Three Wisconsin photographers are winners in "Project Imaginat10n"

MILWAUKEE -- Canon U.S.A., Ron Howard and the public, have selected 91 winning photographs (including three from Wisconsin) from the “Project Imaginat10n,” contest.

In the contest, five innovative celebrities – Eva Longoria, Jamie Foxx, Biz Stone (co-founder of Twitter), Georgina Chapman (designer and co-founder of Marchesa) and James Murphy (founder of LCD Soundsystem) – will direct short films based on ten of the photos. 

A consumer vote helped narrow down the photographs, where one of the selected winners’ photos was chosen by Ron Howard in the “Discovery” category to be a thematic tie across the celebrities’ films. The directors will now each select one additional photograph from the other nine storytelling categories that personally inspire them, ultimately utilizing ten photos to represent their creativity and imagination.  In addition to “Discovery,” the themes include Character, Mood, Goal, Backstory, Setting, Obstacle, Relationship, The Unknown and Time. 

The winning photographs determined by Ron Howard and the consumer vote can be seen at