The competition is open to all professional and student designers around the world and entries will be accepted in three categories: rendering with Cinema 4D, animation with Cinema 4D and rendering with Renderworks 2011. The Cinema 4D entries must be built on a Vectorworks model. All renderings and animations will be posted on the competition website and a prize will also be awarded to the "Fan Favorite," as determined by votes from the public.
Entries will be evaluated by a jury and a panel of judges, including: Dan Jansenson, principal at Daniel Jansenson Architect and author of Remarkable Renderworks, from Santa Monica, CA; Tyler Littman, principal designer and owner of Sholight, LLC, from New York; Nicholas Dunand, freelance designer and sculptor, from Melbourne, Australia; Erik Recke, freelance architectural visualizer at Datenland, from Hamburg, Germany; Alejandro Nogueira, CEO at DECC Arte 3D from Tecamachalco, Edo. de Mexico, Mexico; Christoph Altermatt, Principal at raumgleiter, from Zurich, Switzerland; and Peter Hoste, founding partner at bmd, from Kalken, Belgium.
"We are thrilled to continue our partnership with Maxon Computer through this competition," said Stewart Rom, chief marketing officer at Nemetschek Vectorworks. "The addition of the Cinema 4D render engine has dramatically improved the capabilities of Renderworks and we're excited to see what our users submit as entries."
"We want to encourage as many Vectorworks/Renderworks and Cinema 4D users as possible to create exciting visualizations and renderings for submission," adds Friederike Bruckert, director of international sales and marketing, Maxon Computer GmbH. "This is an excellent opportunity for architects and designers from around the world to showcase their skills and we look forward to seeing their fantastic work."
The winner in each category will receive a $2,500 USD Visa gift card. Winners will be included in an official media announcement and will also be featured on Nemetschek Vectorworks' Planet Vectorworks news site and on the Nemetschek Vectorworks and MAXON social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.
To enter, vote or learn more about the competition, visit the Inspired Visions website: http://inspiredvisions.vectorworks.net.