Isabella Rossellini to Judge New Video Art Competition

09/08/2009 8:21 AM |

The Metropolis Art Prize, a new competition for video art being launched by YouTube and Vimeo competitor Babelgum, has announced that it will have Isabella Rossellini as chairwoman of its inaugural jury. Winners get cash prizes between $20,000 and $5,000, and six runners up will have their work shown on the big wrap-around screen at 43rd Street in Times Square. Click here for more details (deadline is October 18), and watch below to get some idea of what Rossellini might look for in bestowing the prize.