Planetwide Media, a pioneer in online social media applications and its MashON Platform, together with the New York Comic Con organizers today announced the launch of the MashON: New York Comic Con 2008 Contest, which begins on April 18, 2008. Participants will be able to submit a four panel user-generated comic entry utilizing digital photos from their own 2008 New York Comic Con experience.
Participants can visit http:/www.MashON.com/NYCC and register for a FREE account to create their MashON New York Comic Con 2008 Contest submission. Users can create their MashON: New York Comic Con comics by uploading four of their personal digital photos taken during their 2008 New York Comic Con experience. Users can then plan out a four panel comic story using the available speech bubbles and captions. Once users have completed their personalized creations, they can submit and post the final product to the contest gallery, MySpace, Facebook, or other social networks to share with family and friends. The content of the comic can be of just about anything! All entries and more details can be viewed at http://www.NYComicCon.com.
The contest will officially start at 12:01 a.m. PDT on Friday, April 18, 2008 and run through 11:59 p.m. PDT on Thursday, May 8, 2008. All entries must be received by 11:59:59 p.m. PDT on Thursday, May 8, 2008. Winners will be announced no later than Friday, May 23, 2008, and the overall grand prize winner will win $1,000 in cash
The contest is open to legal residents of the United States, who are at least 13 years of age or older at time of entry. No purchase necessary. Void wherever prohibited by law. Participants may enter the contest by visiting http://www.MashON.com and completing all required fields on the online contest entry form.
About New York Comic Con
New York Comic Con (April 18-20, 2008 at the Jacob Javits Center) is the East Coast’s biggest and most exciting popular culture event. An enormous show floor plays host to top entertainment industry leaders showcasing the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, television, and more. New York Comic Con gives attendees access to top entertainment industry talent, panels, and autograph sessions as well as sneak peeks at upcoming television shows and motion pictures. And with dedicated professional hours, New York Comic Con provides an ideal business setting for the major players in the worlds of comics, film, and television.
Further information about the New York Comic Con 2008 Contest and New York Comic Con can be found at: http://www.NyComicCon.com
About Planetwide Media
Planetwide Media provides a unique and patent pending, rich interactive media platform for a wide audience of emerging consumers in the digital new media space. The company provides web enabled tools, widgets, software applications, and video games that provide personal interactivity to create, connect and easily syndicate on the internet. The company’s signature products, Comic Book CreatorÃ¢ï¿½Â¢ and the online MashON CreatorÃ¢ï¿½Â¢ are best of breed applications that embraces User Generated Content and enables users to blend their creations into their social networks, blogs, branded IP Holders Microsites for fans, and http://www.MashON.com Media Player & Gallery. The online MashON CreatorÃ¢ï¿½Â¢ is easy to use and provides the consumer with an enhanced hypermedia experience. Planetwide Media is currently licensing its technology and its Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½MashON PlatformÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½, and partnering with world-class and popular lifestyle brands and advertisers in entertainment, online portals, video games, motion picture, television, music, sports, fashion, art, and travel.
Existing branded content programming partners include: MTV.com, The Hills, Paramount Pictures, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, Virgin Comics, Speed Racer, and National Geographic Society.
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