Video Challenge 2019
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Mechanisms of
Bacterial Resistance
to Aminoglycoside Antibiotics

2019 RCSB PDB Video Challenge for High School Students

Video Submission

To participate in the 2018 video challenge complete the following steps by May 23, 2018, 11:59 pm EST. Be sure to review the Challenge and the Video Requirements before starting the submission process.

Step 1: Upload Video

Upload your video to YouTube with the following settings:

Basic Settings tab: (help): 

  • The video is set to "Public"
  • Description field states: Entry for the 2018 RCSB PDB Video Challenge "Mechanisms of Bacterial Resistance to Beta-lactam Antibiotics"

Advanced settings tab (help): 

  • Comments: uncheck boxes Allow comments, and Users can view ratings for this video
  • License and rights ownership: choose Standard YouTube License
  • Syndication: choose Everywhere
  • Distribution: check Allow embedding
  • Category: choose Education


  • Your video must remain online through at least June 10th. Videos removed prior to that date will be disqualified
  • Your video should not use any YouTube-native enhancements (e.g., audio, annotation, hyperlinks)

Have the link to your video available when you are ready to submit the Registration Form.

Step 2: Submit Parent Permission Forms

Download and complete the necessary forms:

  • Parent Permission Form - one for each Team Member to be signed by a parent/guardian
  • Actor Release Form  - one for each actor (including voice) appearing in the video, who is NOT a team member, regardless of whether they are minors or over the age 18

Scan or photograph the forms and:

  • Share them with through your Google drive (prefered)
  • Email your form to

You can put all of your team's forms in one folder, or one PDF document. You may also fax the forms to 732-445-4320.

Step 3: Register your entry for the challenge

Fill in the Registration Form.

Register for the Challenge

If you have any questions regarding this process, please email