Posts Tagged ‘contest’

Are You a 3D Star? Time to Showcase Your Talent

Think you’ve got the chops to be a 3D Star?  Do you have the skills, and the guts, to be one of Autodesk’s biggest names in 2010?  Here’s your chance, and you’ll get a chance at a nice ATI Firepro for your trouble. If you’re a designer, recent graduate, student or talented young gun, now […]

Win a trip to New Zealand in the Raygun Shootout

Attention modelers, fire up Blender and build the most ostentatious and amazing Ray Rifle you can for a chance at an all-expenses paid trip to New Zealand to meet Gred Broadmore and Richard Taylor at the Weta Workshop. The most ostentatious example of personal Ray Armament. Two-handed operation is a must in this category and […]


Escape Studios and The Mill Launch New Online Competition

To celebrate the creation of Escape Studio’s new mentored learning courses targeted at distance learning and one-on-one tutorials, The Mill and Escape Studios are launching a CG Video contest.  To enter, simply submit a video to Escape Studio’s Youtube Channel with some details, and two lucky winners (one in the UK and one in the […]

Qualcomm’s Augmented Reality Developer Challenge

Yesterday’s news of an Augmented Reality SDK from Qualcomm was interesting enough, but now they’ve gone one step further and created a developer contest where you have a chance at $125,000 first place prize for developing an app. Qualcomm is on a mission to help developers build fun, useful, exciting AR apps. That is why […]

Submit your Movies to SciDAC 2010 Visualization Night

The Department of Energy is holding their annual SciDAC conference in Chattanooga, TN this July.  Part of the conference is a “Visualization Night,” an evening at the Tennessee Aquarium where scientific visualizations from across the HPC community are shown and voted on.  The best videos are given “OASCR” awards.  (See our prior article about last year’s winners.) […]

Win Tickets To See Edward Tufte In London

If you’re a fan of Edward Tufte and just happen to be lounging in London tomorrow evening, then you should consider picking up tickets to his talk at the Royal Geographical Society.  But alas, it’s all sold out. However, all is not lost thanks to the organizers and Information Is Beautiful: Lord of information design, […]


Jess Bachman Interview on Making of Death & Taxes 2011

Cool Infographics interviews Jess Bachman, owner of and creator of the popular Death & Taxes posters, and they discuss some of the creation of this popular poster. Cool Infographics: What software applications do you use for the Death & Taxes posters? Jess Bachman: The only applications I use are Photoshop and Excel. Excel is […]

ReadWriteWeb and Tableau Announce Winner

The ReadWriteWeb and Tableau Public challenge is over and the victor has been named: Rina Bongsu-Petersen and her visualization of U.S. Obesity Data.  The judges, including ReadWriteWeb’s co-editor Marshall kirkpatrick, had this to say: “This entry was able to provide strong analysis with a view of the data that fits the subject, and the result […]


Infographics About the New Health-care Bill

GOOD magazine recently held a contest asking people to contribute infographics explaining the recently passed US health-care bill.  Well now, the entries are in and they’ve posted them on their website. Only 7 entries are shown, varying from a full-page basic bar chart to other more complex and intricate designs pulling in voting trends, funding […]

Making of 3D render ‘Winter Interior’

Ronen Bekerman’s blog has a new “Making Of” from Fietter Chalim, who recently won the IDVN Design Visualization Render Challenge 2009 with his picture “Winter Interior”. The ‘Winter Interior’ scene was created during my local forum IDVN render challenge. In this project, I was trying to create and work on a mood that I’ve never […]


CGSociety and NVidia announce NVArt5

CGSociety and NVidia have announced the new NVArt competition, the fifth, which focuses on the amazing artwork of Syd Mead. The Master Futurist, famous for his concept designs in Blade Runner, TRON and 2010, will lead a panel of star judges: Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman (cohosts of Mythbusters), Mark Frauenfelder (founder of Kevin […]

A Third Way to Win an Apple iPad

Earlier we listed two ways for you to win an Apple iPad. Today we have another contest to tell you about.Apple is releasing its Apple iPad on April 3rd, and Techbargains wants to give you a chance to win it. Apple is releasing its highly anticipated Apple iPad on April 3rd and TechBargains is giving […]