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Vimeo 2012 Festival shifts emphasis from watching to creating video
The theme of the 2012 Vimeo Festival is The End of the Beginning, a rather cryptic title, but one that is meant to signify an age of transition in online video; from a state of merely watching to one of creating.
“Video has revealed itself to be a medium of incredible power and potential, and we are on the cusp of fulfilling the promises of the first act. With all the amazing tools for fundraising, filming, editing, and distributing that have democratized the process of
The 2012 Festival + Awards will be held in New York City 7–9 June with tickets going on sale 17 April.
Voting also opens on 17 April, with Vimeo posting shortlisted entries on its site so the public can also cast a vote.
There are 13 categories this year and at this stage we are not sure if any shortlisted videos have been made on smartphones, but we’ll keep you posted.
The Vimeo awards were last held in 2010, and were a huge success, not least for those
Check out the Vimeo blog for more details.
Further reading: Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood to judge Vimeo awards