MINNEAPOLIS – Bercom Inc., the manufacturer of HANDy paint products, announced the winners of this year’s Online Video Contest during the HANDy Paint Products Film Festival on September 26, 2015, at the company’s Chanhassen, MN, headquarters.
Tommy Woolridge of Los Angeles received the grand prize for “EXTRA HANDy Paint Pail.” The video revealed the unlimited uses of the HANDy Paint Pail, including a hat, plant pot, bongo drum and many more.
Jordan Sovis of Owosso, MI, was the second place finalist with “So Fun!” This video features The HANDy Paint Band singing an ode to their favorite painting tool, the HANDy Paint Pail.
Hugh Bennewitz of Hopkins, MN, was the third place finalist for “Easy,” which details one painter’s journey using HANDy paint products to create an iconic painting based on a Minnesota landmark.
To qualify for the contest, participants submitted short videos that demonstrated an original use of a HANDy paint product. The grand prize was $2,000. Second place received $750, and third place received $250. The top three winners also each received a GoPro camera, and all contest entrants received $50 worth of free HANDy Paint Products. The top 10 qualifiers have the opportunity to receive an additional $5,000 prize if they are able to make their video go viral on the HANDy Paint Products’ YouTube channel by the end of 2015.