03.04.09 by Jeff

F5: New York City / Free Tickets!

All you New Yorkers this one’s for you! F5 Fest is going down April 16-17 in New York and you do not want to miss it! Speakers include contemporary photographer Charlie White (I would go just to see him), Psyop, Dvein, Jonah Lehrer, Imaginary Forces, BBDO NY, to name a few. The tickets go for $280 each, and I have a pair to give away! I’m tempted to fly out there and use them myself! Did I mention the event has an open bar?

f5 fest new york city motionographer free tickets

If you want the tickets (and live in the area) leave a comment on this post! A winner will be randomly selected Sunday night! Don’t say I didn’t ever do anything nice for you guys – I expect one of you to let me sleep on your apartment floor if I ever get out to NYC! Thanks to Justin of Motionographer for the tickets!

Jeff Hamada is the Founder and Editor of Booooooom. He lives and works in Vancouver.

  • julie

    yes yes yes i want it :)

    • Jet

      jet likes free tickets, actually all robots like free tickets. BOOOOOOM!

    • http://www.parkersteelephoto.com ParkerSteele

      Free tickets, better let me hold onto those for you.

  • David Gilblom

    Sounds like fun, pick me!!

  • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

    just a note: If you’ve never left a comment here before it will be held until it is approved so don’t freak out if you don’t see it right away.

  • danielle

    free tickets to great event in nyc? count me in!

  • http://Kidontology.com Roshan

    pick me, pick me

  • Peabody Tigerpaw

    Can I go, please? Please, please!!!!

  • http://www.nufabric.org Nikolay

    Well that’s a lucky thing. I dont live there, but I’ll be in NYC between 15-22 :)
    So it would be great. :) Cheers!

    • kk

      I WANT IT

  • http://slangfromchaos.wordpress.com/ sarah

    pleeeaaaasssse! thank you.

  • jp


  • smoovebert

    work won’t send me, so…

    you all are welcome in nyc anytime. ask the defgrip guys, i know the spots

  • Stevievep

    What have I got to lose, right?

  • DelSole

    Me! Me! Me! (and yes, come to New York Jeff!)

  • tsaeina

    what about me?

  • mora caitlin


  • Matt

    this isn’t the Al Roker fan club.

  • http://twitter.com/Dept_M2 moreno

    This would totally make my day, if I won!

  • http://www.leighmetzler.com Leigh

    oh snap! i can go, i can go – and my boo is a photographer, too!

  • kh

    I’d love to get these please!! Cheers!

  • http://www.spectronicdesign.com Savannah

    hook it upppppppp!

  • http://jefixaisdesvertiges.blogspot.com suzisadler

    dangit! I thought i was up so early this morning! if they don’t take them… gimme gimme?

  • Parker

    Yeeeoooo Im Sittin’ Here In Dirty Jersey Like Twenty Minutes Out Of The City!! Help me get out and be social for an evening!!

  • Gabe

    Photography? Design? Interesting Speakers? Streetside Falafel? Count me in!

  • http://www.stefanieaugustine.com stefanie


  • Daniel

    only for the open bar!!!!!!!

  • http://www.andreperez.com Andre Perez

    This would most definitely merit bee’s-knees status.

  • nancy pants

    . i live right off the 7 that will take me straight to time sq…… In the precious New York borough of Queens. Not Staten Island. Dare i say Jersey…..

    And my girl friend is in town that week. It’d be awesome to take her….

    <3 Nancy

  • Erin

    Pretty please! I desperately want to go — but the $$$ are little beyond my budget right now.

  • http://www.lpriel.com LP

    I want to the tickets!

  • http://www.miniminiaturemouse.com miniaturemouse

    OH MAN!

    I was planning to go/wanted to attend!
    but I have to go somewhere else that week! :(
    You could stay at my place too!
    But there is always next time.

    Hi Jeff!

  • http://ashidashi.com ken macy

    Please pick me! I have presents for you if you visit.

  • Sienna

    Yes, please.

  • http://www.fubiz.net Fubiz

    Nice idea of contest Jeff.

  • Joshua

    Always a couch for you here in Jersey City! Minutes from Manhattan and a darned cool place to live. Me and my girl are ready to rock the party :)

  • Geoff


  • http://www.followfollow.blogspot.com Mariano Rodríguez

    Nice job. Could be a nice reward for surfing your site everyday.


  • http://www.kumo-art.com Kyle

    Sounds great! Fingers crossed!

  • http://uvhaze.com Albert

    friend of ajchen’s, looks like a sweet event!

  • Laura

    This is amazing!

  • http://awmyl.blogspot.com robin

    holy moly.
    yes, i want them!

  • beardo

    :O gimmie gimmie gimmie.

  • Dana

    i want these!!

  • http://enoogs.blogspot.com/ Eli Neugeboren

    Want want want. On the 15th anniversary of Cobain’s suicide, it would just depress me more if I didn’t win these. (sob sob wah wah wah)

  • http://normmui@yahoo.com Norm

    Hook it up!!

  • http://www.anabenaroya.com Ana Benaroya

    i would love the pair of tickets! live in NJ and work in NYC!

  • http://www.thememagazine.com John L

    You’re welcome to crash with us if you need. Just holler and let us know.

  • http://www.sadmensclub.com Evan

    Woah!! That’s awesome! I live in Brooklyn, I’d love to go and you can crash at my place anytime whether I get the tickets or not. You can check out the pad here: http://www.couchsurfing.com/people/aorewihnea/

  • http://sites.google.com/site/maconyorkportfolio Macon

    Thanks for the opportunity – you are so nice!

  • lapetitefaon

    YES, I would love. And you can stay on my brand new Ikea fold up bed whenever you like!

  • http://aleks.gryczon.com aleks

    pick me please!

  • bkbs

    Brooklyn represent.

    I’d love the tickets.

  • http://whosefaultisthat.net Joe

    I would like tickets to this event, yes.

  • http://www.flickr.com/coreytegeler Corey Tegeler

    I live in NY!

  • Diana

    babooooom! i want!

  • eric

    i wanna!!!

  • http://facebookme Melanie Hoff

    a dance in the wooded gardens leads me to you!

  • Ryan

    hook me up.

  • http://www.atticusjackson.com Atticus Jackson

    I will love you forever. (I will love you either way.)

  • http://flickr.com/hoenikker_children K Melv

    Sweet! COMMENT!

  • Brooke

    pick me! pick me!

  • http://www.erichanbyerichan.com eric


  • http://totespotes.com davep

    randomly select me!

  • Stu

    The moose’s horn was cut and used for lumber.

  • hui min lee

    i would love to go please, if u have 2 better, i would love to take my girlfriend as well
    thaks you

  • http://www.mikeshearules.com mike shea

    hook it up! i got couches to spare!

  • http://charlesbergquist@me.com Charles

    Choose me and I’ll pick someone from the comment pool to take with.

  • Caroline

    pick me!

    you can sleep on my sofa bed!

  • http://themuseumofdrunkenart.blogspot.com/ Sam Crees

    Pick me! Pick Me? I’m a NYC animator and would love to go!

  • Kyle

    More than a handful NYC readers I take it Jeff! damn

  • Josh! dull

    OH HELL YES!?! I love my random chances to win this.

  • http://dailysituations.com Brian Bell

    I would love the tickets.


    Love this site as well….i check it on the daily

    Brian Bell

    • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mmoreno/ mike

      Ha, Brian if you get the tickets take me!

  • kristen

    yesssss puleeeeeasssssuh!

  • Mimi O.

    *raises hand*
    PICK ME!!

  • Em

    We could be best friends??

  • Nana

    Im a new learner Id love to go!

  • http://www.musicrefinery.com Joey Joe Joe

    I think you should pick me. I will put a booooooom sticker on my face if you do.

  • http://www.serginhodimi.com serginho DIMI

    yeahhhh i want oneee

  • laura

    mememe! thanks for doing this!

  • http://www.flickr.com/photos/mmoreno/ Mike

    Pick me pick me pretty please pretty please.

  • http://picdit.wordpress.com Adam

    wow, 81 comments.. something seems wrong. do i smell a spammer?

    • Kyle

      The system will pickup spammers immediately (checks IP to comment email address used etc..). This is legit!

    • http://www.jeffhamada.com/ jeffhamada

      yea these are real folks i am watching for cheaters!

      • http://picdit.wordpress.com Adam

        hah, when there’s something free in it, people comment! – with that said, i wish i was in NY 😛

  • http://lightsandcolours.com chris

    holler at me dawg

  • http://www.mydwinderingthoughts.tumblr.com judith

    wow. i am dying to go to this. it sounds amazing!! heres to hoping you pick me…

  • Emily Finn

    I can’t begin to explain how badly I’ve wanted to go to this.

    And I’m a really nice person.

  • http://myzoetrope.etsy.com Michelle

    This looks so amazing. I wanna go!

  • Christopher C

    AH YES! Do count me in the drwaring for this…

  • http://www.laurencolchamiro.com LAUREN OR NOT

    pick me! pleeeeeease!

  • http://www.sundancechannel.com/sunfiltered/author/matthewrodriguez/ MRod

    Would love those tix!

  • http://www.maggietsao.com maggie

    OH DEAR GAHd, please let it be me!

  • Eric

    I would absolutely love to go to this!!! =D

  • winnie

    I would love to go.

  • http://www.ryanmauskopf.com Ryan M

    i love you!

  • http://kclancy.blogspot.com Kevin Clancy

    I would be more than happy to take those tickets off your hands!

  • http://soulbanger.tumblr.com Ali Reza Malik

    my floors are made of mahogany and… baby clouds. pick me.

  • Marlon henao


  • http://www.teeteringbulb.com Zelda Devon

    You can definitely sleep on my floor. I’ll even go one step further and offer my comfy futon. And chocolate. The expensive kind. Cheers, Zelda

  • http://www.mikhaii.com mikhail

    I want your apartment!

    fine fine.. ill settle for the tickets, i guess!

  • http://www.lunchmeat.cz/mochipet karosh

    hand ’em over to me and shut up ya bitch!!! 😉

  • http://robdraw.blogspot.com Rob Donnelly

    I would love to go and my couch is very comfortable.
    boooooooom is the tops!

  • http://www.adversity-oneclub.org jay

    dude. DUDE!…. Dude?

  • http://marcripper@gmail.com Marc

    There’s a chance they will be mine.

  • Jess

    Oh man! That sounds amazing– and it’s right during my birthday week too.

  • Tessa

    im cute cuddly and would LOVEEEEEEE to win!!!!

  • http://peepsdiet.com Thomas Shim

    Oh, I have a drawing of a giant nuclear powered duck on my floor, you’ll like it. ALOT
    so yah, pick me… DO ITTTTTTTTTTTT

  • http://mjhalo.blogspot.com Maria

    Please please please!! I have a great apartment in the city with a comfortable daybed that is very comfortable for crashers!

  • Adam

    Damn Jeff you get all kinds of free stuff through this site, never thought running a blog could reap so many benefits. Anyway, let me jump in wit the rest of em… PICK ME!!!!!

  • Jeane


  • Jamie

    Would LOVE to win this.

  • http://myporesarereallysmall.com Grover Watts

    please please oh please. PLEASE. pick me.

  • http://maddlebrained.blogspot.com madeleine

    yes please.

  • http://wekeepsaying.blogspot.com lucklys

    yes, yes! please!

  • Katie Jo

    I live in nyc and i promise i will love every second of it while i’m there.

  • http://www.matttorres.com matt

    Dear lord, I would probably explode. But it would be the good kind. We’ll see…

  • http://diregui.com Daniel

    S.O.S. PICK ME _

  • http://thisismewriting.tumblr.com joyce

    For the love of all that is holy.
    I want to win.
    So Badly…

  • Jenny


  • Laura

    That sounds awesome! I want to go! And the 17th is my birthday too…

  • John Anklow

    Wow! I really want to go. Here’s hoping!

  • Zoe

    I would absolutely love to go to this.

  • http://www.finaltouchinteriors.com anton

    As everyone else, I enjoy reading your site and would like to have as anyone else the tickets too.

  • Annie

    hey, my floor is open to you anytime, haha.

  • Mandy

    Thanks for this, hope I’m picked!

  • http://dark-fahrenheit.devintart.com raul

    I would LOOOVVEEE to go!

  • sarah

    I love New York. I love creativity. I love free things. Love wins!

  • claire

    yes please!

  • marc

    yooh men! you have a house in NY camee!!! pleasee!

  • Michelle

    i would gladly pay you a hamburger tuesday for tickets today!

  • elizabeth

    por favor escojame!!!

    please…please…please!! it sounds amazing!

  • Eliana

    It souds like something I shouldn’t miss! I hope you pick me. Thank you!

  • http://www.fishingforadream.com mxs

    Omg, I want those. Pretty please?

  • maryam

    I would love them, thank you!

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