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Competitive Lunch Box Creations

Star Wars Art in the Bento Challenge

— September 9, 2008 — Lifestyle
A series of competitions have been launched by LiveJournal called the Bento Challenge who also created a Flickr pool which has themes ranging from Hollywood movies to panda bears.

The two outstanding Star Wars entries featured here come from Flickr user Vingt_Deux. They totally rule and played a huge roll in launching the Bento Challenge to a viral state.

Implications - Since Star Wars came out, it's become quite a force in the pop-cultural world. George Lucas' characters have graced the audience with their presence not just in the movies, but in artworks, photography and numerous items, such as this lunch box. Having such an influence in film and in society, Star Wars continues to be a source of inspiration for products and art pieces.
Trend Themes
1. Pop-cultural Art - Art inspired by popular movies, like Star Wars, is becoming a trend in the creative industry.
2. Viral Competitions - Launching challenges and competitions, like the Bento Challenge, can leverage viral marketing for brands and platforms.
3. Influence of Film - Movies, such as Star Wars, have a significant impact on society and continue to inspire various artistic and product creations.
Industry Implications
1. Creative Arts - The creative arts industry can capitalize on the trend of pop-cultural art inspired by movies like Star Wars to create new and innovative products.
2. Marketing and Advertising - Brands and platforms can utilize viral competitions, like the Bento Challenge, as a disruptive innovation opportunity for effective marketing and advertising campaigns.
3. Film and Entertainment - The film and entertainment industry can explore the influence of movies, such as Star Wars, on artwork and product creations as a source of new revenue streams.
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