Join xtranormal and Rixty in The Summer Movie Contest

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More than one million Rixty users can team up with xtranormal moviemakers in the chance to win a slew of prizes and create the Internet’s next viral hit

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xtranormal’s new partnership with Rixty enables young people – and those who prefer not to use their credit cards – a chance to participate in the xtranormal movie making experience with the possibility of creating the next viral hit

xtranormal™, the revolutionary online approach to movie making, today announced its partnership with Rixty, the leading cash-based alternative payment platform for digital content. The pair is jump-starting their relationship with the launch of the xtranormal Summer Movie Contest. Rixty users and xtranormal moviemakers are encouraged to submit their most compelling videos for the chance to win big, including $1,000 cash, Apple® iPods®, an iPad®, and more. Winning submissions will be chosen based on the amount of ‘Likes’ their video receives on YouTube™.

“Over the past year, the xtranormal community has grown tremendously. Millions of users from around the world are now creating and viewing vibrant animated movies,” said Graham Sharp, President, xtranormal. “xtranormal’s new partnership with Rixty enables young people – and those who prefer not to use their credit cards – a chance to participate in the xtranormal movie making experience with the possibility of creating the next viral hit.”

Summer Movie Contest Submission Details
xtranormal’s Summer Movie Contest kicked off June 28 and closes July 27. To be eligible, users at least 13-years of age must publish an original, xtranormal video to the ‘xtrasummercontest’ YouTube channel. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

  • 1st prize – 1,000 dollars CASH
  • 2nd Prize – iPad 2; 16GB, Black, WiFi
  • 3rd Prize – iPod Shuffle; 2GB
  • 4th - 10th Prize – 2,500 xtranormal points; usable toward xtranormal actors and sets options, as well as other creative features
  • BONUS: ‘xtranormal’ prize – xtranormal will pick a favorite video internally; the winner will receive a 2GB iPod Shuffle

For additional information regarding contest rules, prizes and submission details please go to http://xtranormal.zendesk.com/entries/20232887-the-xtranormal-summer-movie-contest-win-1000-and-other-great-prizes/. To access the YouTube ‘xtrasummercontest’ channel, visit: http://www.youtube.com/xtrasummercontest

About Rixty
Rixty, Inc. was founded in September 2007 with a mission to provide consumers who lack credit cards a convenient and cost effective way to purchase online.

The founders brought their experiences from the consumer products and online entertainment industries to create a new payment mechanism that allows users to experience the best of the Internet without needing to expose confidential information or requiring a bank account or credit card.

Today, Rixty serves a large and growing online population of youth and adult web users who spend money online for multiplayer online games, casual games, virtual worlds, and all types of digital content.

About xtranormal
xtranormal brings movie-making magic to the masses. Their motto, “if you can type, you can make movies,” inspires creativity and transcends generations - from a 4th grade student completing a video project, to an affluent advertising firm creating a private label for a B2B client. xtranormal’s contagious technology has made it a viral sensation with millions of users playing out their movie-making dreams through the simple act of typing. To learn more, visit http://www.xtranormal.com, Twitter, Facebook, or YouTube.

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