Magisto Battle of the Bands- Play at the Sonicbids Official SXSW Party

Posted by:  Magisto  | When:  | Where: SXSW Official Showcase, 315 Congress, Austin, Texas, USA


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Magisto is a video editing platform for iOS, Android and Web that takes your photos and video clips and turns them into polished Movies, complete with music and effects, in minutes. Were looking for an artist to perform at the Sonicbids Official SXSW Party and to have their music featured within a new rock-inspired theme in our app.

Think you fit the bill? To complete your application, youll need to create a Magisto Movie featuring a song recorded by your band. Full details can be found below.

The Band

After you've applied on Sonicbids, create your Movie using the Magisto iOS, Android or Web app. Make sure to upload a track recorded by your band and to include the hashtag #SXSWSonicbids in the title of your Movie so we know its part of the contest.

Share your Movie to get as many views as possible, because the top 50 most-viewed submissions on with #SXSWSonicbids in the title will be reviewed by a panel of judges to select the winner. One winner will be selected based on the following criteria: the bands song and repertoire (50%), creativity (25%), and the quality of the images/video submitted (25%).

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The Gig

The selected artist will receive $2,500 for their travel and accommodations at SXSW and earn a slot at the Sonicbids Official SXSW Party on March 14, 2014. 

Terms And Conditions

<p>1a. Apply to the opportunity via&nbsp;<a href=""></a>. Once you have applied, you will receive a message directing you to&nbsp;<a href=""></a>&nbsp;to create your Movie. Once your Movie has been created, your submission is complete.</p><p>1b. Create a Movie: Go to or download the Magisto mobile app through the iTunes App Store or Google Play. If you have not already registered with Magisto you will be required to register to create a Magisto account. Follow the instructions to create a Movie using the Rock editing style and a song recorded by your band.</p><p>&nbsp;1c. Submit your Movie by including the&nbsp;hashtag #SXSWsonicbids in the title when you create your Movie. To be eligible entrant must (1) have a registered Magisto account, (2) submit their Movie as instructed with #SXSWsonicbids in the title and a song recorded by their band, (3) comply with Magistos Terms of Service at&nbsp;<a href=""></a>, (4) comply with the Official Rules of the contest listed herein. You agree that the Sponsors, in their sole discretion, may remove your Submission and disqualify you if they believe that your submission fails to conform to the Magisto Terms of Service or these Official Rules. c. There is no limit on the number of entries that can be submitted by each entrant, but each entrant can claim only one prize. d. Sponsors are not responsible for lost, late, incomplete, invalid, unintelligible or misdirected Submissions. e. Potential winners may be required to show proof of being the authorized Magisto account holder.</p>

By applying to this opportunity you are acknowledging that you understand in order to complete your application once you have applied on you must upload your video to  

7a. On or about February 18, 2014, Sponsors will choose a Winner
from the top 50 most-viewed entries with #SXSWSonicbids in the title on the
basis of the following criteria: the bands song and repertoire (50%),
creativity (25%), and the quality of the image submitted (25%). One (1) band
will be selected from the group of entrants submitted with the #SXSWSonicbids
hashtag. In the event of a tie, the Winner shall be the band whose entry
receives the highest score on the bands song and repertoire. The decision of
the judges shall be final and binding in all regards. The sponsors reserve the right
to not award any or all prizes in the event of an insufficient number of eligible
entries meeting the minimum judging criteria are received, as determined by the