Download Logo HP Space Final 16 Revealed 16 of Asia’s Finest Creative Talents Chosen to Shine on HP Space 11.05.2009 – ASIA, 28 OCTOBER 2009 – HP SPACE, the first original pan-Asian reality TV series, today reveals the 16 finalists who will put their talent, skills and Twitter Pitc determination to the test, in a compelling competition to find Asia’s most promising 16 of Asia’s Fi Chosen to Shi young creative. News Facts The show received more than 2,000 digital auditions to www.hpspace.com during HP SPACE t the initial phase of an exacting two-month audition process. After a tough selection finalists procedure, made even more challenging by the very high standard of the video HP SPACE r submissions, 65 contestants were chosen to participate in on-ground auditions in digital auditi China, Singapore and India. Drawn from across Asia, these talented individuals HP Space is were subjected to a set of mini-challenges, working with complete strangers to strict media hub HP SPACE i deadlines. The finalists were selected based on overall creative talent, leadership reality televi and teamwork, as well as their comfort level in front of the camera. the spirit of “The high standard of work exhibited at the auditions and the vibrant personalities of Resource Li our short-listed contestants convinced us to increase the number of finalists from 12 Online Digita to 16. It is going to be very exciting to see these charismatic, immensely talented HP SPACE young Asia’s bloom in HP Space,” said David Searl, Executive Producer of HP Tags SPACE. HP SPACE, H series, HP fi With production to start in Singapore on 1 November 2009, Searl believes it is creatives, A particularly appropriate that the HP SPACE competition is being filmed in the city TV show, HP state – a cultural melting pot and media hub that produces unique content, appealing to different cultures around the world but retaining an Asian edge. “Some of our finalists have never had the opportunity to step out of their hometowns, much less travel abroad and work with others from completely different cultures and backgrounds. HP SPACE will be an adventure that will push them out of their comfort zones, expanding their boundaries of creativity, and changing their lives forever,” he continued. The HP SPACE final 16 are: 1. Admira Pustika (26), Illustrator, Indonesia 2. Adrienne Vergara (25), Theatre Artiste, Philippines 3. Brandon Liu (27), Architect, Australia (currently living and working in Singapore) 4. David Tang (28), Art Director, Australia (currently living and working in Singapore) 5. Daniel Tran (29), Entrepreneur, Australia (currently living and working in Vietnam) 6. Eric Zhang Hailin (22), Design Student, China 7. Kaz Cai (28), Director / Producer, Singapore 8. Liu Ming-Chun (28), Music Video Director, Taiwan 9. Lora Lee (21), Design Student, China 10. Note Pongsuang Kunprasop (31), Graphic Designer, Thailand 11. Phan Huynh Trung (24), Graphic Designer, Vietnam 12. Rafael N. Francisco (37), Music Video Director, Philippines 13. Rohit Ferreira (23), Photographer, India 14. Sawan (23), Visual Artist, India 15. Tan Chung Han (26), Filmmaker, Malaysia 16. Uni Lee (26), Motion Grapher, Korea Over the coming two months, these 16 finalists will take on a new creative challenge each week. Working in teams and armed with cutting-edge product innovations from HP, they will pit their creative skills and talents against each other in the race to win the grand prize of US$50,000 and a fully-paid job on the live-action remake of cult anime Bubblegum Crisis in Australia. Various creative gurus from different disciplines will mentor and guest judge the finalists throughout the different stages of the competition. The two permanent judges for HP SPACE are Ban Yih Jheow, founder of Stikfast™, and Sean Cummins, creator of “The Best Job in the World” campaign. Both judges were selected based on their many years of international experience and achievements in the creative industry. Premiering on 10 November 2009, HP SPACE will telecast as follows: China Channel [V] Tuesday at 10pm from 10 Nov India Channel [V] Tuesday at 6pm from 10 Nov STAR World Tuesday at 9pm from 10 Nov Malaysia Channel [V] Tuesday at 8pm from 10 Nov Middle East STAR World Wednesday 10pm (UAE time) from 11 Nov Philippines STAR World Wednesday at 9pm from 11 Nov SEA and HK Channel [V] Tuesday at 7pm (HK time) from 10 Nov STAR World Wednesday at 10pm (HK time) from 11 Nov South Korea www.naver.com.kr Wednesday at 9pm from 10 Nov Taiwan Channel [V] Thursday at 7pm from 12 Nov About HP SPACE HP SPACE is an original pan-Asian reality television series that celebrates the spirit of creative innovation in Asia and encourages aspiring talents to discover their potential. The show provides a community that creates a unique space and environment in which young, creative hopefuls can express their talents during eight, one-hour episodes. The contestants will be challenged each week with a new task, drawn from various creative disciplines. Well-known personalities from the arts and design industry will act as mentors to the contestants, guiding them through their creative journey. To assist them in their quest, each contestant will also receive the very latest, cutting edge product innovations from HP. The TV series will premiere on November 10 on Channel [V] in India, Malaysia, Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, Mainland China and STAR WORLD in India; on November 11 on STAR WORLD in Southeast Asia, Hong Kong, the Philippines and the Middle East; and on November 12 on Channel [V] Taiwan. The program will also broadcast online in South Korea. In Asia Pacific, STAR WORLD and Channel [V] are distributed to 26 million and 27 million homes respectively For further information (media only), please contact: Carol Yeung Tel: +852 2621 8781 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Fina Wong Tel: +852 2621 8875 Email: email@example.com Short URL: http://pitch.pe/32575 About Culturefish Media Social Media Marketing and Online Digital Advertising Contacting Culturefish Media Culturefish Media Online Digital Marketing and Social Media China Guangzhou, China, 86-15820220528 Website: http://culturefishmedia.com Press Contact Lonnie B Hodge Office: 86-15820220528 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Twitter: http://twitter.com/lonniehodge © Copyright 2009 PitchEngine, Inc.