SHIFT holds several competitions aiming to discover fresh creators and support their activities, such as “SHIFT CALENDAR COMPETITION” and “DOTMOV”. This time, in collaboration with Crypton Future Media, they are requesting submissions for a mobile phone as “MOBILE ART COMPETITION”. The works will be functioned as a mobile phone clock, and the submissions are available in 2 forms; analog and digital. The selected works will be broadly distributed within Japan, in a mobile content managed by Crypton Future Media, which can be accessed from an official site of AU and SoftBank.
The deadline is on December 20th, 2006. The result of this competition will be announced in SHIFT 123 issue, launched on 10th of February, 2007. The aim of the competition is to discover fresh creators and support them, Shift provides a platform to show works using a mobilephone as a medium. The selected creators will be paid 10% of the download sales as royalty. Via: Kaywa.com