AMD Announces Global Contest In Search Of
Best Animation And Digital Short Films
Two grand prize winners will each receive an AMD Athlon™ 64 processor-based system and $6,400 cash
SUNNYVALE, CA --
AMD (NYSE: AMD) today announced its AMD Athlon™ 64 Processor Animation and Digital Film Contest, a global search for the best non-commercial animation and digital short films. Eligible participants can submit their work in one of two categories, "Digital Cinematography" or "Computer Character Animation,” for a chance to win one of two grand prizes. Each grand prize winner will receive a desktop system based on the upcoming AMD Athlon 64 processor and $6,400 cash. The AMD Athlon 64 processor is designed to provide an astonishing, true-to-life digital entertainment experience and enable the film and animation communities to create new worlds with ease.
Eligible participants are invited to submit original 30- to 45-second, animations or digital short films for consideration. Six semifinalists will be selected (three in each category) by AMD and a panel of experts. These six submissions will be re-rendered by AMD on an AMD Athlon 64 processor-based system at the
conclusion of the contest. AMD also plans to showcase the six semifinalists at AMD Athlon 64 launch events around the world on September 23, 2003. Contest information and official rules can be found at www.amd.com/animationcontest
The AMD Athlon 64 processor will launch on September 23, 2003 and is expected to be the industry’s first and only Windows®-compatible 64-bit PC processor. Providing access to unprecedented software performance for current applications and designed to run next-generation software, the AMD Athlon 64 processor will enable users to experience movie-like gaming and prepare for a new world of 3-D interactive games and digital media.
Founded in 1969 and based in Sunnyvale, California, AMD (NYSE: AMD) is a global supplier of integrated circuits for the personal and networked computer and communications markets with manufacturing facilities in the United States, Europe, Japan, and Asia. AMD, a Standard & Poor’s 500 company, produces microprocessors, Flash memory devices, and silicon-based solutions for communications and networking applications.
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