Results from the 2012 60SecondScience Video Competition have been released. For the last two years 60SecondScience has been a global science event involving students and citizens from 40 countries. These citizen and student-created videos have been downloaded and viewed well over 700,000 times, and growing daily. The competition is sponsored by DEECD Victoria, Australia. Winners below share $10,000 in cash prizes in the 2012 Competition.
• BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: From Austria: Vision
• BEST ANIMATION: From UK Hamster Quantum Physics
• INTERNATIONAL OPEN Winner: From India Water Vapour
• INTERNATIONAL OPEN Runner-up: From Hong Kong Genetic Modification
• INTERNATIONAL OPEN Highly Commended: From Slovenia Wind Turbine. Egypt Alzheimer’s. USA Dog Colour Vision. UK Food for Thought
• INTERNATIONAL Junior Winner: From Bulgaria Calcium Reaction
• INTERNATIONAL Junior Runner-up: From West Java Water
• INTERNATIONAL Junior Highly Commended: From Indonesia Fan from CD Waste
• INTERNATIONAL High School Student Winner: From Indonesia Frying Oil Filter
• INTERNATIONAL High School Student Runner-up: From California Nerve to Eat
• INTERNATIONAL LOTE Winner: From Hong Kong Sublimation
AUSTRALIAN Primary School Students
AUSTRALIAN Secondary School Students
• QLD • winner Igneous Rocks
The 2012 Competition is now finalised and our 11 fabulous local and world judges have made their decisions. In 2013 the judging panel welcomes Richard Saunders and Dr. Rachael Dunlop. Judging criteria are based on science accuracy, communication and video production values.
With assistance from Emeritus Professor John McKenzie AM, the convenor presented Australian winners with awards last Friday 7 September at BMW Edge Theatre, Federation Square as part of the ICT Week Celebrations, opened by Victorian Minister for Technology Gordon Rich-Phillips.
The 2013 Competition opens for Registration and Uploads on 23 September 2012 and closes on 18 August 2013.