We've had an incredible response from our filmmaking community and are very excited to announce the winners for our FilmConvert Color Up Competition 2016. Thank you to everyone that got involved this year, you’re all awesome!

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Sony A7Sii, FJ SuperX 400
Texas A&M College of Nursing Promo

Up until a few ago, all that I knew about nurses was that they were nice people that worked in hospitals. Because I dislike nothing more than getting sick or injured I actively avoided hospitals, and thereby most nurses. This all changed when Texas A&M University's College of Nursing reached out to me about filming a promotional video showing why nurses are awesome, and more importantly, why Aggie nurses are the absolute best. Since both my wife and I are Aggies, of course we jumped at the chance to revisit College Station, eat tacos at Fuego, and film something special for the College of Nursing. My fears of hospitals were put aside as we filmed nurses in training, forensic nurses, nurse classes, and even a flight nurse. Which means, you guessed it, I got to fly in a helicopter - EASILY one of the coolest things I've ever done. Throughout it all, the students at the College of Nursing impressed both of us with their character, heart, and health knowledge. I'm not saying I want t

By Matt
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Sony A7s, KD 5207 Vis3
27 Gallons

Set in the bleak future, in a time when the California drought has gotten worse than ever, a sudden raging tornado has sent most people fleeing to relocation communities in the mid-west. This story follows a grandfather desperate to help his granddaughter stay alive as she suffers from extreme sickness and fatigue due to the arid conditions. In a small demolished town, he makes a deal to keep her alive.

By Jeremy Liguori
Votes: 26
A7RII, KD 5213 Vis3
The Elmwood Fund

For over 100 years, girls in green have walked through the doors of this school and were inspired to learn. This is where they have learned to write, to add and subtract, to sing, dance and act, to shoot a foul shot and serve an ace. This is where they have learned to formulate an argument, develop a hypothesis and come to a conclusion. They’ve learned about friendship, about respect and about good citizenship. Inside these walls, they’ve learned how to learn, how to be heard, and how to feel good about themselves. None of this is possible without the community that surrounds and supports this special place. The community that has made these girls their first priority; that invested and believed in them. The community that ensures our girls continue to enjoy an unrivalled educational experience here at Elmwood. Follow in the footsteps of those who have demonstrated their belief in Elmwood, its mission and the promise of every Elmwood girl with a gift to the Elmwood Fund.

By Jordan Wiens
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canon c100, FJ Ast 100
Robert + Claire

This was a one man shoot.

By Luke Sheehan
Votes: 7
Canon G7X, FJ SuperX 400
The Most Haunted Island in the World

Poveglia has had a VERY tumultuous history. Its first residents arrived in 421 AD after trying to escape the barbaric invasions of Venice and around the 9th century, the tiny island became densely populated and grew in importance. It later became the turf on which many wars were fought against the barbarians and while most were won, Poveglia's residents had to be permanently displaced in 1379 by the Venician government so it could fortify and use the island to counter the attacks of the Genoans. When the bubonic plague hit Venice in 1348, Lazzarettos (quarantine centers) were established on many small islands including Poveglia to try to contain the pandemic. The Black Death revisited Venice in 1462, 1485, 1506, 1575-1577, and 1629-1631. The 1629-1631 outbreak ended up being the deadliest with an estimated 80,000 deaths in just seventeen months. The islands surrounding Venice were becoming dump sites where victims were thrown into grave pits. Those who simply displayed symptoms didn't

By Renato Zampieri
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Canon 6D, FJ Ast 100
Flying V Messengers

Flying V Messengers is a donation only service in South Bend, IN. We wanted to take a different approach on this promotional video. Vince, does this service for the good of the city without expecting anything in return, much like what you would see from your comic book super hero.

By Ryan Blaske
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Sony FS7, FJ 8553 ET
Made for Girls

The Maynard School relaunched their brand with a digital, print and cinema campaign ‘Made for Girls’. This 40” cinema commercial was mirrored by a YouTube pre-roll and social media campaign. Strong imagery working in tandem with a voice over drive the narrative. During the 4-day shoot some scenarios were set up for logistical reasons, but we wanted the scenes to feel honest so filmed actual lessons (in brief 30-minute slots to minimise academic disruption). Logistically challenging for producer/director Jason Purvis and the team at the school – but it all came together, and we’re dead chuffed with the result.

By Will Foxwell
Votes: 8
Canon G7X, FJ SuperX 400
From Fields To The Open Sea

Shot with Canon G7X, edited with Final Cut Pro + FilmConvert. The Isola di Sant'Erasmo (St. Erasmus) is the largest island in the Venetian lagoon, though it's only sparsely populated. For years this has been Venice's countryside, the agricultural zone which produces the fruit and vegetables consumed by the hungry city. Among its produce, particularly renowned are the artichokes (carciofi). The landscape is flat, and dotted with farms and rural small-holdings. It couldn't be more different from Venice, whose bell-towers and churches can be seen on the skyline.

By Renato Zampieri
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Red Epic, KD 5213 Vis3
Royal Republic -

'An epic tale of love, loss & desperation'. Official music video For Royal Republic's song 'Any Given Sunday'. Written, directed and filmed by Leo Åkesson. Starring Gunnar Mosén as 'Biker' & Anna Lahmer as 'Biker's wife'. AD: Axel Lundgren Make-up: Cornelia Åkesson Aerials: Robin Håkansson VFX: Peter Kolm Grip/BTS: Hugo Nilsson Prod. Ass: Ludwig Fagerberg Prod. Ass: Björn Lindberg

By Leo Åkesson
Votes: 54
Sony a6300, FJ 8563 RL
Killenure Dexter Gourmet

A piece showing how Eavaun Carmody - a city woman became a farmer. Killenure Dexter Gourmet is engaged with reviving the role nature plays within Irish society and ‘edible culture’. Killenure Dexter Gourmet represent a unique combination of a native Irish breed, a strong historical narrative of both breed and place, and traditional, artisanal methods at every stage of the Dexter beef process.

By Denis Vahey
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Canon 60D, FJ 8543 VD
Prophet Hall

This little promo was made for

By Matt Olson
Votes: 56
Canon 5D Mark III, FJ 8553 ET
MoSS ft. Eternia | DAY & NIGHT | **OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO** | FilmConvert

After 5 years since their Fat Beats full length debut, Eternia & MoSS return with "Day & Night". Featured on MoSS's album "Marching to the Sound of My Own Drum", MoSS provides a hypnotizing and haunting sonic backdrop as Eternia struggles between spirit and flesh in her signature soul-excavating style. "Day & Night" explores the war going on inside every person, for "what I want to do I do not do, but what I hate I do" (St. Paul). The outcome of the battle is left unknown, as Eternia's chorus prays, "Don't let the sun set on me..." Director Ian Johnson cinematically explores themes of darkness vs. light, lust, and the multiplicity of one being. The visuals, as hypnotizing as MoSS's production, also pays homage to MoSS's psychedelic classic rock musicality in the colouring, editing, and aesthetic styling.

By Ian
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Sony A7sii, FJ Velvia 100
Ojai Valley “Shangri-La”

Laura and Lauran were married under one of the many oak trees at Ojai Valley Inn which is great symbol of lasting marriage. As Laura mentioned the scenic venue provided a lot of great atmosphere without needing much added to it. Her style seemed to favor a timeless approach and she chose a photographer who shoots film which you don't see often these days. I choose to grade the film with a heavy film look to match the feel getting away from the latest push for ultra high sharp looking videos and staying away from effects like slow motion and drones. I prefer to focus on the important moments of the day by being patient and letting the action unfold in front of the camera rather than chasing it or setting up fake scenarios. Natural emotion, solid composition, finding the light and great audio are to me what makes this film stand apart. The music was licensed via the Musicbed and I choose to edit this film in mostly sequential manner rather than jumping around too much so the energy woul

By Robert
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Canon 5D mklll, KD 5207 Vis3
abroadlives - Nepal - filmconvert

abroadlives promotes charities around the world with the aim to promote conscious traveling. We visited Nepal and met amazing people who generously shared their stories with us. We also did some great activities including the world's biggest zip line, whitewater rafting and off-road adventures. Nepal needs more tourist to explore the country as tourism is its biggest provider of jobs and income. We hope that through our documentary, people will see that Nepal is safe to visit after the earthquake, all its beauty is intact and the people are incredible!

By Tom
Votes: 59
Sony FS700, KD P400 Ptra
Paolita Collection

A colourful look on beachwear by Paolita.

By Nick Papadopoulos