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Announcing the Winners of Our Next-Gen Filmmaking Competition 🍿🏆
Congratulations to Milan Cucuk, Jeff Synthesized, and Mehmet Aldis(HawaiiFeel)! 🎉
Our next-gen filmmaking competition has drawn to a close.
Designed to showcase how technological advancements are unleashing a new wave of creativity upon the world, the competition required applicants to submit a video inspired by one of four quotes listed on our website and created using any form of next-generation technology.
Amid some exceptional entries, our judging panel (which consisted of Jim, Infinite Media Head, and O’Shaughnessy Fellows Varsha Raghavan, Isabella Teng, and Kiubon Kokko) has landed on our three winning films.
Congratulations to Milan Cucuk, Jeff Synthesized, and Mehmet Aldis(HawaiiFeel), who have won $5k, $2k, and $1k, respectively.
Thanks also to our judges and everyone else who participated in the competition - we’re pleased to report that the future of filmmaking is looking bright!
Now, sit back, put your feet up, whack out the popcorn, and enjoy the winning three entries 👇👇🍿🍿
🏅 1st Place 🏅
1,000 Miles; by Milan Cucuk
Background: An astronaut races against time to save as many lives as possible when he learns of a global catastrophe hidden from mankind for millennia. This film was created by blending generative AI tools such as Eleven Labs, Midjourney, and RunwayML with traditional software like Adobe.
For more from Milan, check out his website.
🥈 2nd Place 🥈
Glitch; by Jeff Synthesized
Background: Unexplained power outages and glitches run rampant in Surge Springs, California. A young boy discovers something in his bedroom that could be the cause: a blue furry creature named ‘Glitch.’
For more from Jeff, check out his YouTube Channel.
🥉 3rd Place 🥉
Invasion; by Mehmet Aldis (HawaiiFeel)
Background: The visuals for this movie trailer were generated with Midjourney and animated using PIKALABS.
For more from Mehmet Aldis (HawaiiFeel), check out his YouTube Channel.