The Rookies 2017 – ENDING SOON

The Rookies is a global competition for young designers, creators, innovators, and artists.

This is not limited to architecture

The Rookies celebrates the year’s most talented student designers, illustrators, film makers, animators, developers, photographers, and digital artists. Entrants compete not only to represent their tertiary provider, but to win studio internships, school scholarships, and prizes. Since 2009, The Rookies has placed over 74 young artists with paid internships at world leading studios such as Weta Digital, Double Negative, The Mill, Gameloft, Crytek, and Framestore.

New to this year’s Awards are a select group of new categories, including team based Film of the Year and Game of the Year categories, which will be judged by Academy Award winner’s Joe Letteri from Weta Digital, and Guillaume Rocheron from MPC.

The official categories for 2017 are:

Animation, Architecture, Film Production, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Motion Graphics, Gaming, Photography, Visual Effects, Virtual Reality, Web & Mobile, Film of the Year (Visual Effects, Animation, Film Production), Game of the Year (Console and PC, Virtual Reality, Web & Mobile), and School of the Year.

Deadlines are as listed:

07 March 2017: Open for Submissions.

29 May 2017: Submissions Closed.

21June 2017: Finalists Announced.

7 July 2017: Winners Announced.

For more information, please visit:

Check out their Announcement: TheRookiesAnnouncement

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