Canon USA press release:
Canon U.S.A. Gives Up-and-Coming Filmmakers a Chance at Stardom-Revealing Twenty Finalists in the Canon “Project Imaginat10n” Film Contest
Ron Howard And Bryce Dallas Howard To Select Five Winning Films To Be Showcased At The Canon “Project Imaginat10n” Film Festival This Fall
MELVILLE, N.Y., August 19, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced twenty finalists from the “Project Imaginat10n” Film Contest where amateurs and hobbyists were invited to sit in the director’s chair, showcasing their storytelling abilities by creating a short film inspired by a series of crowdsourced photographs. The project, helmed by two-time Academy Award®winner Ron Howard is the next phase in the “Project Imaginat10n”creative exercise proving Ron’s very own words that “we’re all creative.” Eva Longoria (film and TV actress), Jamie Foxx (Academy Award® winner), Biz Stone (co-founder of Twitter), Georgina Chapman (designer and co-founder of Marchesa) and James Murphy (founder of LCD SOUNDSYSTEM) all directed short films inspired by 10 consumer photographs earlier this year.