A nightmare of a challenge

Thursday, 16 October 2014

The Mocha Halloween Contest is back!

Our friends at Imagineer Systems, along with their partner sponsors, are giving you the chance to win some great software prizes by entering their video competition.

The rules are simple:

  • enter a “scary, spooky, Hallowe’en” video up to five minutes long
  • use mocha AE, mocha Plus, or mocha Pro for part of the process
  • submit your entry by midnight on 30th October

That’s it! And with the talent we’ve got around this industry there should be some cracking clips to see.

The Prizes

mocha Pro 4 from Imagineer Systems

mocha 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.

Continuum Complete 9 AE from Boris FX

Boris Continuum Complete delivers the most comprehensive VFX plug-in suite ever created for Adobe After Effects CC and Premiere Pro CC.  230+ filters.

HitFilm 2 Ultimate from FXHome

Essential 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.

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.

Beauty Box from Digital Anarchy

Beauty 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.

Universe from Red Giant

An 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.

How to enter

Create an interesting, scary, or humorous Hallowe’en 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.

Upload your video to Youtube or Vimeo.

Tag your video: mocha Halloween 2014

When your video is ready to be viewed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. the link, your full name and email address.

Important Stuff!

To enter, your video must be uploaded by midnight on Thursday, 30th October.

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.