Holland Bloorview announces filmpossible online contest finalists

August 25, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital is delighted to announce six photo and six video finalists in our unique online contest, filmpossible. filmpossible's panel of top-notch judges poured over 69 superb contest entries to find those that do the best job of bringing visibility to disability.

"This was extremely difficult to judge," said judge, Taryn Green, last year's contest winner. "There were such amazing entries this year! It was very hard for me to just pick six."

1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category will be determined by public voting, which is open until August 31 at 11:59 pm. Cisco will be donating $1 per vote up to $10,000. The finalists are:

Videos Finalists.
- As Long as it's Healthy!, submitted by Denise Wilson
- Deaf like me, submitted by Brooke Wayne
- I can be me, submitted by Jen Warman
- Kawartha Komets Dreams do come true!, submitted by David Fisher
- Perspective it's what you make it, submitted by Erin Corrado
- What disability really means, submitted by Tori Lacey

Photo Finalists.
- Big Brother, submitted by Zachary Priest
- Claire and Dragonfly on the beach, submitted by Susan Marshall
- Lucky Fin Love, submitted by Annya Miller
- Love is in the details, submitted by Jen Johannesen
- Mission Possible, submitted by Chris Young
- What Doesn't Kill You Makes You Stronger, submitted by Ben Wood

filmpossible's 12 finalists are vying for great prizes, including a grand prize of $5000 for top video, and $1000 for top photo. Winning finalists will be announced on September 2nd, along with the contest's three Cisco visibility award winners, who will be recognized for "spreading the word" and gathering the most votes for their entry by August 21st (end of the contest's first round).

Thank you to our judges for taking the time to review each filmpossible entry. All cash and other prizes have been generously donated by filmpossible contest sponsors, including the Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital Foundation, Cisco, Mars Canada, Sportchek, Black's, Starbucks and The Keg.

Spread the word and vote for your favourite filmpossible finalists once per day per entry at filmpossible.