Only 4 days left for CoreMelt's Show Us Your Pixel Competition

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[prMac.com] Sydney, NSW/Australia - CoreMelt today announced there is only only 4 days left in their Show Us Your Pixels Competition. Get into the running to win over $25000 in prizes! Submissions will be accepted until end of business on the 8th February 2010. Winners will be chosen on Feb 10th 2009. The Grand Prize winner will be chosen randomly from the five best entrants in each category of entrant.

Prizes include:
* Orangutan Adventure Trek to Sumatra
* AJA Kona LHi Board
* Euphonix MC Transport Controller
* Crumpler bags
* Red Lightning HD Monitor Pro
* Artbeats Video Packs
* Final Cut Studio 2009
* Final Cut Express
* Digital Juice Packs
* Creative Cow packs
* motionVFX templates
* Many more!

Competition Categories

Best existing work:
Work previously created for a commercial or spec project using CoreMelt plugins.

Best student work:
Work created by a current student in Digital Media, Motion Graphics or Editing using CoreMelt plugins.

Best rainforest themed work:
For creation of a new piece on the theme of Rainforest Rescue's projects. CoreMelt and Rainforest rescue will provide stills and video footage that can be used in this category. During this period CoreMelt will contribute 10 percent of its gross sales to Rainforest Rescue with a minimum offering of $7000.

Entrants to the competition agree to allow CoreMelt to use all video footage submitted for promotional purposes and to allow Rainforest Rescue to use any photography or video footage shot on the Trek. Entries which use ArtBeats clips may be used by ArtBeats for promotional purposes. No purchase is necessary, entrants may use the free trial version of our software to create an entry.

Sponsors include:
Crumpler
Euphonix
Toolfarm
Digital Heaven
fxphd
AJA
Artbeats
Creative Cow
Red Lightning Software
Motionworks
motionVFX
Digital Juice
+ more

About Rainforest Rescue:
Rainforest Rescue is a not-for-profit organisation that has been protecting and restoring rainforests in Australia and internationally since 1998 by providing opportunities for individuals and businesses to Protect Rainforests Forever. Their projects re-establish rainforests through planting, maintenance and restoration programs, as well as purchasing and protecting high conservation value rainforest and preserving its biodiversity.

The Fine Print:
Entrants to the contest agree to allow CoreMelt to use all video footage submitted for promotional purposes and to allow Rainforest Rescue to use any photography or video footage shot on the Trek. You do not need to own a copy of our plugins, entrants may use the trial version of our software to create an entry. The contest will be open to residents of Australia, New Zealand, United States, Canada and the European Union. In the event the first place cannot take the Sumatran Trek for any reason the amount will be donated to Rainforest Rescue.

CoreMelt are designers of cutting edge, GPU accelerated plugins for Motion Graphics Artists and Video Editors using Final Cut Pro, Final Cut Express, Apple Motion, and After Effects CS3/CS4. With over 15 years of combined industry experience, we know what effects artists need and want. Copyright 2009 CoreMelt. All Rights Reserved. Apple Final Cut Studio and Apple Motion, are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries. Trademarks of Rainforest Rescue and sponsors are the property of sponsors and used with permission. All trademarks are owned by their respective companies.

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