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Merging Media Pitch 360 Competition Sends Out Call For Entries To Western Region

merging media [1]Via Merging Media [1]: Heads Up, Cross-media Producers! Do you have a killer cross-media or transmedia project in development? For the first time, the annual Merging Media Pitch 360 Competition [2] this year is open to all Western Regions – British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. Enter your latest cross-media project NOW until September 30th for your chance to win a cool $10,000 Cash Development Prize! Inter-Provincial applications are also eligible, where the majority co-applicant is from the Western Region.

And that’s not all – if you hail from Alberta or British Columbia, you could be eligible for an additional $5,000 Pitch 360 TELUS Optik™ Local Grant. This unique production grant will be yours to use to produce your winning project for TELUS Optik™ Local (TELUS Community TV).

Mark your calendars, set your alarms and apply online [2] before September 30th, 2013 at 5PM (PST). And if you’re curious to know how the Pitch 360 Contest went down last year, check out our #MM2012 video:

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EP#2 [3] of the CMPA-Merging Media Podcast: Twilight’s Lara Hoefs Chats With Christopher Sandberg is now available. Tune in as the CMPA-Merging Media brings together a couple of top-notch transmedia innovators who are joining us at #MM2013 in November. This Epsiode features Hollywood based Lara Hoefs [4], Brand Manager of the mega-successful (and filmed in Vancouver) Twilight Saga, and Emmy Award- winning Transmedia producer Christopher Sandberg [5] of The company P in Sweden – as they chew over what it takes to be a Story Entrepreneur [3] in the digital media ecosystem.