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Win­ners from the 2009 Pock­et­media Film Festival


Pock­et­media means…

  • Pock­et­media is video from your jeans pocket
  • Pock­et­media is con­tent pro­duc­tion and dis­tri­b­u­tion with low bar­ri­ers to entry
  • Pock­et­media is a set of tools to share your mes­sage broadly
  • Pock­et­media is a way that every­one can report on events as they happen
  • Pock­et­media is a method for pro­duc­tion of ideas
  • Pock­et­media is using hand-held com­mu­ni­ca­tions tech­nolo­gies to tell stories
  • Pock­et­media is a new genre in filmmaking
  • Pock­et­media is a new set of sto­ry­telling tools
  • Pock­et­media is hap­pen­ing at the Uni­ver­sity of Washington

…every­one is a com­mu­ni­ca­tor, a film­maker, a jour­nal­ist, a con­tent cre­ator, a com­mu­nity orga­nizer, a rab­ble rouser, a mes­sage dis­rupter, a sales­per­son, a mar­keter, a broad­caster, a nar­row­caster.”

- Han­son Hosein / Direc­tor, MCDM Uni­ver­sity of Washington.

Con­grat­u­la­tions to the win­ners of the 2009 UW Pock­et­Media Film Festival!

UW Pock­et­Media received many superb sub­mis­sions, all of which exhib­ited excep­tional skill and pas­sion on the part of this year’s par­tic­i­pant film­mak­ers, but only 5 videos could go home win­ners of the 1st ever UW Pock­et­Media Film Fes­ti­val! Above is an embed­ded playlist where you can view all 5 hon­orees. You may also access the playlist at the Uni­ver­sity of Washington’s offi­cial YouTube chan­nel: 2009 UW Pock­et­Media Film Fes­ti­val Winners

Grand Prize Win­ner Mark Blasco, 7 Steps

UW Staff mem­ber, win­ner of two full series passes to the Seat­tle Inter­na­tional Film Festival

People’s Choice Win­ner Jonathan Groat, A Life in Ink

UW Sopho­more, win­ner of an iPod Nano

Hon­or­able Mentions

Faraz Zarghami, G-RAD

UW Alum­nus, win­ner of an iPod Touch

Cheryl Crow, All in a Day’s Shoe

UW Staff mem­ber, win­ner of a Flip MinoHD camera

Mary Kawa­mura, Clean­ing House

UW Sopho­more, win­ner of Apple Final Cut Express Edit­ing Software

Thanks to all of our participants!