Houston (June 3, 2009) â€“ The Ikan Corporation (Ikan) is proud to announce the launch of the brand-new â€œWish I Had an Ikanâ€? short film competition. Through this new contest, Ikan will award almost $5,000 in cash and prizes to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners for their original short films featuring the Ikan name or product line.
The short films will be judged on creativity, adherence to the theme of â€œWish I Had an Ikanâ€? and effective placement of Ikan product or the Ikan name. First place will be awarded a check for $2,000 and a V8000HDMI LCD monitor. Second place will receive a check for $1,000. Third place will receive a V8000HDMI LCD monitor.
The process for entry into the contest is simple and free of charge. Contestants should first make a video, featuring either the Ikan name or an ikan product in a positive manner using the theme, â€œI wish I had an Ikan.â€? After completing the video, the contestant should upload their video to
(if you do not already have an account, creating one is fast, easy and free). Once the video is uploaded, the entrant should fill out and send in the Release Form through email, US postal service or fax. For the initial run of the competition, entries will be accepted until Midnight on August 1, 2009. At that time, a panel of industry professionals will judge the entries and the final winners will be announced on August 15, 2009.
Clint Milby, Ikanâ€™s Director of Marketing, had this to say about the new film competition; â€œWeâ€™re excited about the opportunity for fans of our product line to have an opportunity to win cash and prizes for their creativity. Weâ€™re looking forward to seeing some interesting videos!â€?
For more information and to keep up with competition news, contestants can visit
About the Ikan Corporation
Ikan is an award-winning designer, manufacturer and distributor of video and film production support that provides media professionals with simplicity in design, affordability and unmatched value. Ikan serves a global clientele base from a wide variety of fields within the communications industry with a diversified product line.
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