Canon & Vimeo Film Contest

The Story Beyond the Still “The Cabbie” – Behind The Scenes from Vincent Laforet on Vimeo.

Introducing the first user-generated HD Video Contest where photographers become filmmakers, and we all see beyond the still. To kick off the contest, Canon asked me to interpret what story I saw beyond the still, and to tell that story with the new Canon EOS 7D. My short film will be the first chapter of seven, each ending with a still photograph for the next aspiring filmmaker to interpret. Posing the question to everyone, what do you see beyond the still?

Learn more about the contest and watch my short film “The Cabbie” here – vimeo.com/groups/beyondthestill

This video was Directed, Shot and Edited by Blake Whitman. Additional cameras by Brian King and Sean O’Brien.

Friend and colleague Vincent Laforet has announced a fascinating and ground breaking film contest on his blog.

In a nutshell, it involves films being made which take on the story from the end frame, a still image, on the film shot by the previous person. Watch the film and visit his blog for full details.

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