VES Awards Seek Student Submissions

Submissions are now open for the Visual Effects Society’s second annual Student Award, which is sponsored by Autodesk.

The award is open to visual effects created for a student project at an accredited school. Winners receive a free license to Autodesk Maya, Autodesk 3ds Max or Autodesk Softimage, as well as airfare and two nights’ accommodations to attend the eighth annual VES Awards ceremony, set for Feb. 28 at the Century Plaza Hotel in Beverly Hills.

‘The Visual Effects Society’s second annual student award is a platform for students to showcase their work, and for the community to celebrate the next generation of visual effects heroes,’ said Stig Gruman, vice president of the Autodesk Digital Entertainment Group. ‘I encourage students to submit for the award ‘ in addition to publicizing their talent, it could open doors to new opportunities,’

Deadline for students to submit their work is Nov. 30. Rules and procedures can be found at www.vesawards.com.