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Nation Beat Animation Contest: Win $500 Prize
Published May 1, 2008

Nation Beat and Modiba Productions will offer a $500 prize to the winner of an animation contest in conjunction with the July 15th release of the band’s new album, Legends of the Preacher.

Nation Beat and Modiba Productions are hosting an animation contest in conjunction with Nation Beat’s highly anticipated upcoming album, Legends of the Preacher out July 15, 2008. Entrants are asked to submit 60-90 second animated music video shorts featuring a track of their choice. Modiba has offered files from the album's original artwork featuring the band members as cartoon characters. Vector character models are provided in .FLA format, and will be published under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial license, so that they can be used in animated videos by contestants. In addition to the $500 cash prize, the winning video will be featured on Nation Beat and Modiba's websites, myspace pages, and a variety of other media outlets coinciding with the record release. The deadline for all submissions is July 15, 2008. Find out how to enter below.

How To Enter:
• Download an AIF of a song, and character models of the band already imported into Flash.

• To submit your entry, simply post the video to and send an email with the youtube link to

• The winner, announced on July 18th through an eblast to Modiba’s mailing list with a link to their winning video, will receive a $500 cash prize and a high level of exposure for their video coinciding with the album release in a variety of media outlets including the band and label’s websites and myspace.