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The Rookies International Student Competition


June 24, 2016

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Oscars For Young Creative Minds!

The Rookies is an International Awards for young designers, creators, innovators, and artists. The Awards were created to discover and showcase the outstanding talent emerging from higher education facilities and help launch them into careers at the world’s top studios.

Its legacy is from Visual Effects, Animation, and Next-Gen Gaming having created the CG Student Awards – the largest online Awards for creative students. Established in 2009, 74 paid internships and over $900,000US in prizes has been given away.

The Rookies is the exciting next step in the Awards evolution as the “Oscars for young creative minds”. To kick things off we have introduced ten additional prize divisions focusing on the most highly competitive artistic industries.


There are twelve categories focusing on the most highly competitive artistic industries:

• Illustration
• Graphic Design
• Motion Graphics
• Photography
• Architecture
• Industrial Design
• Film Making
• Web & Mobile
• VFX & Animation
• Next-Gen Gaming
• Virtual Reality
• Robotics

The Rookies will run from 7th March 2016 to 24th June 2016There is no entry fee.


Open to young designers, creators, innovators, and artists from all over the world.


The world is a pretty exciting place right now, and new career paths are evolving every year. With respect to this, The Rookies aims to help young creatives launch their careers in traditional or emerging fields.

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Publish Date
March 02, 2016


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