2017 Results

The official Judging Panel have reviewed all submissions and selected the top students and projects.
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Rookie of the Year Winners

The winners are the best entries selected by the official Judging Panel. For each category shown below, the Judges have selected the most impressive student work based on the following criteria: Overall Impression, Creative Skills, Technical Skills, Range of Skills, Complexity, Presentation, and Industry Employability.

Animation

Dedicated to the art of both 3D and 2D animation created for animated feature film, television, and advertising.

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Architecture

Entries include architectural visualisation, interior and exterior design, landscaping, and sustainability.

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Film Production

Entries by students who developed live action projects in video production including documentary, narrative, and music videos.

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Graphic Design

Content focused on typography, layout and design, colour psychology, packaging design, and promotional design.

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Illustration

Illustrations and concept art created for film, games, scientific visualisation, narrative, advertising, or architectural purposes.

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Industrial Design

Focused on product, furniture, and gadget design that are to be manufactured through techniques of mass production.

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Motion Graphics

Entries which showcase video projects that feature composited text, animated still images, or live action with graphics.

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Next-Gen Gaming

Design and development of video game based content for console systems, web platforms, and mobile devices.

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Photography

Entries include images focusing on landscapes, street, portrait, advertising, sport, and editorial content.

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Visual Effects

Entries with a focus on live action visual effects for film and advertisements. Skills ranging from roto through to comp.

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Virtual Reality

Content created specifically for use with virtual reality headsets is the goal here. This includes games, apps, and all VR experiences.

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Web & Mobile

Content viewed through a browser or mobile device with a focus on interaction, user experience, and design.

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Feature Category Winners

These winners have been selected by the official Judging Panel. For each category shown below, the Judges have selected the most impressive films based on the following criteria: Overall Impression, Creative Skills, Technical Skills, Range of Skills, Complexity, Presentation, Story, and Development Process.

Film of the Year

View the winners of Film of the Year categories for Animation, Film Production and Visual Effects.

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Game of the Year

View the winners of Game of the Year categories for Console & PC, Virtual Reality and Web & Mobile.

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Internships

View the winners of Studio Internship for Animation, Graphic Design, Gaming and Visual Effects.

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Scholarships

View the winners of Scholarships for Visual Effects and Animation, both online and facility based.

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Rookie of the Year Finalists

The finalists are the best entries selected by the official Judging Panel. For each category shown below, the Judges have selected the most impressive student work based on the following criteria: Overall Impression, Creative Skills, Technical Skills, Range of Skills, Complexity, Presentation, and Industry Employability.

Animation

Dedicated to the art of both 3D and 2D animation created for animated feature film, television, and advertising.

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Architecture

Entries include architectural visualisation, interior and exterior design, landscaping, and sustainability.

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Film Production

Entries by students who developed live action projects in video production including documentary, narrative, and music videos.

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Graphic Design

Content focused on typography, layout and design, colour psychology, packaging design, and promotional design.

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Illustration

Illustrations and concept art created for film, games, scientific visualisation, narrative, advertising, or architectural purposes.

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Industrial Design

Focused on product, furniture, and gadget design that are to be manufactured through techniques of mass production.

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Motion Graphics

Entries which showcase video projects that feature composited text, animated still images, or live action with graphics.

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Next-Gen Gaming

Design and development of video game based content for console systems, web platforms, and mobile devices.

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Photography

Entries include images focusing on landscapes, street, portrait, advertising, sport, and editorial content.

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Visual Effects

Entries with a focus on live action visual effects for film and advertisements. Skills ranging from roto through to comp.

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Virtual Reality

Content created specifically for use with virtual reality headsets is the goal here. This includes games, apps, and all VR experiences.

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Web & Mobile

Content viewed through a browser or mobile device with a focus on interaction, user experience, and design.

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Film of the Year Finalists

These films are the best projects selected by the official Judging Panel. For each category shown below, the Judges have selected the most impressive films based on the following criteria: Overall Impression, Creative Skills, Technical Skills, Range of Skills, Complexity, Presentation, Story, and Development Process.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Game of the Year Finalists

These games are the best projects selected by the official Judging Panel. For each category shown below, the Judges have selected the most impressive games based on the following criteria: Overall Impression, Creative Skills, Technical Skills, Complexity, Presentation, Story, Game Design, and Gaming Experience.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Internship Finalists

The finalists are the best entries selected by the official Judging Panel. For each category shown below, the Judges have selected the most impressive student work based on the following criteria: Overall Impression, Creative Skills, Technical Skills, Range of Skills, Complexity, Presentation, and Industry Employability.

Animation - Europe

Students that have applied for Internships at Double Negative.

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Graphic Design - Oceania

Students that have applied for Internships at Leo Burnett.

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Gaming - United States

Students that have applied for Internships at Monolith and NetherRealm.

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Gaming - Europe

Students that have applied for Internships at Ninja Theory.

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Visual Effects - Canada

Students that have applied for Internships at CVD VFX and Double Negative.

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Visual Effects - Europe

Students that have applied for Internships at Double Negative, Framestore, and The Third Floor.

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Visual Effects - Oceania

Students that have applied for Internships at ALTVFX, Luma Pictures, and Weta Digital.

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Scholarship Finalists

The finalists are the best entries selected by the official Judging Panel. For each category shown below, the Judges have selected the most impressive student work based on the following criteria: Overall Impression, Creative Skills, Technical Skills, Range of Skills, Complexity, Presentation, and Industry Employability.

CG Spectrum - Online

Students that have applied for a Scholarship at CG Spectrum.

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Rising Sun Pictures in conjunction with University of South Australia

Students that have applied for a Graduate Certificate with Rising Sun Pictures in conjunction with University of South Australia.

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Vancouver Film School

Students that have applied for a Scholarship at Vancouver Film School.

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