Brand or business name:
Please tell us about the product or company you would like the blogger’s help with?
Prop Store sells original movie memorabilia, with over 7,500 items available for sale on www.propstore.com.
Prop Store handles prop disposal, sale, archive and auction services to production companies and distributors as well as fixed price item sale on its website.
What is the blogging assignment?
The blogging assignment is to spread the word and raise awareness about the upcoming Rick Baker Live No Reserve auction taking place on 29 May 2015 both online and in Los Angeles.
About Rick Baker
Rick Baker is an American special make-up effects creator known for his creature effects.
Baker received the Academy Award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling for his work on An American Werewolf in London.Baker has been nominated for the Best Makeup and Hairstyling Oscar ten more times, winning on seven occasions.
Baker is responsible for creating effects for the 1988 Michael Jackson: Moonwalker film and the 1983 Thriller music video and items from both will feature in the live auction.
About the auction
Prop Store will be holding an exclusive auction of 417 original treasures from over 50 productions, spanning Baker’s 30 year career. All items have been acquired direct from Baker’s legendary Cinovation studio, material never before offered to market with a pre-sale estimated total value of $746,100.
The auction will be held at the Hilton – Universal City in Los Angeles and on Propstore.com on 29 May 2015.
This auction is a chance for collectors and fans can bid at no reserve for historic material from productions including An American Werewolf in London, Planet of the Apes, Batman & Robin, Batman Forever, Hellboy, How the Grinch Stole Christmas, Men in Black II and Mighty Joe Young.
Items going under the hammer include pieces from Gremlins 2: The New Batch, featuring a number of principal Gremlin and Mogwai puppets including Lenny, Daffy, George and Mohawk. With an estimated value of at least $40,000.00, a Full-Size Alien Edgar Bug Animatronic Character created for the original Men in Black film is one of the highest valued lots in the auction.
What type of blogs are you looking for?
A blog which features entertainment, film news, reviews and has a large readership of read film lovers in the UK or USA.
Preferred geographic location of the blogger:
How might you compensate the blogger?
How else might you compensate the blogger?
Bloggers will be compensated with a $50 / £50 (depending on location) voucher to spend at Prop Store.
When would the blogger need to complete and publish the blogging assignment by?
1-2 weeks after receiving the product/item to review or email agreement to proceeded.
Assignment close date:
23 May 2015
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