Culver City, CA (April 20, 2005)–Steve Oedekerk and O Entertainment, the producers of Jimmy Neutron, have launched a contest with Sony’s ACIDPlanet.com (www.acidplanet.com), for an original musical score, the winner of which will be featured in a new animated series called Dirk Derby, Wonder Jockey.
Because of its vibrant community of more than 200,000 individuals, Sony’s ACIDplanet.com was chosen by O Entertainment to lead the search for a :36 piece of music to accompany Dirk’s transformation into the BoomSuit, his costume that turns into a giant boombox when the situation calls for it.
“We’re looking to find a brand new talent whose music captures and enhances the Dirk Derby character and overall vibe of the show,” said Steve Oedekerk, creator of Dirk Derby, Wonder Jockey and creative lead at O Entertainment. “There is so much raw talent just waiting to be discovered on ACIDplanet.com and this contest is our way of giving those musicians a chance to show what they can do.”
ACIDplanet.com users compose original music, remix major label artists, and collaborate on a wide range of audio and video projects. Free trial versions of Sony Media Software’s ACID Pro software, a loop-based music composition and production tool for scoring videos, and ACID Music Studio software, an entry level music creation tool that makes it easy to add soundtracks to videos, are available on ACIDplanet.com to download.
The Dirk Derby, Wonder Jockey contest runs from April 19 through May 31. The winner’s score will be featured on the new animated series and the winner will also receive a suite of Sony Software products worth over $1,500. All contest details can be found at the ACIDplanet website at www.acidplanet.com/contests/dirkderby.
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