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NVIDIA Launches Gelato Imaging Contest in India

NVIDIA has announced the launch of the NVIDIA Gelato Image Contest in India, a competition encouraging artists and animators in Bollywood to push the boundaries of 3D, animation and rendering with NVIDIA Gelato film rendering software.

Artists and designers living in India are welcome to compete by submitting images rendered with Gelato rendering software that reflect and highlight the distinct and unique culture, history and traditions of India.

NVIDIA Quadro professional graphics solutions and Gelato Pro rendering software will be awarded to the winners. All images submitted for consideration to the NVIDIA Gelato Image Contest must be rendered using NVIDIA Gelato software and should be received no later than June 1, 2007. Submissions will be judged by the NVIDIA Digital Film Group and prizes will be awarded on the basis of aesthetic value; how the image reflects and highlights Indian culture; and the use of Gelato features. Winners will be announced June 30, 2007 at The Gelato Zone:

Entrants can also download Gelato 2.1 free of charge and experience its powerful rendering features firsthand. To download the NVIDIA Gelato 2.1 GPU-accelerated rendering software, visit The Gelato Zone.

You can view the complete list of rules and regulations for the NVIDIA Gelato Image at the Gelato Zone.

NVIDIA Gelato 2.1 is final-frame rendering software, accelerated by the NVIDIA Quadro FX and NVIDIA GeForce graphics solutions, for the creation of high-quality computer-generated images. Originally developed to render film and broadcast visual effects and animation, Gelato is well suited for any 3D software application that requires high-quality rendering such as game development, CAD, industrial design and architecture. Gelato ships with plug-ins for Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3ds Max.

NVIDIA Corp. ( is a worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies. The company creates innovative, industry-changing products for computing, consumer electronics and mobile devices. NVIDIA is headquartered in Santa Clara, California, and hasoffices throughout Asia, Europe and the Americas.

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Bill Desowitz, former editor of VFXWorld, is currently the Crafts Editor of IndieWire.