(BPRW) UNITEDMASTERS TEAMS UP WITH MATRIX RESURRECTIONS TO GIVE INDEPENDENT ARTISTS THE OPPORTUNITY TO WIN $ 15,000 AND HAVE THEIR MUSIC INCLUDED IN THE FILM’S PROMOTIONAL CAMPAIGN
THE ORIGINAL SONG “BACK TO LIFE” BY EMERGING HIP-HOP ARTIST QUANTRELLE WINS THE GRAND PRIZE; 5 RUNNERS UNTIL $ 1,000
(PR black wire) NEW YORK, NY – To celebrate the highly anticipated film Matrix resurrections, UnitedMasters – the “label in your pocket” for independent artists – has partnered with Warner Bros. Pictures to provide a unique opportunity for artists to win $ 15,000 and have their original music included in the promotional campaign for the film.
Today, UnitedMasters revealed the rising hip-hop artist and Quantrelle, from Charlotte, North Carolina, as the winner of the contest. Quantrelle’s song, “Back to Life,” written especially for the open call, will receive the $ 15,000 cash prize and be featured in Matrix resurrections promotional campaign. Quantrelle’s track was selected as the lead song from over thousands of entries. Watch the spot and listen to the song in full.
Quantrelle shared, “When I first started working on this song, the intention was to create a sound that embodied the energy of the film. Once that feeling solidified, I was inspired to write lyrics that really speak to the music. movie and are words all Matrix the fan would understand. I was really inspired by the scene of Neo dodging the bullets, which I watched during the process, and that illustrious moment seemed so much in tune with what I was looking for, that’s when I knew we had something special. ”
Five finalists were also selected to receive $ 1,000 each to dedicate to their musical careers. Each track has been judged by the professional UnitedMasters timing team and based on The matrix themes, overall creativity, quality of production, lyrical content, dynamics, mood and emotion. Matrix resurrections hits theaters in the US and on HBO Max on December 22.
UnitedMasters’ engagement with Matrix resurrections aligns with their mission to ensure the next generation of creators take charge of their future. UnitedMasters is dedicated to helping artists level the playing field by providing exclusive opportunities and resources often reserved for major labels. The platform gives independent artists access to premium music distribution services, a suite of tools to help connect directly with their fans, and opportunities to connect with brands who want to access music. premium produced and owned by independent artists. UnitedMasters artists retain ownership of their master recording rights while being introduced to millions of new fans around the world through direct brand partnerships.
Launched in 2017 by Translation founder and music industry veteran Steve Stoute, UnitedMasters is a music technology company that gives creators access to premium music distribution services, a suite of tools to help them to connect directly with fans and unique partnership opportunities with some of the world’s biggest brands while allowing them to retain full ownership of their master registration rights.
On Matrix resurrections
Matrix resurrections reunites Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss as movie icons Neo and Trinity. Return to a world of two realities: one, everyday life; the other, which is behind. To know if his reality is a physical or mental construct, for really to know itself, Mr. Anderson will have to choose to follow the White Rabbit again. And if Thomas… Neo… has learned anything, it’s that this choice, although an illusion, remains the only way to exit or enter the Matrix. Of course, Neo already knows what to do. But what he doesn’t know yet is that the Matrix is stronger, safer, and more dangerous than ever. Already seen.
The film also stars Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jessica Henwick, Jonathan Groff, Neil Patrick Harris, Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Jada Pinkett Smith (TV’s “Angel Has Fallen”, “Gotham”).
Lana Wachowski directed from a screenplay by Wachowski & David Mitchell & Aleksander Hemon, based on characters created by The Wachowskis. The film was produced by James McTeigue, Lana Wachowski and Grant Hill. Executive producers were Garrett Grant, Terry Needham, Michael Salven, Karin Wachowski, Jesse Ehrman and Bruce Berman.
Wachowski’s behind-the-scenes creative team included cinematographers Daniele Massaccesi and John Toll, production designers Hugh Bateup and Peter Walpole, editor Joseph Jett Sally, costume designer Lindsay Pugh, visual effects supervisor Dan Glass and composers Johnny Klimek and Tom Tykwer.
Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Village Roadshow Pictures, in association with Venus Castina Productions, Matrix resurrections. The film will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures. It will be in theaters nationwide and on HBO Max via the ad-free plan on December 22, 2021; It will be available on HBO Max in 4K UHD, HDR10, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos (English only) on supported devices for 31 days from theatrical release.
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