The time has come to choose the People Choice award of the Internet Cat Video Festival. Last year, Will Braden’s now iconic Henri Le Chat Noir #2, described by the late film critic Roger Ebert as “The best internet cat video ever made” took home the coveted Golden Kitty Award as the People’s Choice Best of Festival. After viewing thousands of clips and consulting our jury of curators, artists and media members here are the nominees (in no particular order) that have emerged as both popular and critical favorites.
The Original Grumpy Cat
Кот и пылесос (Cat Licks Vacuum)
Cat In A Shark Costume Chases A Duck While Riding A Roomba
Kitty and Hedgehog
You know what to do. Watch and vote, and then vote again.
VOTING IS NOW CLOSED
The winner of the popular online vote will be revealed – live – at the end of the second Internet Cat Video Festival at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds. Just like last year there is no shortage of cute, funny and heartwarming videos to pick from, and some will always be left out. But before you jump to any conclusions, keep in mind that some videos may have been intentionally left out of this particular CATegory because they are reserved for other categories or special honors such as the Cat Video Hall of Fame. All will be revealed on August 28th at #catvidfest. If you can’t make it to the premiere festival for Internet Cat Videos in Minnesota hopefully you can make one of the several national and international tour dates scheduled for the coming year.
The voting closes at midnight on July 31st. So jump to it.
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