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The Rookies Announces 2020 World School Rankings Winners

Based on 3,769 entries from artists that have attended over 500 educational institutions, more than 150 industry experts used a variety of criteria to award schools on how well they prepare students for careers in creative media and entertainment.

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The Rookies Announces World School Rankings 2019 Winners

Based on almost 3,500 entries from artists in 89 countries, 120 industry experts used a variety of criteria to award schools on how well they prepare students for careers in creative media and entertainment.

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The Rookies Launches 2019 Global Competition

9th annual Rookie Awards call for entries is open to all amateur creatives in VFX, animation, games, VR, motion graphics and 3D visualization. 

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The Rookies Opens its 2018 Competition

Young creatives in film, animation, games, VR, motion graphics and 3D visualization offered evaluation by top professionals and exposure to the industry.

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The Rookies Adding Online Courses, Certification Process

Mentor and awards program looks to establish industry approved review process to help students be better prepared to work in the VFX, animation and games industries.

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The Long Road to The Rookies

Set to introduce online courses and an official certification review process in 2018, The Rookies co-founders Andrew McDonald and Alwyn Hunt reflect on their journey to help students make the transition from school to real-world production environments.

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Australia’s The Rookies Issues Call for Entries

Created to discover emerging talent and help launch graduates into careers at the world’s top studios, over the past six years The Rookies has placed more than 70 young artists with internships at companies such as Weta Digital, Double Negative, The Mill, Gameloft, Crytek, Framestore and Epic Games.

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Student VFX Artists Get Live Critique at PauseFest Battle of the Reels

Event sponsored by Rising Sun Pictures, The Foundry and Tyroe to provide young artists with insight into the minds of visual effects studios and recruiters.

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