Artwork by Anastasia Kukosh

Rookie Awards 2024: Meet the Finalists Shaping the Future of Digital Artistry

BREAKING — The Rookie Awards 2024 received over 6,815 entries from aspiring digital artists around the world. Finalists will now battle for Rookie of the Year, Game of the Year, and Film of the Year titles.

Artwork by Anastasia Kukosh

BREAKING — The Rookie Awards 2024, the renowned international competition for aspiring digital artists, has concluded its submission phase with an overwhelming response. From March to June, we received an astounding 6,815 this year, up 24% from last year, from 103 countries and 568 different schools. Our esteemed judging panel meticulously reviewed each submission, resulting in a staggering 47,000 reviews.

Today, we are thrilled to unveil the category finalists, who will now compete for the prestigious titles of Rookie of the Year, Game of the Year, and Film of the Year. Additionally, participating finalists have the opportunity to secure valuable Career Opportunities with leading production companies, propelling their careers to new heights.

Follow the link below to view the finalists.

The battle for the trophies is on!

The finalists represent the very best entries selected by the judging panel which include some of the most influential and respected experts in their creative and technical fields.

Over 47,000 reviews were submitted by the judging panel which is absolutely mind blowing when you think about it.

The finalists have been selected by scoring each student based on criteria including creative skills, technical skills, presentation, variety of skills, complexity, raw talent, and employment potential. As always, the results have been extremely close with only a few points difference between the majority of nominees.

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What’s Next?

We’re diving into the final phase of judging now. We announce the winners on 31st July 2024. Stay tuned, and keep supporting each other in our awesome community.

Thanks again for making the Rookie Awards 2024 such a huge success. Your talent and enthusiasm are what make this contest so special.