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FGT3D Santa’s New Ride Challenge is Online Now!

FGT3D Santa’s New Ride Challenge is Online Now!

As Christmas is coming soon, FGT3D Santa’s New Ride Challenge is now open for submissions! We would like to invite CG artists around the world to submit their artworks and show their CG talents.

Fox’s Got Talent 3D Challenge (FGT3D Challenge), organized by your TPN-Accredited CPU/GPU cloud rendering services Fox Renderfarm, is a Render Challenge for 3D Artists to shine their talents and win great prizes!

The theme of the 3rd FGT3D Challenge is Santa’s New Ride. As usual, Santa Claus is on the way to deliver Christmas gifts again this winter. But Santa is coming a different way this year, he may ride a motorcycle, may drive a Lamborghini, or even get on a rocket! Please create your 3D render and show Santa’s new ride in your mind.

Time

Time for entries:November 2nd - December 30th, 2020 (UTC+8)

Winners announcement time:January 8th, 2021 (UTC+8)

Prizes

6 artworks will be selected and awarded!

FGT3D Santa's New Ride

1st Place Winner

Total prize value $5655.88

  • XP-PEN Artist 13.3 pro Festival Version x1
  • Corona Renderer 1 year license x1
  • Redshift $500 coupon code
  • Fox Renderfarm $500 Render Coupon
  • Raysync Larger File Transfer pro 1-year license x1
  • TopoGun SINGLE license x1
  • Textures.com 1 year subscription with 2500 credits per month
  • Texturebox Legendary Membership x 1 month
  • Friendly Shade 32K resolution Bundle x1
  • Graswald Pro Personal license x1

2nd Place Winner

Total prize value $2893.88

  • XP-PEN Deco Pro M x1
  • Corona Renderer 6 months license x1
  • Redshift $300 coupon code
  • Fox Renderfarm $300 Render Coupon
  • Raysync Larger File Transfer 50TB (pay as you go edition)
  • TopoGun SINGLE license x1
  • Textures.com 2500 credit pack ×1
  • Texturebox Legendary Membership x 1 month
  • Friendly Shade 16K resolution Bundle x1
  • Graswald Pro Personal license x1

3rd Place Winner

Total prize value $1615.48

  • XP-PEN Deco 01 V2 x1
  • Corona Renderer 3 months license x1
  • Redshift $200 coupon code
  • Fox Renderfarm $200 Render Coupon
  • Raysync Larger File Transfer 10TB (pay as you go edition)
  • TopoGun SINGLE license x1
  • Textures.com 1000 credit pack ×1
  • Texturebox Legendary Membership x 1 month
  • Friendly Shade 8k resolution Bundle x1
  • Graswald Pro Personal license x1

Honorable Mention x 3

Total prize value $471.49 for each

  • Corona Renderer 1 month license x1 for each
  • Redshift $100 coupon code for each
  • Fox Renderfarm $100 Render Coupon for each
  • Raysync cloud account 200GB download traffic for each
  • TopoGun SINGLE license x1 for each
  • Textures.com 500 credit pack ×1 for each
  • Texturebox Legendary Membership x 1 month for each
  • Friendly Shade 8K Single texture for each
  • Graswald Personal license x1 for each

Besides, the winning artworks will gain a great amount of exposure and publicity, including:

  • Interview with Fox Renderfarm
  • Advertisement and promotion on our official website, social media accounts, and newsletters.

How to submit

Send your artwork to fgt3d@foxrenderfarm.com with your name and the name of the work.

Rules

  • Your entry must relate to the challenge’s theme (we strongly encourage you to set your imagination free)
  • Your entry must be a 3D rendered image, 2D or concept art is not allowed
  • Your entry can be created by one artist or a group
  • There’s no limitation on styles and the choices of software and plugins
  • Your entry must be original art created specifically for the challenge (no existing projects)
  • Minimal use of third party assets is allowed, as long as they are not the main focus of your scene (third party textures and materials are not included in this rule and can be used freely)
  • Feel free to enhance your rendering
  • Images that depict hate, racism, sexism or other discriminatory factors are not allowed
  • Works must be submitted before the deadline

Sponsors

The prizes are provided by our awesome sponsors, including:

  • XP-PEN - XP-PEN means infinite possibility, we are committed to offering superior graphics tablets, pen display monitors and related accessories to our customers.
  • Raysync Larger File Transfer - Fast file transfer solutions with reliability and security.
  • Corona Renderer - Known for its ease of use, power, and affordability, Corona Renderer 6 is available for 3ds Max and Cinema 4D.
  • Redshift - An award-winning, production ready GPU renderer for fast 3D rendering.
  • TopoGun - A stand-alone resurfacing and maps baking application.
  • Textures.com - A website that offers digital pictures of all sorts of materials.
  • Texturebox - Making great textures for free and premium at a low cost.
  • Friendly Shade - High-quality textures for 3D artists.
  • Graswald - The best way to create nature in Blender.

Judges

For this competition, we have invited professionals in the CG industry as our judges to ensure the fairness and professionalism of the competition.

Here's the list of our jury:

  • Ben Cheung - Vice President of Fox Renderfarm
  • Kariem Saleh - Filmmaker and Character Animator
  • Miho Aoki - Associate Professor of Computer Art, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • Julius Harling - Founder of Graswald
  • Tom Grimes - Marketing and Community Specialist of Corona Renderer
  • Frank WANG Yefeng - Media Artist / Assistant Professor of Digital Media Curriculum, Art Department, Rhode Island College
  • Nicolas Burtnyk - CEO of Redshift

Inspiration

Here are some references for you, gathered from Artstation.

Santa´s new sleigh © Jonte Löfgren

Santa´s new sleigh © Jonte Löfgren

Santa’s Ride © Enrico Tribbia

Santa’s Ride © Enrico Tribbia

Santa’s Ride © Shahadat Hossain

Santa’s Ride © Shahadat Hossain

We are looking forward to your participation. Come to shine your talent and great prizes are waiting for you! Let's celebrate a special Christmas!

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