Friday, February 10, 2012

Vime Festival + Awards Coming Soon!


THE 2012 VIMEO FESTIVAL + AWARDS WILL BE HELD IN NEW YORK CITY JUNE 7-9


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Submissions to the 2012 Vimeo Festival + Awards are now open.
Celebrating the best in online video, the 2012 Vimeo Festival + Awards are jam-packed with new judges, new categories, and new monies — $5,000 grants for category winners and one $25,000 grand prize.


Vimeo Festival + Awards Judge: Gabriel Bisset-Smith from Vimeo Festival + Awards on Vimeo.

Gabriel Bisset-Smith is a writer/director/actor from London. He has had plays produced at the Hampstead Theatre, York Theatre Royal, Theatre 503, Old Vic, and BBC Radio Four. He’s been on attachment at the Soho Theatre and Royal Court, and developed new work at New York’s Public Theatre. He’s been a regular story contributor on Channel Four’s Skins, and has directed music videos for Golden Silvers. His short film “Thrush” won the Tenderpixel Audience Award at Rushes Soho Shorts, the Vimeo Best Narrative Award in New York, and the Disposable Film Festival Grand Jury Prize. He wrote and directed the short film “The Water Cooler” for the BBC, trained as an actor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and has worked extensively on stage and screen. He was nominated for an Off West End Most Promising Playwright Award and is one half of comedy double act GUILT AND SHAME. His debut feature film is currently in development with Shine Pictures.


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NEW JUDGES FOR 2012 VIMEO FESTIVAL + AWARDS INCLUDE JAMES FRANCO, AZIZ ANSARI, RADIOHEAD’S COLIN GREENWOOD, AND MORE

13 Days Left to Submit to Win Up to $30,000 in Grants
NEW YORK, Feb. 8, 2012 – Vimeo®, an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ: IACI], today announced its panel of judges for the 2012 Vimeo Festival + Awards. The panel consists of three judges per category across 13 categories, and includes actor and director James Franco; Parks and Recreation Star Aziz Ansari, 2012 Oscar Nominee Lucy Walker; Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood; Scott Pilgrim vs. the World director Edgar Wright; snowboard superstar Travis Rice; Thierry Mugler and UNIQLO creative director Nicola Formichetti; Shelley Page of DreamWorks Animation; Barbara London of The Museum of Modern Art; advertising legend David Droga; and many more.
“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.”

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