Kicking off the countdown to the launch of its newest installment in the blockbuster Watch Dogs franchise, Ubisoft has announced its first Watch Dogs 2 worldwide film festival which will run from October 15th 2016 to November 15th.
This is a fun and creative opportunity for gamers, fans, students and aspiring directors to express and share their creativity with the rest of the world
Participants will have the opportunity to unleash their creative vision and unique interpretation of the â€œhacking heroesâ€ theme. the Watch Dogs 2 Film Fest is not only a short film contest in which every adult can participate, they will also be able to share and vote for their favorites video with a chance to win fantastic prizes too.
We cannot wait to see what the fans will come up with. The sky is the limit but we are expecting real originality no matter what scale, length, and formatâ€ said Louis Leterrier. A good film is a film that stays with the audience long after they’ve seen it. We have no doubt that contestants will surprise us.
Supported by Parrot, Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe and YouTube Gaming, the jury will be composed by Louis Leterrier an international film director and Thomas Geffroyd (Brand Content Director) Jonathan Morin (Creative Director) on Watch Dogs 2 at Ubisoft Montreal.
The rules for the contestants are:
- They must use or include a smartphone in their video
- The final video must be a minimum of 5 seconds and a maximum of 5 minutes long
Participating is simple:
- Step 1: Create your video
- Step 2: Upload the Watch_Dogs Film Fest website and share it everywhere!
- Step 3: Wait for the votes!
To reward people from their creativity – 3 fantastic international prizes will be awarded:
- Grand Jury prize: 50 000‚ cash & 2 tickets for Assassin’s Creed movie premiere
- Jury â€œCoup de Coeurâ€ prize: 10 000â‚¬ cash, 2 tickets for Assassin’s Creed movie premiere, a PS4 Pro, the Watch_Dogs 2 – The Return of Dedsec Collector’s Case and, one Parrot Bebop 2
- Public vote prize: 5 000 cash, one Watch Dogs 2 PlayStation 4 Bundle, one Parrot Bebop 2 and one Parrot Jumping Sumo.
Watch Dogs 2, will be available worldwide on November 15 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Windows PC. Apply now for Watch Dogs 2 worldwide film festival