Perfection is overrated. It’s boring and predictable and uninspiring. But imperfection? Now that’s fun.
Take for instance last night’s 2012 Vimeo Awards show. Within the first few minutes, the audio crapped out. Awkward silence ensued. The light projections turned on and off sporadically. Jokes were occasionally lost. Awkward laughter ensued. The audio crapped out again. Some award presenters missed their cues. Others read verbatim off the teleprompters.
Imperfection might be, um, imperfect, but it is also endearing and refreshing. And, given that this was only Vimeo’s second semi-annual award show, we’ll cut them some slack. After all, it wasn’t the show that people were there for, it was the films. And not just any films: user-generated online films. Read More