Red Giant and the Original iPhone Film Festival are teaming up to inspire new levels of creativity for aspiring iOS filmmakers. Red Giant has signed on as a sponsor of this innovative competition which will showcase short films from the iPhone filmmaker community, and encourage filmmakers to tell their stories with the "film studio in their pocket" — Apple iOS devices.
"Apple IOS devices have leveled the playing field for filmmakers, giving anyone with an iPhone an affordable tool to help tell their story. And there are so many great companies that are supporting this new technology, giving us a phenomenal array of accessories, apps and software to use," says Corey Rogers, Co-Founder of the Original iPhone Film Festival.
As part of its sponsorship, Red Giant is offering OIFF entrants a free copy of its newest mobile app for creating cinema-quality color effects -- Magic Bullet Movie Looks HD.
Magic Bullet Movie Looks HD was designed by filmmakers and industry experts with a decade of experience developing industry popular looks and color correction applications for professional editors and VFX artists worldwide. Magic Bullet Movie Looks HD App leverages this expertise and delivers sophisticated, professional looks that can set the mood of any film right on the iPhone or iPad.
Developer: Red Giant Software
Price: $1.99 Download on the App Store
"Red Giant has been making VFX and color tools for professional filmmakers for nearly a decade. Our Movie Looks tool leverages that know-how to change the mood of films made on the iPhone," said Sean Safreed, co-founder of Red Giant. "Sponsoring the OIFF is such a natural fit for us. We hope our contribution to this film festival will help the audience to see that mobile devices can be great film making tools."
From August 23 to September 1, 2011, OIFF entrants will be able to download a free copy of Magic Bullet Looks HD by visiting the Apple App Store. For more information on Magic Bullet Movie Looks HD, please visit http://www.redgiantsoftware.com/products/all/movie-looks/.
The Original iPhone Film Festival founded by Matthew Dessner and Corey Rogers is a groundbreaking festival showcasing iPhone filmmaking, and is now accepting submissions for its inaugural event. Entries will be accepted through September 30, 2011 and winners announced in October. For more information on OIFF, please visit: www.originaliphonefilmfest.com
About Red Giant: Founded in 2002, Red Giant creates provides software for motion design, photography and color correction that is used for everything from major motion pictures to worldwide television programming to web production. Their effects have enhanced dozens of feature films including "Angels & Demons" and "The Social Network," and added sparkle to networks like NBC Universal, Disney, CNN, Comedy Central and others. Get free content at Redgiantpeople.com.