REALILLUSION HOSTS THE SECOND ANNUAL iCLONE FILMMAKING COMPETITION


Real-time movie making and next generation machinima have never been so easy for movie enthusiasts with iClone4 – now users have the opportunity to show off their talents and participate in a worldwide event!

San Jose, CA (April 14, 2010) — Reallusion, the award-winning leader of 3D Cinematic tools for consumers, students and professionals, announces today that it is hosting the 2nd Annual iClone Filmmaking Competition. For a second year in a row, Reallusion brings another movie making competition where users from all skill levels join to compete for over $10,000 in prizes.

Last year Reallusion held the first iClone Filmmaking Competition, which was themed on War & Peace and attracted hundreds of users along with receiving almost 100 movie submissions. (http://www.reallusion.com/event/09_war_peace/) The War & Peace Machinima Filmmaking Competition brought resounding success as it provided a unique and open platform for movie artists, of all levels, to participate in a worldwide movie-making event.

This year, Reallusion has once again put together another hit competition for movie fan film artists, scriptwriters, storytellers, machinimists, amateur film makers, video editors and Sci-Fi enthusiasts alike. The 2010 competition shall be themed on Science Fiction and is scheduled to run from April 14th to July the 4th.

Would-be contestants will have the opportunity to showcase their movie making talents by competing for 10 award winning categories, including; Best Picture, Best Movie Tribute, Best Screenplay, Best Visual FX, Best Sound FX and others. A variety of award and prizes have been provided, by several branded sponsors, that will undoubtedly bring high interest to the competition. Movie submissions will be judged on several criteria such as; quality, creativity and exceptional effort.

To compete, contestants just need to fill-out the submission form with their movie title, movie description, credits, contact information and uploaded YouTube movie URL. Sci-Fi Movies must be created with Reallusion’s iClone 3D movie machine software and need to be no longer than 10 minutes. Anyone is eligible to compete as iClone has a very user friendly interface and is available in a free EX trial version at Reallusion’s website. Reallusion has also released a free Sci-Fi Content Pack for users to benefit during the competition. Movie ideas may range from movie tributes, to machinima/media mashups, or original drama and adventure stories.

Contestants may now participate in the latest Sci-Fi movie making event at http://www.reallusion.com/event/2010/sci_fi/default.asp

About Reallusion, Inc.
Headquartered in Silicon Valley, Reallusion is a leader in the development of 3D cinematic animation tools for consumers, students and professionals. Recognized as an industry pioneer, the company provides consumers with easy-to-use avatar animation, facial morphing and voice lip-sync solutions for real-time 3D filmmaking and previsualization for professional postproduction. Reallusion’s core technologies are widely used by consumers, gamers and filmmakers to ready their PCs with a total real-time movie studio that plugs-in to the gamer mentality with videogame-like play-to-create technology. Professional content developers equip their studios with Reallusion technology to streamline production efforts to match the lightspeed demands of animation. In addition to PC software, Reallusion is a trusted digital imaging and mobile 3D development partner to brother, Panasonic, Skype and Nokia with embedded applications in leading consumer devices worldwide. For more information, visit http://www.reallusion.com.
iClone™ is a trademark of Reallusion, Inc. All rights reserved.

Reallusion Media Contact:
Ms. Cosa Lu
Marketing Department
+(886) 8912-1028
cosa@reallusion.com

FAN FILM FOLLIES GIVEAWAY

April 3, 2010

Fan Film Follies in partnership with Reallusion.com presents the iClone Fan Film Challenge contest starting Friday, April 9th, 2010. We want your fan film ideas and how the iClone4 software could be used to make those ideas a reality. The winners of the contest will get a free license for the iClone Pro software. Interested? Check back this coming Friday for more details and official rules.


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The iClone4 product is a 3D movie making tool that combines video production with real-time 3D animation all while connecting video footage to 3D VFX, real-time HDR (High Dynamic Range), and 3D video compositing. All this empowers people to create fast 3D movies through simple drag and drop mechanics.