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PR: MyToons.com Co-Sponsors "MonsterJam" Animation Contest

by on May 15, 2008


Call For Animation Submissions for National Film Board Cinema Screening in Toronto

TORONTO – May 15, 2008 – MyToons.com, the premier online animation community, is co-sponsoring the Toronto “MONSTERJAM” Animation contest. Animators are challenged to create a 10-second animated film featuring monsters created with any animation technique.

“MyToons is excited about co-sponsoring the first “MonsterJam,” said Paul Ford, co-founder and president of MyToons. “We encourage everyone to get their monster animations turned in and we look forward to seeing the monstrous results in Toronto in June.”

Animations should be submitted to TAIS (Toronto Animated Image Society) and will be edited into a film which will be screened at the TAIS Summer Showcase at the National Film Board Cinema in Toronto in late June.
Films should be submitted on CD/DVD-Rom. Format should be a 720 x 480 Quicktime.
Include your name, contact info, a brief bio, and 2 stills (.jpg) from your film. Unleash your monsters!

Send submissions to:
Toronto Animated Image Society
RE: Monster Edition
60 Atlantic Ave. Suite 102
Toronto, ON M6K1X9

To submit film via e-mail, or for any questions about MonsterJam, e-mail: tais@bellnet.ca.
Submission deadline is May 30th, 2008.
Download .doc or .pdf of full event rules and F.A.Q.

Co-sponsors are MyToons.com, Channel Frederator, Monster Factory and the Beguiling.
MONSTER giveaways include a chance for entrants to win a hand-crafted stuffed monster toy from Monster Factory or one signed copy of either Jellaby by Kean Soo or Amulet by Kazu Kibuishi.

About MyToons.com
MyToons.com is the world’s premier online animation community. Launched in spring of 2007, MyToons.com provides global content creators with a free platform to share their original animations, artwork, and games with animators, enthusiasts and fans world wide.

Combining high-quality video file streaming with best-in-class social networking for animators, MyToons.com
showcases the greatest variety of independent and studio animation anywhere. Dedicated to “everything animated,” MyToons.com allows artists to share their techniques, discuss their thoughts and ideas, and explore their commonalities in a robust visual environment. Visit http:https://www.mytoons.com.

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