The <3′ (or ❤️’) video challenge involves producing a less than three minute video, in one of these two categories:

  • EvoStar category: describe your own research, or your latest EvoStar paper.
  • SPECIES category: describe an evolutionary computation concept or issue.

Upload your video (vertical, not horizontal!) in MP4 format to a file sharing service (e.g., Google Drive or One Drive) and provide us the URL (we need the file). Videos will be evaluated by a committee and published on the SPECIES YouTube Channel and @EvoStarConference instagram account.

Prizes include:

  • A 200 € Amazon voucher for the first prizes, 50 € for the second ones
  • A certificate

Submit your video using the form below on or before April 13th 2023.

Any questions? Send them to


If you submit your video on or before March 31st and participate in the Evo* Student Welcome Reception you will get a cool t-shirt!!

    Less-than-Three-Minute Video Challenge
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