Five of the grant winners were each presented with Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 HD camera rentals, valued at $6,500, courtesy of Panasonic and Abel Cine Tech. This recipients included Frederic Colier for M&N, Eric Lane for Murnur, Nena Eskridge for Stray, Phillipp Wolter for The State of Being and Sean Patrick McCarthy for Mohammed and Mary.
The three Grand Prize grant winners each received a full camera and equipment rental package valued at $8,000. The package includes a Panasonic AG-HPX500 P2 HD camcorder, Fujinon lens, four 16GB P2 cards, and an AG-HPG10 P2 Gear. Winners included Jennifer Sharp for Native Honkeys, Paola Mendoza and Gloria La Morte for We Can and Avi Weider for Zeros and Ones.
PHOTO: Panasonic’s Jan Crittenden Livingston (2nd from left) with Digital Filmmaker Grant Award Winners (L-R) Avi Weider, Frederic Colier, Gloria La Morte, Sean Patrick McCarthy, Jennifer Sharp, Eric Lane, Paola Mendoza, Nena Eskridge . Not pictured is fellow recipient Phillipp Wolter,