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ikan HDSLR Short Film Contest

August 5, 2010 by News

From the ikan contest web page:

Simply create a film using your HDSLR camera that utilizes the ikan name, logo or an ikan product in a creative, positive manner. Your film must adhere to the simple, one-word theme of ‘revolution’.

To Enter the Competition:

  • Join the “HDSLR Revolution” vimeo group
  • Create your entry of no more than 3 ½ minutes
  • Upload your video to the “HDSLR Revolution” vimeo group
  • Send us your completed entry form
  • Kick back until the winners are announced December 15

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Vimeo video chain contest gets off to an excellent start

March 26, 2010 by News, Short Film

Thus begins The Story Beyond the Still, a wonderful contest that has kicked off to an excellent start at video sharing site Vimeo.

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UPDATE! Don’t install the new 5D firmware! (oh, and win a new 1D Mk IV)

March 18, 2010 by News

Canon 5D Mk III firmware goes to 2.0.4 on Japanese web-site – US coming soon?

New tweet from Scott (originally from @MartingBailey) suggesting that the fixed version of the firmware (2.0.4) is already on the Japanese web site…  

Scott Bourne is reporting via twitter that ” If you haven’t installed EOS 5D Mark II firmware v2.0.3 don’t. There is a bug w/audio. Canon is fixing and will provide new update soon.”SBourne019twitter.jpg

Oh, and he’s giving away a Mk IV too…

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Deadline for Short Films Contest Extended ( Films Shot With Canon VDSLR Cameras Only)

March 18, 2010 by Short Film

Can-Do Film Festival and Competition deadline extended to April 20th

logo.png There is a big contest for movies under 4 minutes “shot using ONLY the Canon EOS HD enabled DSLRs – eligible current models are: EOS 1D Mk IV, EOS 5D Mk II, EOS 7D, EOS Rebel T1i” and they have just decided to give everyone more time to complete the “assignment”
See the details at their web-site – prizes are Canon cameras and Zeiss lenses. Check it out!
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If you’re taking your VDLSR to MacWorld you should know about the Drobo Video Contest

February 10, 2010 by Gear, News

Drobo, the newish and slightly difficult to understand data storage people are sponsoring a video contest.
macworld2010-header_01.jpg Seems to me that most of the entries are going to be shot on iPhones by people who are really there for the geek-cred of it all. So, that leave you, dear reader, to swoop in with your superior visual esthetic and amazing VDSLR technology and make off with the goods.

Not as good as a $10,000 prize for sure but if you happen to be at MacWorld and are in need of extra storage for your new (and massive) video files, this just might be the contest for you.

Read on for entry details…

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Samy’s Camera HDSLR Contest

February 9, 2010 by News

Our friends at Samy’s Camera are holding a HDSLR video contest hosted by PhotoCineNews friends and Collision Conference alums, Shane Hurlbut ASC, Alexx Henry and Frank Rohmer.

From the Samy’s website:

Here’s the lowdown:

Must be shot on an HDSLR camera
Entries must be between 3 and 5 minutes and edited
Entries must be post marked by March 5th, 2010

Entries will be posted on www.SmugMug.com and open voting will begin on March 8th and end on March 17th. The 6 entries with the most votes will go to our special guest panel where they will pick the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place winners.

Link to contest page

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