SAVE THE DATE – Water: Take1 Awards Ceremony, March 19

InviteThe 2014 Water: Take 1 Awards Ceremony will be held March 19, 2015 at the Century 10 Downtown Movie Theater in Ventura. Mark your calendars and watch for more details soon!

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Water: Take 1, presented by Ventura Water, is an important initiative that highlights our relationship with water: how we look at it, how we use it and how we share it. The global online film contest is now in its third year and showcases short films of under five minutes in length that address the topic of water in any genre, including documentary, drama, comedy, animation, sci-fi or experimental. Prizes are offered to winners in certain categories. Visit to view the films entered this year.

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Water: Take 1 Online Short Film Contest News



      Subscribe to #WT1 NewsReel and get a behind-the-scenes look at Ventura’s global film contest all about water. The new issue features our award-winning local filmmakers from CAPS-TV, Professional Filmmaker and WT1 Juror Nicole Torre, and Carollo Engineers, sponsor of the Best Student Short Film Award.

     Submit Your Film: Film submissions are now being accepted for the Third Annual Water: Take 1 Global Online Short Film Contest. Filmmakers – submit your short films (5 minutes or less) with water themes to

     New this year: Water: Take 1 has extended the prize period deadline. The “Early Bird” deadline is Sept. 15, 2014. “Final deadline” is Nov. 1, 2014.

     New Partners: Water: Take 1 partners with Ojai Film Festival’s Focus Earth (more details to come).

     Let’s Party: Water: Take 1’s new venue for the awards ceremony in March 2015 will be the Century Downtown 10 Movie Theatre located at 555 E. Main St. in downtown Ventura.



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