Thursday, October 14, 2010

'Last Minutes with Oden' Wins First Vimeo Award

'Last Minutes with Oden' has won the first Vimeo Award for best short documentary -- and the award for best overall video, which carries a cash prize of $25,000 to create a new project.

As with most award-winning videojournalism, it was previously showcased on

The heartbreaking video, by Eliot Rausch of Phos Pictures, depicts a man saying goodbye to his loyal old dog as the pet's struggle with cancer finally comes to an end.

'Oden' was among nine Vimeo award-winners in a variety of categories, culled from more than 6,500 submissions. You can watch all the winners here.

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