Premiere Pro is 25 years old and Adobe is letting you edit a music video for Imagine Dragons to win USD $25,000.
Adobe’s “Make the Cut” contest gives creatives a chance to cut a video for Imagine Dragons’ new single, “Believer”. Imagine Dragons is offering fans full access to their creative license, uncut footage from a leading music video director to cut and craft as they see fit. So you can edit your version of the music video using Premiere Pro CC. The Grand Prize winner of the contest will receive USD $25,000.
Imagine Dragons is hoping to support and nurture the creative community with the opportunity to create their own music video and, importantly, be recognised for their work.
Submissions to the contest will be evaluated by a panel of luminary judges, who will select one ultimate winner to receive the USD $25,000 Grand Prize. Judges include members of the band, Academy Award winner Angus Wall, who edited films like Fight Club and Vinnie Hobbs, a music video editor who works with Kendrick Lamar and Kanye West.
There will also be bonus prizes of USD $1,000 each and a year-long Creative Cloud subscription for four special categories: Fan Favorite, Most Unexpected, Best Young Creator and Best Short Form. And one special bonus prize of USD $2,500, a year-long subscription to Creative Cloud and 25 Adobe Stock credits will go to the cut with the best use of supplied Adobe Stock clips.