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June 29, 2006

RES announces A SCANNER DARKLY winner

RES Magazine Announces THE WINNERs of

A Scanner Darkly Remix Contest

June 23rd, 2006 (New York, NY) RES Magazine is pleased to announce the winners of the A Scanner Darkly Trailer Remix Contest. The winning trailer, “Scanner Monitors Remix” was created by Robert Rugan III of Birmingham, Alabama; the runner-up, “Scramble Suit Remix” was created by Dorian Ramirez of Austin, Texas; and the Audience Award winner, “A Civil War of the Mind” was created by Peter Butler, also of Austin, Texas.

RES Magazine developed this unique contest with Tommy Pallotta, the film's

producer to challenge contestants to recut, remix or remake the trailer for the upcoming Richard Linklater feature film A Scanner Darkly, based on the novel by Philip K. Dick, opening July 7th, 2006. The film’s creative team chose one winner and one runner-up from 249 entries, meanwhile Web site visitors chose the Audience Award.

The Grand Prize winner and a guest will be flown to the U.S. Premiere of A

Scanner Darkly in Los Angeles, Thursday, June 29th, 2006 and a Microsoft Windows 64-bit powered professional video editing workstation with Adobe Production Studio Premium featuring Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and more. Runner-up and Audience Award winners will both receive XBOX360 video game consoles, Adobe Production Studio Standard software and an autographed A Scanner Darkly movie poster.

“We were inspired by the response and the number of submissions,” said A Scanner Darkly’s producer, Tommy Pallotta. “The dedication and the quality of work exceeded

our expectations in our little experiment. Hopefully this will be a catalyst in even bolder ideas of remixing movies, music and culture.”

“The guys and gals at RES are looking at rich media on the web in a different way than most places," said contest winner Robert Rugan III. “This contest is a great example of that.”

“I wanted the trailer to feel like there were many layers,” said Rugan. “Many different trailers lurking under the surface of this one...that there is an alternate trailer if you just flipped one over.”

To watch the winning trailers and all contest submissions, visit

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