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Calling all junior creatives - deadline extended

The IPA and Death Waltz Records are giving creatives the chance to promote the re-release of ‘Assault on Precinct 13’.


The competition is a partnership between the IPA Direct Marketing Group and Spencer Hickman of Death Waltz Records.

The budget available to promote this key moment in electronic music history is up to £10,000. The deadline to submit a 90 second video pitch is now midday 1st November 2013. Please send to along with your name, agency and a brief description of your creative concept.

The six shortlisted finalists and overall winner will be announced at 44 Club event.

Founded by Record Store Day UK coordinator and music industry veteran Spencer Hickman in 2011, Death Waltz Recording Company is a boutique soundtrack label releasing vinyl, CD & digital.

Working closely alongside legendary composers and directors such as John Carpenter, Richard Kelly, Alan Howarth and Fabio Frizzi to deliver brand new definitive audio re-masters and sleeve notes, Death Waltz also commissions artwork from acclaimed artists including Dinos Chapman, Jay Shaw, Graham Humphreys & Candice Tripp to create exclusive artwork for each project.

With its careful attention to detail, it has quickly established itself as one of the leading soundtrack labels in cult films. ‘Assault on Precinct 13’ is seen as a seminal moment in electronic music that has inspired an entire generation.

Today’s dance music artists admit the importance of John Carpenter’s film and music legacy.

Says Rik Haslam, Head of the IPA Direct Marketing Group; “The idea is to celebrate creativity in digital and direct marketing by showcasing effective connected ideas. We are delighted to partner Spencer in this project. He has been part of the grass roots revival of vinyl and record shops in this digital age. His label, Death Waltz, is taken very seriously and is respected for the authentic passion with which they treat the soundtracks they celebrate. This is a unique chance for junior creatives to distinguish themselves.”

To view the full creative brief click here

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Last updated 30/09/2013

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