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AMC GLOBAL ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF ITS “FEAR THE WALKING DEAD” SEASON FOUR PROMOTIONAL FAN ART COMPETITION Competition Judges Including “Fear” Executive Producer Greg Nicotero and Executive Producers and Showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg Have Selected the Winners

The global winning entry from Phongchanok Charonephong in Thailand. The image can be downloaded here

New York, NY – 6 April 2018 – AMC Global today announced the winning entries to its competition inviting fans of “Fear the Walking Dead” to design an original promotional art concept for the hit drama’s new season.  The global winning design was created by Phongchanok  Charonephong from Thailand who receives a trip for two to Los Angeles where the stories told in “Fear the Walking Dead” began. Winning entries from fans in Latin America, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Thailand and the UK have also been announced with each winner receiving a $1,000.00 cash prize and their entries displayed as promotional posters in their home country’s capital city.  The competition’s judges included “Fear the Walking Dead” Executive Producer Greg Nicotero and Executive Producers and Showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg.

“It’s been incredibly exciting to include fans of the show in the process of creating artwork for the launch of this highly anticipated new season of ‘Fear the Walking Dead,’” said Greg Nicotero, Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg.  “The quality, diversity, and outstanding creativity of the competition entries made for some tough choices in the judging process. We’d like to thank all the entrants who showed their support and enthusiasm for ‘Fear’ and congratulate the winners on some very evocative pieces.”

Alongside the global winning entry, the winners from each region and country are as follows.  Their winning designs can be downloaded using the accompanying links.

Latin America                       Douglas Monard (Colombia)                          Download

Dariella Fernandez (Mexico)                           Download

Juan Francisco Calzada (Mexico)                   Download

Poland                                    Filip Rybnik                                                    Download

Portugal                                 Thiego Pimentael                                             Download

Romania                                Bogdan Petean                                    Download

Spain                                      Ignacio R. Cotelo                                            Download

UK                                          Adam Stothard                                                Download

“The exceptional creativity shown by our competition’s entrants demonstrates just how much ‘Fear the Walking Dead’ resonates with fans across the world,” said Geraud Alazard, Senior Vice President of Marketing, AMC Networks International.  “Empowering fans to take part in the new season’s launch has brought them into this universe to share in the excitement around a character from ‘The Walking Dead’ crossing over to join the cast of ‘Fear’ for the first time. ”

Season four of “Fear the Walking Dead” premieres globally on AMC from 15th April.  In the new season we will see the world of Madison Clark (Kim Dickens) and her family through new eyes – the eyes of Morgan Jones (Lennie James), joining the story from the world of “The Walking Dead.” The characters’ immediate past mixes with an uncertain present of struggle and discovery as they meet new friends, foes and threats.  They fight for each other, against each other and against a legion of the dead to somehow build an existence against the crushing pressure of lives coming apart.  There will be darkness and light; terror and grace; the heroic, mercenary, and craven, all crashing together towards a new reality for “Fear the Walking Dead.”

Produced by AMC Studios, “Fear the Walking Dead” is executive produced by Scott M. Gimple, showrunners Andrew Chambliss and Ian Goldberg, as well as Robert Kirkman, David Alpert, Gale Anne Hurd and Greg Nicotero. The new season will consist of 16 episodes with the final half of the season premiering later in 2018.

About AMC Global

AMC Global, a business unit of AMC Networks International, commemorates favourite films from every genre and decade and showcases acclaimed first run original programming. The network has created some of the most award-winning series of the past decade that have re-defined dramatic storytelling. In addition to being widely distributed throughout North America, AMC is available in over 125 countries. AMC Global is a premier entertainment destination that is available in HD and SD and across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile.

About AMC Studios

AMC Studios is the in-house studio, production and distribution operation for AMC Networks Inc. AMC Studios’ first series was The Walking Dead, which recently celebrated its 100th episode and is the highest-rated series in cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last six seasons.  Since then, AMC Studios has produced several critically acclaimed, award-winning and culturally distinctive originals for AMC including scripted series Fear the Walking Dead, TURN: Washington’s Spies, Halt and Catch Fire, Into the Badlands, The Son and the forthcoming series The Terror, Lodge 49 and Dietland, as well as unscripted series Ride with Norman Reedus, Robert Kirkman’s Secret History of Comics, which explores the stories, people and events that have transformed the world of comic books and James Cameron’s Story Of Science Fiction from the acclaimed filmmaker behind many iconic sci-fi films. The studio has also produced the Peabody Award-winning Rectify, and Hap and Leonard, as well as unscripted series Cold Blooded: The Clutter Family Murders for SundanceTV.

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