Winners of Voiceover Contests Announced
NEW YORK – December 15, 2016– 4K Media Inc., the Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. subsidiary that manages the global Yu-Gi-Oh! brand outside of Asia, has announced that advance tickets for Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS are now on sale in the U.S. via www.yugiohtickets.com.
Additionally, the company announced the winners of three (3) Voiceover Contests held this past year, giving six (6) winners the unique opportunity to be voice-actors in the upcoming feature film. The film is set to be released for a limited-time engagement by 4K Media with Screenvision Media, a national cinema advertising leader, to over 500 theatres across the United States and Canada on January 27, 2017.
Kristen Gray, SVP of Operations and Business & Legal Affairs at 4K Media, said, “We’re very excited to offer Yu-Gi-Oh! fans the opportunity to purchase their movie tickets in advance, to insure their ability to see this limited-release film while in theatres. We are also happy to share that theatres will be distributing an exclusive promotional Yu-Gi-Oh! trading card to fans as they enter the theatre, while supplies last.”
“Anticipation for the new Yu-Gi-Oh! film is very high,” added Darryl Schaffer, EVP Operations & Exhibitor Relations for Screenvision Media. “By making tickets available in advance of the release dates, fans can rest assured that they’ll be able to experience Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS without the fear of theatres being sold out.”
The six winners of The Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS Voiceover Contests held at the following three events are:
· The 2016 Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME World Championship in Orlando,FL winners: Tyler Schmauch (Policeman) and Lindsay Victoria Granduke (Lab Technician A).
· The 2016 New York Comic Con winners: Luis Alfonso (Engineer) and Brooke Stocken (Bakura Fan Girl).
· The 2016 Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME Championship Series in Minneapolis, MN winners – Ted Kong Yang, (Sanpei) and Bethany Cardinal (Lab Technician B)
In Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS, the stakes have never been higher; the rivalries never as fierce; the risks never so great. One wrong move—one card short—and it’s game over for good. A decade in the making, Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS features new designs and an all-new story from the original creator of the global phenomenon, Kazuki Takahashi. His masterful tale features anime’s most beloved characters in their long-awaited return: Yugi Muto, Seto Kaiba and their faithful friends Joey Wheeler, Tristan Taylor, Téa Gardner and Bakura. It’s the most highly anticipated re-YU-nion ever!
In addition to the Yu-Gi-Oh! TRADING CARD GAME, video games and feature films, the brand also includes the Yu-Gi-Oh! animated franchise, with over 700 episodes spanning from the first series “Yu-Gi-Oh!” DUEL MONSTERS, followed by “Yu-Gi-Oh! GX”, “Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D’s”, “Yu-Gi-Oh! ZEXAL” and “Yu-Gi-Oh! ARC-V.”
ABOUT 4K MEDIA INC.
New York City-based 4K Media Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc.) is a brand management and production company best known for its management of the Yu-Gi-Oh! franchise outside of Asia. This year, the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime brand celebrates its 15th anniversary of entertaining and engaging young audiences in the United States and globally outside of Asia. 2017 marks its next exciting theatrical release, Yu-Gi-Oh! THE DARK SIDE OF DIMENSIONS. Beyond Yu-Gi-Oh!, 4K Media is also actively expanding both its licensing and production slate to incorporate other brands including the recently announced representation of Rebecca Bonbon. The Yu-Gi-Oh! website is available at www.yugioh.com
ABOUT SCREENVISION MEDIA
Headquartered in New York, N.Y., Screenvision Media is a national leader in cinema advertising, offering on-screen advertising, in-lobby promotions and integrated marketing programs to national, regional and local advertisers and providing comprehensive cinema advertising representation services to top tier theatrical exhibitors presenting the highest quality moviegoing experience. The Screenvision Media cinema advertising network is comprised of over 14,300 screens in 2,300+ theater locations across all 50 states and 94% of DMAs nationwide; delivering through more than 150 theatrical circuits, including 6 of the top 10 exhibitor companies. For more information: http://screenvisionmedia.com/.