Industry Experts from Eight Game Industry Companies Serve as Judges
Thursday, July 31, 2008---Fort Lauderdale, FL--- GameRecruiter, the premier recruitment agency for the interactive entertainment industry, today issued a statement that they are extending their entry deadline for the 3D artwork contest, the“Battle of the SuperModelers,” to Friday, August 22. The“Battle of the SuperModelers” is a one-of-a-kind digital art contest designed to support and promote both professional and student 3D artists in the games community.
A combined total $50,000-worth of digital art tools and technology from contest sponsors Alienware, Autodesk, Wacom and The Gnomon Workshop will be awarded to the contest Grand Prize Winner and three finalists. The“Battle of the SuperModelers” panel of judges will review completed 3D art from game artists who have created original real-time character model of a monster, creature, robot or alien that might be found in a fantasy, sci-fi or horror game.
The confirmed“Battle of the SuperModelers” judges include Dianna Davies, Visual Development Director for Vicarious Visions; Jason Manley, President of Massive Black; Eric Nofsinger, Chief Creative Officer for High Voltage Software; David Perry, Chief Creative Officer for Acclaim Games; Bryan Pritchard, President and Chief Creative Officer of Barking Lizards Technologies; Shawn Robertson, Lead Artist for 2K Boston; Mark Snoswell, President of The CGSociety, and Nate Wells, Art Director for 2K Boston.
Digital artists interested in participating should enter online by Friday, August 22, 2008. Winners will be announced by Monday, September 15, 2008 and awarded at the Four Seasons Hotel in Austin on Wednesday, September 17, during Austin GDC. Learn more about“Battle of the SuperModelers” contest prizes and entry guidelines at: www.gamerecruiter.com/artcontest. There is also an online forum for contest entrants and other 3D artists to post their work-in-progress and concept sketches, as well as ask questions: www.gamerecruiter.com/forum.