2013 3D ARTIST CG STUDENT AWARDS
The 2013 3D Artist CG Student Awards are now open for entries! Grab full details and enter here.
Rebranded for 2013 as the 3D Artist CG Student Awards, this annual event showcases and rewards excellence in computer graphics from students and recent graduates. To date, the event has kick-started the careers of countless digital artists and has awarded in excess of $200,000USD in prizes.
“This is a huge year for the awards”, declared Andrew McDonald, co-founder of the awards. “Not only do we have a new Naming Rights Partner – 3D Artist, but we have opened up the playing field to include a dedicated Next-Gen Games category. To top it off, we have our largest prize pool ever and seven studio internships on offer. The winning School of the Year can also walk away with over $50,000USD in prizes which should make things very interesting. With all this happening, we can’t wait to see the calibre of entries submitted.”
The 2013 awards is split into four main categories:
School of the Year
There is a massive prize pool of over $160,000USD and seven (7) studio internships spread across United Kingdom, United States and Canada.
The 3D Artist CG Student Awards runs from 7 March 2013 until 3 June 2013. Finalists will be shortlisted on 20 May 2013 with the Winners announced on 3 June 2013.
The awards is open to all computer graphics students that attended an accredited course between January 2012 – June 2013. Entrants can be an existing student or a recent graduate. Examples of suitable courses are Computer Animation, Bachelor of Computer Graphics, Animation and Interactive Media, 3D Computer Animation, Digital Effects, Computer Visualisation, Visual Effect, Game Design and Development.
The awards has an extensive list of high profile companies sponsoring the event including 3D Artist, Conceptshare, Digital-Tutors, Next Limit Technologies, Side Effects Software, Stash Media, The Foundry, Luxology, and Ownage. Other notable industry sponsors include: Pixologic, Chaos Group, Ballistic Publishing, CG Workshops, Tyroe, Digital Rummage, and 3D Total.
Leading production studios Double Negative, Prime Focus, Framestore, The Mill, and Image Engine, are also offering seven professional internships throughout Europe, USA, and Canada. Each studio offers slightly different internships, but an internship winner can expect to receive 2-4 months professional experience, support and guidance from industry leading experts, a standard intern salary, and an amazing opportunity to network and prove their skills.
About CG Student Awards
The CG Student Awards is an annual event which showcases and rewards excellence in computer graphics from students and recent graduates. To date, the event has already helped kick-start the careers of countless digital artists and given away over $200,000 in prizes. Qualified students at schools from all over the world are encouraged to submit their demo reel and artwork to our judging panel and compete for prizes and internships at the world’s leading production studios.
About 3D Artist
Launched in 2009, 3D Artist is now the UK’s leading 3D magazine. Read and respected by professionals, students and hobbyists alike, each issue is packed with awe-inspiring images, exclusive interviews, behind-the-scenes access and step-by-step tutorials to help artists explore their creativity.
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