Bored Ape Yacht Club (BAYC) owners could see their NFTs showcased on the big screen in June.
What happened: Monday, Coinbase Global Inc. PIECE OF MONEY said he teamed up with the creators of Bored Ape Yuga Laboratories to make a three-part animated film series called “The Degen Trilogy”.
The first part of the trilogy is set to premiere at NFT.NYC in June. The films would feature NFTs from the Bored Ape Yacht Club, Mutant Monkey Yacht Cluband other Bored Ape family collections.
How to participate : BAYC and Coinbase have invited all Bored Ape holders to submit their monkeys for casting.
Here’s how you can help us make this film:
To have @CoinbaseWallet
Submit your Bored Ape
Hide an Easter egg
—Coinbase (@coinbase) April 11, 2022
Users will first need to connect their Coinbase wallet to a website dedicated to the casting process.
They can then submit their Bored Apes to be considered characters in the movie. Coinbase advised users to “hide an easter egg” in their submissions to improve their chances of being selected.
Bored monkeys submitted would be vetted by a Hollywood casting director.
After the movies are released, only users with a Coinbase wallet will be able to watch them.
“You can think of this as a love letter to NFT technology that has provided so much creative freedom for artists,” said Coinbase’s director of entertainment and culture. Guillaume Swann for CoinDesk.
“We are really trying to [Bored Apes] like sort of our North Star in NFT space. They have created such a massive and engaging community.
Price action: According to data from BenzingaProBAYC’s ecosystem token ApeCoin APE/USD was trading at $10.99, down 3.53% in the past 24 hours.