WASHINGTON, D.C. — A five-minute film titled "Abilities" about a California community for disabled adults by San Francisco filmmaker Arturo Perez, Jr, has been selected as the winner of Project Report, an award from YouTube and the Pulitzer Center for best video journalism from non-professional journalists.  The winner was announced earlier this evening in Washington, D.C.  The winner gets a $10,000 grant to research and report a story.

Here are the five finalists and their films.

Here's the YouTube press release on the winners. Here's a post from the Los Angeles Times.

Tomorrow, the winners will attend a YouTube conference on online video journalism at Google's D.C. offices.  Beet.TV will be there to cover.

— Andy Plesser, Executive Producer