NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Magisto, the cloud-based mobile video platform with over 35 million users, created the "Celebrate Stanley" NBC Sports Playoff Fan Video Contest making it easy for die-hard NHL fans to create dynamic movies of their hockey experiences; combining professional sports teams with personal video footage and photos expanding the sports fan experience.
The announcement marks the introduction of a custom Magisto editing theme, "Playoff Hockey," specifically created to celebrate hockey's post season. In addition to the new sports theme, Magisto has also created the #celebratestanley Movie Contest. Continuing through the Stanley Cup Finals, fans are encouraged to capture the excitement of the series by documenting their team pride and by using #celebratestanley in the title, their movie will be automatically entered in the contest.
What: Celebrate Stanley NBC Sports Playoff Fan Video Contest
How: Participants must register or login to Magisto on the NBC Sports Playoff Fan Video Contest to unlock the "Playoff Hockey" Editing Style. Include "#celebratestanley" in the title to be automatically submitted into the contest.
Timing: Today-June 25, 2014. Each week, one winner will be selected and notified.
Judging: Magisto Judges will choose one potential winner each week based on element (50%), creativity (25%) and quality of the image submitted (25%). Highest overall score based on the judging criteria will be the potential winner.
Prize: Each week, one winner will receive an authentic Stadium Series jersey of the NHL team of their choice.
View submitted #celebratestanley movies.
Magisto uses A.I. driven technology that analyzes personal video and photos and selects the best raw footage and automatically edits and produces a high-quality movie that is simple to share through social channels. When NHL fans upload their footage and use the "Playoff Hockey" theme, users have the option of using the themed music or uploading their own selection, continuing to personalize their movie.
Driven by artificial intelligence and simple user experience, Magisto is a cloud-based mobile technology service for creating and sharing beautiful quality personal movies. It automatically selects the most compelling moments from ordinary videos and photos and, like an expert video editor, weaves them together to convey a story with customized styles and music. Magisto is used by millions of customers and can be accessed across iOS, Android, the Amazon App Store for Android and the Web, and is the highest-rated video creation app in the Google Play and iOS App Stores.
The company is funded by Horizons Ventures, Magma Venture Partner, Qualcomm Incorporated, through its venture capital arm, Qualcomm Ventures, and SanDisk Ventures. The company maintains its headquarters in Tel Aviv, Israel with offices in New York and California.
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