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Guidelines for uploading and preparing video content for review

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 editorial content?

We accept documentary and Illustrative editorial content

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Submitted clips must fit the specified formats