by Jared Abrams | 9th June 2010
The Vimeo Film Festival will be held from June 3rd, 2010 until July 31st, 2010. Categories include Narrative, Remix, Original Series, Documentary, Music Video, Animation, Motion Graphics, Experimental and Captured. They will also award two honorary categories called Digital Maverick and The Feature Presentation. There is 25K worth of prizes in the form of grants. The entry fee per submission is $20 for non-pro subscribers and $5 for pro members. “The Vimeo Festival and Awards will be a celebration of the best original and creative video that has premiered online. Our goal is to reward the individual creators behind online video and acknowledge the internet as a quality medium of expression and distribution. And of course, we’re going to do it in style.” I think that vimeo has better quality than You Tube but have stayed away because of the $60 yearly fee to upload more than a few HD videos per month. Now I guess I am going to have to pony up the cake and join. The savings for the film festival alone is worth it. Click Here For The Lame Rules.Read more
by Jared Abrams | 15th January 2010
Here is the Still Photo to Kick off The Next Chapter Canon and Vimeo have announced Â the details of “The Story Behind The Stillâ€ Competition. ***”Now itâ€™s YOUR turn to interpret the image above into your own 2-4 minute film- and end on YOUR still imageâ€¦Â On February 25th – the winner of Chapter 2 will be announced – and this starts all over again with that winnerâ€™s ending still imageâ€¦ Everyone will then start to submit their submissions for Chapter 3â€¦ Â and so on an so on. Â So you have a total of 6 chances to win in this 7 chapter long series.”Read more
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