN QNET IRs!
It’s time to put forward your best community project pitch to make a difference!

In conjunction with V-Indonesia 2012, QNET proudly brings you a chance to pitch your best idea to make the world, especially Indonesia, a better place! The PITCH! Indonesia is a contest organised by RYTHM Foundation especially for INDONESIAN Independent Representatives (IRs) to propose a social initiative that will make a difference in their local community.

For more information about this project, watch our video here:

 

 

The winning proposal will be announced at V–Indonesia 2012.

We repeat, the contest is available only within Indonesia. If anyone outside Indonesia wants to join PITCH! Indonesia, please contact an Indonesian NGO. The project you want to pitch also has to be in Indonesia.

For more information, see the e-flyers here: https://thevonline.wordpress.com/2012/07/26/the-pitch-indonesia-make-a-difference-and-have-the-chance-to-win-us10000/

Visit the RYTHM Foundation’s website at http://www.rythmfoundation.org/.

You can also visit the RF Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/RYTHMFound.

V-Indonesia 2012 Online Registration ends on JULY 31! [CLOSED]

There are only two months left until V-Indonesia 2012!

Have you registered your team already? Be wise and register online! Get all the tickets you want for you and your team as early as now and avoid the hassle panic-buying. Plus, get to enjoy the super low rate of $420 when you register online at the V-Indonesia 2012 microsite! This online registration promo is only until 31 July. After that, IRs who will come to V-Indonesia will only get to register onsite on 4 September for $460.

Last minute planning is definitely a no-no! So get your tickets now while supplies last!

Register here http://v-indonesia2012.the-v.net/page/v-indonesia-registration

Source: http://www.the-v.net/news/online-registration-for-v-indo-ends-on-31-july/7-5-2012/en/

The V Studios Short Film Contest is EXTENDED!

Due to insistent public demand, we have decided to extend the deadline for the V Studios Short Film Contest!

The short film contest is now extended until 30 July 2012. Everyone has a story and we want to help you tell yours.

This is your chance to Make a Difference through visual story telling. Join our search for the best 10-minute, story-driven short film that aims to inspire audiences to make a difference. This is open to all independent filmmakers and Independent Representative (networkers) from around the globe regardless of nationality or origin.

 

VSTUDIOS SHORT FILM CONTEST MECHANICS & RULES & REGULATIONS

Each entry must include the following:

1.      ENTRY FORM

You can download entry forms from the V-Indonesia 2012 microsite or send a request to vstudios@the-v.net and we’ll send you a copy. Make sure to fill out the form clearly and completely and don’t forget to sign it off.

2.      SHORT FILM/ VIDEO ENTRY ON DVD

All entries must be in PAL format if in DVD, but if you wish to send your entries via e-mail please send it in .MP4 format. You may email it directly to vstudios@the-v.net. Total running time must not be over 10 minutes including beginning and ending credits. The short film must have any of the following themes:

  •  V-Indonesia 2012
  •  I’m M.A.D. (Making a Difference)
  •  Network Marketing Concepts like:
    • Dream
    • Belief
    • Financial Freedom and the like

3.      ENTRY FEE – RM 50 or US $16

All video entries received via e-mail will only be eligible if accompanied with a completed form and if payment has been successfully received. Payments can be in the form of bank check, money order, e-cards, or cards.

Please make all checks or money orders payable to: VStudios Sdn. Bhd.

MAIL ALL ENTRIES TO:

VStudios Sdn. Bhd.

8th Floor, Block C, PJ8 Tower, QI Tower,

No. 23 Jalan Barat, Section 8, 46050 Petaling Jaya,

Selangor, Malaysia

Contact #: +603-7965 8299

ALL SHORT FILM ENTRIES MUST BE POSTMARKED OR EMAILED TO US NO LATER THAN 15 JULY 2012.

We know how creative you can be, so you may submit multiple entries if you wish. However, each entry requires a separate DVD, entry form and contest fee.

Unbelievable prizes from the V and QNet await the winning entries, to be awarded at V-Indonesia 2012:

  • 1st PRIZE – US$5000 Total worth of Cash, QNet Products, V-Con Passes
  • 2nd PRIZE – US$3000 Total worth of Cash, QNet Products, V-Con Passes
  • 3rd PRIZE – US$2000 Total worth of Cash, QNet Products, V-Con Passes

Plus lots of consolation prizes!

For more details, visit http://v-indonesia2012.the-v.net

CONTEST RULES & REGULATIONS:

Entrants may submit multiple entries however each entry requires a separate DVD, entry form and entrance fee. (Entrance fee is non-refundable)

1.      Short films that are submitted must be the entrants’ original work and shall not infringe on any copyrights or any other rights of any third parties.

Contestants agree that they have obtained all required permissions regarding music, sound, and/or images presented in your short film. By entering the competition, the entrant agrees that the VStudios Short Film Competition will not be held liable for any copyright infringements perpetrated by you or your short film. The VStudios Short Film Competition reserves the right to not screen any film(s) for any reason it deems valid. Winners will be required to sign an affidavit confirming that their short film is original and he/she holds all rights. Failure to sign and return the form within the required time period (30 days) or provision of false information may result in disqualification and an alternate winner may be selected. Affidavits of winners under 18 years of age at time of award must be countersigned by parent or legal guardian. Affidavits are subject to verification by VStudios and its agents. Entrants will retain all ownership rights to their submitted films.

2.      Entry materials of DVDs submitted will not be returned to the entrant. The VStudios Short Film Competition is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due, stolen, or misappropriated entries.

3.      Selection of Winning Entries. Winners are selected by a judging panel of industry professionals consisting of independent producers, production companies, agents, distributors, filmmakers, and other industry professionals who may be substituted at the discretion of the competition organizers.

                  All entries are judged equally based on these five areas:

  •     Content Originality (Quality of storyline, and script)
  •     Production (Camera work, lighting, and shot composition) 
  •     Post-Production (Editing, transitions, pacing, continuity, and flow)
  •     Image (Focus, color, and lighting)
  •     Sound Quality (Clarity, consistency of audio levels, and lack of noise)

4.      VStudios reserves the right to change or make modifications in the announced prizes. Contestants should periodically visit the contest site for announcements.

5.      Announcement of Winners. Winners will be announced by AUGUST 1, 2012 and will be notified by mail and/or email and will also be listed on the competition website. VStudios will use its best efforts to announce the winners at the designated time, but will not be held liable for any unforeseen delays.

6.      All prizes will be awarded to the first name as it appears on the entry form, and division of prizes among co-directors is the responsibility of the winners. However, multiple directors will be listed on our website and in all press releases. VStudios will use its best efforts to send prizes out in a timely fashion. All federal, state, and local taxes, and customs fees, when applicable, are the sole responsibility of the winner. VStudios will not pay any winners’ taxes. Please note that prizes, which are being sent to winners from Sponsors, may take longer than prizes sent directly from the VStudios. If the winner has not received any portion of sponsored prizes within 180 days and has not informed VStudios, VStudios will no longer be responsible for delivery of sponsored prizes.

7.      By entering the VStudios Short Film Competition, contestants and/or their parents or legal guardian (if such entrant is a minor) agree to accept and be bound by the decisions of the competition and its judges, which are final and binding in all matters.

Entrant agrees to be bound by all terms of these official competition rules and regulations as established herein. Employees, their families, subsidiaries, and affiliates are not eligible. If entrant is under 18 years old, the signature of a parent or guardian is required.

8.      The VStudios Short Film Competition reserves the right to extend the competition deadline for any unforeseen reasons if needed. Entry constitutes permission to use winner’s name, likeness, and voice for future advertising and publicity purposes without additional compensation. Void where prohibited.

Short Film Tutorial #6: Uploading your videos

Here is the 6th and last tutorial of V Studios’ Short Film Tutorial Series.


At this point, you’re probably in the final stage of post-production and fine-tuning your masterpieces. With this tutorial, we’ll give you some tips on how to send your entries to us. We require copies of your film in either DVD format or uploaded to us via mp4. Don’t forget to send us the entry form together with your films. You can see below our address and ways to contact us.

In sending your entries, make sure to export your films in the highest resolution possible. For DVD entries you’ll send via courier, you can see our address below at the end of this article. If you opted to send a digital copy to us uploaded via our email, email us at vstudios.tv@gmail.com using platforms like yousendit.com or sendspace.com or drop box.

You can also send us the link to your film uploaded in your own YouTube or Vimeo Channel. However, we will still require you to send us a high-resolution copy either digitally or in DVD format via courier.

If you are having any problems in sending your entries to us or for any other queries, please don’t hesitate to contact us or send us an e-mail.

So what are you waiting for, send us your entries and you may be on your way to V-Indonesia 2012!

 

MAIL ALL ENTRIES TO:

VStudios Sdn. Bhd.
8th Floor, Block C, PJ8 Tower, QI Tower,
No. 23 Jalan Barat, Section 8, 46050 Petaling Jaya,
Selangor, Malaysia
Contact #: +603-7965 8299

 

 

 

Be part of the QNET Fan Wall at V-Indonesia 2012!

Because we love our fans and we want to honour you, QNET will dedicate an entire WALL at V-Indonesia 2012, just for you!

That’s right. We’re going to decorate a wall with the beautiful faces of our Facebook fans. This wall of awesomeness will stand glorious and remind us of the reasons why QNET is a success: YOU.

Remember that V-Indonesia 2012 is happening on September 5-9.

Want to be on the Wall?

Follow these simple steps. (For the Arabic instructions, please read here.)

1.    “Like” us on Facebook (if you aren’t already a fan) at QNET (Official), QNET Egypt (Official), or QNET Indonesia (Official).

2.    Click on the tab for the QNET V-Indonesia 2012 Fan Wall app. Or just click here to go there directly.

3.    Click JOIN NOW!

4.    Smile and take the best photo of yourself ever!

5.    Send it to us with your name, IR ID and Facebook log-in email. Send it with the subject “QNET V-Indonesia 2012 Fan Wall”.

6.    Read the rules under HOW TO JOIN to be sure your picture meets our requirements:

  • Only photos of YOU – we want to see your face!
  • No copyrighted, offensive or indecent materials.
  • File in JPEG format, minimum 1MB, maximum 2MB.
  • One photo per person – let’s make room for as many fans as we can.

Let’s share the love!

1.    Invite other IRs who aren’t fans yet to join our Facebook page at QNET (Official), QNET Egypt (Official), QNET Indonesia (Official), and The V.
2.    Share this post on Facebook with other IRs to tell them you’ll be on QNET’s Fan Wall.
3.    Tweet this post with the hashtag #QNETFanWall.

What do you think of the QNET V-Indonesia 2012 Fan Wall?

Short Film Tutorial #5: Music

Here’s V Studios’ Short Film Tutorial #5: Music

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow once said that music is the universal language of mankind. In films, there will always be some sort of music unless you are using silence to convey a message. Filmmakers use musical score to help bring different types of scenes closer to a common theme.

For your short film, you may find yourself looking for the right music to use in your film. However, please don’t use copyrighted music unless you want to shoulder the cost for licensing the song. For small productions, we recommend using royalty-free music available to you online or those with Creative Commons Licenses that allow you to share, copy, and distribute music both for personal, commercial & non-commercial use. Here are a few links that we recommend:

 

Jamendo

http://www.jamendo.com/en

This site includes many different genres of music by many different artists under the Creative Commons License.

 

CC Mixter

http://ccmixter.org/

ccMixter is a community music site featuring remixes licensed under Creative Commons where you can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want.

 

The Freesound Project

http://www.freesound.org/

The Freesound Project is a collaborative database of Creative Commons licensed sounds. Freesound focuses only on sound, not songs.

 

Audiofarm

http://audiofarm.org/

Audiofarm is an audio website for helping people explore, share, and enjoy Creative Commons Audio from around the world.

 

If you want to know more about Creative Commons License, you can follow this link.  http://creativecommons.org/

 

Also, to know more about how to legally use popular music in your films or videos, you can follow this link http://daredreamermag.com/2011/02/23/how-to-legally-use-music-in-your-films-and-videos/

Do you think you’re ready for the contest? Catch up with us on our next tutorial where we’ll tackle uploading your videos for everyone to see. Always remember: this is in preparation for making your film. Don’t forget to send your entries to the V Studios Short Film Contest! You can find the details of the contest here. Don’t rest on your laurels for a job a well done. Compete and be seen in the biggest event of the year! The winning entries would be shown in V-Indonesia 2012 from September 5 -9! So don’t miss it!