Other World Computing Launches "Make Your Own OWC Ad Contest"

Consumer-Created Commercial Contest lets amateur filmmakers play ad exec for prizes

Nov 14, 2006 | Woodstock, IL


Other World Computing (OWC) today announced its "Consumer-Created Commercial Contest" running through December 31, 2006 and open to the public - letting amateur digital filmmakers have their chance to play advertising executive.

The Consumer-Created Commercial Contest is free to enter and allows creative minded people from all walks of life and experience levels to create their own digital video advertisement representing why they utilize Other World Computing products and services or why others should become OWC customers. Images, music files, and complete rules are available on line.


Grand prize in the OWC Consumer-Created Commercial Contest is an award winning NewerTech miniStack V2 external hard drive storage solution and FireWire/USB port expander. Other prizes include OWC gift certificates, FM transmitters, and other technology products. Winning entries will be broadcast at the Macworld Conference & Expo in January.

Other World Computing products are used throughout the entertainment industry including in the production of the upcoming feature film "Yesterday Was a Lie" featuring Chase Masterson (Leeta, Star Trek Deep Space Nine) and Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca, Star Wars Trilogy), the documentary "StreetWise", and the television series "Building Green"; as well as in recording the debut album of American Idol star David Radford.

Operating the popular e-commerce portal, OWC provides upgrades and accessories for the technology industry, with a specialty in Macintosh and iPod enhancement products.

For further information on Other World Computing and OWC products, visit or call toll free (800) 275-4576.


About OWC

Other World Computing (OWC), founded in 1988, is dedicated to helping Mac and PC enthusiasts do more and reach higher. We believe in sustainability – OWC solutions are genuinely built to last, go the distance, and enable users to maximize the technology investment they have already made. OWC's operation provides leadership in business sustainability, with its headquarters among the first in the world awarded LEED Platinum certification. OWC features an award-winning technical support team and an unparalleled library of step-by-step DIY and informational videos. From the home desktop to the enterprise rack, the corporate backup to secure medical data, the recording studio to the motion picture set, and beyond, there should be no compromise. That is why OWC is here.

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