a scientific instruments company, has joined forces with National
Geographic Cinema Ventures for its annual owners’ image contest. All FEI
instrument owners are invited to submit their best images through
September 22, 2012 to compete for inclusion in National Geographic
promotional materials for its much anticipated 2013 giant screen film
“Invisible Worlds.” And, for the first time, the image contest will
include ASPEX and TILL Photonics microscope users as well.
are thrilled to be partnering with National Geographic on an exciting
new film that will show audiences aspects of the world around them that
are not visible to the naked eye,” stated John Williams, FEI’s vice
president, corporate and strategic marketing. “A portion of the film
utilizes electron microscopy to allow people to see the smallest of the
small, from the tiniest living organisms to the atoms and molecules that
ultimately compose everything we know. FEI is proud of the important
work that our customers do and the images that they submit to the annual
image contest. And we are extremely pleased to provide access to one of
our newest microscopes and our skilled technical staff to help in the
production of the film.”
materials will likely include a companion game, book, education guide
and poster, which will also include images from FEI microscopes.
invite all FEI owners to submit their best images to be considered for
inclusion in the film’s promotion material,” said Williams.
top three images will be posted on the Nat Geo Movies Facebook page and
the Nat Geo Movies website. Winners will also receive prizes from FEI.
to Williams, “Categories for this year’s image contest will be more
consumer friendly, such as ‘The Natural World’, ‘The Human Body’, and
‘Around the House’.”
are also looking for images with a high ‘Yuck Factor’ that will
generate interest from kids, as well as other generally interesting
subjects like bacteria, cells, micro-invertebrates in water, or the
inside workings of solar cells and electronics.” Williams adds, “We
invite everyone to let their imaginations run wild for this year’s image
National Geographic film, “Invisible Worlds,” debuts in the fall of
2013. For more information about the image contest, please go to: http://www.fei.com/2012-image-contest/.
Source: FEI Company