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Flash Film Festival Nomination Deadline Jan. 24(January 12, 2005)
Flashforward announced today that January 24 is the nominations deadline for its celebrated 13th Flash Film Festival. The online competition is a prelude to the live awards ceremony to be held the evening of April 7 at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco during Flashforward, the world's premier conference dedicated to digital designers and developers using Macromedia Flash.
Prior to January 24, anyone may nominate a Flash Website in one of 15 categories including: Application, Art, Cartoon, Commerce, Educational, Experimental, Game, Motion Graphics, Navigation, Original Sound, Story, Technical Merit, 3D, Typography and Video. Nominations are now being accepted online at http://www.flashforwardconference.com/nomination.
Admission to the live festival is free to attendees at the three-day Flashforward conference (April 6-8), which will feature presentations by more than 70 Flash experts. The Flashforward line-up of speakers includes Pete Barr-Watson (Pixelfury); Mathew Carter (Carter and Cone); Brendan Dawes (magneticNorth); John Davey (Develop Ltd.); Ze Frank (zefrank.com); Chris Harding (Hallmark Cards); Martin Hughes (wefail); Laurence Lessig (Stanford Law School); Garrett Nantz (Big Spaceship); Nader Nejat (Omega Media); Noel Saabye (Cartoon Network); Stefan Sagmeister (Sagmeister, Inc.); Grant Skinner (gskinner.com); Evan Spiridellis (JibJab Media); Jared Tarbell (levitated.net), and more. The entire program and list of speakers is posted on the Flashforward Website at http://www.flashforwardconference.com.
Flashforward, created by Lynda.com and United Digital Artists, is sponsored by Macromedia, the creator of the Flash application. The San Francisco conference is the 13th event in five years which has collectively attracted more than 20,000 Flash developers and designers. The event features three jam-packed days of educational and inspirational workshops, seminars, technology showcases, exhibitions, networking receptions and the internationally celebrated Flash(R) Film Festival.
Flashforward 2005 San Francisco sponsors include: GOLD SPONSOR: Macromedia SILVER SPONSOR: VitalStream BRONZE SPONSORS: Curious Labs, Electric Rain, IntroNetworks, Macromedia Press, Metaliq, New Riders Publishing, and Peachpit Press MEDIA SPONSORS: Animation Magazine and MX Developer's Journal
Normally priced at $699 for the three-day conference, Flashforward is offering an early registration discount of $100 for anyone signing up before 5pm PDTFriday, March 4.
To register for Flashforward 2005 San Francisco at early registration price of $599:
online: http://www.flashforwardconference.com email: firstname.lastname@example.org call: toll free 1-877-4-FLASH-4 (1-877-435-2744) -- in the US and Canada (001-805-640-6679 outside the US and Canada)
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