London - CgCoach.com has launched the Computer Graphics Student Awards for 2010. The goal of the event is to showcase new industry talent, promote training facilities, and kick-start 13 careers with fully paid eight-week internships at London production studios Framestore and Double Negative.
The event is divided into 11 specific categories, ranging from “Student of the Year,” “School of the Year,” and “Excellence” awards in all aspects of production, such as modeling, texturing, rigging, lighting, animation, fx, compositing, and concept art.
Artists eligible to enter the awards will be asked to submit a single (1) video to CgCoach.com and complete the application form. The CgCoach.com team will then short-list students for each of the award categories. All the short-listed winners will be presented online via an interactive portfolio system where the official Judging Panel will select their favorite entries.
The Computer Graphics Student Awards - 2010, has a total of 10 sponsors offering prizes to the value of approximately $67,000 USD. Sponsors include Framestore, Double Negative, Smith Micro, Luxology, Workstation Specialists, Pixologic, Next Limit, Nevercenter, 3D World magazine, Digital-Tutors, 3D Artist magazine.
Registrations for this event close May 10th, 2010.
Winners will be announced June 16th, 2010.
For additional information, visit http://www.cgcoach.com.