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FUNimation Announces “Fullmetal Free Ride” to Comic-Con Contest

Attention Fullmetal Alchemist fans! This is your chance to win a free trip to Comic-Con International 2010. Here are the details straight from FUNimation. Read carefully.

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Attention Fullmetal Alchemist fans! This is your chance to win a free trip to Comic-Con International 2010. Here are the details straight from FUNimation. Read carefully.

Flower Mound, TX (May 15, 2010) – FUNimation Entertainment invites anime fans to try their hand at filmmaking while expressing their Fullmetal Alchemist fandom. Be it an action flick, guerilla documentary, or biopic – the entry which best shows that its filmmaker is the most ardent fan of the hit anime series “Fullmetal Alchemist” and “Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood” will win that filmmaker a free trip to the mecca of animation: Comic-Con International.

From now through June 4, contestants may make their plea for the chance to win this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and possibly the greatest pop culture experience, by creating a 90-second video, posting it to YouTube.com, and filing their entry via www.fullmetalalchemist.com/comiccon.  

The Grand Prize: 

•                Two round trip airfare tickets to San Diego from your U.S. residence

•                Two nights hotel stay

•                Two passes to attend two consecutive days of the 41st annual Comic-Con International

            which runs July 22-25

•                $500 spending money

•                Meet and be photographed with U.S. voice actors and the executive producer of Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Kouji Taguchi

•                Introduction at the FUNimation panel held during the convention

•                Screening of viral video before an audience of thousands at the FUNimation panel

•                The complete FUNimation Fullmetal Alchemist DVD and Blu-ray catalog, Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Part One on DVD and Blu-ray and assorted Fullmetal Alchemist merchandise

The First Prize:

•                The remaining finalists will receive Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood Part One on DVD and Blu-ray Bottom of Form

The Rules:

•                Videos should be no longer than 90 seconds

•                You must be 18 or older at the time of entry and be a legal U.S. resident to enter (apologies to our non-U.S. fans)

•                All forms and styles are welcome

•                Entrants may not use any animation or audio from the series

•                Individuals are allowed to submit as many as five separate videos, each of which will qualify for one entry

•                Read the full contest rules at www.fullmetalalchemist.com

How to Enter, etc.:

•                Upload your video clip to YouTube.com , then fill out the form at www.fullmetalalchemist.com (you will be asked for the link to your video as you enter)

•                Share your video with friends! Bottom of Form

•                FUNimation staff will choose five finalist videos based on originality, creativity, overall visual appeal and by how much we are entertained/moved/humored by your video.

•                One of five finalists will be announced every day from June 7 – June 11

•                Links to the five finalist videos will be posted on the Fullmetal Alchemist official website, www.fullmetalalchemist.com, the official FUNimation blog, as well as the official FUNimation Twitter, @funimation, each day from June 7 – June 11

The Grand Prize winner will be announced on June 11

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