The Rookies 2017 Competition

The Rookies has officially launched and we are taking submissions. This is a great opportunity for your students to win paid internships, prizes and scholarships. It’s free to enter and we don’t use students work for commercial gains.

This year’s categories are: Animation, Film Production, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Motion Graphics, Next-Gen Gaming, Photography, Visual Effects, Virtual Reality and Web & Mobile.

Team projects
Film of the Year:
Visual Effects, Animation, Film Production

Game of the Year:
Next-Gen Gaming, Virtual Reality. Web & Mobile

Other:
School of the Year
People’s Choice

Key dates:
Open for Submissions – NOW!
29 May 2017 – Submissions Close
7 July 2017 – Winners Announced

To enter: http://www.therookies.co/register/

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Aperture: BYU’s Journal for Media Arts

The Student Film Association is proud to announce the call for papers for its inaugural issue of the online student academic journal, Aperture. The journal publishes student scholarship in media-related fields from the Internet to cinema to video games and beyond. There will be a $500 and $300 prize for first and second place in each of the following categories:

  • Academic essays between 2000 and 6000 words (called ‘Features’);
  • Screenplays up to 50 pages;
  • New media pieces (as defined in the call for papers) with written supplements.

For more information on each category and the submission process, visit the call for papers at film.byu.edu/aperture. The submission deadline is 3 January 2014. For updates, like the Aperture Facebook page. If you are interested in acting as a reviewer for the journal next semester, please contact Scott Raia at aperture@byu.edu.