Canon and Ron Howard’s “Project Imaginat10n” film festival starts today


posted Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 11:44 AM EST


Canon's long running "Project Imaginat10n" is reaching its zenith, as all 10 final short films are set to be shown in a film festival, both in the real world today, and online starting tomorrow, Friday, Oct. 25. A combination of celebrity directors and contest winners, all 10 films were inspired by winning images from the Project Imaginati10n photography competition.

Created as a collaboration between Canon and famed director Ron Howard, Project Imaginati10n began with the selection of 91 winning images in 10 categories. Each filmmaker used 10 of the photos as the inspiration for their final film. Five of these were user submitted films, the other five were created by celebrity directors -- and for those, they chose one image from nine categories, with Ron Howard selecting the universal 10th image to tie all the films together.

The "Project Imaginat10n" Film Festival debuts today at the Lincoln Center in New York City, followed by screenings in Los Angeles. For those of you not able to make it to those showings (pretty much everyone), tomorrow all 10 films will be available to watch on Yahoo! Screen.

The final 10 films are:

  • Jamie Foxx, Celebrity Director - "...And She Was My Eve"
  • Eva Longoria, Celebrity Director - "Out of the Blue"
  • Georgina Chapman, Celebrity Director - "A Dream of Flying"
  • James Murphy, Celebrity Director - "Little Duck"
  • Biz Stone, Celebrity Director - "Evermore"
  • Arrius Sorbonne, Winning Director - "Dominus"
  • Jared Nelson, Winning Director - "Chucked"
  • Julian Higgins, Winning Director - "Here and Now"
  • Kalman Apple, Winning Director - "A Day in the Country"
  • Ronnie Allman, Winning Director - "Filter"

If you don't want to wait until tomorrow to watch the films, the five contest-winning entries are already up and viewable on the Project Imaginat10n website.