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Wick Editor Anim8 Jam - $500 Prize Pool Animation Competition

Goal of this contest is to introduce animators both old and new to our new free browser animation program called Wick Editor.

(read the full event details here: https://blog.anim8.io/wickanim8jam2020/)

Welcome to the very first Wick Editor animation contest hosted by Wick Editor and Anim8! The goal of this contest is to introduce animators both old and new to our new free browser animation program called Wick Editor. We want people to have fun playing around with this program and see what awesome creations people can make! No download or money is required to use Wick Editor! As long as you have a access to an internet browser you’re ready to start!

THE CONTEST THEME IS “SPRING”

With this animation competition you will be making any animation that has the theme “SPRING” What is the meaning of Spring to you as an animation? You can make it a short story, or just a simple animation. Use your creativity to show us what this theme looks like!

CONTEST RULES

  1. You MUST use the program Wick Editor to make your animation (at least 10-15 seconds) using the theme “SPRING”
  2. You CANNOT use any other program to make your animation but you can use other programs for post production like adding color correction, visual effects, and sound effects.
  3. Animation can be in any size or frame-rate you wish.
  4. No overly sexual or disturbing content.
  5. Animation must be uploaded through Anim8 by checking the submission box.
  6. You may collaborate with other animators but if you win the prize money will still be sent to one paypal account only! Please discuss terms with your group if you decide to collab.

SUBMITTING YOUR ANIMATION

(DUE DATE: APRIL 12)

Submit your animation on Anim8 by clicking “UPLOAD” and checking the box “Submission for Wick Editor Anim8 Jam” to officially submit your part. Making an account on Anim8 is free and uploading is easy!

Make sure to check this box when submitting for the contest

If you share your upload on twitter using Anim8’s share feature, you will also be entered into a raffle of free Wick Editor merch and also a $50 steam gift card! You don’t have to be top 5, all you need to do is submit your animation through Anim8, then click the share button on your video!

ENTERING RAFFLE FOR T-SHIRT AND $50 STEAM GIFTCARD

Click on the share button to post your anim on twitter to enter the raffle

After you uploaded your animation to Anim8, use the share feature to share your part on twitter you will automatically enter a random raffle drawing to win a Wick Editor T-Shirt and a $50 steam gift card! No top placement is necessary. As long as you finish, upload to Anim8, and share on twitter using the share button, you’ll be entered into the raffle! 5 winners will be picked at random!

(To win the shirt you must be in North America but gift card will still be available worldwide)

PRIZES

There is a total prize pool of $500 that will be split up between the top 5 entries!

1st Place – $300
2nd Place – $100
3rd Place – $50
4th Place – $50
Random Raffle – $50 steam card + Wick Editor T-Shirt

JUDGING

Animations will be judged by both the public and a cast of judges. There will be multiple factors considered when judging an animation.

Creativity – How can you stand out from all the other animations by using the theme “Spring”? Thinking out of the box and using creative ways to express what you think Spring should be.

Animation Skill – How can you impress people with your talent and skill as an animator? Show that you have what it takes by using your own special animation techniques.

Entertainment – General entertainment can include humor, storytelling, and writing. How enjoyable was your animation overall to watch? Make sure that your animation isn’t boring and keeps the audience’s attention. Your timing and pacing will be important here!
 

WHAT IS WICK EDITOR?

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If you have any questions about the contest visit our Discord server on Anim8! Good luck animators!

Dates 
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 10:30am to Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 10:30am
Submission Deadline 
Sunday, April 12, 2020 - 10:30am
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