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LEGO Ninjago story & brickfilming contest

by admin on January 30, 2018

in Community News

LEGO likes to keep their fans entertained and challenged with new contests every month! You can read about the other currently running contests at the end of this post, and today we will discuss the most recently announced contest at LEGO’s ReBrick website: LEGO Ninjago Continue The Chase. Details of the contest are below. 🙂

At the beginning of the year, LEGO posted a stop-motion video on their YouTube channel, titled, Chasing the Mask of Vengeance (watch below). In the video, the ninja team has to use their ninja racing skills to keep the Sons of Garmadon from getting the Oni Mask of Vengeance. As Kai, Lloyd, Zane, and Samurai X are fighting the badguys over the mask, the video abruptly ends as the chase scene approaches a fork in the road, with the text appearing: CONTINUE THE CHASE. And that’s what this contest is about; LEGO would like to know how you would end the Chasing the Mask of Vengeance video by creating your own brickfilm.

LEGO NINJAGO THE CHASE CONTEST – OVERVIEW: Create your own brickfilm version of the thrilling conclusion of the Chasing the Mask of Vengeance! How would you end the video? What crazy, unexpected turns will you have the story take? What sort of funny thing will happen to the ninja? What kind of stunts will they pull? What sort of fight scene will they have? You decide! Create a brickfilm using Ninjago characters to end the video. If you don’t have the exact characters or pieces, just re-create them the best you can to tell your story, and share your thrilling conclusion in this contest! (Below, I’m including both the Chasing of the Mask of Vengeance brickfilm, as well as a second video with some behind-the-scenes tidbits on how the video was made. It could be very helpful in creating your own stop-motion-video for the contest.)

LEGO NINJAGO THE CHASE CONTEST – HOW TO ENTER: Watch the Chasing the Mask of Vengeance video featured above. Create your brickfilm according to the rules posted below. Please note only original audio is allowed. Upload your video to a video hosting site of your choice and copy the URL to your video in the URL field on the entry page on Rebrick. Take up to five screenshots from your video and upload them on the entry page on Rebrick. Use the description field to share how you made your audio, then hit submit. When you receive a “Success!” pop-up notification after clicking “submit” on the entry submission page, your entry has successfully been submitted. The ReBrick moderation team will review it within 1-3 working days to make sure it fits all the contest rules.

LEGO NINJAGO THE CHASE CONTEST – RULES: Your brickfilm can be minimum 15 seconds and maximum 30 seconds. Entries can only contain original audio made by the participant – no copyrighted or even free sound audio is allowed under any circumstances. Please make sure your video is in .MOV, .AVI, .MPEG, MP4, or WMV. You are allowed to use support material like clay and rubber bands, as well as special effects and animation. Brickfilms should relate to LEGO Ninjago but otherwise not relate to or include any third party IPs. This means all entries containing third party IPs that do not relate to LEGO Ninjago, including licensed characters from Marvel and DC superheroes, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Harry Potter etc. will not be eligible for the contest. This also includes LEGO IPs such as LEGO Friends, LEGO Nexo Knights, LEGO Elves etc. Characters and parts from The LEGO Ninjago Movie are allowed in this contest. Entries with military themes will not be eligible for the contest. Entries containing defamatory or degrading elements will not be eligible for the contest. Entries can be previously created, but cannot be submitted previously in any contest of any kind competing for a prize. Each entry must have been made by the user submitting it, submitting entries you did not make yourself could result in your account being removed and all entries being disqualified. Use of LEGO Digital Designer to create your entry is allowed, along with animation editing or adding effects to your entry. Entries must not contain LEGO elements which have been modified from their original form, including painted or cut elements. Entrants must be at least 13 years of age at the time of entry. You can read the rest of the entry guidelines and rules here.

LEGO NINJAGO THE CHASE CONTEST – DEADLINE: You must submit your entry by March 15th, 2018 at 10:00 AM EST. If you are not sure what time zone you are in, you can use an online time-zone converter to make sure you don’t miss the deadline.

LEGO NINJAGO THE CHASE CONTEST – JUDGES: A panel of judges from the LEGO Ninjago team will select five grand prize winners in five different categories; Best Brickfilm, Funniest Moment, Best Stunt, Best Fight Scene, and Viewer’s Choice. They will judge entries upon: overall coolness and originality – 25%, video quality – 25%, relevance to listed categories – 25%, most inspired details – 25%. It is up to the judges to place an entry in a given category based on their category. The winner for the category Viewer’s Choice will be voted for on LEGO Life. The Ninjago team will pre-select 10-15 entries, which will be uploaded to LEGO Life for the community there to vote for their favorite brickfilm. Please see the prizes section for further details.

LEGO NINJAGO THE CHASE CONTEST – PRIZES: There will be five grand prize winners, who will receive the following prices: #70633 LEGO Ninjago Kai – Spinjitzu Master, #70634 LEGO Ninjago Nya – Spinjitzu Master, #70635 LEGO Ninjago Jay – Spinjitzu Master, #70636 LEGO Ninjago Zane – Spinjitzu Master, #70637 LEGO Ninjago Cole – Spinjitzu Master, #70638 LEGO Ninjago Katana V11, #70639 LEGO Ninjago Street Race of Snake Jaguar, #706340 LEGO Ninjago S.O.G. Headquarters, #70641 LEGO Ninjago Ninja Nightcrawler, #70642 LEGO Ninjago Killow vs. Samurai X, #70643 LEGO Ninjago Temple of Resurrection, a Winner’s Certificate, a customized winner’s trophy from a LEGO Ninjago designer, a LEGO Ninjago swag package, and an upcoming LEGO Ninjago set, to be shipped once it’s available in summer 2018.

LEGO NINJAGO CONTEST – WINNERS ANNOUNCEMENT: Winners will be contacted on the email address associated with their LEGO ID account after March 15th, 2018 and announced on ReBrick when the winners returned the signed Winner’s Certification Documents. A winner who does not return their Winner’s Certification Document within one week (5 days) of receiving it will be disqualified, and a new winner will be selected.

This is yet another fun contest to challenge teen and adult LEGO fans! If you like the LEGO Ninjago story, and brickfilming, this is your chance to write, play out, and film a little part of the story. How cool is that? If you are not familiar with the recently released LEGO Ninjago sets, I recommend you check them out. They will give you an idea of the characters, vehicles, and locations of the new season of the story. You can find them under the LEGO Ninjago section of the Online LEGO Shop.

What do you think? How do you like this LEGO Ninjago brickfilming contest? Are you planning to enter? Do you have some ideas already? Feel free to share and discuss in the comment section below! 😉

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{ 5 comments… read them below or add one }

Håkan January 30, 2018 at 11:17 AM

Hmm, those bikes look a bit like the Tron bikes that were discussed earlier.

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Sith015 January 30, 2018 at 12:06 PM

When are the tron bikes coming???

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Sith015 January 30, 2018 at 12:05 PM

Cool contest!!!! How about crashing off the bridge and turning into flying vehicles??

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legofan January 30, 2018 at 12:15 PM

How about the destiny’s bounty waiting under the road and the ninja get away grabbing the mask at the last second?

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Tito January 30, 2018 at 12:29 PM

I have to think about this. Interesting challenge.

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