LOS ANGELES, CA, MARCH 20, 2018 — Benztown, a global leader in radio imaging, voiceover, programming and jingles, announces a call for entries for its seventh annual Iron Imager Contest, the international radio imaging contest where audio production professionals compete for the title of World’s Best Imager. The first and only competition of its kind, the Iron Imager contest is open for submissions today through the Round 1 Submission Deadline of Monday, April 2, 2018 (12:00pm/NOON Pacific). The Iron Imager Contest is open to all radio imaging, production and programming professionals 18 and older, and will be judged by top producers and programmers from the U.S. and around the world.
Challengers will demonstrate their imaging skills using audio ingredients from Benztown’s production libraries, paired with contestants’ original scripts. Benztown has also committed additional resources to enhance challengers’ submissions, offering for free the voice talents of many of Benztown’s newest world-class voice talent, including: DJ Felli Fel, Brad Hartz, Brian West, Ashley Cavaliere, Issa Lopez and Blaze Berdahl. The contest culminates in a live final round on Thursday, May 3, 2018, between the winner of Round 1 and current Iron Imager, Brad Leask, Network Imaging Producer, NOVA Entertainment in Melbourne, Australia. The final throwdown will be held at the Worldwide Radio Summit 2018 at the W Hollywood Hotel. The 2018 Iron Imager will be declared and presented at 10:30am Pacific on Friday, May 4, in the General Session Room.
Dave “Chachi” Denes, Benztown President, said: “If you’ve had enough of talented good-looking Aussies like Margot Robbie, Liam Hemsworth and Brad Leask getting all of Hollywood ’s accolades, you need to submit your demo now!”
Brad Leask, Iron Imager 2017 Champion, said: ““Iron Imager is an incredible experience. I can’t wait to see who makes it through to take me on. Whoever it is, I’m ready for ya. Come and get it!”
To enter and for full contest rules, visit the official Iron Imager Contest 2018. website at www.benztown.com/ironimager. Final pieces must be submitted by 12:00pm/NOON Pacific on Monday, April 2, 2018.
For more information, please visit: benztown.com or contact Chris Johansing at Benztown at email@example.com or (818) 842-4600.
Benztown is a leading international radio imaging, production library, programming, jingles and voiceover services company with over 2,300 affiliations on six different continents. In 2017, Benztown was named to the prestigious Inc. 5000 by Inc. magazine for the fifth consecutive year as one of America’s Fastest Growing Privately Held Companies. With studios in Los Angeles, New York, and Stuttgart, Benztown offers the highest quality audio imaging workparts for 23 libraries across 14 music and spoken word formats including AC, Hot AC, CHR, Country, Urban, Rhythmic, Classic Hits, Rock, News/Talk, Sports, JACK, and Alien Imaging sound effects. Benztown’s proprietary web-based imaging solution, Benztown Branding, is used daily by nearly 1,200 broadcast radio stations and digital services worldwide. Benztown provides custom VO and imaging across all formats, including commercial VO and copywriting. Benztown Radio Networks produces, markets and distributes high quality programming and services to radio stations around the world, including: The Todd-N-Tyler Radio Empire, Hot Mix, Sunday Night Slow Jams with R Dub!, Vipology, Mr. Master, Incentive Sales Rewards, BMG Production Music, and Flashback. For more information, visit www.benztown.com.