Step into a realm where creativity knows no bounds, where digital artistry flourishes, and where imagination comes to life.
In this article we look at a collection of Rookie Awards 2023 entries showcasing the talents of students who have harnessed the power of Autodesk Maya to bring their visions to fruition.
These portfolios, demo reels and short films have been created by students who pour their hearts and souls into their creations, pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the world of 3D Art. Let's dive in!
Eleanore CHABOUD - DEMO REEL 2023
Created by: Eléanore CHABOUD
School Name: ESMA Member Level: player Description: Hi, I am very happy to share with you a selection of projects that I have made over these two years and my demoreel 2023. I hope you will like it!
School Name: Animum Creativity Advanced School Member Level: player Description: This entry gathers all my projects made through this last year while learning 3D, not only the schoolar projects, but my personal ones meant to improve my skills! Hope you like it!
Lookdev/Lighting/Compositing Demo Reel - Jonas Schier
Created by: Jonas Schier
School Name: PIXL VISN | media arts academy Member Level: contender Description: Hey Guys,welcome to my entry for the Rookies Awards 2023! Here I will showcase my demo reel which I created during my education at PIXL VISN Media Arts Academy last year.
School Name: Ringling College of Art and Design Member Level: contender Description: Howdy! This is some of my work from my junior year at Ringling College of Art and Design as a Computer Animation major. I strive to make fun and entertaining stories that can be told through unique characters. I am responsible for all aspects unless stated otherwise. Thank you for looking at my work!
School Name: Lightbox Academy Member Level: contender Description: These are some of the projects I have made in the last six months. Starting with the latest, a Star Wars animated short film that I wanted to do since I started learning 3D, followed by a Restaurant (a 3D animation), a New york street (images), a Tesla car (images) and a modular dungeon for a videogame (animation).
School Name: Animum Creativity Advanced School Member Level: contender Description: Hello everyone and welcome to my entry for The Rookie Awards 2023! Here you will find some projects made during the Advanced 3D Production Master's Degree I did at Animum Creativity Advanced School and other personal projects. Hope you like them!
School Name: Think Tank Training Centre Member Level: contender Description: I’m excited to share the project I was working on for the last couple of months at Think Tank. This is a short film I created to showcase Lighting and Lookdev. I also want to thank my mentor, Gianni Vardanega, that helped me through this journey.In addition, I'm sharing some side projects I have also been working on.
School Name: ESMA Member Level: contender Description: Polaire is a short graduation film made during our last year at ESMA Montpellier. It is directed by Laura Al Bayati, Sélène Bentz, Sara Briand, Alice Hobadam, Leonis Levy, Fanny Martin and Morgane Michel.Original score is by Thibault Torzuoli. Sound design, Recording and Mixing are by Studio des Aviateurs.
School Name: Ringling College of Art and Design Member Level: contender Description: Yo! These are my two main projects for my junior year in Computer Animation, "The Big Bad Salesman" and "Bowling Blunder". I want to focus on character animation. I am responsible for all aspects. Thanks for watching!
School Name: Vancouver Institute of Media Arts (VanArts) Member Level: contender Description: Embark on a journey as Rute, a villager deemed worthy to feed the Guardian a special meal so that his village can remain safe for another 15 years. Along the way, Rute will have to cross a forest filled with ruins of the past, puzzles and tormented souls that will try and prevent his objective at all costs.
School Name: Animationsinstitut of Filmakademie, Baden-Württemberg Member Level: contender Description: Hello :) I'm happy to share some projects and animations I worked on over the last year. My studies at Animationsinsitut are soon to be completed, and I'm looking for a job as a 3D Character Animator in TV or feature films.
Animating the Path: Creative Progress of an Animation Student
Created by: Lucas Tarín Casas
School Name: Animum Creativity Advanced School Member Level: contender Description: Join me on a journey to the past so you can see the shots I have created during my training process as a 3D Animator.
School Name: Howest University of Applied Sciences - Digital Arts and Entertainment Member Level: debut Description: Here I will showcase my creations from over the years that I'm most proud of. A very varied collection of themes and styles.
School Name: Animum Creativity Advanced School Member Level: contender Description: Thrilled to share my 3D Character Animation demo reel, featuring highlights of my best work from my Master's degree program at Animum. With the guidance and support of my talented mentors and peers, I have grown a whole lot to become a better artist, animator, and professional. Thank you sincerely! :)
Bouya (ぼうや) (2023) | Student Short Film - Escape Studios
Created by: Alex Sellen
School Name: Escape Studios Member Level: player Description: A mushroom boy is the caretaker of the forest recycling many different pieces of litter, along with his fellow dwellers.Though, not all litter can be dealt with alone as a frog is in need of rescuing from the very little litter he recycles.The dwellers must help and each do their part to rescue the creature trapped.
School Name: ESMA - Ecole Supérieure des Métiers Artistiques (TOULOUSE) Member Level: rookie Description: Short graduation film made during our last year at ESMA Toulouse. Directed by Anne-Lise Adain, Thelma Baslé, Clémentine Ferrer, Emma Jakubiak,Cécile Meynckens, Matthieu Poumeyrol, Mathilde Tholiez. Original score by Clément Boulier. Mix by Le studio des aviateurs.