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Wanna be in the next Tony Hawk video?

Discussion in 'Third Rail' started by FR8HOUND, Aug 27, 2004.

  1. FR8HOUND

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    Wanna be in the next Tony Hawk video?

    Discussion started by FR8HOUND - Aug 27, 2004

    This is an email I received today from a person who recently seen the video I produced, ''Sneak Attack vol 2 Trackside''..Anyone interested should contact the person listed in the email..later people..piece.

    To Whom it May Concern:



    My name is Dana MacKenzie, and I work for Neversoft Entertainment … the game developers behind the Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater and Tony Hawk’s Underground series.



    Anyhow, I was just checking out “Sneak Attack” and saw your email address. Currently we’re trying to round up original graf work for our next Hawk game, and thought I’d check with you to see if you had good hook-ups for artists who might be interested in showing off their work.



    If you are interested, the way it works is this:



    Collect nice high-rez digital pics of the art face-on, and hold onto them. We’re still waiting to get new artist release forms from Activision, who is the publisher of our games. Basically, we cannot show any art in the game without the consent of the artist. So, if you have stuff you’d like to see in the game I’d have to get a signed form from each guy.



    After that, we’d put the stuff in the game and give full props to the artists in the game’s credits. No cash for the work, unfortunately. But given that each Hawk game has sold well over a million copies each year … it’s incredible exposure for the artists.



    Anyhow, please let me know if you are interested or not.



    I appreciate you taking the time to read this.



    Sincerely,

    --Dana MacKenzie

    Senior Graphic Designer
     
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    Tottenham - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    Mad niggerish

    Isn't that just fucking splendid
     
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    Issac Brock - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    laws?

    seems like a really good way to get busted. i guess if you stay away from your real graff name, youd be fine, but ive seen like rebel shit and stuff in tony hawk underground.

    but i mean, youre sending shit you did that matches the illegal shit you did, and then giving your name and a signature.
     
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  4. FR8HOUND

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    FR8HOUND - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    you guys are way too paranoid..:lol: lighten up, drink a Yuengling..:D
     
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    effyoo - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    Although I agree that it is great exposure for whoever gets their art in the game, not getting paid for the work is complete bullshit.

    Frankly, Activision is being cheap and trying to get something for nothing. The video game indusrty is a multi-billion dollar industry. It brings in more money than Hollywood, for fucks sake. How are they not going to kick down a few bucks for the 'street cred' and realism that they are trying to re create?

    Bullshit, i say.
     
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    Abracadabra - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    agreed. the tony hawk games are some of the best selling video games of all time (all of em went like a zillion times platinum). do you reckon the musicians that contributed to the games did it for free to get "exposure"?
     
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    chuck taylor - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    man fuck that do you get paid every time you do a piece on the street? thats just a good ass way of gettin up, thats nationwide exposure fuck the dumb shit
     
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    Abracadabra - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    yeah, but if they're going to make a mint with your help (however small that contribution may be), are you telling me you wouldn't want your cut?

    don't be stupid
     
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    WhiteOx - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    they dont have to pay for that shit so they wont

    its all good
     
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    noticed in one of the last games 'bates' had some bombs up on the walls throughout the skating courses...
     
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    BIGBLUE - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    that would be a great deal for wallnuts,tats,rtd production crews.. sure why not.
     
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    DANA MAC-OINK-OINK AND A HALF.:rolleyes:
     
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    DANA MAC-OINK-TIMES 50:rolleyes:
     
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    ihatevry1 - Replied Aug 27, 2004

    how you supposed to get in touch with this person??
     
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