NEW YORK, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Shutterstock, Inc. (NYSE: SSTK), a leading global provider of digital imagery, today announced the first international edition of its live-design competition, Pixels of Fury. The event will be hosted Saturday, October 19 at 8:30pm at Club Hebraica in Sao Paulo, Brazil. It is presented in conjunction with Brazil's largest international art conference, Pixel Show.
Pixels of Fury will showcase the talents of 6 professional local graphic designers, each of whom will have 20 minutes to design a poster live on stage. The winner is determined on-site by the audience and will receive the coveted "Furious Pixel" award. The event will be hosted by popular local personality Melissa Depeyre, with music by DJ Alex Tobio.
"Pixels of Fury celebrates the design process and allows designers to take the spotlight," remarked Matt Angorn, Shutterstock's VP Creative Director. "The excitement of the competition is perfectly matched with the energy of the Brazilian design community. We are thrilled to host our first global Pixels of Fury in Sao Paulo."
For more information on Pixels of Fury, visit http://www.shutterstock.com/pixelsoffury.
Shutterstock works closely with its growing contributor community of photographers, videographers, illustrators and designers to curate a global marketplace for royalty-free imagery. Shutterstock adds tens of thousands of rights-cleared images each week, and with more than 30 million images currently available, the company recently surpassed 300-million all time paid downloads.
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