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Rookie Awards 2022

The 12th Annual Rookie Awards is open to young creatives in visual effects, animation, games, virtual reality, motion graphics and 3d visualisation. There is simply no better way to launch your career and start sharing your amazing work online.

Rookie Awards 2022
Round of applause for our sponsors

Winners
Film of the Year | Visual Effects

On behalf of the sponsors and judges, The Rookies would like to congratulate the following category winners.

Winner: RELATIVITY

Jules - RELATIVITY
RELATIVITY is a graduation short film realized by ArtFX students : Hugo Astesano, Loïc Ciaux, Guillaume Hulot, Benjamin Matthys, Victor Piquemal, Jules Rebuffat, Loïc Remy. With the help of specialist students : Esteban Boudailles, Auriane Bertil, Mathilda Colli, Hugo Martial. RELATIVITY was nominee in VES and PIDs.
Film of the Year - Winner

Runner Up: GREEN

Arielle Cohen - GREEN
GREEN is a graduation short film realized by ArtFX students : Arielle Cohen, Louis Florean, Théo Fratissier, Camille Poiriez and Eloise Thibaut
Film of the Year - Runner Up

Highly Commended: COCORICA

Kesia Caprice-Lucien - COCORICA
by KesiaCL
Cocorica is a graduation short film directed by Claire Auvin, Kesia Caprice-Lucien, Maxence Delaforge, Diane Feixas, Marine Hergault & Sarah SIadoux. Specialists : Marine Sève. Music by Thibault Cohade.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: The Burning Life of Barney - ArtFX 2021

Benjamin Makki - The Burning Life of Barney - ArtFX 2021
"The Burning Life of Barney" is a joyful short musical directed by Jordan Placé, Thomas Langlois, Samuel Besseau, Benjamin Makki, Maurine Fauvert, Marjorie Sautel, Benjamin Gachot, Noëlina Faury - Specialists : Lola Neuville, Auriane Bertil, Sarah Testardo, Lucas Dziura, Claire Auvin. - Music by Nicky Stone & E'lir.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: DIVE

Kevin Merzoug - DIVE
"DIVE" is a graduation short film made at ArtFX, directed by Kevin Merzoug, Robin Audras, Anthony Koson, Youssef Mbarek & Mayank Modi.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: EOS

Praba Anandasundaram - EOS
EOS is a final graduation project made by the Netherlands Film Academy VFX class of 2022. It shows the story of a rebellious girl in a world where showing one's true face is forbidden.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: Blog 22

Montasser Khalil - Blog 22
"Blog 22" is a graduation project created by Montasser Khalil at Sheridan College, explaining the emotions people can experience when not accepted socially. Whether in a relationship, friendship, or meeting a significant other's family.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: AFTER

Team AFTER - AFTER
The is a student project led by SF FILM SCHOOL. Many students have participated in this project. is a sci-fi short film about fighting an intense battle against the spreading virus that threatens the existence of the humanity.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

People's Choice: EOS

Praba Anandasundaram - EOS
EOS is a final graduation project made by the Netherlands Film Academy VFX class of 2022. It shows the story of a rebellious girl in a world where showing one's true face is forbidden.
Film of the Year - People's Choice

Finalists
Film of the Year | Visual Effects

On behalf of the sponsors and judges, The Rookies would like to congratulate the following category finalists.