Winners of the 2nd annual APA short video contest were announced today. This year Resource’s own Adam Sherwin offered up his photographic and video expertise to help judge the second annual event. This year’s winner for Best Overall Film in the APA short video contest went to director Connor Simpson and his short video MANTA. The Sci-Fi thriller was chosen almost unanimously to receive grand prize honor. Connor Simpson will receive $500 cash in addition to an incredible list of prizes from this year’s amazing sponsors. All of the APA short video contest winners can be viewed at Vimeo.com

 

APA Short Video Contest Winners :

BEST OVERALL – “Manta” by Connor Simpson

 

“ROCKIN’ IT” PEOPLES CHOICE AWARD by RedRock Micro – Crossover Kit

“THE COFFINMAKER” by Dan McComb

 

BEST COMMERICAL/PROMOTIONAL by Cinevate – Elements Camera Slider Bundle

“MERBOTS, Artist Profile: Margo Mullen” by Luke Goodman

 

BEST MUSIC VIDEO by smallHD – Dp4 EVF

“DROPFRAME – Trichome” by Oli Sansom

 

MOST INNOVATIVE by ikan – O-FLY DSLR Shoulder Rig

“12INCHNOTES” by Raabstract

 

BEST LIGHTING by Chimera – Choice of Medium or Small Video Pro Lightbank or 1×1 LED Lightbank

“PROJECT INK” by Nick Nacca

 

BEST COMEDIC SHORT by Controlled Vocabulary – 1 year CV Library

and

Plasticase NANUK 945 Professional Protective Case

“THE ISLAND” by Hugh Kretschmer

 

BEST DOCUMENTARY by First Cut Pro – 1 year subscription to First Cut Pro’s “Power User” Account

and

ThinkTank Photo – Airport International Rolling Camera Bag

“MEET LAMONT” by Keith Lanpher

 

BEST TIME-LAPSE by eMotimo – TB3 Black Pan and Tilt Motion control Head

and

Roberts Camera – Tamrac Jazz 83 Camera Bag with custom neoprene large lens pouch, Promaster optic lens cleaning tissue, 8GB SDHC card, Robert’s compact DSLR carrying case withvest/belt attachment

“MINIATURE MELBOURNE” Nathan Kaso

 

BEST SPOT NEWS/EDITORIAL FEATURE by HoodmanUSA – Custom Finder Kit

and

Plasticase NANUK 945 Professional Protective Case

“INTO THE SHADOWS” by Line Hadsbjerg

 

BEST DRAMATIC SHORT by indiSystem – Vortex DSLR Dolly

“DESIRE WITHOUT END” by Beaute et Bete

 

BEST DIRECTING by Hollywood Camera Work – Master Course DVD Set

“LA PROCHAINE FOIS” by A76 Productions

 

BEST USE OF MOTION by Glidecam – HD-4000 Camera Stabilizer

“THE OTHER SIDE” by Vanguard Communications

 

BEST EDITING by Adobe – 1 Year subscription to Creative Cloud

“LA PROCHAINE FOIS” by A76 Productions

 

BEST AUDIO by SmartSound – 5 albums and music editing software

and

Plasticase NANUK 940 Professional Protective Case

“THE HAND” by Monica Stevenson