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Digital Art Competition

Netdiver call for entries.

An international invitation was extended to students and aspiring 2D-3D designers to submit their work and get a chance to be published and be seen by some of the top Hollywood studios who will be attending //ADAPT 2006 in Montreal, September 23-24.

Enthusiastic submissions were received within hours and to all who participated a BIG thank you!!!


And the winners are?

1st Place

Name: Nico Stumpo
Title of project: Waltz 57
Description of project: An exploration into the symbiosis of audio and visual.

/ Untitled #009

2nd Place

Name: Marco Vinicio Morales
Title of project: The March for Kultnation
Description of project: Promotional motion piece for Kultnation Dot Com

/ The March for Kultnation

3rd Place

Name: Laura Weider
Title of project: MISU_META 2
Description of project: Metamorphosing portraits of reallife persons into fictitious characters.


And the runners-up are (listed in no particular order)?

Honorable mention

Name: Peter Jaworowski
Title of project: Iceflowers
Description of project: Experimenting with new techniques.

/ Iceflowers

Honorable mention

Name: Richard Sun
Title of project: Solar Colossus
Description of project: A galactic Titan feeds off a sun's heat to warm his freezing insides.

/ Solar Colossus

Honorable mention

Name: Nathan Odgers
Title of project: Antler
Description of project: Part of a typographic assignment set within his Diploma of Graphic Art.

/ Antler

Honorable mention

Name: Munish Dabas
Title of project: The Emotional Robot
Description of project: A screenshot from his Parsons graduate thesis animation about a cute little robot who loses his head and embarks upon a mini-quest to find it.


Honorable mention

Name: Simone Magurno
Title of project: Light Cube
Description of project: An experimental illustration exploring the contrast between luminous light sources and the seamless dark background. Conceptually, it is inspired by astronomy pictures and it resembles an unknown planet in the outer space.

/ Light_Cube

Honorable mention

Name: Ng Siow Foon
Title of project: Spread Your Love
Description of project: Everyone needs love regardless of age, races and all. Basically it's about a bunch of kids spreading loves all around the world.

/ Spread Your Love

Honorable mention

Name: Goran Bajazetov
Title of project: Memory
Description of project: The last piece of memory founded in my head is a digital experimental work.

/ Memory


Contact sheet spread of the Netdiver 1st DAC winner, finalists and runners up. These 2 pages appeared in the //ADAPT 2006 program book.

Special thanks to the design community for your support:

Stuart (Core77), Birgit (DesignBoom), Mark (K10K), Nazario (Revolverlover), Robert (DesignRadar), Kai (Lounge72), Aaron (Pixelsurgeon), Muid (DigitalMalaya), Yohan (Styleboost), Chris (CPLuv), Ryan (BD4D), Jim (Coudal), Alex (DesignTaxi), Michael (Ventilate), Jean-Éric (CGChannel), Adriana (Scene360), Justin (Motionographer), Chris (IdN) and Brenda (ICOGRADA).


And to all the artists, who like me, share a passion for design, and no matter what, keep the dream alive!

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Digital Art Competition (DAC)

Our 1st call for submissions ran between Aug 22 through Sept 1, 2006.

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