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Rookie Awards 2024

Discover the 14th Annual Rookie Awards – your gateway to the creative industries! Showcase your talent, win amazing prizes, and get noticed by the world's top studios. Whether you're a student, hobbyist, or emerging artist, this global platform is your chance to shine. Join now!

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Rookie Awards 2024
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Excellence Award

This badge is awarded to contest entries that show a very high level of skill. The skill can be technical or creative based and is considered across all disciplines. These are awarded by our judging panel and are very special.

Draft Selection

This badge is awarded to contest entries that rank highly with the judging panel. Similar to sports leagues, our judges are constantly picking and trading talented artists for the Draft Selection. Being in the Draft Selection means you have are one step closer to being a finalists.

Film of the Year - Winner

This badge is awarded to the top films submitted to this category. The badge is available to individuals and teams.

Film of the Year - Runner Up

This badge is awarded to second place for all entries submitted to this category. The badge is available to individuals and teams.

Film of the Year - People's Choice

This badge is awarded to the most popular film as voted by the general public.

Film of the Year - Highly Commended

This badge is awarded highly commended films as reviewed by the official judging panel.

Game of the Year - Winner

This badge is awarded to the best game as submitted to the official judging panel.

Game of the Year - Runner Up

This badge is awarded to the second best game as submitted to the official judging panel.

Game of the Year - Highly Commended

This badge is awarded to highly commended games submitted to the official judging panel.

Game of the Year - People's Choice

This badge is awarded to the most popular game as voted by the general public.

Rookie of the Year - Winner

This badge is awarded to the very best entry for each of the contest categories. This is the highest level of achievement and recognition that you are at the top of your game.

Rookie of the Year - Runner Up

This badge is awarded to second place for each of the contest categories. This is the highest level of achievement and recognition that you are at the top of your game.

Rookie of the Year - Highly Commended

This badge is awarded to the very best entries for each of the contest categories. This is the highest level of achievement and recognition that you are at the top of your game.

Rookie of the Year - People's Choice

This badge is awarded to the most popular entry as voted by the general public. This is the highest level of achievement and recognition that you are at the top of your game.

Rookie of the Year - Finalist

This badge is awarded to contest entries that were hand selected by the judges as the best. This badge signifies you have performed at an exceptional level and have proceeded to the final round of judging.

Career Opportunity - Winner

This badge is awarded to the top entry submitted to a Rookie Awards Career Opportunity category.

Certificates

Industry Ranking

All entrants to Rookie of the Year categories, will receive an official Rookie Awards ranking certificate. This will include information about the level of achievement you have received. These certificates are highly sought after and very much recommended to include in any job applications to show that our judges believe your work is great.