Animatron would like to announce an opportunity for our brilliantly creative and determined users. We welcome you to participate in our very first, Animated Holiday Postcard Contest!

Halloween is around the corner and the Animatron Marketplace is clawing at your ankles to feed it with your most awesome, animated Halloween Postcards! The Rules are simple: Create an Animated Halloween Postcard that gushes with talent, oozes with creativity and bleeds with passion for the spookiest holiday of the year! Read further for exact submission criteria ...

Hurry!!!!! Deadline is 12am Midnight EST on October 23rd

Contest Criteria:

  • Animated Holiday Postcard should be about Halloween!
  • try to make it between 5 - 60sec in length
  • It should be a Postcard:
    • Can either be a party invitation or greeting card
    • Contains a “To: name” in the opening scene of the animation
    • Contains an area that users can insert their own custom message
    • Contains a “From: name” in a following text area or scene
    • Contains a final “spooky or scary” jump-scare animation, meant to slightly (or fiercely) startle the viewer, followed by a warm “Happy Halloween!”
  • no foul language or gratuitous violence (let’s keep it fun, not offensive)

Submission Guidelines:

  • Project name should include ‘#Halloween2015’ hash tag!
  • All submissions should be sent to feedback@animatron.com with the Subject line “#Halloween2015”. Just send us the link to the project.

What’s in it for YOU:

  • First Prize $100 Amazon gift card, plus a 1-year Pro Animatron Account
  • Second Prize $50 Amazon gift card, plus a 1-year Starter Animatron Account (or upgrade to Pro account, if you currently have a Starter Account)
  • Third Prize 1-year Starter Animatron Account (or upgrade to Pro account, if you currently have a Starter Account)
  • Top three winners will all have an Animatron Postcard Spotlight and be added to our Editor Marketplace for the world to enjoy your amazing animations!

So, get to it, Halloweenimators!
We can’t wait to see how you plan to scare our socks off!

Scarily,
- The Animatron Team