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"Code: Echo" Challenges Students To Create Games Off Earth To Echo Film

Film distributor Relativity is challenging kids across the country to create a game based off the upcoming film, Earth to Echo.

Relativity’s upcoming feature film Earth To Echo, opens nationwide July 2, but the Code: Echo initiative challenges kids to create games before the film comes out in three different categories: Best Story Tie In, Best Puzzle Game, and Best Action Game.

"Inspired by Code.org's 'Hour of Code,' we wanted to build upon this foundation by engaging students and challenging them to code a game around our movie," said Liz Jones, EVP of Digital Marketing. "Since Earth to Echo is a first person narrative about kids who actually inspire change, we thought it only fitting to give students across the country the opportunity to build their own game in a creative and fun way."

If you want to participate in the coding challenge, check out Codeechomovie.com. Winners will be announced on May 23 and will receive cash prizes and/or hometown movie screenings. Check out the trailer for the film below.

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