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Red Giant Teams Up With the Original iPhone Film Festival to Inspire New Community of Mobile Filmmakers

Free Magic Bullet Looks HD App Available From August 23 to September 1, 2011 (August 23, 2011)

PORTLAND, OR and NEW YORK, NY -- (Marketwire) -- 08/23/11 -- 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. The festival will showcase the short films from the iPhone filmmaker community, and encourage filmmakers to tell their stories with the "film studio in their pocket" -- Apple iOS devices. Submissions for the first annual Original iPhone Film Festival are due by September 30, 2011. View the OIFF promo video here (

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. 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

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.

"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."

"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.

"Red Giant is a fantastic supporter of this community and we're ecstatic that they've joined us as a sponsor for the Original iPhone Film Festival," concludes Matt Dessner, Co-Founder of the Original iPhone Film Festival.

About The Original iPhone Film Festival (OIFF)
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. In addition to an online showcase, the winning films will receive prizes provided by Zacuto USA, ALM Live, iStabilizer, Vericorder, Macphun, Pro Camera, Filmic Pro, Movie Slate and Geneva Lab with a grand prize of a Macbook Air. Entries will be judged by a stellar panel of industry experts from entertainment and advertising including the rockstar members of Maroon 5, author & legendary "Madman" Jimmy Siegel, Oscar-nominated filmmaker Lasse Hallstrom, technology guru David Pogue and Oscar-winning doc director Cynthia Wade. For more information on OIFF, please visit:

About Red Giant
Founded in 2002, Red Giant ( creates an ever-expanding universe of effects tools ranging from plug-in suites, applications and mobile apps to Guru Presets, free products and sharing communities. We provide software for motion design, photography and color correction that is used for everything from major motion pictures to worldwide television programming to web production. Red Giant offers the industry-leading Trapcode tools for broadcast design; Magic Bullet Suite for color correction; and over 60 products that run in After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Motion, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, Aperture, Avid, Vegas, Nuke, and Avid Studio. Our effects have enhanced dozens of feature films such as "Angels & Demons" and "The Social Network," and added sparkle to networks like NBC Universal, ESPN, Disney, CNN, Comedy Central, MTV, and TNT. Join us on Facebook (, follow us on Twitter (!/RedGiantNews) and get free content at

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