If you’ve got the vision and the skills to create a tour-de-force ad for Firefox, we’re offering you the opportunity to get noticed by an accomplished panel of Hollywood and advertising pros. And the chance to be included in the global marketing campaign for Firefox 1.5.
Get all the details here: http://firefoxflicks.com
The Big Picture: The Ad Contest is open to professionals and students in film, TV, advertising and multimedia, and anyone aspiring to enter these industries.
Create a broadcast-quality 30-second ad for Firefox Your work will be reviewed by a high-powered panel of directors, producers, writers, actors and advertising executives, with credits ranging from “Charlie’s Angels,” “The OC,” “Six Feet Under,” the Heineken ad account, and more. The winning ad will be included in the worldwide marketing campaign for Firefox 1.5. And the top three entrants will also each receive some great prizes.
The Judges: The judges for the Firefox Flicks Ad Contest are the forces behind popular and critically acclaimed films, TV shows, music videos and ad campaigns.
- Jim Denault, Cinematographer: Maria Full of Grace, City of Ghosts, Six Feet Under
- Scott Goodson, CEO of Strawberry Frog: Old Navy, Heineken, Coke campaigns
- McG, Producer/Director: Charlieâ€™s Angels, The OC, Supernatural
- Freddy Rodriguez, Actor: Six Feet Under, Harsh Times, Chasing Papi
- Geo Santini, Director: Partners
- Ben Younger, Writer/Director: Prime
- Warren Zide, Producer: American Pie, The Big Hit, Final Destination
The Awards: In addition to the exposure gained from being part of the world-wide Firefox marketing campaign, getting screened at the Vail Film Festival, and making the shortlist for NYf’s Advertising Competition, we’re giving away some great prizes too.
1st Place will receive a $5,000 coupon to B&H where you can buy that next piece of equipment you’ve had your eye on. 2nd Place will receive an awesome 9X Media triple-LCD display which boasts a combined resolution of 3840×1050. 3rd Place will receive a kick-butt Alienware media PC.
Some Very Biased Opinions from Us: Thanks to you all, we believe we’re making history, as the first open source software project that has successfully reached a broad audience of users. In keeping with our philosophy and goals, we’re excited to launch this contest, open to anyone who wants to enter, to help us reach an even bigger audience.
We can’t wait to see what you’ve got in store for us.
The Firefox Flicks Team http://firefoxflicks.com