Rookie Awards 2021
The 11th 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.
World of Real-time Discoveries
Discovering new worlds with their own life, creatures and biomes has always been something spectacular for the imagination and the adventurous spirit. Whether in movies or in video games, exploring these places is always something exciting and thrilling for the viewer.
Rebelway FX Challenge
With over $13,000 worth of prizes up for grabs what's not to like about this challenge! We are really excited to bring this first ever FX contest to our community in partnership with Rebelway. The team at Rebelway have provided some amazing assets and resources to help meet the contest brief.
Substance Texturing Challenge - Kombi
This texturing challenge requires you to texture a beautiful model of our Kombi van using any of the Substance apps (Substance Painter, Substance Designer or Alchemist).
Animation Challenge - Crazy in Quarantine
We're excited to announce our first animation challenge. This is a theme that should resonate with most people during these crazy days of COVID. We're expecting some dramatic and original animations.
Substance Texturing Challenge - Eddie Robot
Our first texturing challenge requires you to texture Eddie - an amazing 3D robot created by Paul Braddock, using the latest release of Substance Painter.
Forbidden Lands, Fallen Empires and Ancient Guardians
Illustration contest where entrants can win a VIP ticket to Syn Studio Gathering of Masters, Wacom Intuos Pro tablet and ArtStation memberships.
Our first Monster Challenge requires you to delve deep into the dark, look inside the closet, and into the shadows to come up with an amazing monster.
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.
Netflix & Skill - Peaky Blinders
Show us your skill, not your chill. Design, Render or Animate something that represents Peaky Blinders - a notorious gang in 1919 Birmingham, England, is led by the fierce Tommy Shelby, a crime boss set on moving up in the world no matter the cost.
Everyone loves Summer, and everyone has fond memories of what makes this time of year special to you. We want you to share this with us and create a 3d rendering that best represents this.
We first launched this challenge back in May 2011. It's time to revisit all the exotic animals, performers and wonder that was created for us all those years ago.