31.08.12 by Jeff

100k Giveaway

Last week our Facebook Page hit 100,000! If it’s alright with you I’d like to celebrate this milestone with a whole bunch of giveaways! Thanks for hanging around on Booooooom every day, thanks for getting involved in the projects, and thanks for sending me all your friendly tweets and emails!

Huge thank you to everyone who made these giveaways possible: Herschel, Virb, Chronicle Books, HelloVon, and Furni.

Here’s what’s up for grabs:

herschel back packs

2 Little America Back Packs (Washed Red) courtesy of Herschel.

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2 Survey Bags (Navy) courtesy of Herschel.

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2 Quarry Back Packs (Yellow) courtesy of Herschel.

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2 Heritage Back Packs (Black/Tan) courtesy of Herschel.

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2 Settlement Back Packs (Red) courtesy of Herschel.

5 Free VIRB websites for life!

5 Free websites for life courtesy of Virb.

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1 Silver silkscreen Semblance Print signed by HelloVon.

six watches by furni

6 watches courtesy of Furni.

chronicle books

Set of 200 Wall Decals by Mike Perry courtesy of Chronicle Books.

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“A Coloring Book by Mike Perry and You” courtesy of Chronicle Books.

So if you want to snag one of these awesome prizes let me know your favourite post on Booooooom from 2012 so far! Copy/paste the link in the comments below! You can also use the widget below to increase your chances of winning something! (But you don’t have to.)

THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED! THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO RESPONDED BELOW!

The following people have won themselves something in this giveaway – please check your inboxes, and respond within a week so I can your items sent out to you.

Zachary Elgart

Adrienne Crossman

Stephanie Blackson

Andrew Rebl

Jameson Magrogan

David Michael

Gillian Choo

Amber Christensen

Niki Clainos

Maria Mylnikov

Tyler Parker

Jonny Ruzzo

Virginia Yu

Zack Wilks

Nika Frolov

Juan Castaneda

Matt Rubin

Jess Drawhorn













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







30.09.16 by Staff

Photographer Spotlight: Kari Medig

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We’re joining forces with our friends at Destination BC to spotlight some of our favourite photographers living and working in British Columbia, aka the beautiful province we’re lucky to call home. First up is Kari Medig! See more images and our interview with Kari below!

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30.09.16 by Staff

Best of Kickstarter: Lecture in Progress by It’s Nice That’s Will Hudson

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Our friend Will Hudson (founder and director of It’s Nice That) is launching an educational resource to help the next generation of creatives find a job after graduation!

Demystifying the practical day-to-day workings of the creative world, Lecture in Progress will offer the kind of advice and industry insight you can’t find anywhere else. Covering everything from the range of jobs that exist, to how much you can expect to be paid, to an inside look at how projects comes together and the studios in which they happen! Check out the video and links below for more information.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Photographer Spotlight: Vincent van de Wijngaard

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A selection of photos by Vincent van de Wijngaard. More images below.

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30.09.16 by Jeff

Collection of 80 High-Res Textless Movie Posters

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Not sure how this exists??? Someone has uploaded a collection of 80 high-resolution film posters stripped of any text. Can’t tell if they have next-level Photoshop skills or some other kind of voodoo that made this possible. In any case, thank you, Internet. Have a look at them all here. I included a bunch of my favourites below (there’s a common thread to the ones I picked).

*Edit – just discovered that the link I posted was actually a repost and this was originally posted by Reddit user Join_You_In_The_Sun, so I’ve updated the link in the post.

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29.09.16 by Jeff

Watch: “The Junction: A-Trak & Nick Catchdubs”

Here’s episode #3 of our animated series for Red Bull Music Academy, and it’s a peek into the pop culture-filled minds of Fool’s Gold co-founders A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs. Hopefully you’ll find it to be an enjoyable mix of the absurd and the profound (would love to see these two start their own podcast).

The visuals here are a collaborative effort from animator Brandon Blommaert and illustrator Josh Holinaty. The sound design and original music were created by Luigi Allemano.

Make sure you hit full screen on the episode above or watch it nice and big over on Booooooom TV.

Stay tuned for the rest of the episodes! If you missed the first two, watch Episode #1: Chilly Gonzales and Peaches, and watch Episode #2: Kaytranada and River Tiber.