CUT&PASTE LAUNCHES 3RD GLOBAL 3D AND MOTION DESIGN COMPETITION -
CONTINUES TO ADVANCE ON THE ELEVATION AND DISCOVERY OF TOP TALENT
CALL FOR COMPETITORS NOW OPEN
New York, NY (August 23, 2010) – Digital designers from all over the world are invited to participate in Cut&Paste’s 2010 Digital Design Tournament. For its third global Digital Design Tournament, Cut&Paste will build on the success of its 2009 world tour, hosting competitions in 2D, 3D and Motion design in 10 cities worldwide, presenting the world’s top stage for designers. Continuing to advance on the elevation and discovery of top talent, Cut&Paste scouts the ten brightest design cities to challenge competitors from all backgrounds across the globe to prove their talents on stage and in the spotlight. Cut&Paste will continue its core mission of gathering a global design community through the design-as-spectator-sport approach that it brings to 2D, 3D and Motion Design.
The Call for Competitors opens to the public NOW.
Entries will be reviewed based on quality of portfolios and select candidates will be invited to an in-person “test round” to determine final selections for the live city tournaments. Online entry deadline for the United States is September 17th.The deadline for Europe, Asia and Latin America is October 15th.
Cut&Paste will begin its showcase of design’s rising stars in North America with tour stops in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco before visiting Europe in the cities of London and Berlin. Immediately following, Cut&Paste will make its debut in Latin America with stops in Mexico City and Sao Paulo, before traveling to Asia in Bangkok, Tokyo and Seoul. At every tour stop a Grand Prize winner will be selected in each category of 2D, 3D and Motion Design, and chosen to compete in Cut&Paste's most impressive stage, the Global Championship in February 2011. A total of 30 expenses-paid winners will journey to New York City where the locally crowned champions will battle for top honors against the best the world has to offer.
Cut&Paste’s first live digital design tournament began as a single competition in New York City in 2005. Since then, Cut&Paste has grown globally and introduced the arenas of 3D and motion design to the tournament. 2010 is expected to draw some of the best talent and biggest crowds to-date.
For more information on the 2010 Digital Design Tournament and updates on judges, competitors, tour dates, event programming and more, please visit www.cutandpaste.com. Up to the minute news and information will be broadcast to the Cut&Paste community via twitter.com/cutandpasteme and facebook.com/cutandpasteme.
Cut&Paste is a social arena for the discovery, advocacy and elevation of design. Through events and online programs, Cut&Paste supports artists, firms and media working to strengthen creative networks. Born in New York City in November 2005, Cut&Paste’s signature event is the Digital Design Tournament, held live throughout the world each year. The 2010 tour takes place in 10 cities around the globe. Cut&Paste additionally powers design-driven contests and events with industry partners worldwide. Learn more about Cut&Paste at www.cutandpaste.com
For 2010, Cut&Paste will focus on an increased quality in experience and engagement with the design community, selecting ten cities to feature the competition before the Global Championship in New York.
Cut&Paste’s 2010 Digital Design Tournament is supported by its sponsors and partners:
Maxon, Media Temple
Global Media Partners
Motionographer, Core77, CGSociety, Artists Wanted
Regional Media Partners
3rd Ward, Stash Magazine
Saturday, October 2, 2010 - 10:11am to Saturday, October 9, 2010 - 10:11am
Friday, September 17, 2010 - 3:41pm
New York City
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