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Halloween Video Contest 2014 by Mocha


Submit a Halloween inspired, spooky video short and enter to win excellent software prizes from Imagineer Systems and our partner sponsors: Boris FX, FXHome, Rampant Design Tools, Red Giant and Digital Anarchy. 

The Rules: 

  • Submit a short “scary, spooky, Halloween” video (no longer than 5 minutes).
  • All videos must use a mocha process (tracking, roto, etc) for part of the process.
  • Enter by Midnight, Thursday, October 30, 2014

The Prizes:

mocha Pro 4 from Imagineer Systemsmocha Pro is the academy award winning visual effects tool that combines modules for planar motion tracking, rotoscoping, lens correction, stabilization, object removal, 3D camera solving and more. Retail Value: $1495 

Continuum Complete 9 AE from Boris FXBoris Continuum Complete delivers the most comprehensive VFX plug-in suite ever created for Adobe After Effects CC and Premiere Pro CC.  230+ filters. Retail Value $995 

HitFilm 2 Ultimate from FXHomeEssential editing tools, over 150 effects and groundbreaking 3D compositing with a revolutionary workflow. World class particle simulators, professional chroma key and advanced color correction. Import 3D models with full light and shadow support. Retail Value $399  

Rampant Design Tools Easy to Use Drag and Drop Quicktime-based Effects for Editors, Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Artists. Rampant Design is the home of the highest resolution practical visual effects in the universe. 2K, 4k and 5K high quality quicktime based visual effects for film and broadcast professionals. Retail value $399

Beauty Box from Digital AnarchyBeauty Box 3.0 is the makeup artist who you don’t have the time or budget to afford. Skin retouching video plugin for After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Premiere Pro and OpenFX applications. Retail value $199

Universe from Red GiantAn expanding library of tools for filmmakers & motion designers. Get access to all our plugins, Free & Premium, and
vote on the tools you want to see go into development. Retail value $99 


How to enter:

  1. Create an interesting or scary or humorous “Halloween” inspired short video that uses any of mocha AE, mocha HitFilm, mocha Plus or mocha Pro’s features including: Planar Tracking, Rotoscoping, Screen Inserts, 3D Camera Solve or Object Removal.
  2. Upload your video to Youtube or Vimeo. Tag your video: mocha Halloween 2014
  3. When your video is ready to be viewed email us the link, your full name and email address.
Important Stuff!
  • To enter, your video must be uploaded by Midnight, Thursday, October 30,2014.
  • All content must be yours. Only original materials will be considered.
  • You may enter more than once.
  • You may submit older projects for consideration, but we will give preference to fresher material.
  • Work will be judged on creativity and quality of visual effects.
  • Have fun! This is an opportunity to learn something new and promote your work.
Some Inspiration! Not all videos need to feature zombies! We are simply looking for fun, creative and well crafted work. See some of the previous entries below.
Watch and learn more here.