Join The EyeCraveDVD.com Team

Do you have a niche for writing? Do all you friends come to you for information on DVDs? If you do then EyeCraveDVD.com is looking for you.We’re still looking for one more person to join team “EyeCraveDVD”Read on for the details… We here at EyeCraveDVD.com are looking for the best and the brightest – to aid us in our quest to provide the world with concise, and lovingly prepared, DVD reviews…We offer absolutely NO benefits, NO remuneration, and NO promise of wealth and fame.What we do have, for the few, the brave, the irrepressibly spunky – is the chance to have your reviews printed here – at EyeCraveDVD.com, where the love is in the sauce!We are looking for DVD Reviewers to fill out the crew here at EyeCraveDVD.com. People who can watch movies! People who can write! If you interested in also writing news articles let us know in your application.If this sounds like you – email us with a sample review and all of your personal info. Those accepted will receive VIP status here at EyeCraveDVD.com headquarters, will see their reviews in print, and will receive screening copies to review and add to their own collection…There is no guarantee as to the number, frequency or selection of screeners – they are distributed as we receive them, in no particular pattern. If you prove adept at reviewing certain types of films, or have a love for a certain genre, let us know and we will do what we can to accommodate your passions.Technical Requirements:If you’d seriously like to be considered you must have, at least, the following setup for your home theatre system:• Dolby Digital/DTS capable receiver• Surround speakers (5.1)• Subwoofer• At least a 27″ TV w/S-video inputsSend emails to shane@eyecrave.net And please include the following information:- Name- Email Address- Mailing Addres- Your home theatre system- A short autobiography telling us who you are and why you want to be involved with ECDVD- Your sample review of any film we have not already reviewed, in the standard ECDVD format as laid out below (or refer to any of the existing reviews). Please submit this in MSWord format if at all possible.THE ECDVD REVIEW FORMAT – TITLE: Title of the film and year of it’s initial or theatrical release- STUDIO: Name of the studio that releases the DVD- STARRING: Names of the featured performers- DIRECTED: Name of the director- RATED: US and Canadian rating for the DVD (PG-13 / 14A)- RUNTIME: The total running time of the featureBACK COVER: Copy of the synopsis of the film as written on the back of the DVD package by the studioFOR EACH OF THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES ADD A SCORE OUT OF 10 TO REFLECT YOUR REVIEW OF THAT CATEGORY – THIS IS THE CRAVE FACTORMOVIE: Your review of the feature. Try to avoid synopsis – try to examine WHY it is or is not a good film. What is appealing or off-putting? How is the acting? The directing? Etc. etc.MENUS: Describe the appearance of the main menu and list the details of each selection from the main pageSPECIAL FEATURES: Detail the extras included on the DVD. Trailers, featurettes, deleted scenes, etc.VIDEO: List the Video Specifications of the feature (Aspect ratio and whether it is Anamorphic Widescreen, Widescreen or Fullscreen). Detail what was good or not so good about the Video quality of the feature. How was the transfer? How is the cinematography? Etc. etc.AUDIO: List the Audio Specifications of the feature (Usually number of Channels and Audio type. List any audio tracks that are not commentary tracks. E.G. 5.1 DDS, 6.1 DTS, 2.0 Surround etc.) Examine how the quality of the audio transfer is. Discuss how the sound is used in the film – effects, score, dialogue, etc.CONCLUSIONS AND FINAL THOUGHTS: Synopsize what you did and didn’t like about the DVD on a whole. This is your mini review of the DVD in essence. Reiterate why you did or did not like the set. Add any plus or minus comments.Again, please feel free to refer to any of our posted reviews (some of which can be seen to the right) to get an idea of how our reviews are laid out, and email us with any questions. Try and review something that we currently do not have written. If you’re selected this will be used as your first review.We look forward to hearing from any and all of you, and hope to add some great new talent to the team.Shane MacDonald – Founder / Editor-In-Chief / Website AdminAxel Howerton – Senior DVD Reviewer and News EditorEyeCraveDVD.com

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