Flinders Students become Rookie Finalists! 


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.

With submissions being closed as of June 1st, judges are now tasked with finding the best emerging individual artists and teams for each of the available categories.
Based on their performance, each entrant is awarded an official ranking and badge. Both badges and certificates are highly recommended to be displayed on the entrant’s website or LinkedIn profile to add a level of professionalism and industry respect.

The categories are –

Film of the Year
Game of the Year
Rookie of the Year – Winner
Rookie of the Year – Runner Up
Rookie of the Year – Highly Commended
Rookie of the Year – People’s Choice

How does it work?

Each participant will receive an Industry ranking Certificate as well which includes information about the level of achievement entrants receive.
Flinders University has had 5 Students make it to the Finals. Congratulations to Jordan, Jonathon, Jay and Duncan in the Concept Art category, and Alex, our finalist in the Visual Effects category.

For those unfamiliar, Concept Art is created for feature film, computer games, story narrative, theme parks, advertising and fan-art purposes. Generally speaking it  is a form of illustration where the main goal is to convey a visual representation of a design, idea, and/or mood for use in films, video games, animation, or comic books before it is put into the final product. Concept art is also referred to as visual development and/or concept design.and can go through many iterations until the product reaches its destination.

Visual Effects is for artists working with assets and elements that are integrated with live-action footage to create photo realistic environments, characters, sets, props, animation and effects that would be dangerous, expensive, impractical, or simply impossible to capture on film.

You can vote on your favourite artist on the Rookies page now and shape the winner.

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