Action sports and lifestyle

Last chance to submit your Action Sports films to Vimeo Film Festival!

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With the incredible travis Rice judging the action sports category along with Stacy Peralta, this is one film festival where you want to get noticed. The Action Sports category is a new addition to 2012, submit your video now for your chance to win!

The judges are prepared to honor the creators behind the best original videos available on the web. Entrants can submit any original work as long as it premiered online between July 31, 2010 and February 20, 2012, or any original work that has never premiered anywhere. The winner of each category receives a grant of $5,000 and the Grand Prize winner receives a $25,000 grant to produce new work.

The submission fee is $20 U.S. ($5 for Annual Vimeo Plus and PRO members). The full list of judges, submission criteria, and entry forms are available at www.vimeoawards.com.


Incase you’ve been dwelling under a rock for the last year, here’s a video of Travis Rice doing what he does best:



Red Bull Supernatural 2012 from Lib Tech on Vimeo.


“The aim of the Vimeo Festival + Awards is to become the gold standard for creative online video,” said Jeremy Boxer, Director of the Vimeo Festival + Awards. “We designed the program to focus on discovering the best new talent and to give that talent a platform that will catapult their careers to the next level. We are proud to reveal our new panel of esteemed judges.”

“Vimeo created a platform that has changed the language of storytelling,” said Eliot Rausch, 2010 Vimeo Award Grand Prize Winner. “The way we share our innermost being has been flipped on its head — a true revolution of consciousness. It is indescribable, the feeling I have after winning the award, knowing my voice has been heard, that millions have been touched and maybe the world is better because of it.”

“I am very glad to be back as a judge for the Vimeo awards this year,” said Lucy Walker. “I’m very excited to see the new shortlist and the evolution of documentary as a new generation of talent comes through with new stories to tell and new ways of telling them.”


The Current list of Judges includes:


Action Sports

  • Stacy Peralta
  • Travis Rice


Advertising

  • Benjamin Palmer
  • David Droga
  • Traktor


Animation

  • Amid Amidi
  • Eran Hilleli
  • Shelley Page


Captured

  • Charlie Bucket
  • Steve Lazarides
  • Barbara London


Documentary

  • Eliot Rausch
  • Steve James
  • Lucy Walker


Experimental

  • Chris Beckman


Fashion

  • Nick Knight
  • Nicola Formichetti
  • Humberto Leon, Opening Ceremony+Kenzo


Lyrical

  • Blake Whitman
  • Philip Bloom
  • Maria Popova


Motion Graphics

  • Geoff McFetridge
  • Kyle Cooper
  • Onur Senturk


Music Video

  • Andy Bruntel
  • Chris Milk
  • Colin Greenwood, Radiohead


Narrative

  • Gabriel Bisset-Smith
  • James Franco


Original Series

  • Aziz Ansari
  • Edgar Wright
  • Ted Tremper


Remix

  • Beardyman
  • David Dewaele, 2manydjs + Soulwax
  • Kasumi


Go to www.vimeoawards.com to enter now


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