Alpha 7 IV Cinematic Vlog Competition
Video Challenge
Alpha 7 IV Cinematic Vlog Competition
Closing date: 30th November 2022

Give your best cinematic vlog and win fantastic prizes!

Good news for those of you who like to make cinematic vlogs. This time, the theme is 'Street Videography', let's join the #A7IVCinematicVlog Competition. Stand to win these prizes. Alpha 7 IV + ECM-B1M, SELP1635G + ECM-B10, and ZV-E10 for the three winners with the best video.

How to win.

Give your best cinematic vlog and win fantastic prizes!

  1. Create a 'Street Videography' themed - Cinematic Vlog, with a duration of 30-60 seconds using any gear.
  2. Post on Instagram Reels, and include #A7IVCinematicVlog
  3. Follow and tag @sonyalpha_id and give an interesting story about your video in the caption.

Closing date for submission: 23:59hours, 30 November 2022 (GMT+7)

Stand to win these prizes!

Alpha 7 IV + ECM-B1M, SELP1635G + ECM-B10 and ZV-E10. ​

​#A7IVCinematicVlog #SonyAlpha_ID

Our Judging

Contest Rules

  1. Submit your cinematic vlog through Instagram starting 29 September 2022 at 00:01 to 30 November 2022 at 23:59.
  2. Each participant may submit multiple entries via their own Instagram account in the following steps:

    Step 1:
    Follow @SonyAlpha_id Instagram account

    Step 2:
    Upload to your personal Instagram account a video taken by you personally, write a sentence of story behind the video and add the following hashtags: #A7M4CinematicVlog

    Step 3:
    Tag @SonyAlpha_id

  3. There is no limit on the number of entries that you can upload to participate, but each entry must be unique and comply with these terms and conditions.
  4. Participants will be required to set their Instagram account to public. Each Entry for the Contest will be judged by a panel of judges consisting of Sony representative(s) by 1-9 December 2022.
  5. Participant guarantees that the entry he/she is submitting is original, free of plagiarism and third party claims, intellectual property or otherwise and has not been previously published, for which the participant owns all necessary rights thereof or is sufficiently entitled to use such original video.
  6. Where there are images or personal information of other individuals appearing in or associated with your entry, you confirm that the individuals have consented and agreed to you providing the images and personal information to Sony and that Sony may use the images and personal information for the purpose of this Contest.
  7. Simple editing is allowed such as adjustment in contrast, transition effects, text, brightness and cropping. However, entries found to have used green screen, CGI, rotoscoping and edits of more extensive nature are discouraged and stand a chance to be disqualified.
  8. Winners will be chosen with reference to the judging criteria of creativity, originality and visual/emotional impact.

    Competition Entries
  9. By submitting the Contest entries, each participant thereby (a) specifically authorizes Sony to use and/or license third parties to use, without compensation, gain or rewards, a non-exclusive and irrevocable license to use, republish, edit and/or modify the Contest entries in any media for marketing and promotional purposes which include but not limited to publication at Sony’s store; (b) represents and warrants that all elements contained in the Contest entry (i) is original to the participant or fully cleared for use as contemplated herein, (ii) does and will not, in any way, violate or breach any of the terms of any other agreement the participant may be a party to, (iii) does not contain libelous, tortuous, or the publication or sale of which will violate any federal or state statute or regulation, (iv) is not obscene or in any other manner unlawful, and (v) shall not require Sony to pay or incur any sums to any person or entity as a result of Sony's use or exploitation of the same. You shall also indemnify and hold harmless Sony and its affiliates from and against any claim, action, damage, loss and costs and expenses (including legal fees and professional fees) arising from or in connection with any breach of the foregoing.
  10. Winners shall agree to be contacted by Sony or its authorized representatives to participate in public relations events tied to the Contest to generate press coverage of the Contest and the Sony α Series of cameras. This may include, but not be limited to, quotes given for inclusion in press releases and press conferences, interviews, etc.
  11. Sony reserves the right to disqualify all entries that do not meet the rules and regulations of the Contest. These include entries submitted with invalid or incorrect information.
  12. Unfair or unethical methods of participation may result in disqualification.
  13. Sony’s decision for all Winners is final.
Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions

  • Sony reserves the right to cancel or amend the Contest and the terms and conditions of this Contest (“Terms and Conditions”) at any time without prior notice. Any changes will be posted on the Site.
  • Sony reserves the right to disqualify and/or exclude any entries from the Contest, for any reason and for no reason, including without limitation, violation of any portion of these Terms and Conditions.


  • Results of all Winners will be announced by December 2022.
  • Winners will be contacted directly by an official Sony Instagram account, and may be required to submit the original file to Sony by the date separately designated by Sony. Failure of such submission within three working days may lead to the waiver by such candidate to be the winning status.



Submission till 30th November 2022.

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1st Winner

Beyond basic. For a new generation of imagemakers.

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2nd Winner

Ultralight, versatile wide-angle power zoom

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3rd Winner

Interchangeable-lens vlog camera


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