OurStage.com Announces Video "Superstars" Competition
Campaign Expands to Showcase Creators of Music Videos, Video Game Trailers and Short Films
NEW YORK, May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- OurStage.com is teaming up with Intel® for the Intel®Video "Superstars"Competition, which is seeking the next generation of music video, video game trailer and short film creators. After two successful years focused on musicians for their Intel® "Superstars" campaign, the companies are expanding their reach to a new audience of emerging video designers while giving out over $10,000 worth of tech merchandise. To enter and judge the competition, go to superstars2012.ourstage.com. Entries are currently being accepted and though the fan judging process begins on May 24th, you can watch all the great videos right now.
"We're excited to kick off the Intel® Video 'Superstars' Competition," said Michael Rivet, Sr. Marketing Manager of the Software and Solutions Group at Intel®. This year, we're inviting video enthusiasts to submit their best music videos, game trailers and short films for a chance to win from a prize pool and gain valuable exposure for their work. Every year has seen amazing talent participate in the Intel® 'Superstars' campaign and we expect Intel® Video 'Superstars' will not disappoint."
As the paths of creativity and tech converge, this competition provides an annual platform for independent artists to display their ingenuity and self-expression to fans of music videos, video games and film throughout the United States and Canada.
"This is the third consecutive year OurStage is supporting the Intel® 'Superstars' platform and we are pleased to continue discovering the nation's top emerging artists using our crowd-sourcing judging platform. Our collaboration with Intel® highlights the intersection between the best technology and the creative output it enables," said Ben Campbell, CEO of OurStage.com.
Founded in 2007, OurStage.com (http://www.ourstage.com) is a leading destination for music listening, discovery, and quality editorial content. With more than 200,000 artists from 40 styles of music, OurStage.com receives 4 million visits each month from 170 countries. OurStage.com's most acclaimed feature is its proprietary judging engine where the site's listeners rank the music of emerging artists for competitions that reward major opportunities to the winners--such as the chance to open for headlining acts and/or record with major label performers. To date, OurStage.com has provided opportunities for artists to open, be mentored by, or collaborate with celebrity artists such as Bon Jovi, Kid Rock, Drake, Goo Goo Dolls, HANSON, Train, John Legend, Lilith 2010, John Mayer, Monica, T-Pain, Trey Songz, Keith Urban, Travis Barker, Jane's Addiction, Hot Chelle Rae and many others. OurStage.com has also partnered with a wide range of media giants over the last few years, including: Clear Channel, Guitar Center, BET, CMT, Digital Broadcasting Group, AOL Music, MTV, and Radio One. For more information: http://www.ourstage.com.