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Get Their Attention: 5 Ideas for Memorable Digital Outreach from Vimeo Fest and Beyond
By Amanda McCormick
The Vimeo Festival & Awards (which wrapped its second edition on Saturday, June 9) is definitely not your average film festival. Technology panels are interspersed with workshops on lighting, sound and editing; videos often run in the sub-five-minute range; and unpacking the unique challenges of being a maker in the digital age is always at the foreground of conversation. Which is to say that the focus is pretty much everywhere but the classic 90-minute-ish film you’d see in the movie theater.