Win $5,000 to put towards a Masters in Animation and Visual Effects.

Win $5,000 to put towards a Masters in Animation and Visual Effects.

The UTS Animal Logic Academy (UTS ALA) is a unique collaboration that responds directly to the challenges of the animation and visualisation industries. Located on the UTS campus in the heart of Sydney’s creative precinct, the one year Master of Animation and Visualisation focuses on the application of animation, visual effects, computer-generated imagery (CGI) and emerging technologies in a professional studio environment.

Established in 2017, the Academy is a custom built VFX studio and teaching facility at the UTS campus in Sydney Australia. Mentored by industry experts, masters students are immersed in a full time studio environment, using a combination of established film VFX processes as well as pioneering use of new tools from the real-time industry.

The Academy also offers practice-based PhD research opportunities, current research projects have already won awards at industry festivals, covering areas as diverse as hybrid CG/motion-control film-making, digital archiving techniques, and real-time music visualisation.

Graduates have gone on to work for Method Studios, Flying Bark, Animal Logic, and in 2018 their work has already been recognised with awards from The Rookies, Autodesk Shotgun and the AEAF.

This all sounds amazing, but let’s be honest, most people can’t afford to attend such an elite school. But the playing field has just completely changed!

UTS Animal Logic Academy is offering a prize of $5,000 to put towards their course. This means that within 12 month you could have a Masters in Animation and Visual Effects.

Requirements Applicants for this scholarship must include examples of work in their entry and will be subject to UTS entry requirements if shortlisted. Next intake will commence January 2020.


  • Applicants for this scholarship are open to anyone.
UTS Animal Logic Academy are not looking for the best young artist to award this amazing opportunity. They are looking for an artist they can help the most. An artist that is passionate about visual effects and animation but needs help to turn their dream into a career.

Prize Details

  • Scholarship location: Sydney, Australia.
  • A scholarship valued at $5000 (towards fee).
  • 12-month duration.
  • Prize value is Australian Dollars.

How do I enter?

To go in the running for this amazing opportunity simply:

  • Register an account at The Rookies
  • Submit an entry to the Rookies Awards 2019.
  • Select Educational Scholarship - UTS Animal Logic during your application process.
  • Sit back and have over 120 industry professionals review your work.