Entries Open for Jack Daniel’s "Supporting Act"!

Posted on
December 4, 2014
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Music Ontario News

 Bands and music fans have always been Jack Daniel’s greatest supporters, now it’s time for Jack to give back. Jack Daniel’s Supporting Act fuels music fans’ passions by making musical dreams a reality. Whether you’re music fan looking to see your favourite Live Nation concert, a musician with lots of talent and in need of help, or an industry professional looking for your big break, no matter your need, Jack Daniel’s Supporting Act can help you realize your musical dreams.

What do you need to do?

Tell Jack Daniel’s who you are, where you’re from, what you need to keep music in your life, and why you need Jack’s help to make it happen.

Upload your video to www.JDSupportingAct.com ENSURE YOUR VIDEO MEETS THE CRITERIA:

1. An original 60 second video – make sure it’s your own, and that you are of legal drinking age in your province of residence (VERY important)
2. Clearly state what you are applying for
3. Make sure the value of your request has a maximum possible value of $7,000, In the spirit of Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7!

What kinds of things can I ask for?

Whatever you need to keep music in your life – replacement equipment for the stuff that got stolen at your last gig, some studio time to record, even if you aren’t a musician, tuition towards your education in the music industry!

What will my video be judged on?

STORY (40%)
Priority will be given to videos that tell compelling, personal stories. We’re looking for stories that thrill, entertain or pull at the heart strings For example, If you need concert tickets, tell us about the time you missed seeing your favourite Live Nation concert. Try creating videos that resonate with music lovers anywhere.

Videos that get their message across in creative ways will also be given priority. Don’t be satisfied by taking a video in your living room. Get out into the world and show us how creative you can be. You could write a song with your request, perform a dance or express your love of music in a hundred different ways.

In the world of videos, looks matter! Use the tricks and tools of directors to make your video look like a winner. Play around with sound, editing, titles and lighting to give your video a professional presentation. We want to see that love and care has gone into the making of your video.

When can I apply?

The contest is open now! Every two weeks we’ll be selecting four finalist videos to be up for public voting. The votes, in combination with the judges score will determine the winner. We’re giving away 8 prizes from December to March – winners every two weeks!

Go to www.JDSupportingAct.com now and submit your entry!

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