Getty your remix groove on

Fancy the chance to play around with Getty's massive bank of music and video content?

The 2012 Mishmash remix competition offers filmmakers, mini-documakers and novice creatives just that: the opportunity to get stuck into Getty's more than 825,000 video clips and 140,000 original music tracks to create a short video.

Entrants are invited to enter one of three categories: short story, music video or video art. Entries must be submitted by February 29 and be between one and three minutes long.

Once completed the file must be loaded to the Mishmash website for international industry creatives to view and rate before the judges get their say.

Mishmash is open to entries from around the globe, with a grand prize of US$5,000 for the overall first place winner and a US$2,000 first place prize across three regions: Asia-Pacific, Europe, Middle East/Africa, and the Americas.

There's also an additional US$1,000 up for grabs for the best Australasian entry, plus cash prizes for the most popular videos among public viewers.