Wednesday, September 14, 2005

this is fun!!


Intel and muvee Kick Off Asian "Click, Style, Show" Digital Video Contest

JAKARTA, September 5, 2005 - Unleash your creativity and join in the fun. Intel and muvee Technologies, a pioneer and global leader in Instant Personal Video, invite home video and photo enthusiasts to put their talent on show by signing up for the "Click, Style, Show" digital video contest. Participants are invited to transform their raw digital video footage and pictures into cool, edited productions using muvee autoProducer software, then show off their masterpieces to compete for the title of Most Creative and Fun Video.

The online contest kicks off on September 5 and will run for five weeks until October 9. Eligible residents of Australia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, Singapore and Taiwan are encouraged to get online and experience how fast, easy and fun video styling can be.

Entrants will get a free, full-featured 30-day trial download of muvee autoProducer software, which they must then use to style their raw footage into fun music video clips not exceeding 60 seconds in duration. Each week, a maximum of six clips from each region will be shortlisted and showcased online for public voting. The public's top picks will then be automatically entered into a Grand Showcase, where a final round of public voting will be held to determine a Grand Prize winner from each region. The Grand Prize winner from each region will receive a PC system equipped with the latest Intel dual-core Pentium D processor coupled with Intel 945 Express chipset, enabling impressive multimedia capabilities and new user computing experiences to take their entertainment savvy to the next level at home.

"Turning your videos and pictures into slick productions can be fast, easy and fun," said Philip Morgan, Chief Operating Officer of muvee Technologies. "More and more people everywhere are shooting home videos and taking digital pictures. muvee autoProducer offers these folks a very simple and effective way of creating compelling content that they'll be proud to share with others. We make working with digital media easy and fun so that the results will make any user go 'wow'."

"We are pleased to be collaborating with muvee on the 'Click, Style, Show' digital video Contest," said Marta Debellis, Digital Home Brand Manager, Intel Asia Pacific's Branding and Promotions Marketing Group. "Consumers want to have a fun, pleasant and easy digital media experience on their PC. Intel is working with industry players - across hardware, technologies, initiatives and software, to develop and deliver the technology platforms required to help people unleash their natural talents in new, easy and exciting ways."

Entrants are to submit their entries via the contest website, Every week, from Tuesday to Sunday beginning September 13 to October 9, a maximum of six stellar clips from each of the nine regions will be shortlisted and showcased on the contest's website for the public to vote for a Clip of the Week winner. Winning clips will then be automatically entered to compete for the Grand Prize. A special souvenir from Intel and muvee will be awarded to Clip of the Week winners. Time is short so join in now! Public voting for the Grand Prize Winner is to be held during the week of October 10 through October 16, 2005.

The "Click, Style, Show" digital video Contest is open to residents of the following regions: Australia, the People's Republic of China, Hong Kong SAR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore and Taiwan who are aged 18 and above. Entry is free of charge. Entries are to be submitted through the "Click, Style, Show" website. Entry submission closes at midnight Hong Kong Time on October 2; the contest ends at midnight Hong Kong time on October 9, 2005. The Grand Prize winner from each of the regions is to be announced during the week of October 17, 2005.

For more information and complete contest rules, please visit

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