The Alliance for Young Artists & Writers student competition. Lots of categories including animation, dramatic script, digital art. Supported and sponsored by AMD, New York Times, and Amazon, among others. Various deadlines in early 2012.
Google has made a new set of introductory videos for SketchUp, updated for the latest version.
“the old series, has been viewed over 7 million times. Collectively, people have spent something like 40 years watching that video. […] As popular as they were, our old videos were getting a little long in the tooth; they showed SketchUp 6. We decided that they should be remade…”