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Imagineer Systems Challenges VFX, Editorial Community with Video Tutorial Development Contest

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VFX Industry Influencers to Participate on Panel of Judges; Winner Takes Home $10,000 VFX Tool Kit

GUILDFORD, UK (July 8, 2008) Imagineer Systems (

www.imagineersystems.com

), creators of next-generation VFX tools, today announced it is extending a challenge to Imagineer Systems customers and the entire VFX, content creation and post production community, to create the next great series of video tutorials for Imagineer Systems VFX tools. Continuing its spirit of listening to, and learning from its customers, the Company is challenging users to create video tutorials that best educate new users of Imagineer VFX solutions on the workflow features of its tools. The winners will be judged on content, video quality, technical quality of audio and video and instructional clarity and completeness. Additionally, the top winner will receive a comprehensive Imagineer Systems VFX software suite valued at $10,000. Winners will be formally announced by the Company to the industry press, and the winning entry will be highlighted on

www.imagineersystems.com

. As part of the contest, Imagineer Systems executives, as well as industry influencers and well-known VFX heavyweights such as Aharon Rabinowitz of Creative Cow and AENY, Chris Meyer of Cybermotion and Mark Christiansen of Pro Video Coalition, will participate on a panel of judges and will help decide on the winning entries. “We have always been committed to listening to what our customers are saying about Imagineer Systems products, and we take their feedback very seriously,� said Allan Jaenicke, chief executive officer of Imagineer Systems. “One of the resounding comments we hear from customers is, ‘we want more tutorials.’ As we thought about tackling this request, we realized that by challenging the community to share their ideas with us, we could ultimately deliver a series of tutorials with perspectives, tips and advice that are so valuable to users, and at the same time, generate a lot of excitement in the community. We’re very excited to see what our users come up with!� Contest Details The Imagineer Systems Video Tutorial Contest is open to everyone, and participants must follow these guidelines: Video Tutorial Topics/Products: Imagineer Systems’ mocha, mocha-AE, motor, monet, mokey. Topics may cover motion tracking, rotoscoping, rig removals, stabilzation and can be designed for beginning or advanced users. Format: Participants should use screen recording software, such as Camtasia or ishowu; Files: Video files should be compressed for good viewing resolution, e.g., Quicktime H.264; Deadline: All entries must be submitted to Imagineer Systems by July 31st, 2008 For detailed information on contest rules and technical specs please visit:

www.imagineersystems.com/contest

Winners will be announced August 15th, 2008. About Imagineer Systems Imagineer Systems Ltd innovates and markets next-generation visual effects solutions for film, video and broadcast post production markets. In response to a groundswell desire for a more innovative approach to VFX, Imagineer Systems has developed an entirely new VFX architecture, one that embraces better integration, collaboration, performance and feels like an extension of the creative thought process – mogul. Imagineer Systems has made its mark on such marquis Hollywood blockbuster productions as Casino Royale, Pirates of the Caribbean and Harry Potter. Imagineer’s product line consists of monet™ - placement station, mokey™ - removal station, motor™ - roto station, mocha™ - tracking station and mofex™ - plug-in for Shake. Imagineer Systems was founded in 2000 and its headquarters is located in Guildford, United Kingdom. For more information visit

www.imagineersystems.com

. For more information on mogul, please visit

www.mogulvfx.com

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