A still from the Grand Prize Winner, Symmetry
The 2012 Vimeo Video Festival kicked off earlier this week with the annual Vimeo Awards, an award show recognizing and honoring the best original online videos of the year. Thirteen videos were chosen as winners from over 14,000 entries in thirteen different categories; categories include Advertising, Action Sports, Fashion, Lyrical, Narrative, Experimental, Animation, Captured, Motion Graphics, Music Video, Series, Documentary, and Remix. The Grand Prize winner, Symmetry, a split-screen film directed by Everynone that explores moments of harmony in life, was also the Lyrical category award winner.
Watch Symmetry and a few of PSFK’s favorite award winners below, and find the full list of winners here.
Grand Prize/Lyrical Winner, a film that showcases the natural world or personal experience using a distinct creative style: Symmetry by Everynone
Captured Winner, a film that captures artistic expression or performance: Sweatshoppe Video Painting Europe by Sweatshoppe
Motion Graphics Winner, a film that uses graphic design principles to create a video using animation or filmic techniques: A History of Title Sequence by Jurjen Versteeg
Remix Winner, a film that is created using images, sequences or audio from existing works to make a new, original, independent piece: Rear Window Timelapse by Jeff Desom
Advertising Winner, a short video commissioned by a brand or advertising agency to promote a company, product or service: K-Swiss- Kenny Powers MFCEO by Caviar
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