Animation Website Invites Artists and Animators to Submit Holiday Cartoons to Support Childrenâ€™s Charity
SAN ANTONIO â€“ DECEMBER 4, 2008
, the world's first and only online animation community to deliver HD animation, today announced the launch of its latest artwork and animation challenge, Toons for Tots. In the celebratory spirit of the upcoming holidays, the Toons for Tots challenge calls for artists to submit their holiday-inspired creations for the chance to have a donation made in their name to the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation. Both new and old works are welcome, and artists are invited to share every holiday inspiration, from Hanukkah cartoons to New Yearâ€™s e-cards. â€œWe want to help spread joy not only through great art, but also by contributing to the greater community and supporting children in need during these trying economic times,â€? says Stacey Ford, co-founder and CCO of MyToons.com. â€œThe holiday season is about sharing and giving, and we hope to spread this spirit by supporting the Marine Toys for Tots.â€? MyToons.com will be accepting submissions through January 1, from which the top 10 entrants will have a significant contribution made in their name to the charitable foundation the Marine Toys for Tots. Members are invited to enter by uploading their holiday inspired artwork or animation to MyToons and tagging them â€œholiday cartoons.â€? Selected artwork and animation will be featured daily on the MyToons blog,
, as well as being featured on the MyToons.com homepage.
MyToons.com is the world's premier online animation community. Launched in spring of 2007, MyToons.com provides global content creators with a free platform to share their original animations, artwork, and games with animators, enthusiasts and fans worldwide. Combining high-quality standard and high definition (HD) video file streaming with best-in-class social networking for animators, MyToons.com showcases the greatest variety of independent and studio animation anywhere. Dedicated to "everything animated,â€? MyToons.com allows artists to share their techniques, discuss their thoughts and ideas, and explore their commonalities in a robust visual environment. The website can be explored at