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3D Game Art

This is a wonderful opportunity to showcase your talent in 3D Game Art. This competition provides a platform where participants will go through a creative and physical endurance test building an asset by modeling & texturing the asset, to claim the coveted Bengaluru GAFX Game Art Champion’s title.

All participants will assemble under a common roof on the given day and compete to create the most compelling 3D Game Art which includes modeling & texturing in a controlled setting. The theme will be revealed prior to the start of the challenge.

Registration closes
May 10, 2018 11:59 PM
Participants final list announcement date
May 13, 2018
Registration fees payment
May 15, 2018
Reporting time
Saturday, May 19, 2018 07:00 AM
Competition Starts
Saturday, May 19, 2018 08:00 AM
Competition Duration
24 continuous hours


Please check the Competition Overview for General Guidelines.
 

Categories

Students: The theme will revolve around a prop, that Game studios usually look for in entry-level 3D Game artists..
Professionals: The theme will revolve around Hard Surfacing modeling, that studios usually look for in experienced 3D Game artists.

Theme

The theme will be revealed prior to the start of the competition.

Final Output

The participant has to provide the final model and 5 screen shots / rendered images + 5 wire frame images of the model (front, left, right, back and perspective of the model) for judging.

Tools

Participants will be provided with systems preloaded with Autodesk Maya software for students and Autodesk Maya & Zbrush for professionals

Mentoring

Participants will have access to  mentoring from Industry leaders during the course of the competition.

Judging Criteria

  1. A panel of experts from the Industry will judge the competition.
  2. Most important criteria for judging will be the quality, and likeability of the model/texture for gaming. Strong emphasis will be laid on the appeal of the overall model.
  3. The decision of the judges is final, based on the criteria set out in the competition, and no negotiation will be entertained over this decision.
  4. Participants will be purely judged based on the final output. No heed shall be played on the texture or light of the model, but only on the model & texture and appeal values.
  5. Participants have to provide the final model with textures and 5 render images + 5 wire frame of the model (front, left, right, back and perspective of the model) for judging.
  6. The poly-count has to be as minimum as possible.
  7. Participants will be disqualified if he/she is caught using any existing models/textures.

3D Game Art Competition FAQ’s

  • I have a question, where can I ask?

Please Click here to send us a message for any query related to Competitions. Kindly allow us a day’s time to get back with an answer to your query. Also, be sure to go through the FAQ thoroughly. Your question might already have been answered.

  • How do I participate?

You need to register for the competition and follow all the relevant guidelines.

  • Is this competition open for Students / Professionals? What if I am part-time studying and part-time working?

The competition has two separate categories – Students and Professionals. Be sure to select the appropriate category while filling the Registration Form. If you are a part-time student and part-time working professional, you will qualify under the Student Category.

Participants must share a link to their work in the Registration Form to be selected for the competition. Only the best of the best will be selected for the competition.

  • Do I need to ‘light / render’ my final entry?  

You will be purely judged based on your 3D Game asset model & texture output. Don’t waste your time in lighting your model, the focus will purely be on the model, the texture and the appeal values.

  • When will the theme of the competition be announced?  

Theme of the challenge and other specific details pertaining to this category will be revealed just before the start of the challenge. It is advised to arrive one hour prior to the start of the challenge.

  • Apart from the prizes, will the winning entries receive feedback on the submission?  

Yes. If you would like, the judges or an industry expert would give you a personal feedback, either via Live Video Call or a Recorded Session.

  • What are the timings of the Competition?

The competition will be begin on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 8:00 AM. Check in would start at 7:00 AM and close at 7:45 AM. You are requested to reach the venue for registration by 7:00 AM.

  • I submitted my Registration before the deadline. Can I re-submit if I want to?

Yes, you can but avoid duplication of similar entries. Finalists will be shortlisted post the registration deadline on May 10, 2018.