TGR is making it rain.
You heard it right: We are giving away $100,000 to the skier that can produce the best freeskiing video edit of 2013.
As part of The Co-Lab, skiers will team with filmers to produce a clip that they will submit to TetonGravity.com between May 1 and May 31. After that, TGR will reveal all of the edits and the public will vote to decide a winner.
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1. We are giving away $100,000.
The winner of this contest will get a fat check for $100,000. For serious.
2. Get noticed in a competitive field.
We know there is a whole lot of talent out there that otherwise gets unnoticed. This is your chance to show the world what you’ve got. It’s go time.
3. You own your own footage, not us.
Just like it says in the rules, you own your footage, not us. If you want to re-cut and re-edit your footage after the public voting is done, go for it. TGR has no rights to sell footage to third parties for advertising, promotion, or stock purposes.
4. Anyone can win it.
This is the first year we are doing the competition. That means there is no winner from last year to compete with. There is no bar set. There is no standard. ANYONE could win this thing. That person could be you.
5. You could win $100,000.
Think of all the laser and foam machines you could buy with that.
6. You could be in a TGR film.
If you make one of the Top 21 best Co-Lab videos, your footage could be used for a bad ass compilation film of the best ski edits of 2013.
7. You don’t need a helicopter to be in this competition.
Who knows what we are going to see come May 31? But you absolutely do not need a helicopter or budget for a fulltime cinematographer. We have been thoroughly impressed with the up-and-coming edits and we know there are plenty of good lines to be had without a heli. It’s just up to you to find them.
8. Five subcategories are up for grabs.
In addition to the $100,000 cash prize and a chance to be in a compilation video, there will be five subcategories that will be up for grabs. Stay tuned for categories and cash amounts.
9. We don’t pick the winner; we just provide the platform.
This is the public’s contest. You will decide what the best edit is. And we are stoked to see what you, the people, pick.
10. The grand prize is $100,000.
This is the biggest cash prize in freeskiing history.
Are you in? We want to hear your Co-Lab story. Send us an email to CoLab@tetongravity.com for a chance to be featured on this site.
Use the hash tag #TGRcolab