JOBY Launches Free Stop Motion All-in-One iPhone Camera App

JOBY Launches Free Stop Motion All-in-One iPhone Camera App
Frame X Frame App Kicks Off with “Stop Motion Addict” Video Contest

May 03, 2011, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF: JOBY, the industry-defining creator of the bestselling GorillaPod tripod and the GorillaMobile for iPhone 4 tripod, announces the availability of Frame X Frame, the first indispensible free iPhone 4 camera app that easily creates and shares stop motion videos.

An all-in-one app for snapping and sharing great shots, Frame X Frame will inspire new creative approaches for capturing unique videos with the iPhone.  JOBY’s first iPhone app, Gorillacam, has been downloaded more than 2.5 million times from the Apple iTunes store. Frame X Frame is available for free download from the iTunes App Store now.

To celebrate the launch of Frame X Frame, JOBY is kicking off a “Stop Motion Addict” contest on YouTube on May 3rd.  The competition will be fierce as participants compete to win a grand prize bundle including a Canon 7D DSLR, a GorillaPod Focus and Ballhead, and a screening of their Stop Motion film at the Renderyard Short Film Festival in Spain this November. The contest will close on May 31st and the winner will be announced on June 8th.

Contest judges will include Mark Reid,  Founder and Director of Renderyard Short Film Festival, Estafania Merino, Co-Director of Renderyard Short Film Festival, Trevor Hardy, Animator of Watermill Farm on Nick Kids, Gregory Han of Apartment Therapy, Mike Doyle from About.com’s Skiing Guide, and pro-photographer and JOBY pro-team member, *Safe Solvent. A Canon Powershot S95 will be awarded to the fan favorite video entry which receives the highest number of YouTube “thumbs up” votes.

Capturing perfect stop motion video and time-lapse creations is a snap with the GorillaMobile for iPhone 4.  This hands-free solution allows you to get the perfect angle for all your activities from chatting on Facetime to capturing the sunset. The newly refreshed version is now available and is compatible with all iPhones including AT&T and Verizon.

For additional product or company information, please contact media representative Britta Franson at bfranson@talktocurrent.com or Eileen Weinstein at 415-323-5751, eweinstein@joby.com.

ABOUT JOBY
JOBY creates iconic, award-winning photo, mobile and lighting products that inspire the creative and active lifestyle. We believe great design starts with a user-centric approach, is functional yet playful, and enhances people’s lives. Founded in 2005 with the introduction of the industry-defining and best-selling GorillaPod, JOBY is a global, privately-held company headquartered in San Francisco, CA with offices in Geneva, Switzerland; Tokyo, Japan and Schenzen, China. For more information please visit JOBY.com.