December 22nd, 2010,09:48 AM
The voting poll for VFX404 28 Days of Rain for Zombie Community has now closed!
We enjoyed this challenge immensely and loved seeing all the Zombie work in progress and the incredible and very disturbing final entries - all the films portrayed the grim and desolate atmosphere that we were looking for.
Thank you to everyone for the excellent work and many congratulations to the winners it was a close run thing! But to confirm the entries are placed as follows:
1st place - Sankaravfx
2nd place - Samzen
3rd place - Jingles
The Judges have been asked to vote for the winner of the judges prize and this will be announced as soon as possible in the New Year.
The leaderboard will be updated in January when the vote for the judges prize is finalised.
The next challenge will be posted in early January, so watch the Challenge forums for news of the VFXChallenges in 2011. New prizes for the New Year will include Apple iPads!
Best Wishes for a great Christmas and a happy New Year!
From Everyone at VFXTalk
The prizes for VFX404
1st Place: The 1st Place winner of each monthly VFX challenge will be taking home a hot Intel based Mac Mini! This fantastic prize has been sponsored by the cool people at online independent film site Sputnik7. They will also receive a Taskwise Small Business account, use this innovative software to easily create and share projects and information between a team of up to 10 people.
2nd Place: The runner up will receive a subscription to the eyeon SWAT program and a free copy of SWAT Edition of Fusion! eyeon's new SWAT Membership program offers SWAT members the opportunity to learn Fusion in several different ways from introductory to advanced online training resources and webinars, extensive facility training, 3-day to 6-week courses, SWAT authorized curriculums, including universities and colleges and One-on-one seminars. Members also have access to great SWAT Edition pricing and upgrade models!
Third place: Third place winner is sponsored by CMIvfx, the leading provider of technological training for visual effects artists! You will take home your choice of one CMIvfx training video, take advantage of greate online visual effects training to hone your skills! You can also buy training videos from their site this month at a added discount using the VFX401 promo code!
Judges Prize: The challenges now feature a judges prize that will be awarded to the entry that has the most advanced and seamless usage of visual effects. The judges prize is sponsored by Ribbit Films and consists of a Ribbit Films video compilation worth thousands of dollars!
The Grand Prize:
Series Grand Prize: The coveted grand prize, awarded to the winner of the series, is sponsored by Sputnik7, Eyeon and The Foundry! It consists of an Apple Mac Pro workstation loaded with the latest complete versions of both Eyeon Fusion 6 plus Generation and a copy of Nuke from The Foundry!
The VFXChallenges are supported by our very generous sponsors; without their help we would not be able to offer such fantastic prizes. These companies have been incredibly supportive of VFXTalk.com and we are extremely grateful to them for their continued involvement in the VFXChallenge Series.
Sputnik7 - www.sputnik7.com
eyeon - http://www.eyeonline.com
The Foundry - http://www.thefoundry.co.uk/
Ribbit Films - http://www.ribbitfilms.com
Silversoft - http://www.taskwise.com
cmiVFX - http://www.cmivfx.com