FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 24, 2010
Jessica Maguire, Ph.D.
Director, Digital Media Council
512.323.6773, ext. 105
The Digital Media Exchange (DMX) Offers Cash Prizes to Central Texas Teens
Awards in Film, Video Games, Animation, Art, Social Media, and Webcast Journalism
(Austin, TX) – Skillpoint Alliance’s Digital Media Council is now accepting entries to compete in the Digital Media Exchange (DMX). Entries are judged by a panel of digital
media industry professionals, and winning submissions are then honored at an
awards ceremony and reception on Saturday, May 1, 2010. DMX is sponsored by DELL.
DMX is a regional competition for Central Texas high school students to showcase their digital media skills to industry
professionals, educators, and community leaders. Students
in grades 9 – 12 are invited to submit original film, video games,
animation, 2D portfolio, social media, and webcast journalism projects they created
individually or as part of a small team (2-12 students). Cash prizes are
being awarded to first, second, and third place winners in each category, as
well as an overall “Best in Show” cash prize of $1,000. The
submission deadline for DMX is Friday, April 16, 2010.
is a nonprofit organization that builds partnerships among industry, education
and the community, leading to college and career success for Central Texans,
while meeting employers’ needs for a qualified workforce. It hosts the Digital Media Council, which supports and creates industry-led
collaborations with educators and community leaders to promote the economic
growth of the digital media and creative technology and design industries of
For more information: www.DMXaustin.org | 512.323.6773 x105