Jumpcut Used for Online Movie Edit Contest

from a Jumpcut press release

Jumpcut, the Internet’s first fully featured video editor (at www.jumpcut.com), today announced that it will power the first online movie trailer mashup contest to determine the best remix, remake, or recut of the film trailer for the upcoming Richard Linklater feature film, A Scanner Darkly, based on the novel by Philip K. Dick, which opens on Friday, July 7th, 2006. The winner will receive a trip for two to the films U.S. premiere and a Microsoft Windows professional video editing workstation. RES Magazine is sponsoring the contest with Warner Independent Pictures and Microsoft.

Contestants can use Jumpcuts online video editor, or their own software, to submit entries. Information on how to submit entries, and the complete contest rules are available at scanner.res.com. The deadline for entries is June 7th, 2006. Winners will be announced by mid-June.

The films creative team will choose one winner and one runner-up, and Web site visitors will vote on an additional audience award. The Grand Prize winner will receive two tickets to the U.S. Premiere of A Scanner Darkly in Los Angeles, including roundtrip airfare, hotel, and transportation, and a Microsoft Windows 64-bit powered professional video editing workstation with Adobe Production Studio Premium featuring Premiere Pro, After Effects, Photoshop and more. Runner-up and Audience Award winners will both receive XBOX360 video game consoles, Adobe Production Studio Standard software and an autographed A Scanner Darkly movie poster.

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