About the

Competition

The Library Treasures Initiative invites our undergraduate and graduate students in any department, discipline and field of study to create original video shorts using special collections at Hamilton Library.

 

The purpose of this competition is to promote the use of our library’s special collections by our students and to raise awareness campus-wide about the educational values of our library’s unique holdings.

 

Generous awards will be given to the winner($500), the runner-up ($200) , and the third place ($100). The submission deadline is April 1, 2019. 

A student orientation is scheduled on February 15, 2019, to guide students with our library collections and provide additional information on other on-campus resources.

Please register your interest below to take part in the competition.

 

Guide to Competition

Step 1

 EXPLORE OUR LIBRARY’S COLLECTIONS

Step 5

ENTER YOUR NAME TO COMPETE

Step 2

IDENTIFY A COLLECTION OF INTEREST

Step 6

BEGIN CREATING THE VIDEO

Step 3

VISIT THE LIBRARY AND VIEW THE COLLECTION 

Step 7

ENTER YOUR VIDEO IN THE COMPETITION

Step 4

MAKE A PLAN TO CREATE YOUR VIDEO

Step 8

ATTEND THE AWARDS CEREMONY

Click here to download full guide

 

Judges

Jose Ferreira

Jose is a visual artist working across a spectrum of media and an assistant professor of Art and Chair of the Sculpture Area at University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa. 

 

Through his work he considers the impact of post-colonialism and its discourses on culture, by challenging the stability and conventions of those identities and how they are compromised.

 

Brittany Biggs

Brittany is an animation professional, filmmaker, artist, designer and assistant professor with the Academy for Creative Media at University of Hawai‘i. 

 

Her animated films have been recognized in international film festivals including Annecy International Animation Film Festival, and her graduate thesis film, A Tall Tale, won Best Animated Short in the 2011 Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival.

 

Scott E. Schimmel

Scott E. Schimmel is a documentary filmmaker and assistant professor with the School of Communications at the University of Hawai‘i Mānoa Hawaii. His award winning work has screened at festivals around the world. 

 

His recent work has explored topics such as the fight against poverty and hunger in North Carolina, the challenges of coastal sustainability in Belize, the triumph of overcoming the limitations of disability, and the struggles to adapt to a changing climate in Vanuatu. 

Register by

Febuary 1st 2019

Please provide your name and email address to receive a registration packet
 
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