The search for the next great cinematographer has begun. Along with the 15 best videomakers in skateboarding that make up our next video, The Cinematographer Project, we’ve left one last spot open for you, the up and coming filmer. Handpicked by our 15-year TWS video veteran Jon Holland, the winning Cinematographer will be flown out to the TWS Awards Presented By New Era on February 16, where their edit will be premiered along with the rest of The Cinematographer Project, as well as receive a box of product from Alien Workshop, Analog, Gravis, GoPro, Adidas, Volcom, CCS, DC, and Zoo York. Edits from the top ten finalists will also be featured on

What will it take to be the next Cinematographer? Jon Holland lets you know. Scroll down for entry info.

All entries must:
-Be 3-5 minutes in length
-Be an original (never before seen) edit
-Be turned in by Jan 30
-Include your contact info—first and last name, mailing address, and working e-mail/phone number

To enter, e-mail hi-res .mov files via wetransfer or yousendit to: with “The Cinematographer Contest,” in the subject line.

Or snail mail hi-res .mov files on disc or hard/flash drive to:
Attn: The Cinematographer Contest
2052 Corte Del Nogal Suite 100
Carlsbad, CA 92672

Any more questions?
Send ’em to