Our Games, VFX and Animation students made a stellar showing in this years' Rookies contest, with multiple projects reaching the finals in all three disciplines, and a number winning "Runner Up" or "Highly Commended".
Jerich0 has been accepted in multiple film festivals and has won a number of awards, including Best Animation and Best VFX at the Nexus film festival.
3rd year undergraduate animation student Maria Roberton's animation reel was a finalist for 3D Animator Rookie of the Year; Maria has now landed a job as a junior animator at VR pioneer Factory 42.
Escape Studios Entries
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 Game of the Year: Immersive Media, was The Order of Quadrivium - VR Escape Room, which won Runner Up.
About the Rookies
The Rookie Awards 2019 received 3,548 entries from aspiring digital artists around the world. Finalists competed for awards for Rookie of the Year, Game of the Year, and Film of the Year. Also up for grabs were a number of 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 were announced on July 16th.
|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. This project was a "Runner Up" in the Immersive Media Category.
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
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