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Unleash your creativity to build exhilarating Augmented Reality experiences by creating Lenses on Lens Studio by Snap.
Win Exciting Prizes, Snap Spectacles and Swag bags.
We have a Webinar for you to understand Lens creation, and an Office hour to resolve all your queries.
We have very exciting themes, pick one or pick all.
The world is your playground - Create lenses, have fun, and spread the word!


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Once you register, join our Discord Channel for better collaboration and also to get all your doubts clarified. Lensathon Channel over Discord is very engaging with people getting feedback on their Lenses and also getting support from the experts to get their doubts clarified. You can join the Discord Server Here.



** Terms and Conditions Apply. Please read them carefully here.

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It is open to anyone and everyone. However, only people who are, as of the date of entry, (i) a legal resident of India, (ii) currently residing in India, and (iii) at least Sixteen (16) years old, are eligible to receive prizes. In case a participant is not Eighteen (18) years old, then such person may participate only after obtaining the consent of their parent / legal guardian / or such other person legally authorized to provide consent on behalf of the participant.

The applications are open till 06th June 2020, 11:55 PM IST. All you have to do is create an account on Skillenza’s platform, register for Lensathon

No, it’s free of charge. There are no hidden charges.

Open your Snap camera, change camera settings to the rear, and then long-press on the screen to scan a Scapcode.

Participants can build multiple Lenses during the Hackathon as there are no limitations on the number of submissions, but only the last 5 submissions will be evaluated by judges.

The last date to submit your Lens is 06th Jun 2020, 11:55 PM IST

You can email us at support@skillenza.com or contact us at 8884115109 if you have any query.

You can find the Terms & Conditions here. By registering for Lensathon, participants agree to all the Terms & Conditions.

This is an individual event.

There is a total prize pool of INR 3,50,000. Please refer to the prizes tab to know more.

For better collaboration, please join our DIscord Channel here and use Lensathon Category to post your queries

We have exciting themes for you to choose from:-

Work from home Lenses

Working from home sounds like a dream, but in some ways, it’s better in theory than reality. So, in this theme, you can focus on building Lenses which showcase Your home office, fun backgrounds for online calls, funny lenses for not-so-serious calls, and whatnot. In short make WFH more fun and social as WFH is now the #newnormal.

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Lenses for Real friends

Real friends are those who stand by you consistently without being critical, and you can be your true self without hesitation. They accept you the way you are. So, this theme is for you to create lenses for people to have fun with their real friends. Create Lenses showcasing your craziness with your real friends.

Snapchat for Real Friends. Feel free to take inspiration and create fun-filled Lenses together.

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Funny, Beauty, and Cute Lenses

This theme is for you to come up with innovative Lenses. It can be funny as a clown, or as serious as a nerdy programmer.
You can create cute Lenses to make your look like a puppy, or it could be the Lense which makes your look peppier. Be innovative; your ideas define you.

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Funny


Beauty

Cute


Lenses for a social cause of participant’s choice

This theme is focused on any social cause in today’s world. You could come up with Lenses showcase Global Warming, or Water Conservation or even Deforestation. Pick out an area of interest around Social Cause and build eye-opening Lenses to educate people and bring awareness. Get references here

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Indian Summers/Summer Holidays

Indian Summers/Summer Holidays are super fun and super hot at the same time. This theme is for you to build Lenses which depict Summer Holidays. You can have a beach with funky beach shades or T-shirts, or something ironic. Think for more innovative ways on how you can spend your Summer Holidays through Snapchat Lenses.

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Fantasy Land

In this theme, you can build fictional worlds that can be traveled through your Snapchat Lenses. These fictional worlds can be about the worlds where robots, flying cars, castles, witches, or wizards belong. Your imagination can be your world, and you can travel to your secret world using Snapchat Lenses.

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Virtual Travel

This theme is for you to build Snapchat Lenses that can simulate the real places across the globe. At this point, when we cannot travel in reality, we can travel virtually. You can build Lenses that are Guided Tours of the seven wonders, or you can take you to Paris, or Rome virtually. The world is your playground. Build lenses for people to travel virtually around the world.


Education/Learning

Lenses can make online classes more interactive and allow learners to focus more on practice instead of just theory. Snapchat Lenses enable you to add virtual objects to the real world; this can help students understand the subjects better. Think of innovative ideas on how you can build Lenses that talk about the solar system or maybe the Human Skeleton or any subject that you faced difficulty in learning. Make learning fun using Snapchat Lenses.

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A Quick Guide


How to search for Lenses in Snapchat?
Click here to find the detailed instructions to search for Lenses in Snapchat

How to search for Lenses in Snap camera?
Click here to find the detailed instructions to search for Lenses in Snap Camera



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Here’s a glimpse of the Achievement and Participation Certificates:


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Terms and Conditions Apply. Please read them carefully here.


Judging parameters to score all the Lenses

  • Lens Views or Engagement*

  • Technicality

  • Originality

  • Creativity


All the judging parameters carry equal weightage

Note: The Lenses will be evaluated by a panel of judges from Snapchat and the decisions will be final, binding, and uncontestable.

*Lens View or Engagement signifies the number of views on snaps posted by people using your Lens. Your final Lens Views number will be considered as per on 8th June 11:59 PM


Prize categories

  • Top 5 Lenses

  • Most Popular Lens - Will be awarded to the Creator of the Most viewed or engaged Lens.

  • Most Creative Lens - Will be awarded to the Creator of the most innovative and artistic Lens.

To know more about Prize Categories go to the Prizes Tab.


INAPPROPRIATE CONTENT


Skillenza holds the right to remove or block Content/User that Skillenza or the Organizer deem unfit for one or many of the reasons below:-

  • In violation of the Skillenza Terms and Conditions.

  • Illegal Content or activity.

  • Creation of offensive Lenses in terms of gender, caste or religion.

  • Uploading or using pornographic, intimidating, humiliating, repugnant, racial, sexist or ethical abuse, or otherwise inappropriate Content on Skillenza or Lens Studio by Snap.

  • Posting or Sharing pornographic, intimidating, humiliating, repugnant, racial, sexist or ethical abuse, or otherwise inappropriate Content on the Skillenza’s Discussion forum or Chat room.

  • Breaching of any signed Contract with Skillenza and/or the Organizer.

  • Uploading copyrighted or plagiarised material as your own, without having the right to share.

  • Impersonation of name, gender, age or wrongful declaration of self-information.

  • Pretending to be affiliated with an organization with which you are not affiliated or misrepresenting the extent of your affiliated or role with an affiliated organization or the source, identity or Content transmitted.


Skillenza, at its discretion, also possesses the right to revoke access of the user who is found guilty of the above.


DISAGREEMENT


A “Skillenza User” is a user who has registered on Skillenza with his/her consent. You and only you take full ownership for all the communication and interaction you have with fellow Skillenza users. If you have a conflict with a fellow Skillenza user over the discussion forum, you can report the user to Skillenza at support@skillenza.com. Skillenza will investigate and the decision will be final.

You irrevocably and perpetually release Skillenza, the Organizer (and Skillenza’s and the Organizer’s officers, directors, agents, subsidiaries, contractors, joint ventures, and employees) from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.


PLAGIARISM


  • Plagiarism of any kind is strictly prohibited. You are required to provide Lenses that are innovative, creative, and original, and that you can claim to be yours. Any Lens that has been copied directly from another source will be disqualified on the spot. Your Lenses must be produced during the Hackathon phase.

  • Participants are not allowed to use Copyright Content while building their Lenses. Copyright Content refers to any Logos, Movie characters, or Labels associated with a specific brand.


Terms & Conditions


  • No software or 3D model purchase is required for this hackathon. Please note, a purchase will not increase your chances of winning.

  • The Lens must be built on Lens Studio by Snap.

  • This is an individual participation Hackathon and is open to everyone. However, there are a few conditions:-

    • Participants should be currently residing in India.

    • Participants should be at least sixteen years old. In case a participant is not Eighteen (18) years old, then such person may participate only after obtaining the consent of their parent / legal guardian / or such other person legally authorized to provide consent on behalf of the participant.

    • If you are a government official, you may only enter the Contest in your personal capacity. “Government officials” include any government employee; candidate for public office; and employee of government-owned or government-controlled companies, public international organizations, and political parties.

  • Participants can build and submit multiple Lenses, however, if participants submit more than 5 Lenses, only the last 5 submissions will be considered for judging.

  • Skillenza or Snapchat India holds the right to block inappropriate and offensive content.

  • Plagiarised Lenses will be disqualified.

  • Participants are not allowed to use Copyright Content while building their Lenses. Copyright Content refers to any Logos, Movie characters, or Labels associated with a specific brand.

  • By registering for this hackathon, you as a participant agree to the Terms And Conditions of the Hackathon.



Click Here to check out some of the Top Snapchat Lens Creators


How to scan and use a Snapcode?


Open your Snap camera, change camera settings to rear and then long-press on the screen to scan a Scapcode.
Now enjoy!


Webinar 4 - Basics of Lens Creation and Open Q&A session with Official Lens Creators from India


We have Hardik, Mohnish and Persica, the Official Lens Creators of Snapchat from India. They will give a beginner level demo on Lens Studio to create a Lens with a breeze. Post that, we have an Open Q&A session, where you can shoot questions and they will help you clear the roadblocks that you are facing while building your Lenses.

Topic: Basics of Lens Creation and Open Q&A session with Official Lens Creators from India

Date: 04th June 2020

Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM IST

🗣️ Speakers: 🗣️

Persica Picardo (Official Lens Creator from India)

Hardik S (Official Lens Creator from India)

Mohnish (Official Lens Creator from India)

Click Here to join the Live Webinar on 4th June, Thursday from 7:00 PM IST onwards.



Webinar 3 - Lens Studio Beginner Level





Segmentation - Adding a background to a Snapchat Lens




Sunglasses: Adding and Customizing AR sunglasses for Snapchat




2D Objects: Attach Images to the Face for Snapchat




Webinar 2 - Office Hour




Webinar 1 - Getting started with Lens Studio



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