Fire up the editing systems and get ready to rumble! The 20th Annual Videomaker Short Video Contest is about to commence.

Are you ready to pull
some all nighters?

Set your creativity free on your video, and you might just win
recognition and a prize.

Our prize closet is filled
to the gills with great stuff…
read on for the complete details.

And this year, we’re also
giving you a chance to
submit entries in
high-definition for
the first time.

Grand Prize

Sony Electronics

www.sonystyle.com

  • HDR-FX7 HDV camcorder
  • LCS-VCB soft carrying case
  • VCL-HG0862 wide conversion lens

1st Prize

Varizoom MC100 Package

www.varizoom.com

  • VZ-MC100 pan/tilt head
  • VZ-Pro-L LANC camera control for Sony or Canon camcorders
  • VZ-TFT-7U 16:9 LCD monitor
  • VZ-CS1 control station frame
  • 50 ft. extension cables for pan/tilt head and LANC controller

2nd Prize

Sony Media Software

www.sonymediasoftware.com

  • Vegas+DVD
  • Sound Forge
  • ACID Pro
  • Cinescore
  • 5 theme packs
  • 25 loop libraries for ACID
  • Sony Pictures Sound Effects
    Series vol. 1-10

3rd Prize

JVC

www.jvc.com

  • Everio GZ-HD7 Camcorder

Best Commercial/PSA
(entries must be :30 or :60)

proDAD

www.prodad.com

  • VitaScene
  • Heroglyph
  • Editor’s Choice

Best Event/Corporate Video

TriLab Productions

www.digitalhotcakes.com


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Best Drama/Action Video

Photoflex

www.photoflex.com


Starlite Octodome NXT Location Kit

Best Music Video

Grass Valley

www.professional.grassvalley.com

Edius 4

Young Video

Hitachi

wwww.hitachi.us


DZHS300A Camcorder

Senior Video

Hitachi

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DZHS300A Camcorder

Best Sports Video

Glidecam

www.glidecam.com


4000 Pro

Best Educational Video

SmartSound

www.smartsound.com

  • Sonicfire Pro 4.5 Standard Edition
  • 5-pack of custom songs

Best Documentary

Blackmagic Design

www.blackmagic-design.com


Intensity Pro HDMI Capture/Output Card

Best Student- Produced Video

Pinnacle

www.pinnaclesys.com


Pinnacle Studio MovieBox Plus

Best Animation

Pinnacle

www.pinnaclesys.com


Pinnacle Studio Ultimate 11

Best Avant-Garde Video

Ritek

www.ritekusa.com


40-pack of RiDATA 8x DVD+R DL with 1GB 60X SD card

Best Comedy

Pinnacle

www.pinnaclesys.com


Pinnacle Studio 11

Best Spiritual Video

Pinnacle

www.pinnaclesys.com


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JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Production quality

    Shot composition, camera work, lighting
    and shot variety
  • Post-production quality

    Editing, pacing, continuity, titles, transitions and flow
  • Content

    Quality of script, storyline and talent
  • Image

    Color, lighting, focus, etc.
  • Sound

    Clarity, quality, consistency of audio levels
    and lack of noise

Check Out Past Winners!

See samples of all of our
past contest winners at
www.videomaker.com

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