CoreMelt Announces Competition Supporting Rainforest Rescue

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[] Sydney, NSW/Australia - CoreMelt today announced the Show Us Your Pixels Competition with over $25,000 in prizes! In support of Rainforest Rescue, CoreMelt is asking for submissions of existing or new work created using CoreMelt plugins. Between 7th Decmber 2009 and 7th February 2010, CoreMelt will contribute 10 percent of its gross sales to Rainforest Rescue with a minimum offering of $7000. The winners will be chosen on Feb 10th 2009.

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.

The best five entries will be selected in the above mentioned categories. Runner-ups will be awarded to the best in each category while first place will be randomly chosen from the pool of 5 best in each category.

Grand Prize:
The Grand prize will be a position on the Orangutan Adventure Trek to Sumatra, Indonesia from 5th-15th March 2010 hosted by Rainforest Rescue. A return airfare will be provided from Los Angeles, London, Perth, Melbourne or Gold Coast only, you must provide your own connecting airfare to one of the departure points above.

AJA, Crumpler, Euphonix, Toolfarm, Digital Heaven, Black Magic Design, Artbeats, Creative Cow, Red Lightning Software, Motionworks, FXPHD, Digital Juice, MotionVFX and many more.
For a complete list, please visit our website.

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.

Terms and Conditions:
Entrants to the contest agree to allow CoreMelt to useall 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. Please visit the Terms and Conditions page on our website for more information.

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.