主办方创新利用法币与加密双支付模式，发售不同权益门票。而观众在OpenSea购买NFT(VIP) Festival Pass（网站：https://opensea.io/collection/nft-festival-pass）可参与所有展映，与知名电影人圆桌连线，获得独家周边NFT空投等，并享有优胜影片投票权。创作者则需通过国际权威影视节展服务网站FilmFreeway投递作品（网站：https://filmfreeway.com/YouaretheJudge），并获得主办方空投的NFT参赛凭证，用于享受获奖权益。
电影节为NFT(VIP) Festival pass持有者票选出的获奖影片提供国际宣传发行服务，投票人可在一定程度上参与其发行分成。
"You Are the Judge" Introduces NFT Festival Pass, Overturning Traditional Film Festivals
In a remarkable turn of events, the conventional notion of film festivals is being shaken to its core as "You Are the Judge" unveils its groundbreaking NFT Festival Pass. Gone are the days of a select group of professionals deciding the winners of prestigious accolades such as Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor. Now, these awards will be determined by the global audience, propelling film festivals into the realm of mass entertainment where interactivity, democratic decision-making, and shared commercial distribution take center stage. This disruptive moment has arrived with the resounding impact of the NFT Pass, ushering film festivals into uncharted territories within the Web3 landscape.
The You Are the Judge Web3 International Film Festival (official website link: http://youarethejudge.cn/) is an ambitious initiative spearheaded by the Web3 OTT platform WTe. Through the issuance of NFT tickets, the festival seeks to "mint" traditional film festivals onto the blockchain, effectively addressing long-standing challenges faced by these events, such as barriers to entry, centralized decision-making, overreliance on professional judges, limited monetization opportunities, and waning audience engagement. You Are the Judge offers a Web2-friendly Web3 film event, catering to filmmakers and audiences worldwide. With the strong support of BroadChain Finance, 1783DAO and Tiger Film Studio, the first festival takes place online from June 19th to 25th. Film submissions and ticketing channels are now open.
Pioneering an innovative approach, the organizers have implemented a dual payment model, enabling the acquisition of tickets through both fiat and cryptocurrency. By purchasing the NFT (VIP) Festival Pass on OpenSea (website link: https://opensea.io/collection/nft-festival-pass), attendees gain access to all screenings, exclusive online talks with renowned filmmakers, receive unique NFT airdrops, and enjoy the right to vote for the winning films. Filmmakers, on the other hand, are required to submit their works via the international film festival submission platform FilmFreeway (website link: https://filmfreeway.com/YouaretheJudge), then they will get NFT entry certificates dropped by the organizers to unlock the benefits associated with winning.
Moreover, the festival will provide the winning films selected by NFT (VIP) Festival Pass holders with global distribution service. Voters can also participate in the distribution share of the award-winning films to a certain extent.
Initiated by the Web3 OTT platform WTe, You are the Judge aims to help filmmakers adapt to those emerging technologies to remain competitive and relevant in the ever-changing entertainment landscape. Simultaneously, You are the Judge puts the spotlight on discovering and promoting features and shorts from around the world which balance the artistic expression and commercial value. We salute filmmakers who embrace the market by making quality art on their own terms. By entrusting the power of voting to the audience, the festival adheres to the Web3 principles of openness, co-creation, and sharing. This connection between filmmakers and audiences not only fosters inspiration among creators but also enriches content, invigorates the global film consumption market, and fuels industry development and innovation in the Web3 era.
About WTe: WTe(Watch, Trade and earn) is a pioneering Web3 OTT platform. It revolutionizes the traditional subscription-based model by introducing NFT pay per view, breaking the monopoly of current film-service platforms in monetizing traffic. Through the SECondary circulation of NFT watching pass, WTe enables the maximum monetization of film content on the blockchain. Meanwhile, WTe offers users the opportunity to co-create platform original IPs, Customizable filmlisation, and share of global distribution revenues.