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.
Before she launched her own career, fashion and beauty photographer Kat Borchart spent five years as post-production supervisor for fashion photographer Dewey Nicks. “It was a huge game changer,” she says. “I got to see everything about what being a photographer is: promotions, treatments, pitches, managing the archive.” She adds, “When I went on set... More ›
The NewsGuild of New York, the union representing The New York Times staffers, told members in a newsletter this morning that it will fight The Times’ proposed 20 percent reduction in photo desk staff via buyout. “As the Times makes changes to become a more ‘visually oriented’ news source, it is simply illogical to buy... More ›
Reuters has published a message from Editor-in-Chief Steve Adler to his staff that outlines how the news agency should cover the Trump administration in a “challenging” climate. “It’s not every day that a U.S. president calls journalists ‘among the most dishonest human beings on earth’ or that his chief strategist dubs the media ‘the opposition... More ›