Microsoft Announces Cannes Video Contest Winners

The results of Microsoft's Cannes video contest are in!"The filmmakers from around the world were asked to create a short film that showcases how a Windows 7 PC helps students stay on top of their studies and more. The ultimate prize? Over $21,000 in prizes, including a trip for 2 to the Cannes Lions Advertising […]

The results of Microsoft's Cannes video contest are in!

"The filmmakers from around the world were asked to create a short film that showcases how a Windows 7 PC helps students stay on top of their studies and more. The ultimate prize? Over $21,000 in prizes, including a trip for 2 to the Cannes Lions Advertising Festival and MOFILM celebrations in France, a chance to meet Jesse Eisenberg (star of The Social Network), and $8,000 for the grand prize winner," the Windows team stated.

Here're the 5 winners and their fun videos:

Grand Prize: Long Distance Relationship by Jamal Dedeaux and Rebecca Haze, United States

The Grand prize winning video by Jamal Dedeaux and Rebecca Haze titled, “Long Distance Relationship,” shows how a Windows 7 PC can help you stay close to the ones you love, maybe even too close…

2nd Prize: “Boxless” by Pete Herron, United States

3rd Prize: “Life with Windows” by Rob Miller, Douglisio DiMuccio and Jere Free, United States

4th Prize: “Fold it Your Way” by Andreas Lewandowski and Bjorn Johansson, Sweden

5th Prize: “Windows 7 – Try it as well” by Maria Federova, Russian Federation

[Source:Windows Experience blog]