Blastwave FX and Avid Announce Competition & Giveaway

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HD sound effects publisher Blastwave FX (http://www.blastwavefx.com), and Avid (NASDAQ: AVID) announced they have teamed up for a Competition & Giveaway with prize packages worth $12,000.

Blastwave FX and Avid Competition and Giveaway

Blastwave FX and Avid Competition and Giveaway

The purpose of the Blastwave FX and Avid Competition is to challenge participants to showcase their creativity while thinking outside the box and fostering relationships within the media production community.

HD sound effects publisher Blastwave FX and Avid (NASDAQ: AVID) today announced they have teamed up for a Competition & Giveaway with prize packages worth $12,000. Participants can register to win Post Production Packages and compete for the Grand Prize by creating and submitting a 30-45 second video that answers the question “What Role Do Sound Effects Play in Picture?”

Three award winning sound designers will select the Grand Prize winner, who will receive a Turnkey A/V Post Package worth $8,300. The Grand Prize includes: Avid Media Composer 4, Mbox 2 & Pro Tools LE, SONOPEDIA™ HD Sound Effects Library, The Sound Effects Bible, and DV Toolkit 2. The deadline for entries is April 20th and the winner will be announced on May 5st (Cinco de Mayo).

Anyone who registers is automatically entered to win two (2) Basic Post Packages worth $1,800 each. These two giveaway prizes include: Mbox 2 Mini & Pro Tools LE, wavFX Mini sound effects library, 2X Blastwave FX Sound Effects Download Packs, The Sound Effects Bible, and DV Toolkit 2.

To register for the Blastwave FX & AVID Competition and Giveaway visit:

http://www.blastwavefx.com/avid

Award-winning judges include Skip Lievsay (No Country For Old Men), Jacob Ribicoff (Revolutionary Road) and Ric Viers (Blastwave FX and author of “The Sound Effects Bible”).

Video entries addressing the question “What Role Do Sound Effects Play in Picture?” will be judged upon the following criteria:

  •     How well the soundtrack supports the video and/or vice versa
  •     Exemplification of role of sound for picture
  •     Structure and flow from beginning to end

All registrants will receive a Free Competition Download Pack containing 45 selected free sound effects from the Blastwave FX library and pre- and post-roll footage, which may be used in creating the video.

The purpose of these competitions is to challenge participants to showcase their creativity while thinking outside the box and fostering relationships within the media production community.

For more details, rules, information on prizes and judges, please go to the Blastwave FX & AVID Competition and Giveaway homepage.

About AVID
Avid creates the digital audio and video technology used to make the most listened to, most watched and most loved media in the world – from the most prestigious and award-winning feature films, music recordings, television shows, live concert tours and news broadcasts, to music and movies made at home. Some of Avid’s most influential and pioneering solutions include Media Composer®, Pro Tools®, Avid Unity™, Interplay®, Oxygen 8, Sibelius® and Pinnacle Studio™. For more information about Avid solutions and services, visit http://www.Avid.com/, del.icio.us, Flickr, Twitter and YouTube; connect with Avid on Facebook; or subscribe to Avid Industry Buzz.

About Blastwave FX
Blastwave FX develops next-generation HD sound effects libraries for professional audio production. Blastwave FX libraries, including the flagship SONOPEDIA, serve as royalty-free creative resources for audio professionals worldwide in post, broadcast, film, television, video games, animation, radio, new media and beyond. For more information visit our website, or connect on twitter.com/BlastwaveFX or our Facebook page.

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