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The Weinstein Company & Photobucket Launch The Giver Color Splash Contest

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DENVER, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Color is transformational in The Giver, the upcoming film from The Weinstein Company (TWC), representing the pull and the push between individuality and conformity. In support of the film's release, TWC and Photobucket have partnered together to create a "Color Splash Contest" where users can add color to their favorite, most meaningful photo using the "Splash" tool in the Photobucket editor.

Photos can then be uploaded to Photobucket, Twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #TheGiverContest to be automatically entered to win prizes including a signed poster by the cast or an edition of the book the film is based on, signed by bestselling author and Newbery Medal winner Lois Lowry.

The contest runs from July 28th through August 31st at: http://blog.photobucket.com/giver-color-splash-contest/

The Giver, starring Jeff Bridges, Meryl Streep, Brenton Thwaites, Alexander Skarsgard, Katie Holmes, Odeya Rush, Cameron Monaghan and Taylor Swift is in theaters nationwide August 15th.

About Photobucket Corporation
Photobucket was founded in 2003 and is the world's leading dedicated photo and video sharing service. With over 100 million registered members, Photobucket users upload over 3.2 million images and videos per day from the Web and connected digital devices. Photobucket owns five patents, including its 2009 patent for automatic upload on mobile devices. Photobucket hosts, preserves and protects photos and videos while bringing members advanced browsing, sharing and editing experiences. In addition to uploading and sharing with friends and family on the Photobucket site, users can also instantly share memories across popular social networks, through email, and from their mobile phones. Photobucket is headquartered in Denver, Colorado at 2399 Blake Street, Suite 160, 80205.

About The Weinstein Company
The Weinstein Company (TWC) is a multimedia production and distribution company launched in October 2005 by Bob and Harvey Weinstein, the brothers who founded Miramax Films in 1979. TWC also encompasses Dimension Films, the genre label founded in 1993 by Bob Weinstein, which has released such popular franchises as SCREAM, SPY KIDS and SCARY MOVIE. Together TWC and Dimension Films have released a broad range of mainstream, genre and specialty films that have been commercial and critical successes. During Harvey and Bob's tenure at Miramax and TWC, they have received 348 Oscar nominations and won 82 Academy Awards.

Since 2005, TWC and Dimension Films have released such films as GRINDHOUSE; 1408; I'M NOT THERE; THE GREAT DEBATERS; VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA; THE READER; THE ROAD; HALLOWEEN; THE PAT TILLMAN STORY; PIRANHA 3D; INGLOURIOUS BASTERDS; A SINGLE MAN; BLUE VALENTINE; THE COMPANY MEN; MIRAL; SCRE4M; SUBMARINE; DIRTY GIRL; APOLLO 18; OUR IDIOT BROTHER; I DON'T KNOW HOW SHE DOES IT; SARAH'S KEY; SPY KIDS: ALL THE TIME IN THE WORLD IN 4D; MY WEEK WITH MARILYN; THE IRON LADY; W.E.; CORIOLANUS; UNDEFEATED; THE ARTIST; BULLY; THE INTOUCHABLES; LAWLESS; KILLING THEM SOFTLY; THE MASTER; SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK; DJANGO UNCHAINED; QUARTET; ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH; DARK SKIES; THE SAPPHIRES; SCARY MOVIE 5; KON-TIKI; UNFINISHED SONG; FRUITVALE STATION; LEE DANIELS' THE BUTLER; THE GRANDMASTER; SALINGER; 12-12-12; PHILOMENA; MANDELA: LONG WALK TO FREEDOM; AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY; VAMPIRE ACADEMY; THE RAILWAY MAN; THE IMMIGRANT; YVES SAINT LAURENT and BEGIN AGAIN. Upcoming releases include THE GIVER; FRANK MILLER'S SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR; UNDERDOGS; TRACKS; THE DISAPPEARANCE OF ELEANOR RIGBY; ST. VINCENT; THE IMITATION GAME; PADDINGTON and BIG EYES.

TWC boasts an active television production division led by former Miramax Films Co-President of Production Meryl Poster. TWC garnered nine Emmy nominations in 2013. The Weinstein Company Television produces the reality powerhouse Project Runway, prepping for its 13th season on Lifetime; with its spin-off series and critically-acclaimed Project Runway All Stars, hosted by Alyssa Milano and Project Runway Under The Gunn, hosted by Tim Gunn which is currently on air.  TWC series that were produced in 2013 include Mob Wives Season 4 which VH1 has green lit for Season 5, Million Dollar Shoppers for Lifetime, Rodeo Girls for A&E and Trailer Park: Welcome to Myrtle Manor Season 2 for TLC.  Scripted project currently in production is John Fusco's historical action-adventure epic Marco Polo.  Announced scripted projects in development include Ten Commandments a 10 part event series with each episode to be helmed by a different A-list director and focusing on one commandment and an adaptation of Daniel Stashower's bestselling Civil War-era spy thriller The Hour Of Peril.  TWC also developed Amy Sherman Palladino's The Nanny Diaries for ABC and produced the Peabody award-winning HBO series The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency, directed by Anthony Minghella.

CONTACT: Scott Brabson, sbrabson@photobucket.com; or Derek Cann, dcann@photobucket.com

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