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.
The fourth annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest will re-open for submission this fall. Check back for updates and to submit your film. Help draw attention to the current water crisis as we work towards solutions through education and partnerships.
SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, December 14th, 2015, 11:59 pm (PST)
3rd ANNUAL WATER: TAKE 1 ONLINE SHORT FILM CONTEST AWARDS CELEBRATION
The 3rd Annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest Awards Presentation was held on Thursday, March 19th, 2015, at the Century 10 Downtown Movie Theater.
We presented the top water-themed short films in our new home, the Century 10 Downtown movie theatre and announced this year’s winners.
The ceremony kicked-off with a screening of the 9 finalist films followed by the exciting announcement of Water: Take 1 winners:
Water: Take 1 continues to expand it’s reach with NewsReel, a bi-monthly e-newsletter, aimed at keeping the dialog about water going all year long. Articles and profiles of filmmakers, jury members, sponsors and partners increase awareness and provide an informative forum in which to exchange ideas. Sign up to receive the NewsReel here or read past issues and join the conversation!
Audience Choice Award
The polls are CLOSED! The Audience Choice Award voting deadline runs four 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!
Mayor of Ventura, Cheryl Heitmann In celebration of World Water Day, Ventura Water announced the winners of its 3rd Annual Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest at a free community event held March 19th at the Century 10 Downtown movie theatre. The top 9 water-focused finalist films were ...
Harold Edwards, CEO Our business is the water business, said Harold Edwards, CEO, Limoneira Company, one of the United States largest providers of lemons, avocados, oranges, and other citrus varieties. In farming, we literally convert water into agricultural products that we grow and distribute. ...
Keith Malloy When youre in the water as much as we are, said filmmaker and surfer extraordinaire Keith Malloy, “you cant help but care about the environment and want to do what you can to make sure its here for future generations to appreciate and enjoy. This is a sentiment shared by ...
Lets get Wild and Scenic March 13 & 14 In an effort to help communities raise grassroots awareness and support for protecting, preserving and healing, our communities wild environments with an eye towards sustainability, SYRCLs Wild & Scenic Film Festival partners with environmental ...