Vimeo Announces Finalists in 2010 Vimeo Awards for the Best in Creative Online Video

45 Videos Representing 9 Categories and 12 Countries Vie for the Honor of Best-in-Category and One $25,000 Grant for Best Overall Video 

Online video sharing site Vimeo®, an operating business of IAC [NASDAQ:IACI], today announced the top five finalists in each of nine categories in its first Vimeo Awards competition.
The finalists, representing 12 countries from around the world, were selected from more than 6,500 entries by aninternational panel of distinguished judges including M.I.A., David Lynch, Roman Coppola, Ted Hope, LucyWalker, and Morgan Spurlock, to name a few. Screenings of the finalist videos will take place at the VimeoFestival in New York on October 8-9.
Tickets for the two-day Vimeo Festival, which features an amazing schedule of events including video screenings,workshops, seminars, and panel discussions from some of the most successful and respected members of the filmand video community, can be found at Vimeoawards.com. The Vimeo Awards winners will be announced at aseparate limited availability presentation on October 9th.
The list of 45 finalists represents the incredible caliber of the international online video community at large withGreat Britain, France, Canada and the United States as a few of the countries represented in the finalist selections.
"I was extremely impressed by the breadth and range of the experimental films, from the momentous mademorbid to the domestic made dance," said Charlie White, judge for the Experimental category.”
“It was a true pleasure to serve on this jury and feel refreshed and inspired by the creative energy of the worksubmitted,” said Lucy Walker, judge for the Documentary category. “Short form documentary work is evolvingand this feels like exactly where it’s happening and where it’s at. Let’s keep it coming!”
LIST OF FINALISTS PER CATEGORY:
To view each of these films, please visit www.vimeoawards.com/finalists.
To view each of these films, please visit www.vimeoawards.com/finalists. In addition, registered Vimeo userscan vote for their favorite video to determine the Community Choice awards in each category. CommunityVoting is separate from the judged Vimeo Awards. Complete Vimeo Festival schedule and ticket information isavailable at vimeoawards.com. Festival tickets are available now!
About Vimeo, LLC
Leading video sharing site Vimeo® provides the easiest way for people to host and share their videos in highquality. The site provides great privacy features and inspiring videos from a vibrant, respectful community ofcreative users who care about how and where they show their work. Launched in 2004 and headquartered in NewYork, NY, Vimeo offers users a video sharing experience that is both entertaining and easy to use. Vimeo is a2010 & 2009 Time Magazine Top 50 Website. Vimeo, LLC is a subsidiary of IAC (NASDAQ: IACI).
Jessica Casano-Antonellis
Vimeo
jessica@vimeo.com
About Vimeo
Vimeo empowers creators to tell exceptional stories and connect with their audiences and communities. Home to more than 60 million registered users and viewers in over 150 countries, Vimeo provides a powerful platform to host, share and sell videos in the highest quality possible. Founded in 2004 and based in New York City, Vimeo is an operating business of IAC (NASDAQ: IAC). Learn more at www.vimeo.com.

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