Cieri Media Announces Sony Creative Software as Sponsor for Parody 48 Hour Film Contest

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Sony Creative Software is now an official sponsor for Parody 48 Hour Film Contest and the winning teams will each receive a copy of Sony Vegas Pro editing software.

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We are excited about Sony Creative Software sponsoring Parody 48 Hour Film Contest. They have amazing programs for filmmakers and we are proud to have them as a sponsor.

Cieri Media has exciting news; The Parody 48 Hour film contest is now sponsored by Sony Creative Software. The winning teams will each receive a copy of Sony Vegas Pro editing software. Dennis Cieri, President/CEO of Cieri Media said, “We are excited about Sony Creative Software sponsoring Parody 48 Hour Film Contest. They have amazing programs for filmmakers and we are proud to have them as a sponsor. The winners will get editing software packages from Sony that will be really useful for their future projects.”

Parody 48 Hour will be a great adventure and challenge the participants as they race against time to get their films completed and submitted. Teams registered on the Parody 48 Hour Film website are invited for a drink at the opening party in Midtown Manhattan on Friday May 3rd. Each team will receive a packet with the name of the movie that they have to parody along with the rules of the contest. They have to script, cast, shoot, edit, lay down a soundtrack and get the organizers the final version on DVD by Sunday of the same weekend at 7pm.

Laura Murphy, Contest Coordinator, said ‘We are getting in touch with colleges and universities about the contest and getting good response. They are really excited about the contest and the prize package. We are waiting to see what these talented filmmakers can do in two days.’ Teams interested in joining in on all the fun can fill out the registration form available on their website.

Filmmakers meeting all the requirements will have their films screened shortly after the contest. Attendees of the screenings will rate each film, and Audience Choice Awards will be given to the three top-rated films. These three winning films will be awarded prizes sponsored by Sony.

Grand Prize: (1) Vegas Pro 12 Suite MSRP: $899.95
Second Prize: (1) Vegas Pro 12    MSRP: $599.95
Third Prize: (1) Vegas Pro 12 EDIT     MSRP: $479.95

As stated by Sony Creative Software, Vegas Pro 12 is an integrated, forward-thinking production environment designed for a new generation of creative professionals. Combining a familiar track-based timeline with hundreds of thoughtful workflow innovations, Vegas Pro 12 is a refreshing, modern approach to post-production. Supporting more formats, more workflows, and more creative control than ever before, Vegas Pro 12 makes it easy to deliver the message and express artistic vision.

For more information, like Parody 48 Hour Film Contest on Facebook (facebook.com/Parody48Hour) and follow them on Twitter (@Parody48Hr).

Founded in March 2009, Cieri Media International Corp. is a technology driven video production company. We specialize in high quality but price driven videos for small companies' website and commercials, artist videos, actors' reels, authors' book videos, sizzle reels, original show production and video production for filmmakers and theater companies.

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