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Why was my content rejected for Focus?

Image is not in focus or the focal point is not appropriate for the composition.

How do I submit video for review?

Guidelines for uploading and preparing video content for review

How do I submit editorial content?

We accept documentary and Illustrative editorial content

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Submitted clips must fit the specified formats