Cut&Paste Launching its 2011-12 Live Digital Design Competition Tour Oct. 28 in NYC

We are excited to see that Cut&Paste, the global digital design competition known for its lively onstage battles and reputation-making performances, is kicking off its 2011-2012 tour this weekend in New York City.

Cut&Paste Digital Design Tournament Kicks off in NYC 2011

Get ready, Los Angeles! Cut&Paste will be in LA in February, 2012 and is seeking Los Angeles’  most talented “street artists, filmmakers, and 3D modelers to battle for the top crown.” Read more about the selection process and how to apply to participate in Cut&Paste as a design competitor here.

NYC kickoff event details:

Cut&Paste Digital Design Competition Logo

Date: Friday, October 28th, 2011 7:00 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.

Angel Orensanz Foundation,
172 Norfolk Street,
New York, NY 10002,

Cost: Advance online tickets are $15 for adults, $13.50 per ticket for block of 4, $20 at the door. Purchase tickets at

For more information:

Description: The evening event features a live design competition of 16 designers “duking it out” in 2D, 3D and motion/animation design to claim their place at the 2012 Cut&Paste Global Championship in NYC, where one winner in each field will be crowned the victor. Cut&Paste is a design battle royale that launches designers into the spotlight and offers spectators a front row seat into the creative process. Complete with slick beats from DJ Ayres and an open bar from 7:00-8:00 p.m., the event will also feature an ongoing canvas art battle, courtesy of UK-based Secret Wars.

Cut&Paste 2010-2011 Tour in Los Angeles

Watch highlights from the Cut&Paste 2010-11 Global Championship, below:

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Mani O’Brien is the Online Editor for the FIDMDigitalArts Blog and the Social Media Marketing Manager for FIDM/Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising. She earned her bachelor of arts degree in print journalism from the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism & Mass Communications at Arizona State University in 2006, and Associate of Arts degree in Graphic Design (Professional Designation) at FIDM in 2010. When she’s not brainstorming social media marketing ideas or writing about the graphic design and digital media, she enjoys practicing yoga, reading magazines, and hanging out with friends and family in Los Angeles.

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