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DLR VIRTUAL CHRISTMAS MARKET – Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s Christmas Market is going virtual this year!
It’s going to be a great opportunity to showcase the wide range of exciting and innovative businesses across the county and will be hosted on dlr Events Facebook Page.
Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is inviting businesses to take part by shooting a video of not more than 1 minute in duration.
Tell us about your business and what you have for sale this Christmas. Please make sure you include your business name, web address, email address and phone contact both on screen and in your covering message.
TO TAKE PART
1. Your business must be based in the county of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.
2. Your businesses must have an online sales or click and collect facility.
3. Your video must be no longer than 1 minute in duration.
4. It should be shot on your mobile device in landscape mode (horizontally).
1. Your video should have a festive theme, be fun and engaging.
2. If shooting indoors please pick a quiet place that is not dark and avoid areas in
3. Record the video at eye level and make use of natural light.
4. Do a test shoot before you record your final video.
TO SEND US YOUR VIDEO
1. Upload it to Google Drive.
If you do not have an account set one up here https://www.google.com/intl/en_jm/drive/
2. Then email a link to your video to firstname.lastname@example.org
3. Videos cannot be featured in the dlr Virtual Christmas Market if received after Friday December 11th 2020.
4. A total of 20 videos will be featured in the dlr Virtual Christmas Market.
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Read here: https://bit.ly/NEPCovid19Supports
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