BAFTA Short-listed Short film Jerich0, directed by animator Sarah Andrews and produced by VFX artist Matt Wight, made it to the finals for VFX Film of the Year.
And 3rd year undergraduate animation student Maria Roberton's animation reel is a finalist for 3D Animator Rookie of the Year.
In the category of Game of the Year - Console and PC, was The Last of London, a game set in a post-apocalyptic Piccadilly Circus. In the Category of Immersive Media, was The Order of Quadrivium - VR Escape Room.
About the Rookies
The Rookie Awards 2019 received 3,548 entries from aspiring digital artists around the world. Finalists will now compete for awards for Rookie of the Year, Game of the Year, and Film of the Year. Also up for grabs are Studio Internships and Educational Scholarships. Finalists were scored on creative skills, technical skills, presentation, variety of skills, complexity, raw talent, and employment potential. Winners in each category will be announced on July 16th.
For all our students, Escapees and Friends of Escape Studios - don't forget to vote for your favourite entries. Below is a helpful list of links to make it easy.
|Maria Robertson: Finalist|
VFX Film of the Year
https://www.therookies.co/entries/1722 - Jerich0
https://www.therookies.co/entries/2725 - Maria Robertson
https://www.therookies.co/entries/393 - Thomas Djalloul
https://www.therookies.co/entries/3805 - Covent Garden Culture Chambers - a Bioshock London Project
Games: Immersive Media
https://www.therookies.co/entries/2897 - The Lost City by Fabrizio Bergamo
https://www.therookies.co/entries/241 - The Order of Quadrivium - VR Escape Room
https://www.therookies.co/entries/3528 - "Brynjars" - Viking Mead Hall
|The Order of Quadrivium|
https://www.therookies.co/entries/2535 - The Last of London: Piccadilly Circus
How to Vote
To vote in The Rookies, find your favourite link and then click on the button marked "
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