In addition to the $20,000+ in prizes listed below, awards will also be given in the following categories: Best Film, Best Direction, Best Writing, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Acting Ensemble, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Original Music Score, Best Music Supervision, Best Sound Design, Best Animation, Best Visual FX, Best Special FX, Best Costume Design, and Best Make-Up.

 
Catalyst Production Suite from Sony Creative Software for the top 10 films.

Catalyst Production Suite from Sony Creative Software for the top 10 films.

Audio Master Suite 2 from Sony Creative Software for the top 10 films.

Audio Master Suite 2 from Sony Creative Software for the top 10 films.

Magic Bullet Suite, from Red Giant, is a set of seven tools that bring intuitive, powerful color correction, and beyond, right to your editorial timeline.

Magic Bullet Suite, from Red Giant, is a set of seven tools that bring intuitive, powerful color correction, and beyond, right to your editorial timeline.

 
 

  1st Place

US$1,500 Cash

One download of the Audio Master Suite 2 from Sony Creative Software (valued at US$599).  Sound Forge™ Pro 11 and SpectraLayers™ Pro 3 are the most advanced waveform and spectral editing applications available today. Each with its own unique genius, they work seamlessly together to form a colossal editing system offering extraordinary and immediate gains for audio professionals everywhere. Engineered for smooth round-trip communication, the latest editions invite you to channel the power of each in turn as your tasks demand. Whether your game is mixing, mastering, repair and restoration, sound design, forensics, or analysis, Sound Forge Pro 11 and SpectraLayers Pro 3, working in tandem, provide a unified environment that will serve as your gateway to the highest plateau of creative audio design.  

One download of the Catalyst Production Suite from Sony Creative Software (valued at US$399).  The Catalyst Production Suite fuses powerful media preparation and fast, focused video editing to provide the backbone for your video productions. Catalyst Prepare paves your path from camera to post with robust organizational tools, strong color adjustment and monitoring, extensive metadata support, and more. Catalyst Edit provides a lean, focused video editing environment that makes your cutting process fast and fluent. With support for 4K and Sony RAW media, the Catalyst Production Suite gives you the power to make the most of your camera's high dynamic range and wide color gamut as well as the stunning resolution of 4K from beginning to end.

One copy of mocha Pro from Imagineer Systems (valued at US$1,499).  mocha pro is the world’s most robust tool for solving difficult visual effects challenges. Features include: planar motion tracking, advanced roto & masking tools, object removal, 3D camera solver, and more.

One copy of Boris Continuum Complete for Adobe from Boris FX (valued at US$995).  Boris Continuum Complete is the world’s largest vfx plug-in collection featuring 230+ filters, transitions, and effects. Includes: image restoration & beauty work, 3D objects, titles & particle effects, glows & film looks, keying, and 3000+ presets.

One Magic Bullet Suite from Red Giant (valued at US$799).  Magic Bullet Suite is a set of seven tools that bring intuitive, powerful color correction, and beyond, right to your editorial timeline.

One bag of your choice from the collection at Kelly Moore bags (valued at up to US$299

 

2nd Place

US$500 Cash

One download of the Audio Master Suite 2 from Sony Creative Software (valued at US$599).

One download of the Catalyst Production Suite from Sony Creative Software (valued at US$399). 

One copy of mocha Pro from Imagineer Systems (valued at US$1,499).

One copy of Boris Continuum Complete for Adobe from Boris FX (valued at US$995).

 

3rd Place

US$250 Cash

One download of the Audio Master Suite 2 from Sony Creative Software (valued at US$599).

One download of the Catalyst Production Suite from Sony Creative Software (valued at US$399). 

One copy of mocha Pro from Imagineer Systems (valued at US$1,499).

One copy of Boris Continuum Complete for Adobe from Boris FX (valued at US$995).

 

4th Place - 10th Place

One download of the Audio Master Suite 2 from Sony Creative Software (valued at US$599).

One download of the Catalyst Production Suite from Sony Creative Software (valued at US$399).