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ABC announces 'Lost' contest online

MUMBAI: With less than three months until the final episode of Lost, US broadcaster ABC celebrates the series‘ dedicated fans, providing them with the opportunity to become a part of Lost history.
 
Sponsored by Kia Motors, the Ultimate "Lost" Fan Promo Contest gives fans the tools to express and share their passion for the groundbreaking hit drama series through the production of an original promo which will air on ABC the week prior to the finale, airing on 23 May. In India, the show airs on Star World. 
 
ABC adds that for the past six years, the fans of Lost have shown extreme passion and unwavering commitment. They‘ve spent countless hours watching and re-watching episodes, and formulating their own theories about the island‘s mysteries.


The broadcaster is, thus, inviting the entire ‘Lost‘ fan community to play an active part in the series‘ final season by participating in the ‘Ultimate Fan Promo Contest‘ and look forward to celebrating their creativity and passion.


Lost fans can visit ABC.com to create and submit their own original 35-second promo. Entries will vie for the opportunity to be broadcast on-air in the week leading up to the final episode of Lost. In addition to having their promo televised, the Grand Prize winner will receive a trip to Los Angeles to attend the series‘ special finale party.


ABC.com has made available an archive of pre-cleared "Lost" assets including video, still images, music, sound bites and special effects audio that fans can use to create their pieces. Additionally, the site is offering an online mash-up tool that can be used to create videos. Original promos can be uploaded to ABC.com till 21 March.


The top creative and original entries that promote the series‘ finale will be evaluated by a panel of judges, including Lost executive producers Damon Lindelof and Carlton Cuse, as well as executives from ABC Entertainment. Once the top five videos are selected by the special panel, fans will be able to go to ABC.com from 19-23 April to cast their vote for the Grand Prize winner.
 

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