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

Winner: Eanna O'Brien

Eanna O'Brien - Rookie Awards 2022 - 3D Game Art Showcase
This is my entry for the 12th annual Rookie Awards. This project was created while studying with Game Arts Academy in 2021. I want to thank everyone who gave me critique or words of encouragement! Hope you like it!
Winner

Runner Up: Tom Keir

Tom Keir - Decaying 1960's Americana Diner
The 1960’s Americana diner, once a lively and vibrant family eatery, has long closed its doors and decayed into a husk of its original self. Survivors have taken emergency refuge here in a bid to find shelter from events that have caused mass displacement and hysteria in the area.
Runner Up

Highly Commended: Orion Furbank-Meyer

Orion Furbank-Meyer - Film Assets
Hi! My names Orion and I am currently studying my 2nd year at CDW studios/Flinders university. I am very focused on 3D modelling. This is a collection of my favourite assets I have produced in the last 2 years.
Highly Commended

People's Choice: Jordan Soar

Jordan Soar - Jordan Soar - Concept Art Portfolio - 2022
Currently in Honours at CDW Studios / Flinders University. Focusing on Environment Concept Art and Visual Development for entertainment. Centring on world building in fantasy and science fiction worlds.
People's Choice

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