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Rookie Awards 2020

The 10th 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 2020
Round of applause for our sponsors

Winners
Rookie of the Year | Visual Effects

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

Winner: Charly Amani

Charly Amani - VFX-ENTRY
Hi The Rookies, Here's my entry for the VFX category based on my 2 most completed personal projects of this year Thank you in advance for your time.
Rookie of the Year - Winner

Runner Up: Kasita Wonowidjojo

Kasita Wonowidjojo - Kasita || Gnomon 2019-2020 Student Portfolio
Hello! My name is Kasita and I'm currently on my last term in Gnomon School of Visual Effects. I'm a CG Generalist with a focus on modeling, texturing and look development. I'm in the process of wrapping up my demo reel and wanted to showcase some of the works i've completed during my time in Gnomon. Hope you enjoy!
Rookie of the Year - Runner Up

Highly Commended: Jared Fischler

Jared Fischler - Jared Fischler Student Work 2020
As a student at Gnomon School of VFX I've gotten to explore every area of CG and adopt skills that allow me to create nuanced and narrative-driven work. I hope you enjoy my portfolio!
Rookie of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: Yung Sheng Tseng

Yung Sheng Tseng - Matte painting reel
Hi everyone Here is my Matte painting demo reel. I started learning matte painting from 2019 May until now. Paint the matte painting in PhotoShop, build the projection geo in Maya and do the compositing in Nuke. Using Maya and Cinema4D to render the foreground. I hope everyone likes it!
Rookie of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: Joseph Liu

Joseph Liu - A Recreation of Lara Croft
Please. enjoy this piece.
Rookie of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: Jonathan Aceituno Fuentes

Jonathan Aceituno Fuentes - Jonathan Aceituno VFX Reel
This is my latest Houdini demo reel, here you can watch some simulation projects I made this last year (grooming, Pyro, Flip, Crowds, Particles...)
Rookie of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: William Medcalf

William Medcalf - Will Medcalf - Showreel
This is my graduate showreel after leaving uni
Rookie of the Year - Highly Commended

People's Choice: Khaled Osama Sabry

Khaled Osama Sabry - Krugarr, NEON & Steampunk Survivor
In this entry, I'm introducing my latest 3 projects. doing Hyperrealistic characters was my passion but I was never good at so this was my motivation to join think tank and start my character creation path. So without no further talking, I Hope u like the projects. Lets Jump In.. !
Rookie of the Year - People's Choice

Finalists
Rookie of the Year | Visual Effects

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