Jobs, Internships, & Scholarships
Launch into 2017 with a new job, internship, or scholarship. We have them all! You could be working at some of the biggest studios in the world before you know it. This year there is also no need to wait until the winners are announced, our Live Draft is swarming with recruiters ready to hand out jobs on the spot.
Prizes to giveaway every single week
What good is there to having an Awards if the prizes are lame. Winners of The Rookies don’t get gift certificates and a hand shake, they take home a massive bounty of prizes including the latest gadgets, hardware, software, and media. Oh, and this year we’re extending the love to all entrants with random acts of kindness and giveaways.Show me the money!
Expert Reviews & Industry Rankings
Have your work reviewed by Industry heavy weights. We have judges from all the top studios and software companies. This is worth a whole pile of gold right there. An industry ranking from The Rookies is highly respected and guaranteed to help you get a job. It will also help you figure out how your skills compare with your peers.View People
Categories from Traditional to Tomorrow
Dedicated to the art of both 3D and 2D animation created for feature film, television, and advertising.
Entries include architectural visualisation, interior and exterior design, landscaping, and sustainability.
Entries by students who developed live action projects in video production including documentary, narrative, and music videos.
Content focused on typography, layout and design, colour psychology, packaging design, and promotional design.
Illustrations and concept art created for film, games, scientific visualisation, narrative, advertising, or architectural purposes.
Focused on product, furniture, and gadget design that are to be manufactured through techniques of mass production.
Entries which showcase video projects that feature composited text, animated still images, or live action with graphics.
Design and development of video game based content for console systems, web platforms, and mobile devices.
Entries include images focusing on landscapes, street, portrait, advertising, sport, and editorial content.
Entries with a focus on live action visual effects for film and advertisements. Skills ranging from roto through to comp.
Content created specifically for use with virtual reality headsets is the goal here. This includes games, apps, and all VR experiences.
Web & Mobile
Content viewed through a browser or mobile device with a focus on interaction, user experience, and design.
Film of the Year - Visual Effects
Films created by both teams and individuals that include live action visual effects used to help tell a story, add that wow factor, or just improve raw footage.
Game of the Year - Console and PC
We are looking for teams and individuals who have created console games. Trailers and incomplete games are allowed to be submitted. Finished games preferred.
School of the Year
This is a special category just for your schools. Each main category will be awarded a School of the Year trophy based on performance of the students entries submitted.
Film of the Year - Animation
Looking for the very best in 2D + 3D animated short films. The films can be created by both teams and individuals. Trailers and unfinished projects allowed.
Game of the Year - Virtual Reality
Team and individual games that have been designed to use the latest virtual reality systems. Completed projects preferred, but game play examples and trailers accepted.
Open to the general public to vote for their favourite finalists in all main categories. Voting will be conducted via Facebook and commence one Finalists are announced.
Film of the Year - Film Production
We are looking for short films and documentaries that focus on film production, story telling, editing, and acting. Team and individual projects allowed.
Game of the Year - Web & Mobile
Team and individual games that have been created for mobile devices, and the web. Completed projects preferred, but game play examples and trailers accepted.