July 17, 2008-Washington, DC- The Washington D.C. area will witness yet another thrilling Awards Show this 2008 year, as Anthony Anderson; Entrepreneur, Producer (Southeast Boy Productions), and Editor & Chief of Velocity Magazine has put together a tremendous awards show to not only show shine on independent artists, models, and fashion in the D.C. area, but city-wide.
MISSION
The Velocity Magazine Awards are presented to Independent Artists that have demonstrated exemplary talent and skill in their field of entertainment. The awards which will be presented annually will be Velocity Magazines special recognition for those artists that despite having no major music label deals, film distribution or agency connections, continuously expose their works to the public.

THE AWARD
The Velocity Magazine Award is a stunning award which is meant to represent the saying “the world is yours.” Standing at 9 inches in height, this full crystal award is a perfect representation of excellence. All Awards will be fully engraved wit the recipients’ information before the Awards show.
Award recipients not in attendance shall have their Award sent to them via postal service. Submissions are eligible from July 12, 2008 thru August 2, 2008. Nominations will be announced on August 22, 2008. The Award Show presentation will be Saturday November 15, 2008 in Washington DC at The ARC Theatre.

CATEGORIES
MUSIC
BEST ALBUM – R&B
BEST ALBUM – RAP
BEST ALBUM – GO-GO
BEST R&B ARTIST – MALE
BEST R&B ARTIST – FEMALE
BEST R&B GROUP
BEST RAP ARTIST – MALE
BEST RAP ARTIST – FEMALE
BEST RAP – GROUP
BEST GO-GO ARTIST
BEST GOSPEL ARTIST
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
BEST ALTERNATIVE ARTIST

FILM / THEATRE
BEST INDEPENDENT FILM / STAGE PLAY
BEST ACTOR
BEST ACTRESS
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
BEST DIRECTOR

FASHION
BEST FASHION COLLECTION
BEST FEMALE MODEL
BEST MALE MODEL

SPECIAL NON-COMPETITIVE AWARDS
VELOCITY MAGAZINE VANGAURD AWARD
VELOCITY MAGAZINE CAREER ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
VELOCITY MAGAZINE HERITAGE AWARD

Submissions are NOW being accepted for each category listed. To receive the full submission packet, please email collisionpr@gmail.com. Submission deadline is August 2, 2008. Good luck!