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Rookie Awards 2023

The 13th 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 2023
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: The Ghoul Project

Till Sander-Titgemeyer - The Ghoul Project
"The Ghoul Project" is the VFX breakdown for the film "A Calling. From the Desert. To the Sea". The project was awarded the 21st VES Award for Outstanding Visual Effects in a student project.
Film of the Year - Winner

Runner Up: SKYRACE

Quentin Mourier - SKYRACE
In 1978, during the prestigious Bolzano air race in the Alps, two pilots faced each other in a fierce duel, facing a daunting storm. An ARTFX VFX movie. Directors: Cyril Deramaudt, Léo Fraschini, Théo Ginocchio,Taylor Hyder, Fabien Menne, Gabriel Mori, Quentin Mourier
Film of the Year - Runner Up

Highly Commended: MACULA

Lothaire Rialhe - MACULA
"MACULA" is a graduation short film made by ArtFX students : Hady Abou Ghazale, Cyprien Huet, Jules Machicot, Lothaire Rialhe, Marta Rodriguez-Noriega Nava, Mara Sierra Palomino. With the help of specialist students : Loïc Mattern, Mario Hawat.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: Nellie Bly - 2022 Artfx Film

Aaron Dubois - Nellie Bly - 2022 Artfx Film
Nellie Bly is a graduation short film directed by ArtFX students : Chloé Berthier, Aaron Dubois, Maxime Gouilloux, Cindy Noël, Tom Sella, Suyao Dong, Fabien Brunet-Manquat.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: FREEDOM

KIM TAE KYEONG - FREEDOM
It is an honor that I can release my first VFX portfolio through The Rookies in 2023. I worked hard for a year and I hope you enjoy it :)
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: FADY

Remy Vu - FADY
FADY is a graduation short film directed by ArtFX students : Falinirina RAKOTOSON, Jean-Baptiste OLLIVIER, Remy VU, Jingwan MA, Pawan RANDIVE, Ahmed HASSANIN and Husain ENGINEERINGWALA.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

People's Choice: BONEZ

Josh Methven - BONEZ
Three friends on a pizza night accidentally summon the King of Bonez, a terrifying monster from the depths of their board game. A VFX film from 4 students @ The University of Hertfordshire
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.