ADELAIDE — Sponsored by Autodesk, The Rookies has introduced the decision for entries to their world competitors, the Rookie Awards 2019, which is open to beginner creatives in visible results, animation, video games, digital actuality, movement graphics and 3D visualization. The ultimate submission deadline is Might 31st, 2019. The Rookie Awards presents artists a “stamp of approval” as they begin their transition from beginner to skilled, enabling them to have their work seen, graded, and commented on by business heavyweights. Entrants will compete to win studio internships, academic scholarships and prizes.
Since 2009, The Rookies have helped place greater than 100 artists in jobs throughout Asia, Canada, Europe, Oceania and the US. These artists have gone on to work on movies (akin to Surprise Girl, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Mummy, Iron Man, Captain America and The Avengers) and AAA stage video games (akin to Hellblade, Far Cry and Center-earth: Shadow of Mordor). “Autodesk is proud to sponsor The Rookies once more this 12 months,” mentioned Diana Colella, VP, Media & Leisure Enterprise Technique & Advertising and marketing, Autodesk. “I’m constantly amazed and impressed by the eagerness, creativeness, and unbelievable expertise of aspiring artists, and stay up for seeing how this subsequent era raises the bar even increased.”
“At the side of our ninth Awards, we’re launching a very new group platform which has been in planning and growth for over a 12 months now,” famous Andrew McDonald, co-founder, The Rookies. “Entrants and judges are going to expertise an utility like no different, and with this aggressive edge will permit us to develop for years to come back. The Rookies co-founder Alwyn Hunt added, “We’re actually happy with our judging panel this 12 months, which has a robust feminine voice with greater than 50 extremely proficient and trailblazing girls of their fields.”
The official classes for 2019 are: 3D Animation, Idea Design & Illustration, Visible Results, Recreation Design & Improvement, Immersive Media, 3D Movement Graphics, Product Visualization and Architectural Visualization. Movie of the 12 months (Visible Results, 2D Animation and 3D Animation), and Recreation of the 12 months (Console and PC, Immersive Media and Cell).
Vital Dates: March 7, 2019: Open for Submissions; Might 31, 2019: Submissions Closed; June 30, 2019: Finalists Introduced; July 16, 2019: Winners Introduced.
The Rookies is supported by a number of the world’s smartest corporations: Autodesk, Shutterstock, Unity, Epic Video games, Allegorithic, Foundry, Blackmagic Design, Chaos Group, Yellowdog, SideFX, Pixologic and Wacom.
The next manufacturing studios are providing a spread of totally paid internships and coaching applications to class winners: Weta Digital, Animal Logic, Polygon Footage, Axis Animation, Electrical Theatre Collective, CVD Studios, RodeoFX, NetherRealm, Monolith, Ninja Principle, BVN, Sarofsky. all through Asian, Canada, Europe, Oceania, and the USA.
Supply: The Rookies