Make a short video for Curt Smith’s first residency in two years, win prizes

curtsmith1.jpg Photo: Justine Ungaro. Curt Smith (of Tears for Fears) is playing is first solo residency in two years at the Whitefire Theater in Sherman Oaks, CA, beginning next Thursday. Vocalist on the original hit single Mad World — a song recently remixed here at BB as a backdrop to a collection of game deaths — Curt & co. liked our video so much they want more! This is where you step in: if you create a video, animation or slideshow that would look good behind a classic Tears for Fears track on which Curt sings lead (such as Everybody Wants To Rule The World and Pale Shelter), or a favorite such as Fake Plastic Trees, Drive or Yellow, it might get featured in one of the dates (April 14, 21 and 28; May 18 and 25; and June 1), as part of a set list centered around Curt’s own solo material. We’ll feature anything that’s selected and there will be FABULOUS PRIZES from the Boing Boing Dungeon of Stolen Review Loaners.

All that’s needed are imagery (abstract is fine)
with no audio; it should be appropriate for all ages; and
please avoid anything using other people’s IP excessively or
exclusively. Post entries to YouTube or Vimeo or wherever in
HD, if possible, and add the link to the comments below and
I’ll embed submissions in the post. Remember, the first show is
only a week away. While this isn’t a Tears for Fears concert
(i.e. there’s no Roland) Curt will be backed by Charlton
Pettus, Doug Petty and Jamie Wollam, all members of the Tears
For Fears touring band. Set lists may change from show to show,
but will be drawn primarily from Curt’s solo material, all of
which can be streamed: Halfway,
(album), Mayfield
(album), and Social Media
(singles.) The theatre is intimate (with just
84 seats), and you can get more
info/tickets here
. Don’t miss Curt’s homepage,