‘Digital Cinema’: a new way of looking at video journalism?
The PPY is different from, say, the Concentra Video Journalism Awards because it’s aimed at photographers, and still asks for film work rooted within photojournalism.
It’s extremely exciting to see new film makers, photographers and journalists experimenting with different styles – and the winners we chose really reflected that trend. The PPY called the category we judged ‘digital cinema’ a term which I think sums up the notion of the cinematic aesthetic quite well.
The first and second prize films were both shot on Canon 5d MKII digital SLR camera – another increasing trend.
I’ve just summed up our thoughts on the winners over at the DSLR Newsshooter blog – check it out here.