27.08.09 by Jeff

Draw Anorak a happy cover!

Calling all students – my friends at Anorak want you to draw them a happy cover! But maybe you don’t want the exposure! Maybe you don’t want to have your artwork sitting on the shelf in places like the Tate Modern (they stock Anorak)! Do you? Get the full details here.

anorak magazine cover design mission

PS – I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, this magazine is so so sooo amazing.

24.06.09 by Jeff

Win a second-hand Canon 5D.

LA photographers Jeremy and Claire Weiss are giving away their old Canon 5D! Head over here for details!

canon 5d giveaway day19 jeremy claire weiss photography photographer

21.03.09 by Jeff

“Sticker on your face” winners!

A few days ago roughly 80 of you participated in our “Sticker on your face” contest, on our Facebook Fan Page. Congratulations to David Henry Thomas and Stephen James Mellor! You were selected (using random.org) as the winners of the sticker packages, and somehow both of you ended being from Norwich (England)? The stickers are on their way, put ‘em to good use!

fan page sticker pack winner booooooom

Thank you all for joining in the fun, keep your eyes peeled for more contests!

18.03.09 by Jeff

“Sticker on your face” contest!

I have two thiiiiick envelopes of Booooooom stickers with your names on ‘em. If you want to win an envelope, here’s what you have to do:

1. Join our Fan Page.

2. Photoshop the Booooooom icon over your face and use it as your Facebook profile photo until Friday 6pm (Pacific). If you don’t have Photoshop, you may simply replace your profile photo with the icon.

3. Leave the message “Can we be best friends?” on the Fan Page wall. The wall message must be posted before Thursday 6pm (Pacific) to be eligible!

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The winner will be announced Friday evening!

Yes, this is a scraggly haired photo of myself during production of my gradfilm (and it will be my profile photo during the contest). Good luck!!!

09.03.09 by Jeff

And the winners are…

I know a bunch of you entered the RVCA + Color Magazine + Timebomb camera phone contest, This is my Life – well, the winners have just been announced!

rvca color magazine this is my life cell phone photography contest

The 12 photos above depict a day in the life of Ben Niznik, good enough for third place in the contest! Head over to Timebomb to see if you won.

04.03.09 by Jeff

$18,000 Rethink Scholarship!

All you aspiring art directors and designers in the Vancouver area, here’s your chance to win a two-year fully paid $18,000 scholarship to Langara College’s new Communication and Ideation Design program, courtesy of ad agency Rethink. I actually got my fine arts diploma from Langara before heading to Emily Carr for my degree!

Students apply by using a sketch book to convey their ideas, entries will be judged by Rethink co-creative directors Chris Staples and Ian Grais. Get full details here: rethinkscholarship.com!

07.01.09 by Jeff

Camera phone photo contest!

RVCA + Color Magazine + Timebomb Trading present: “This is My Life” a camera phone photography contest! Take photos with your cell phone during your day and create a 12-frame (one per hour) contact sheet. The most interesting day wins a clothing package from RVCA valued at $500! Second and third place wins a one-year subscription with Color Magazine.

rvca color magazine timebomb trading

Since the image is so small I’ve copied out all the instructions below:

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29.09.08 by Jeff

Kill Beats 3!

A couple nights ago I made my way down to the Legion for Kill Beats 3 (a 3 on 3 bboy battle here in Vancouver). IT WAS EPIC. What’s up to Chris, Ryan, and Brian! I’ll let the photos speak for themselves.

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