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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
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Winners
Film of the Year | 2D Animation

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

Winner: DOGS - Gobelins graduation film, 2019

Jakub Bednarz - DOGS - Gobelins graduation film, 2019
by Benjamin Berrebi, Diego CRISTÓFANO, Jakub Bednarz, Karlo PAVICIC-RAVLIC, Marthinus van Rooyen, Mohammad Babakoohi, Théo Lenoble, and kubatolubie
A young Polish partisan flees from the Warsaw Uprising. Whilst hiding in the yard of a countryside manor, he is chased up a tree by a large wolfhound. With his rifle out of reach, there seems to be no way to escape his predicament.
Film of the Year - Winner

Runner Up: Blind eye

Yujia Wang - Blind eye
In a world that worships the Almighty Eye, two siblings find themselves escaping from sacrifice, only to discover their world is not what it appeared to be. Directors: Isabela LITTGER DE PINHO, Bruno COHEN, Rohit KELKAR, Yujia WANG, Germaine COLAJANNI, Rohan DESHCHOUGULE, Diego PORRAL team contact : [email protected]
Film of the Year - Runner Up

Highly Commended: SHERGAR

Cora mckenna - SHERGAR
by Camille Fabry, Cora Mckenna, James Cavanaugh, Jana Ribkina, Lykke Dalum, Maor Sharvit, Mariyam Aulbekova, Marta Dziedic, Natasha Sallustio, Pietro Guglielmi, and coramckenna
SHERGAR follows Conor, a boy living a fast paced and free roaming life with his friends on the streets of Dublin. Though a life without responsibilities is great fun, it can't keep his head above the chaos of his poverty stricken home.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: MILLENNIUM HOUR

Adam Bohorquez - MILLENNIUM HOUR
by 3D work: Alumx, Cleanup and Color: Kaylan Peattie, Cleanup and Color: Luca Lococo-Victore, Music and sound design: Ruairi O'Brien, and adambohorquez
4th year thesis film made at SVA, in which a mysterious fella wanders a winter wasteland in search of quarters.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

Highly Commended: In Orbit

Meton Joffily - In Orbit
by Meton Joffily and metoons
In a far future, Sonia is about to be transferred from her space station to a newer one. While everything appears to be going well for her, her mind is elsewhere, disturbed by a past not far behind.
Film of the Year - Highly Commended

People's Choice: DOGS - Gobelins graduation film, 2019

Jakub Bednarz - DOGS - Gobelins graduation film, 2019
by Benjamin Berrebi, Diego CRISTÓFANO, Jakub Bednarz, Karlo PAVICIC-RAVLIC, Marthinus van Rooyen, Mohammad Babakoohi, Théo Lenoble, and kubatolubie
A young Polish partisan flees from the Warsaw Uprising. Whilst hiding in the yard of a countryside manor, he is chased up a tree by a large wolfhound. With his rifle out of reach, there seems to be no way to escape his predicament.
Film of the Year - People's Choice

Finalists
Film of the Year | 2D Animation

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