Sponsors

Put simply, there would be no contests without the incredible support we have from our sponsors. We are humbled to work with so many incredible people who are passionate about supporting the next generation of creative minds.

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Autodesk

Autodesk is a leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. Customers across the manufacturing, architecture, building, construction, and media and entertainment industries—including the last 22 Academy Award winners for Best Visual Effects—use Autodesk software to design, visualize, and simulate their ideas before they’re ever built or created. From blockbuster visual effects and buildings that create their own energy to electric cars and the batteries that power them, the work of our 3D software customers is everywhere you look.

http://www.autodesk.com

Pixologic

Founded in 1997, Pixologic Incorporated develops and markets innovative software tools for the film and video, games, graphic design and illustration markets. ZBrush is a graphics application aimed at simplifying the science behind generating computer graphics. ZBrush appeals to a wide audience by providing empowering tools that give users intuitive and visual control over the digital images they create. By providing a unique synthesis of 2D and 3D capabilities in a single stand-alone tool, ZBrush collapses economic and ease-of-use barriers to creating stunning images.

http://www.pixologic.com

Substance by Adobe

Substance, an Adobe company, is the industry standard for texturing and material authoring. Substance develops the new generation of 3D texturing software: Substance Painter, Substance Designer and Substance Alchemist. With most AAA game studios using these tools, Substance has become the industry standard for creating next-generation PBR (Physically Based Rendering) assets. These tools are also rapidly expanding to the VFX/Film and Design industries.

https://www.substance3d.com

Wacom

Inspired by natural human abilities to create, our patented pen and touch input technology allows freedom of expression, inspired creativity, and drastic improvements in productivity, control and comfort. From product development and graphic design to the media and entertainment sectors, Wacom facilitates the work of individuals and workgroups with truly natural ways to work with digital content.

At Wacom, we believe that technology should be easy to use and simple to understand. With products that rely on human intuition and natural movement, we strive to bring people and technology closer together.

http://www.wacom.com

XP-Pen

XP-PEN is a professional and reliable supplier of graphics tablets, pen display monitors, stylus pens, and more. Our team is committed to endless innovation to bring illustrators, photographers, graphic designers, and other digital artists into the digital age with tools and technology to suit their individual needs. Leave behind the limitations of traditional drawing tools and discover the limitless potential of digital art. Start your drawing program today with an XP-PEN pen tablet or display.

Whether you like sketching, drawing, painting, designing, creating 3D models, editing or retouching photos, our graphics products will help you enhance your Illustrations, animation, graphic design, photography and more, visually and efficiently, with digital art software such as Photoshop, GIMP, Krita, Paint Tool SAI, Corel Painter, Illustrator, Clip Studio Paint, Inkscape, Zbrush, Blender and more.

https://www.xp-pen.com/

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The Rookies

Founded in 2010, The Rookies is a community for non-professional digital artists. A place for artists with a passion for film, games, animation, immersive media, archviz, motion graphics, product design and other creative industries.

It doesn't matter whether you are a hobbyist, student, self-taught or even wanting to change careers. All that matters is you want to become a better artist, learn new skills and be surrounded by people on the same journey as you.

https://www.therookies.co/

ZBrush Guides

ZBrushGuides.com is a learning hub for digital artists, Professionals, and 3D enthusiasts to level up their skills in ZBrush and other software in the films and game industry.

https://www.zbrushguides.com/