Mega Bloks has put out the call to toy collectors and aspiring filmmakers for a Halo toymation contest celebrating this year’s Halo Mega Bloks collection and the launch of Halo 4 next month.
To enter, use your current collection of Mega Bloks toys to create a short animation (1-3 minutes long) in one of five categories: Action, Comedy, Drama, Classic, or Sports. Then, submit your video, share it with friends, and vote on your favorite videos from other home toymation directors.
Submissions are being accepted from any one 13 years or older from Canada, United States, UK, Mexico, France, and Australia until October 25th. Voting for the first phase of submissions ends November 5th, after which the face-off phase will begin to narrow down to the finalists by November 26th.
Now to the important part–the prizes, of course.
Grand Prize – 1 Best Video winner (Estimated value of $6,000)
• the complete Fall 2012 Mega Bloks Halo and Halo Universe Collection (including Forward Unto Dawn)
• a custom bronze Spartan Figure
• a 15-inch MacBook Pro
• Final Cut X software
• Canon Rebel T4i digital camera w/ accessories
• Toon Boom software
• custom-built light-up Cortana figure trophy
• personalized Mega Bloks Halo nameplate
• having your video featured on Halo Waypoint for the world to see
Top of Category – 4 Category winners (Estimated value of $1,500 each)
• the Fall 2012 Mega Bloks Halo and Halo Universe collectibles (selected items)
• a custom-built bronze Spartan figure
• a webcam, Toon Boom software
• a custom Mega Bloks build
• a Mega Bloks Halo nameplate
Honorable Mentions – Featured in our Mega Bloks weekly blog post
• Select Halo Item
• Buildable Medals/Badge
Submit your video and start voting for your favorite Halo toymations now at halo.megabloks.com/en/toymation. If you make a video, feel free to drop the link in the comments below. We’d love to check out what you’ve created and help get you some extra votes!