Vimeo announced the 20 top videos in each of the nine categories of its first Vimeo Awards at a party in Amsterdam today. The finalists will now be reviewed by the judges for each category. Vimeo will announce the contest winners during the Vimeo Festival + Awards, taking place in New York October 8 and 9.
This is the first time Vimeo, the online video sharing site, has organized the awards, which offers a $25,000 filmmaking grant to the grand prize winner. According to Vimeo, the contest received more than 6,500 video entries from around the world. The judges for the competition include The jury includes filmmakers Morgan Spurlock, Lucy Walker, Ted Hope, desigener Neville Brody and photographer Vincent LaForet.
Eighteen photographers from around the world have been awarded the 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund, a grant that helps independent photographers produce in-depth and creative stories on underreported issues. Grantees were selected by an independent editorial committee from a pool of 140 photographers nominated by 26 international editors, curators, and educators. The grantees are: Poulomi Basu,... More ›
Photographer Edward Burtynsky announced this week that he will use a CAD 25,000 ($18,892) award he received to establish a photo book publishing grant for Canadian emerging photographers. The money will support one CAD 5,000 ($3,778) grant per year for the next five years. Burtynsky had received the cash prize from The Canada Council for... More ›
Jon Verney makes his multi-hued prints by using the sulfur-rich water and mud in hot springs and geysers to bleach and tone silver-based prints. Verney first tried the process at a hot spring in Italy, and has since traveled to hot springs in Iceland, Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming and the Salton Sea in southern... More ›