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First, a trailer promoting the contest:
And here's the accompanying press release:
ArcaniA Ultimate Gaming Gig Contest
You Could Win the Ultimate Summer Gig
Toronto, ON: DreamCatcher Games is officially on the hunt for a North American ArcaniA Gaming Correspondent - the ultimate summer gig for any gamer.
The winner: armed with your very own Flip Video Camera and Dell Notebook, you'll be capturing interviews with game developers, gaming media, industry insiders, in addition to behind-the-scenes footage at premiere events such as E3 Expo and GamesCom!
(The ideal candidate will be fun, outgoing and won't be afraid of a little travelling, but more importantly have a passion for video games.) says Roman Wenzl, CEO of DreamCatcher Games. (The winner of the contest will be responsible for an ArcaniA blog where they will report on E3, GamesCom, any interesting interviews and everything to do with ArcaniA. This is a perfect way for someone to break into the gaming industry.)
To qualify, submit a video up to one minute in length via The Ultimate Gaming Gig Group Page on Veoh.com describing why you would be the ultimate ArcaniA gaming correspondent. Videos will be spotlighted on the ArcaniA website, and the top three finalists (voted on by a panel of judges) will be flown to Los Angeles, where the winner will be announced live at E3 Expo on June 17th, 2010!
The winner will receive:
'¢ Free Roundtrip Airfare and Accommodations to GamesCom 2010 in Cologne, Germany
'¢ Exclusive Interviews with ArcaniA Voiceover Talent and Producers
'¢ Creative Control over the ArcaniA Blog
'¢ An ArcaniA branded Flip Video Cam
'¢ An ArcaniA branded Dell Notebook
About DreamCatcher Inc.
DreamCatcher Inc. is a leading worldwide publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software. DreamCatcher Interactive is owned by JoWooD Entertainment AG, an Austrian based video game publisher traded on the Vienna stock exchange. DreamCatcher products include titles for Windows® as well as the Xbox 360â„¢, PlayStation® 3, Nintendo DSâ„¢ and Wiiâ„¢. Trademarks are property of their respective owners. Nintendo DS and Wii are trademarks of Nintendo.
About JoWooD Entertainment AG
JoWooD Entertainment AG (ATXPrime: JWD) is listed in the Prime Market segment of the Vienna stock exchange. JoWooD is a publisher of computer and videogames, releasing international acclaimed, high-quality entertainment software for all existing and upcoming gaming systems. Visit http://corporate.jowood.com for more information.
About BVT Group
Headquartered in Munich, Germany, with US operations based in Atlanta, Georgia, BVT Group was founded in 1976 and, since its inception, has originated 184 closed-end funds with a total volume in excess of â‚¬ 5.4 billion and around 62,000 investors. The investment focus of the BVT funds are real estate in both Germany and the United States, alternative investments (including computer games, private equity and life settlements) as well as energy- and environment. BVT has approached the fast growing games market in 2003. Following a private placement, five public funds with a total volume of almost â‚¬ 120 million and 7,000 investors were syndicated so far. In cooperation with specialized partner Attaction, 14 game productions have been realized up to now, including three #1 hit games. In its 30-year history, BVT has repeatedly proven itself as a pioneer for new product lines. In 2005, the company was granted (Scope Investment Awards( in the categories (closed-end real estate funds global) and (closed-end private equity funds). In 2009, BVT founder Harald von Scharfenberg was granted the Scope Honor Award for his lifetime achievements.