Third Annual CG Whiz Competition to Reward Computer Graphics Amateurs and Young Professionals

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- Oct 12, 2011 -- Escape Studio's CG Whiz competition is back for its third consecutive year, bigger and better than ever. With more than $30,000 worth of prizes, including the opportunity to work with world-class visual effects studio, The Mill, the competition offers amateurs and young professionals with a passion for computer graphics (CG) the lucky break they've been waiting for.

Key Facts:

  • More than $30,000 in prizes
  • Opportunity to work at visual effects studio, The Mill, up for grabs
  • To enter, upload a video to Escape Studios' Facebook page
  • Closing date November 12, 2011

Launched by Escape Studios -- one of the most respected CG academies in the world -- in partnership with The Mill, 3D Artist, Digital Artist, CGSociety, Autodesk and Hewlett Packard (HP), CG Whiz will uncover future stars of the CG industry. Having kick-started the careers of the two previous winners, this year includes a brand new 'Young Professional' category in addition to the existing 'Amateurs' category. Also new this year, the public can vote for their favorite entries with new viewers'-choice awards, voted for on Facebook.

Watch our launch video for more details from Stephen Venning, 3D executive producer at The Mill, and Dominic Davenport, founder of Escape Studios:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=saxNDVrw6Rg

Prizes
The top prize for the 'Amateurs' category is a 12-week visual effects (VFX) classroom course, either at Escape Studios' academy in Los Angeles or London, followed by a 12-week placement at The Mill. Runners up will receive a selection of mentored and online courses and a license of the Autodesk Entertainment Creation Suite for Education.

The top prize for the 'Young Professional' category is an Escape Studios ZBrush for 3D Artist online course, an HP Pavilion laptop and a show reel review by the CG Whiz panel of judges.

How to Enter
To enter CG Whiz 2011, all entrants need to do is submit a show reel or set of stills compiled into a video via Escape Studios' Facebook page.

The closing date for all entries is November 12, 2011. Winners will be announced in early December. Voting for the Users' Choice Prizes will open on November 14, 2011 and will close on December 3, 2011.

Full terms and conditions for the competition can be found on the Escape Studios website: www.escapestudios.com/CGWhiz.

About Escape Studios
For more information, please visit www.escapestudios.com

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Contacts:
Lilly Hanscom for Escape Studios

Email Contact
(415) 670-0542 





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