Van Nuys, Calif. - AVAD has partnered with Samsung for the I Can See That In 3D?! video contest, beginning today and running through Jan. 6, 2012.
Contestants can submit a 60-second video and a 100-words-or-fewer description of why their video would look great in 3D at
. Everyone who submits a video or casts a vote for a winner has a chance to win one of more than $15,000 worth of prizes, the distributor said.
"Many people don't know that with a Samsung 3D TV, you can easily convert 2D content into 3D in real time with the simple push of a button on your remote," said Jim Annes, VP/GM of AVAD. "What better way to help spread the word than to hold a video contest! The grand-prize winner will get a complete 3D electronics package so they can watch their entry and any other conventional 2D content in amazing 3D in their own home."
Samsung's 2D-to-3D conversion technology is available on a variety of Samsung 3DTV models, the distributor said.
Contest prizes for those who submit a video: 25 winners will be chosen at random, each of whom will win a Samsung ST65 14.2-megapixel compact digital still camera valued at $129.
For those who vote, 15 winners will be chosen at random, each of whom will win a HTD5300 5.1-channel Blu-ray home-theater system valued at $349.
There will be five contest finalists from the videos submitted, each of whom will receive a Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, valued at $599.
The grand-prize winner, chosen from the five finalists, will receive the following Samsung prize package valued at $3,800: one Samsung 55-inch D8000 LED 3DTV with two pairs of rechargeable 3D glasses; one additional pair of Samsung SSG-3100GB 3D battery-powered glasses; one Samsung BD-D6700 3D-enabled Blu-ray player with 2D to 3D conversion capability.
Entries will be judged on humor, originality, creativity of presentation, suitability of video for future advertising and promotion purposes,
and entertainment value.
For complete rules and requirements, visit the I Can See That In 3D?! website at