June 17, 2008

GameRecruiter Announces Judges for 3D Art Contest Battle of the SuperModelers

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. - GameRecruiter, a recruitment agency for the interactive entertainment industry, announced the official panel of games industry judges for their 3D artwork contest, the Battle of the SuperModelers. 
Presented in celebration of GameRecruiter's 20th anniversary, the Battle of the SuperModelers is a digital art contest designed to support and promote both professional and student 3D artists in the games community.  
Comprised of game industry experts in 3D art, the panel consists of seven judges invited by GameRecruiter to participate in the ³Battle of the SuperModelers² contest review and judging process. The confirmed judges include Jason Manley, president of Massive Black; Eric Nofsinger, chief creative officer for High Voltage Software; David Perry, chief creative officer for Acclaim Games; Bryan Pritchard, president and chief creative officer of Barking Lizards Technologies; Shawn Robertson, lead artist for 2K Boston; Mark Snoswell, president of The CGSociety, and Nate Wells, art director for 2K Boston. The panel of judges will review completed 3D art from game artists who have created original real-time character model of a monster, creature, robot, or alien that might be found in a fantasy, sci-fi, or horror game.  
The contest Grand Prize Winner and three finalists will receive a combined total $50,000-worth of digital art tools and technology from contest sponsors Alienware, Autodesk, Wacom, and The Gnomon Workshop.
Digital artists interested in participating should enter online by Friday, August 15, 2008. 
Fifty art entries will make it to the finals and be displayed on the GameRecruiter contest page. Winners will be announced by Monday, September 15, 2008 and awarded at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin on Wednesday, September 17, during Austin GDC.
Learn more about Battle of the SuperModelers contest prizes and entry guidelines at: http://gamerecruiter.com/artcontest. There is also an online forum for contest entrants and other 3D artists to post their work-in-progress and concept sketches, as well as ask questions: www.gamerecruiter.com/forum.