To support the upcoming release of “Tenchu: Wrath of Heaven” for the PlayStation2, Activision is calling on college and film students 18-years of age and older to enter the “Reel Ninja Film Contest” for the chance to be awarded $20,000 in prize money. From Feb. 3 through Feb. 17, 2003, students can log on to www.ninjafilmcontest.com and submit an up to three-minute “Ultimate Ninja” themed live-action or animated film for judging by director John Woo and producer Terence Chang.
40 finalists will be chosen in a random drawing and earn points for originality, creativity and overall appeal. These finalist entries will be judged by director John Woo and producer Terence Chang of Lion Rock Productions. The highest scoring entry will be awarded a Grand Prize of $15,000. The five runner-up films will be posted online at www.ninjafilmcontest.com from March 3 – March 14, 2003 and consumers will be able to log on and vote for their favorite entry. The film that earns the most votes will win a First Prize of $5,000. The Grand Prize winner will be notified on or around March 4 and the First Prize winner will be contacted on March 17.
For more information, visit the TENCHU: ENTER THE REEL NINJA FILM CONTEST website.