PRESS AND MEDIA RELEASE for immediate release 05.09.06
SUPERSIZE YOUR MOBILE PHOTOS ON MY SCREEN
Big Screens project in Yorkshire, (Millennium Square, Leeds and Centenary Square, Bradford) 19.00 - 22.00Friday 6 October 2006
Huddersfield-based creative technology company, Blink present MY SCREEN as part of the Light Night, closing illuminate celebrations in Leeds, Bradford and Hull.
MY SCREEN is an interactive, community centric event which will showcase images captured on mobile camera phones shot by people across Yorkshire.
MY SCREEN invites the public to upload their new baby pics or your favourite snap of the summer to the 14 feet x 9 feet BBC Big Screen in Leeds and Bradford for one night only.
Using a combination of Bluetooth technology and the Internet MY SCREEN will enable people in the street to supersize images freely and instantaneously from their phone and dictate what appears on the BBC screens for the first time.
It's a live event so you'll need to be near the screens between 7pm and 10pm Friday 6 October to take part . and there's more!
MY SCREEN short film If you already have loads of great photos in your gallery Blink is commissioning a short film to accompany the event. So email as many images as you like to Lisa Roberts firstname.lastname@example.org
for a chance to get in the feature and later receive a free copy. Deadline for submissions 30/09/06
The best overall MY SCREEN image will receive a Nokia N70 mobile phone. The winner will be contacted on the phone/email address used to submit the photograph and there will be a press announcement on 14 October.
Any images deemed inappropriate for public space viewing will be rejected.
BLINK initiate creative projects with film, new media and mobile technology www.blinkmedia.org
BBC BIG SCREENS is a unique collaboration between the BBC, cutting edge video technology providers and UK city councils. www.bbc.co.uk/bigscreens
POCKET MARKETING is a Leeds-based mobile technology company www.pocketmarketing.net
LIGHT NIGHT is the illuminate festival's yearlong celebration of culture's closing night which unites the cities of Bradford, Hull, Leeds, Sheffield and York. www.digyorkshire.com/lightnight
For images and more information contact
Blink The Old Caretakers House, Turnbridge Mills Quay Street Huddersfield
West Yorkshire HD1 6QT email@example.com
01484 301805 / 07779 649 027