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Enter to Win Sony’s High-Definition Camcorder Worth $4,999!

CONTEST CLOSED! Thank you to all those who entered Digital Journal‘s Sony FX1 contest. Check the Summer 2005 issue of Digital Journal magazine to see who won! Digital Journal is available in bookstores coast to coast.
So you want to try your hand at filmmaking, but you have no camera? Sony, a consumer electronics trailblazer, has the answer to any burgeoning director’s dreams with its HDR-FX1 HDV Camcorder. Able to record high-definition video at the highest resolution of any consumer camcorder available, this beauty produces professional-looking shots that would make George Lucas salivate.

Now, Digital Journal magazine and Sony have teamed up to give you a chance to win the HDR-FX1 HDV Camcorder! All you have to do is pick up a copy of the Spring 2005 issue of Digital Journal magazine and away you go!

How to win: The Sony FX1 can memorize certain parameters based on the shooter’s preferences. Read the review on page 22 of the Spring 2005 issue of Digital Journal magazine and if you can correctly name five parameters the FX1 can memorize, you could win this high-def camera!

Important Note: In order to qualify, you must list the five parameters outlined in Digital Journal‘s review. These parameters can only be found in the Spring 2005 issue of Digital Journal magazine, so you’ll need the magazine to answer correctly! Click here for more details about the Spring 2005 issue of Digital Journal magazine or to find out how to get a copy!”

Once you have read the review and you think you’ve got the answers, simply email contest@digitaljournal.com with the five parameters along with your name, age, full mailing address and phone number by midnight (EDT) on May 31, 2005. All entry forms with five correct parameters will be entered into a random draw. The winner will be announced in the summer 2005 issue of Digital Journal magazine.

Grand Prize: Sony HDR-FX1 HDV Camcorder (approximate value: $4,999 CDN). Five runners-up will receive a FREE two-year subscription to Digital Journalmagazine (8 issues).

Full Contest Rules:


  • No purchase necessary, only one entry per household.
  • The five parameters must be the same five listed in Digital Journal‘s Spring 2005 issue.
  • The grand prize winner must answer a skill-testing question before claiming the prize.
  • The winner will be announced in the Summer 2005 issue of Digital Journal magazine.
  • The grand prize will be awarded at Digital Journal‘s office in Toronto. If the winner is unable to pick up the prize in person, Digital Journal will ship it to the winner.
  • Five runners-up will be drawn randomly to receive a free two-year subscription to Digital Journal magazine. For entrants that already have a subscription upon entering the contest, their subscription will be extended by an additional two years (8 issues).
  • The contest is open to legal residents of Canada and the United States.
  • By participating, each applicant grants Digital Journal Inc. and/or Sony of Canada Ltd., the right to reproduce and/or use the winner’s name, likeness, picture, portrait, biographical information and/or written submissions and written or oral statements, for advertising and promotional purposes without consent of the winner and without additional compensation.
  • This contest is open to all persons who are, as of the date of entry, at least 18 years of age and legal residents of the United States and Canada.
  • Digital Journal magazine is available coast to coast in Chapters, Indigo and other bookstores across Canada.
  • Digital Journal magazine is available coast to coast in the United States through Barnes & Nobles.
  • Employees, officers and directors of Digital Journal Inc. and/or Sony of Canada Ltd., and their respective parent entities, affiliates and subsidiaries, advertising, promotion and fulfillment agencies, legal advisors, webmasters and web suppliers, and the immediate family members (mother, father, brother, sister, daughter, son, or spouse, regardless of where they live) and persons living in the same household of such persons (whether or not related), are not eligible to participate in this contest.
  • Prizes are not exchangeable for cash.
  • By participating you agree to these Official Rules and Regulations which are final and binding in all matters relating to this contest.
  • Digital Journal magazine and Sony of Canada Ltd. will not confirm receipt of contest entries.
  • The winner will be contacted by phone and/or email.
  • Any disregard to, or disobedience, of the above rules will result in an immediate disqualification and another random draw will take place to select a new winner.

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Digital Journal and Sony of Canada Ltd. will maintain the strict privacy of individuals who submit personal information. For more information, read our privacy policy (a link can be found at the bottom of this page).

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