• Nicola breslauer

Short Film Contest to Award $11,000 in Prizes

Samy’s Camera, CinemaWorks, Canon Professional, and the City of Hope offer short film competition

A short film competition is accepting submissions about hopeful stories to spark inspiration and become a beacon of hope. The film challenge is to create a two-to-five minute film reflecting hope. Some topics offered by the organizers---Samy’s Camera, CinemaWorks, Canon Professional, and the City of Hope---include overcoming great obstacles, joy through the eyes of children, achieving your goals, winning, and helping others. Submissions will be judged based on the criteria of creativity, technical merit, and adherence to the assignment. Winners will receive different tiers of high-quality Canon cameras. The top five entries from around the world with the most votes, as well as the top five with the most jury selections, will advance to the finals. Films will be premiered at PhotoConLA June 8-10.

PRIZE DESCRIPTIONS:

  • 1st Place Jury Choice wins a Canon XF-405 camera

  • 2nd Place Jury Choice wins a Canon XF-205 camera

  • 3rd Place Jury Choice wins a Canon XA-35 camera

  • Honorable Mention Jury Choice wins a Canon XA-11 camera

​For more information and to submit your short, please visit: https://theaudienceawards.com/samyscamera/storiesofhope