Panasonic Announces EVA1 Video Contest for U.S. and EU Filmmakers

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Mon, 06/04/2018 - 11:41 -- Nick Dager

Panasonic has announced the AU-EVA1 Share Your Vision Video Contest, open to video professionals throughout the United States and European Union countries. To participate, contestants should register at and submit videos shot with the Panasonic EVA1 cinema camera from 25 seconds to five minutes in length from June 1 through August 24, 2018.

A panel of judges including cinematographers William Wages, Elle Schneider, Johnny Derango, and Matthias Bolliger will select two winners, one in the fiction and nonfiction categories. The two winners will be announced on September 14, 2018 at the International Broadcasting Conference in Amsterdam. The winner from the United States will be awarded $6000 and the winner from Europe € 5000, respectively.

Contestants will be asked to submit proof that their project was shot with the EVA1 camera such as, a behind-the-scenes video or photos showing the camera in action on the submitted piece. Video must be uploaded in one of the following file formats: mp4, mov, avi (H264), The submission may previously have been publicly posted on YouTube, Vimeo or Dailymotion. Participants can submit multiple videos, but each entry must be submitted separately.

Participants must be at least 18 years old, be a professional end-user and reside in the United States or one of these EU countries: United Kingdom, Ireland, Switzerland, France, Germany, Austria, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Greece, Malta, Finland, Hungary, Slovenia, Croatia, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Montenegro, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Romania, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Monaco, Andorra and Bulgaria. The contest is not open to Panasonic employees, their family members or anyone professionally connected with the promotion.