Water: Take 1, presented by Ventura Water,  is an exciting and important initiative that highlights our relationship with water: How we look at it, how we use it and how we share it.

Submit your film NOW and help draw attention to the current water crisis as we work towards solutions through education and partnerships.

EARLY SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, September 15th, 2014, 11:59 pm (PST)

FINAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Saturday, November 1st, 2014, 11:59 pm (PST)

The 2013 winners were announced at the Water: Take 1 Awards Ceremony held on Thursday, November 14th, 2013 hosted by The Brooks Institute. 

The jury awarded Grand Prize of $1500.00, sponsored by Patagonia, went to Water Collaborations;

The Ventura Vision Award, sponsored by Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach, went to The Big Ventura River Bottom Clean – Up;

The award for Best Student Short Film, presented by Kennedy/Jenks Consulting and Carollo Engineering, went to Bottle vs. Tap;

ipad2-blackAnd the Audience Choice Award, sponsored by EJ Harrison and Sons, went to Water… The Lifeline of Life.

2014 Audience Choice Award Voting Deadline: Monday, December 15th, 2014 11:59 (PST).

The polls are OPEN! The Audience Choice Award deadline runs six weeks after the final submission deadline. So, your friends and fans can keep voting even after the deadline has passed. The earlier you submit your film, the more time your project has to gather votes and win and the video with the most votes wins an IPad 2!

Click here to watch TV coverage of the 2013 Water: Take 1 Awards Ceremony.

Water: Take 1 2013 Grand Prize Winner - Water Collaborations

2013 Finalists

A Ride Towards the Sea

A Ride Towards the Sea

Directed by: Damien Stein

Granted

Granted

Directed by: Michele Guieu

Never Waste A Drop

Never Waste A Drop

Directed by: Bob Lazo, Jo Lazo, John Lazo, Elle Lazo

Lofty Thirst

Lofty Thirst

Directed by: Febrianto Pudi Utama

The Lake

The Lake

Directed by: Geoff Tompkinson

The Rainforest Waters of Cascadia

The Rainforest Waters of Cascadia

Directed by: David Saiget

Water and the CIty

Water and the CIty

Directed by: Jeremy Kagan

Wax

Wax

Directed by: Mark J. Blackman

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