// IP Marketing video - START// IP Marketing video - END

YouTube picks 10 short films for Venice Film Fest

YouTube picks 10 short films for Venice Film Fest

PanARMENIAN.Net - YouTube's inaugural film festival has selected 10 short films that it will send to the Venice Film Festival, AP said.

The Google video site announced Wednesday, August 31 the finalists of its Your Film Festival. The contest was overseen by director Ridley Scott, whose production company helped winnow the 15,000 submissions down to 10.

All 10 films will be screened at the Venice Film Festival on Sept. 2. A winner will then be chosen by a jury including Scott and Michael Fassbender and awarded a grant of $500,000.

The finalists hail from around the globe, with entries from the U.S., Australia, Brazil, Bolivia, Spain, the U.K., Lebanon and Egypt.

 Top stories
Facebook confirmed that this is an official effort, though it did not answer questions about how it works, how the data is used and retained.
It was not immediately clear whether Amazon will expand this model with more physical stores or offer the technology to other retailers.
The researchers found that iPhone users are also more likely to see their phone as a status symbol than Android users.
Suppliers say they have been asked to submit prototype screens with better resolution than ones from Samsung to differentiate its models.
Partner news