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2010 TOUR CITIES

UNITED STATES:
NEW YORK CITY | 10.02.10
SAN FRANCISCO | 10.08.10
LOS ANGELES | 10.09.10

EUROPE:
LONDON | 11.11.10
BERLIN | 11.13.10

LATIN AMERICA:
MEXICO CITY | 11.17.10
SAO PAULO | 11.27.10

ASIA/PACIFIC:
BANGKOK | 12.02.10
SEOUL | 12.04.10
TOKYO | 12.11.10

GLOBAL CHAMPIONSHIP:
NEW YORK CITY | 04.16.11

 

COMPETITION FORMATS

2D DESIGN

3D DESIGN

MOTION DESIGN

It’s time to render the crowd speechless.

Open to designers of various disciplines, including industrial, concept, and character designers, architects, and creatively inclined engineers, the 3D design competition allows for potentially the most diverse type of work to hit the stage.

This is a one round competition, with each round lasting 20 minutes. All four designers will focus their energies into one creative brief rewarding one of them not only with the Grand Prize but the chance to face their peers in the Global Championship.

 

COMPETITOR SELECTION

  • Entries received during the Call for Competitors period will be reviewed by Cut&Paste.
  • Top entrants will be invited to participate in Test Rounds, a weekend event where prospective competitors will perform in a simulated 20-minute design round for an audience of local Cut&Paste team members and peers.
  • Four (4) competitors will be selected per city and announced on the website in advance of the tournament event.

RULES

  • Competition consists of one (1) round lasting twenty (20) minutes.
  • Finished work in this competition must be in the form of a digital still image constructed from scratch, except when stated otherwise. Animated images will not be accepted, but animated or rotating presentations of the completed 3D design will be permitted.
  • Each competitor will also present (1) one rendered image at the conclusion of the round. Each competitor may initiate the rendering immediately at the conclusion of the 20-minute design round.
  • All 3D modeling and composition work must be done from scratch during the competition round
  • Each competitor is allowed to incorporate up to (2) two pre-made 2D digital assets as texture or décor for their model.
  • Prior to the start of the competition, competitors will be given time to set up their physical and digital workspaces.
  • Tools provided to each competitor are as follows (Unless otherwise stated, the use of additional computer equipment not supplied by Cut&Paste is prohibited.):
  • (workstation) Apple Mac Dual-Core with Bootcamp for PC/Windows applications
  • (mouse) A standard mouse will be provided. Competitors may bring their own mice.
  • (tablet) Currently a tablet will not be provided. Competitors may bring their own tablets to use in competition.
  • (software) Any 3D design software offered in the open market including by not limited to the following: Autodesk Maya, 3DS Max, Mudbox, Alias Studio; Rhinoceros Rhino; Maxon Cinema 4D; Pixologic ZBrush; Google Sketchup. Additionally, iPhoto will be supplied for capturing images from digital cameras. All software programs are subject to approval.
  • Competitors may bring fonts and typefaces not included in the standard software provided. All such fonts must be provided by the competitor in advance and must be publicly available (free or by purchase). Proprietary and custom fonts are not allowed. Fonts brought in by any competitor become available for all competitors to use.
  • Competitors may not use copyrighted materials in their work.
  • Notes are permitted. Stencils, sketches, and other pictorial or graphical reference materials are prohibited.

 

 

PRIZES

See your City's Event Page

GLOBAL SPONSORS

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REGIONAL SPONSORS

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