New Judges for 2012 Vimeo Awards Announced

Vimeo has today announced its latest judges for this year’s Vimeo Festival + Awards, which include actor and director James Franco, Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood, director Edgar Wright, and Uniqlo creative director Nicola Formichetti.

Vimeo has today announced its latest judges for this year’s Vimeo Festival + Awards, which include actor and director James Franco, Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood, director Edgar Wright, and Uniqlo creative director Nicola Formichetti.

There are 13 categories in this year’s awards, which are open for entries until February 20. Each category will have three judges. Here are the list of judges so far announced:

Action Sports
Stacy Peralta
Travis Rice

Advertising
David Droga, Droga5
Benjamin Palmer
Traktor

Animation
Amid Amidi, cartoonbrew.com
Eran Hilleli
Shelley Page, DreamWorks

Captured
Charlie Bucket
Steve Lazarides
Barbara London, MoMA

Documentary
Steve James
Eliot Rausch, 2010 Vimeo Awards Winner
Lucy Walker

Experimental
Chris Beckman

Fashion
Nicola Formichetti, Uniqlo
Nick Knight
Humberto Leon, Open Ceremony

Lyrical
Philip Bloom
Maria Popova, Brain Pickings
Blake Whitman, Vimeo

Motion Graphics
Kyle Cooper
Geoff McFetridge
Onur Senturk

Music Video
Andy Bruntel
Chris Milk
Colin Greenwood, Radiohead

Narrative
Gabriel Bisset Smith
James Franco

Remix
David Dewaele, 2manyDJs
Beardyman
Kasumi

Series
Edgar Wright
Ted Tremper, 2010 Vimeo Awards Winner

As I’m sure you’ll agree, that’s a pretty impressive line-up. In addition to these judges viewing your work, the Vimeo Awards also offers the chance for fame and (a small) fortune, with each category winner receiving $5,000 and the Grand Prizewinner receiving $25,000. Entry fees are $20 per video, or $5 for Vimeo Plus and Pro members, and entrants can submit any original work that has premiered anywhere online between July 31, 2010 and February 20, 2012. For more info on the awards and how to enter visit vimeo.com/awards.

 

 

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