WD Teams with Warner Bros. Pictures to celebrate the release of “The Dark Knight Rises” ; Offering a trip to Los Angeles!
WD® is teaming with Warner Bros. Pictures to offer consumers an opportunity to win prizes, including a trip to Los Angeles and special tour of Warner Bros.
Sydney Australia, 03 July 2012 - WD is teaming with Warner Bros. Pictures to offer consumers an opportunity to win prizes, including a trip to Los Angeles and special tour of Warner Bros. Studios, to celebrate the release of “The Dark Knight Rises” on July 19. The promotion will run between July 1 and September 30 in Australia. With over $180,000 in prizes up for grabs, the promotion is designed to raise awareness of the WD brand and the company’s new My Net™ family of accelerated wireless networking solutions.
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures, “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy, which includes the 2005 release “Batman Begins,” and the record-breaking 2009 blockbuster “The Dark Knight.”
Customers who purchase an eligible WD product between July 1 and September 30, 2012, will have an opportunity to win a Deluxe VIP Warner Bros. Studios tour in Los Angeles. In addition, every purchaser will receive one of thousands of instant-win prizes including in-season double passes to see “The Dark Knight Rises,” and a variety of other official Batman-branded merchandise including t-shirts, caps and tablet neoprene cases.
“WD’s collaboration with Warner Bros. Pictures is a unique opportunity for our fans in Australia,” said Craig Davis, Director Sales & Marketing, Retail Division, Western Digital Asia Pacific & Japan region. “By partnering with one of the largest film franchises in the world, WD is underscoring our focus and leadership in the digital entertainment and storage space.”
Eligible WD products included in the promotion are the My Book, My Passport, My Book Live™, My Book Live Duo, WD Livewire™, WD TV Live™, WD TV Live Hub™ and the recently announced My Net™ family of home networking products.
As per the terms and conditions of the promotion, to be eligible for the major prize, the winner must be an Australian resident aged 18 years. Also, all entrants must retain their original purchase receipt as proof of purchase.
The major prize will be drawn on October 2, 2012, at 1 pm and the winner will be notified by email within 2 days of the draw. The name of the major prize draw will also be published in The Australian on October 16, 2012. For further details about the promotion, please visit www.westerndigital.com.au/batman
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About The Dark Knight Rises:
Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” is the epic conclusion to filmmaker Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy. The screenplay is written by Christopher Nolan and Jonathan Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer. The film is produced by Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven, who previously teamed on “Batman Begins” and the record-breaking blockbuster “The Dark Knight.” The executive producers are Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull, with Jordan Goldberg serving as co-producer. The film is based upon characters appearing in comic books published by DC Comics. Batman was created by Bob Kane. “The Dark Knight Rises” is a presentation of Warner Bros. Pictures, in association with Legendary Pictures. Slated for release beginning July 19, 2012, the film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company. www.thedarkknightrisesmovie.com.au