HISTORY™ Asia’s First Original Reality Competition Series Returns
Photo Face-Off Opens Casting Calls for amateur photographers across Asia
22nd April 2015, Singapore – HISTORY™ Asia and Canon are embarking on a search for the next amateur photographer in the all-new season of Photo Face-Off – the first and biggest original reality competition series on the channel. After an immensely successful first season, Photo Face-Off is set to return later this year for its second season on HISTORY™ Asia. The series recorded excellent ratings within the region, winning the number one timeslot* in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand.
Photo Face-Off pits amateur photographers from around Asia against renowned professional photographer, Justin Mott, in a series of photography challenges. By popular demand, Mott returns to reprise his role as Photo Face-Off’s resident professional photographer whom contestants compete against. Season 2 also sees enhanced changes to its show format with more challenging photography face-offs in store. Viewers of Photo Face-Off will also enjoy double the entertainment in one sitting with hour-long episodes in Season 2.
Amateur photographers who aspire to battle it out in an arena of creativity and inspiration are encouraged to submit their applications via these easy steps:
- Log on to historyasia.com/photofaceoff
- Download the application form (Microsoft Word Document), fill it up accordingly and attach three personally shot photographs that best showcase photography and visual story-telling skills.
- Email or post your application form before 30 April 2015
*Source: Nielsen Malaysia/Thailand; Kantar Singapore, Period: 23 Sep – 28 Oct 2014, Tuesdays, 10.30pm.
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About Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd.
Canon is a global leader in photographic and digital imaging solutions. Canon Singapore Pte. Ltd. is the headquarters for South & Southeast Asia driving sales, marketing and service strategies. Besides handling the domestic market, the company leads 18 other countries including subsidiaries in India, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. The parent company Canon Inc has a global network of close to 300 companies and employs close to 200,000 people worldwide. It is dedicated to the advancement in technology and innovation and commits about 10% of its total revenue each year to R&D. Canon is consistently one of the top few companies to earn the most number of patents over the last 20 years. As a Fortune Global 500 company, Canon is guided by its kyosei philosophy that focuses on living and working together for the common good.
More information is available at www.canon.com.sg.
About Canon PhotoMarathon
Into its 13th consecutive edition, Canon PhotoMarathon is the premier photo competition in the South and South East Asia region. Spanning over 8 countries, Canon PhotoMarathon will bring together photographic talents from Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam, challenging participants to create photographic masterpieces in line with assigned themes – under time pressure.
Participants will have their creativity and endurance stretched in this full-day event and the winner from each country will walk away with an unforgettable all-expenses paid trip to Canon Photoclinic, where they will be mentored by a professional photographer.
More details of Canon PhotoMarathon are available at www.canon-asia.com/photomarathon