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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
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Career Opportunities | Outpost VFX

Outpost creates stunning visual effects for film and high-end TV. Headquartered in Bournemouth, UK, and with offices in Montréal, London and Los Angeles, Outpost VFX exists to bring vivid creative ideas to life by harnessing artistry, technology and innovation. Best known for creating striking environments, seamless digital makeup and photoreal creatures, it delivers all kinds of visual effects for all kinds of productions globally.

Since 2013 Outpost has passionately embraced new technologies and new techniques that have empowered us to work with global content creators like Netflix, Amazon, Universal, HBO and Apple on visually arresting productions. Recent marquee projects have included News of the World, The Alienist: Angel of Darkness and Watchmen.

Devoted to expressing ideas and encouraging change, Outpost has developed a culture that is pioneering in its approach, based on five core values that guide everything the studio does: People, Innovation, Support, Creativity and Balance.

The winner will receive feedback from experienced artists on their work, developing their knowledge of the VFX pipeline and will be evolving their skill set on some of the most exciting film projects in production.

Requirements & Deliveries

  • Share examples of your work that showcase your Visual Effects skills.
  • Share details about your process by including supporting material, not only finished artworks.
  • No team entries allowed for this category.
  • No professional work may be included in your entry.


  • Must be able to complete the mentorship during the second half of 2023

Judging Criteria

The judges will be considering your overall presentation, technical skills, creative skills, variety of content, and employment potential. Treat your entry like a job interview. You have one page to show how amazing your skills are.

Prize Details

  • 1 hour a week mentoring for 4 weeks.
  • Video Conference meetings

How to enter

  1. Click Submit Entry button to create an entry page.
  2. Upload your best images, videos and supporting media using our entry page builder.
  3. Select ‘Career Opportunities > Outpost VFX’ as your nominated category.
  4. Add details including a cover image, title, description, tags, and software used.
  5. Accept rules and confirm eligibility.
  6. Confirm & Submit your entry to judging panel.

Need some help? Watch this video demonstration to help make sure you create the best entry possible.

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