The Video Competition was announced in May of this yearand the Department received eight videos from local amateur freelance and professional videographers.
Shawn Thompson is a Bermudian freelance videographer that specializes in shooting weddings, documentaries and television commercials.
The winning video features a storyline of couple’s trip to Bermuda and their subsequent return to the island to get married.
Minister Furbert said: “Shawn’s video was exactly what we are looking for. It showcases the beauty of Bermuda’s natural environment including beautiful beaches, lush landscapes, vibrant nightlife and, of course, locals and visitors enjoying themselves at venues across the island.”
The quarterly competition is open to all Bermuda residents. The next deadline for submissions is October 15, 2012.
Video content should target potential visitors to Bermuda and address the question why should you visit Bermuda. The content must inspire visitors to want to come with positive images and scenes. Additional criteria for production are all videos must be of HD quality; proof of ownership or copyright release for music is required in writing; videos should not exceed two-minutes; and must not include any obscene content or language and nudity and product marketing is prohibited.BDOT is seeking creative, innovative fun and exciting footage of Bermuda to promote the island on the Department’s social media sites.
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