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Wanna be in the next Tony Hawk video?

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

  1. FR8HOUND

    FR8HOUND Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Mar 21, 2001 Messages: 6,795 Likes Received: 38
    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
     
  2. Tottenham

    Tottenham Member

    Joined: Mar 5, 2002 Messages: 327 Likes Received: 5
    Mad niggerish

    Isn't that just fucking splendid
     
  3. Issac Brock

    Issac Brock Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2004 Messages: 3,664 Likes Received: 1
    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.
     
  4. FR8HOUND

    FR8HOUND Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Mar 21, 2001 Messages: 6,795 Likes Received: 38
    you guys are way too paranoid..:lol: lighten up, drink a Yuengling..:D
     
  5. Gunm

    Gunm Banned

    Joined: Aug 31, 2003 Messages: 12,427 Likes Received: 1
     
  6. effyoo

    effyoo Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 2, 2002 Messages: 4,703 Likes Received: 0
    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.
     
  7. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 22,906 Likes Received: 113
    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"?
     
  8. chuck taylor

    chuck taylor Member

    Joined: Apr 14, 2004 Messages: 776 Likes Received: 0
    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
     
  9. Abracadabra

    Abracadabra Dirty Dozen Crew

    Joined: Dec 28, 2001 Messages: 22,906 Likes Received: 113
    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
     
  10. WhiteOx

    WhiteOx Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 4, 2003 Messages: 3,691 Likes Received: 0
    they dont have to pay for that shit so they wont

    its all good
     
  11. opshop

    opshop New Jack

    Joined: Dec 28, 2003 Messages: 82 Likes Received: 0
    noticed in one of the last games 'bates' had some bombs up on the walls throughout the skating courses...
     
  12. BIGBLUE

    BIGBLUE Senior Member

    Joined: Jul 4, 2003 Messages: 1,667 Likes Received: 0
    that would be a great deal for wallnuts,tats,rtd production crews.. sure why not.
     
  13. SF1

    SF1 Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2003 Messages: 4,866 Likes Received: 5
    DANA MAC-OINK-OINK AND A HALF.:rolleyes:
     
  14. SF1

    SF1 Elite Member

    Joined: Apr 25, 2003 Messages: 4,866 Likes Received: 5
    DANA MAC-OINK-TIMES 50:rolleyes:
     
  15. ihatevry1

    ihatevry1 Member

    Joined: Jul 27, 2003 Messages: 742 Likes Received: 2
    how you supposed to get in touch with this person??
     
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