Award-winning British director Ridley Scott is supporting the awards, has launched a new enterprise that seeks to reward and promote the very best creative talent in the visual effects and games industries. The Ridley Scott Awards comprises of four categories - Animation, Visual Effects, Motion Graphics and Games.
Winners from each category will be given full training at Escape Studios; full copies of both Alias|Wavefront’s Maya and Apple’s Shake, and an exclusive work experience placement with the corresponding sponsoring facility.
The contest is open to anyone who is not currently employed in the fields of visual effects, 3D animation, motion graphics or games development. The deadline for submissions is Tuesday, 30 September 2003. See Escape Studios' site
for more information and entry details.