New Delhi, 12 February 2019: Nikon India, 100% subsidiary of Nikon Corporation, leaders in imaging technology is happy to announce the 4th season of ‘Shorts on Nikon’, a short film making contest. The annually held contest requires participants to send entries of not more than five minute videos shot on Nikon cameras around weddings, fiction, non-fiction or other genres of cinematography and photography. The theme for this year’s contest is ‘Experiences’.
The contest ends on March 15, 2019, and the winner will be awarded a Nikon Z 6 Mirrorless Camera with 24-70mm Kit Lens. The 1st runner up will win a D5600 with AF-S 18-140mm VR while the 2nd runner up will win a D3500 with AF-P 18-55mm VR Kit Lens. The contest is open to people above 18 years of age, all over India.
This year, Nikon has gone forward and introduced an activity to give cameras to people on rent for a pre-decided period to film their short film entries. This will serve as a helping hand to interested participants who do not own a camera. Interested participants will be required to submit their story board and script. Final shortlisting will be done basis the quality of the story board and script.
Speaking about the contest, Mr. Sajjan Kumar, MD, Nikon India said, “Nikon is thoroughly invested in promoting a culture of photography and the ‘Shorts on Nikon’ contest is yet another effort to substantiate our efforts. I believe that this contest provides a great platform for the budding talent to be recognized and encourages them to further refine their craft. My best wishes to every contestant.”
Participants can submit their entries here – www.capturewithnikon.in/shortsonnikon
Nikon India distributes markets and services the complete range of Nikon imaging products, Nikon Sport Optics & Nikon Instruments. The Nikon Imaging includes Nikon Z Series, Nikon D-SLR, Nikon COOLPIX and range of NIKKOR lenses & accessories. Headquartered in Gurgaon, Nikon has branch offices in Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Delhi. Nikon India has total of five Nikon owned Service Centres (4 Branches and 1 Headquarter), 32 ASCs (authorized service centres), 48 Nikon Collection Centres and over 3000 dealer base for complete service & support for Nikon customers. Nikon has also set up over 140 Experience zones pan India which showcases the entire range of Z-Series cameras, D-SLR cameras, COOLPIX cameras and an elaborate range of NIKKOR lenses, Nikon Sport Optics and accessories.