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The Original iPhone Film Festival Set To Announce Grand Prize Winner At Macworld Expo Featured Event

Public Online Vote For Top Film Continues Until January 24th (January 18, 2012)
DMN Newswire--2012-1-18--The Original iPhone Film Festival will announce the Grand Prize winning film at the Macworld|iWorld  Expo in San Francisco on January 26th, 2012. OIFF Founders Corey Rogers & Matt Dessner will be joined by Macworld Magazine Editorial Director Jason Snell on the Macworld LIVE! stage at 3p PST to discuss iPhone filmmaking and showcase some of the short iPhone films from its inaugural competition. The session will be live streamed on both macworld.com and ustream.tv



The voting for the Grand Prize film is underway: film and iPhone enthusiasts from around the world can choose their favorite finalist for the Grand Prize at http://www.originaliphonefilmfest.com/show.html until January 24th. The winner will receive a Macbook Air sponsored by Vericorder.



The OIFF Finalists Are:


?    "Clipped Wings" Directed by Jonathan Chen
?    "E.M.O." Directed by Ricardo Bigai
?    "Hairy Dog" Directed by Brett Gerry
?    "Jim Beam" Directed by Richard Sears
?    "Kalapukan (Mudplace)" Directed by Michael Guhil
?    "Mheibes" Directed by Prashant Rao
?    "Nancy Lee" Directed by Alen Petkovic
?    "The Fixer" Directed by Conrad Mess
?    "The Last Coke" Directed by Kei Kosonoy
?    "The Latter" Directed by Micah Moss
?    "Vessel" Directed by Eryc Tramonn
?    "Veuve Cliquot - Wish You Were Here" Directed by Melissa Martens

"The honored films are a tribute to what is possible using the mini film studio we carry each day," says OIFF Co-Founder Corey Rogers. "And we're excited to see which finalist film walks off with the Grand Prize, including the Macbook Air."

"Just as iOS devices place filmmaking tools into the hands of many, we democratized the selection of the Grand Prize Winner," adds OIFF Co-Founder Matthew Dessner. "It's going to be fun to announce it at Macworld Expo with Jason Snell and the team at Macworld magazine."

The Original iPhone Film Festival was developed to bring together and showcase the films of the iPhone filmmaker community and encourage aspiring filmmakers to tell their stories by utilizing the "film studio in their pocket" - the cutting-edge Apple iOS devices that break down the barriers to personal filmmaking.

To further support and nurture this unique iPhone filmmaker community, OIFF is expanding the website with a new iPhoneFilmmaker Blog and future additions including user forums, iPhone filmmaking tips, recommended accessories, apps and post production how-tos, a content showcase and future events & contests.

OIFF is sponsored by Macworld magazine, creative software maker Red Giant, Dailymotion, Gothamist, Hype, Zacuto USA, ALM Live, Filmic Pro, iStabilizer, Movie Slate, Vericorder, Global Mechanic, and Geneva Lab.


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