Winners of the Student iHistory WW2 Video Contest for Blackmagic Cinema Cameras Announced!

By: Jeffrey Worthington & iHistory WW2 Contest

We are proud to announce the winners of our iHistory WW2 video contest!  Congratulations to all our winners!  We are very proud of their effort and accomplishment!

Congratulations to Nolan Rugg as winner of the Grand Prize!  He won a Blackmagic Cinema Camera 2.5k, a Rokinon 35mm T1.5 Cine Lens, a SanDisk Extreme Solid State Drive 480GB, and $775 cash!

View his winning video “Valor and Victory: Tales From A World War Two Veteran

Best Story Winner: James Bailey (TX) – “Jim Holzem – Los Banos Raid”  James won a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, a Panasonic Lumix 20mm f/1.7 Aspheric G- Series Lens, a SanDisk 32GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme, and $300 cash.

Best Editing Winner: Clark Burnett (NJ) – “Lou: A Century in the Making”  Clark won a Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera, a Panasonic Lumix 20mm f/1.7 Aspheric G- Series Lens, a SanDisk 32GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme, and $300 cash.

First Prize: Jake Hale (GA) – “Life and Death on the Volcano Islands”  Jake won a Manfrotto Tripod & Video Head, an Impact Light Kit, a Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder, and a SanDisk microSDHC Memory Card.

Second Prize: Adam Danzger (NJ) – “Gerald B. Gersten” Adam won a Manfrotto Tripod & Video Head, an Impact Light Kit, a Zoom H1 Ultra-Portable Digital Audio Recorder, and a SanDisk microSDHC Memory Card.

A BIG thank you to everyone who participated and submitted videos!  We are proud of each of you for taking the time to record a WWII veteran’s story!

Unfortunately, we did not meet our fundraising goals last month and thus will not be able to run our 2014 iHistory contest.  However, we hope that we can raise enough funds to initiate our 2015 iHistory contest by this Fall.  

If you have suggestions on fundraising and/or fundraising leads please contact us at: jeff@ihistoryproject.org