The Sunshine State Digital Network in partnership with Florida State University Libraries is happy to announce the winners for the 2019 GIF It Up, Florida Contest.
Entries were judged on 3 categories:
- Creativity: how the original source material is transformed to create a unique GIF.
- Technical Execution: level of skill or craft that can be perceived to have been used in creating the GIF.
- “Floridaness”: how well the GIF captures or communicates some aspect(s) of living in Florida and/or the State’s history, culture, or aesthetics.
First Place: “Coconut palm and fruit, Florida” by James Sobczak of Miami, Florida.
Second Place: “Rise and Shine Florida” by Amber Mottram-Anderson of St. Augustine, Florida.
Third Place: “Let Freedom Sting!” by Elisabeth Ball of Jacksonville, Florida.
Congratulations to our winners! Thank you to all of those who entered the contest. You can view all contest entries on the contest entries gallery page of the contest website.