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 TDT3D CG contest 2010 - Nature Reborn

Written by TDT3D
Date : 2010-07-01 00:00:00


 TDT3D CG contest 2010 - Nature Reborn

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TDT3D 2010 contest : "Nature Reborn" !

This contest aims to promote the best talents and graphics based around the theme "Nature Reborn". In a society where nature seems to agony it is interesting to see what could be its evolution, she will eventually regain its rights by or sink? What visions do you have this development and global upheaval? Imagine the future in 10 years, 100 years or 1000 years? Feel free to imagine, invent and be creative, release yourself!

:: Participate :

You must make an image for the category of your choice (2D or 3D) or a real-time 3D project in accordance with the following criteria :

  • You must be TDT3D member and publish your Work In Progress in the contest forum
  • Your project must be done by one person (no project team or company)
  • Only one entry per person and has never been published before in other competitions or media!
  • You must follow the contest theme, feel free to interpret and make your imagination
  • Only one category per participant: you must choose between 2D or 3D Realtime
  • Your image or project can not be commercial!

Tips : If you want to know more about the 3D real-time here is an article about 3D realtime applications, you can use (s) software (s) of your choice! If you do not have the tools necessary tools to participate in this contest, feel free to use software evaluation versions / Trial, usually downloaded from the websites of our sponsors!

:: To be qualified :

  • You must register to this competition
  • Your image or real-time 3D project must meet the rules of the contest
  • Your name and need from the author / source (s) must be printed clearly on your final image or in real-time 3D project
  • You must have posted your steps (WIP: Work In Progress) in the forum TDT3D
  • You must be careful to have all the rights of use and publication of your image or project 3D real time (at least in one context to non-profit)
  • The maximum size of your image or real-time 3D project will not exceed 50 mega


:: Delivery of your image or project :

The presentation will be on FTP later than midnight on the closing day of the competition (server time GMT +1)! An FTP link will be sent to qualified participants before the end of the contest to put down their image and project real-time 3D :

  • You must submit your image or project in the category for which you are applying (2D, 3D, Realtime)
  • Your image or project will be delivered as a ZIP archive with name: catégorie_votre_nom_prénom.zip
  • Your image should be in JPEG format A3 quality 95% 150 dpi Portrait mode (1753x2480) or Landscape (2480x1753) or your real-time 3D project should contain all libraries and files needed to function offline!
  • A readme file with the description of the project, complete your details, the list of software used and source / copyright


TDT3D contest - discuss about the contest on the forum


Grand concours TDT3D 2010 : "La nature reprend ses droits" !

Ce concours à pour but de promouvoir les meilleurs talents et réalisations graphiques axées autour du thème "La nature reprend ses droits". Dans une société ou la nature semble à l'agonie il est intéréssant de voir quel pourrait-être son évolution, finira-t-elle par reprendre ses droits ou sombrer? Quel visions avez-vous de cette évolution et boulversement planétaire ? Imaginez le futur dans 10 ans, 100 ans ou 1000 ans ? Libre à vous d'imaginer, inventer et faire preuve de créativité, lachez-vous !

:: Pour participer :

Vous devez réaliser une image pour la catégorie de votre choix (2D ou 3D) ou un projet 3D temps réel en respectant les critères suivant :

  • Vous devez être membre de TDT3D et publier vos Work In Progress dans le forum du concours
  • Votre projet doit-être réalisé par une seule personne (pas de projet d'équipe ou société)
  • Une seule participation par personne et qui n'a jamais été publiée auparavant dans d'autres concours ou médias !
  • Vous devez respecter le thème du concours, libre à vous de l'interpréter et faire travailler votre imagination
  • Une seule catégorie par participant : vous devez donc choisir entre 2D, 3D ou Realtime
  • Votre image ou projet ne peut-être commercial !

Conseils : si vous désirez en savoir plus sur la 3D temps réel voici un article sur cette discipline,, vous pouvez utiliser le(s) logiciel(s) de votre choix ! Si vous ne disposez pas des outils outils nécessaires pour participer à ce concours, n'hésitez pas à utiliser des logiciels en versions d'évaluations / Trial, généralement téléchargeables sur les sites de nos sponsors !

:: Pour être qualifié :

  • Vous devez vous enregistrer à ce concours
  • Votre image ou projet 3D temps réel devra respecter les régles du concours
  • Votre nom et au besoin celui de l'auteur / source(s) doivent apparaîtrent clairement sur votre image finale ou dans projet 3D temps réel
  • Vous devez avoir publié vos étapes (W.I.P : Work In Progress) dans le forum de TDT3D
  • Vous devez avoir veillé à posséder tous les droits d'utilisation et publication de votre image ou projet 3D temps réel (au minimum dans un contexte à but non-lucratif)
  • La taille maximum de votre image ou projet 3D temps réel ne pourra dépasser les 50 méga

:: Remise de votre image ou  projet :

La remise se fera sur FTP au plus tard à minuit le jour de clôture du concours (date serveur GMT+1) ! Un lien FTP sera envoyé aux participants qualifiés avant la fin du concours pour y déposer leur image ou projet 3D temps réel :

  • Vous devrez déposer votre image ou projet dans la catégorie pour laquelle vous participez (2D, 3D, Realtime)
  • Votre image ou projet sera remis sous forme d'archive ZIP avec comme nom : catégorie_votre_nom_prénom.zip
  • Votre image devra être au format A3 JPEG qualité 95% 150 dpi en mode Portrait (1753x2480) ou Paysage (2480x1753) ou votre Projet 3D temps réel devra contenir toutes les librairies et fichiers nécessaires à son fonctionnement hors ligne !
  • Un fichier readme.txt avec le descriptif du projet, vos coordonées complètes, la liste des logiciels utilisés et sources / copyright

TDT3D concours - discutez sur le forum

:: Sponsors  :


BSM3D - 3d and realtime
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Maxon Cinema4D
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Demicron Wirefusion
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e-onsoftware vue
Vue offers professional 2D&3D CG artists a complete toolset for creating exceptionally rich and realistic natural environments and rendering!
Luxology Modo
Modo delivers the next evolution of 3D modeling, painting and rendering in a single integrated, affordable and accelerated package!
Pilgway 3d-coat
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Ranch Computing
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Side effects Houdini
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SpiralGraphics Genetica
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StoneTrip Shiva
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TVPaint Animation
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Vertice Nova
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worldweaver DX studio
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:: Prizes :

Here is the prizes offered by our sponsors to the winners of this contest, more then 40.000 euro of softwares, training, renderfarm services,...


Prizes for 2D category
Prizes for 3D category
Prizes for Realtime
  • BSM3D Vue French online training
  • Elephorm Bundle DVD
  • e-onsoftware Vue Infinite
  • Impression-3D
  • Luxology Modo
  • Pilgway 3D-Coat
  • Ranch Computing 2.500 USD credits
  • Spiral graphics - Genetica Basic
  • TDT3D 1 year premium membership
  • TVPaint Animation
  • BSM3D Vue French online training
  • Elephorm Bundle DVD
  • e-onsoftware Vue xStream
  • Impression-3D
  • Luxology Modo
  • Maxon Cinema4D Studio
  • Pilgway 3D-Coat
  • Ranch Computing 2.500 USD credits
  • Side effects Houdini Escape
  • StoneTrip Shiva Advanced
  • TDT3D 1 year premium membership
  • BSM3D Vue & WireFusion French online training
  • Demicron WireFusion Enterprise
  • Elephorm Bundle DVD
  • e-onsoftware Vue Infinite
  • Impression-3D
  • Luxology Modo
  • Pilgway 3D-Coat
  • Spiral graphics - Genetica Studio
  • StoneTrip Shiva Advanced
  • TDT3D 1 year premium membership
  • Vertice Nova Studio Unlimited
  • Worldweaver DX Studio Pro
  • BSM3D Vue French online training
  • Elephorm Bundle DVD
  • e-onsoftware Vue Complete
  • Impression-3D
  • Ranch Computing 2.500 USD credits
  • TDT3D 1 year premium membership
  • TVPaint Animation
  • BSM3D Vue French online training
  • Elephorm Bundle DVD
  • e-onsoftware Vue Infinite
  • Impression-3D
  • Ranch Computing 2.500 USD credits
  • StoneTrip Shiva Unlimited
  • TDT3D 1 year premium membership
  • BSM3D Vue & WireFusion French online training
  • Demicron WireFusion Professional
  • Elephorm Bundle DVD
  • e-onsoftware Vue Complete
  • Impression-3D
  • Spiral graphics - Genetica Pro
  • StoneTrip Shiva Unlimited
  • TDT3D 1 year premium membership
  • Vertice Nova Studio Professional
  • Worldweaver DX Studio Pro


:: Evaluations criterias :


Common criterias :

  • Respect of the contest theme "The nature Reborn"
  • Quality of natural elements use and integration
  • Overall quality and originality


Specific to 2D category :

  • Levels of details
  • The depth of the image
  • Richness of the graphics palette


Specific to 3D category :

  • Modeling details and accuracy
  • Materials quality : shaders and textures
  • Rendering / Lighting / compositing


Specific to Realtime category :

  • Fluidity of the project
  • Resources Optimization
  • Interactivity


:: Jury staff :

  • Adrien Lourdelle - VFX
  • Alain Descamps - Matte painting
  • Benoit Vandangeon - 3D realtime
  • Benoît Saint-Moulin - 3D and realtime products specialist
  • Carole Demasy - 3D architecture and design
  • Cédric Decamps - Compositing
  • Claudio Gallego - 3D designer
  • Serge Birault - 2D Illustrator
  • Jim Thacker - Computer Graphics writer
  • Vincent Claes - 3D specialist and producer
  • Nicolas Vercruyssen - 3D specialist
  • Peyop - 2D Illustrator

:: Rules :

1 - This contest is open to all TDT3D registered members, without distinction of country.

2 - You can use any kind of software of your choice to create your project (full licences or trial demos allowed).

3 - The projet submitted to this contest must be one of your personal works & creations,  group projects / company are not allowed.

4 - Only one project per artist and per contest, project or JPEG image never been published in any contest before !

5 - Your project must be either an original creation or a reproduction/interpretation of an existing architecture. TDT3D can't be held responsible for any project submitted! You must have all rights of use and/or copyright of your artwork. You and you only are responsible for your submitted artwork!

6 - Each participant must submit his complete name, a valid address e-mail, his country of residence and the software used for the realization of his project in a separate text file when he submits his image.

7 - TDT3D team reserves the right to refuse any project that will have been considered innapropriate, not in agreement with the subject, or any other reason. The author will then be warned by e-mail. TDT3D team also reserves the right to place a project off competition because of a failure to oblige to one or more of the rules detailed here or in the event of "except subject".

8 - At any time, a participant and/or winner can be asked for more details and evidence proving that he really is the author of the project (requests for WIP screenshots, files etc.) He will then have to satisfy the request, under penalty of being disqualified definitively of the contest.

9 - The project remains the property of its original author, but he will not have the right to require financial compensation in the event of use of its image by TDT3D for promotional ends.

10 - The final project must be sent at the very latest on the last day of the contest before midnight, including a separate text file with your first name, second name and email. In case of a reproduction of an existing architecture, the name of the original architect must be added at the bottom of the image. No image will be accepted after midnight of the last day of the contest.

11 - To be qualified, W.I.P . (Work In Progress) must be posted in TDT3D forum WIP area ! This guarantees that this project is really your creation by showing various phases of realization. Bare in mind that all WIP can be watched by TDT3D visitors, members and members of jury.

12 - The prizes offered by our generous sponsors vary according to contests and TDT3D does not exclude the possibility of a contest without prizes/awards. In addition, TDT3D can not in any case be held responsible for the withdrawal of a sponsor at the last moment or non-delivery of a prizes.

13 - The TDT3D team members are authorized to take part in the contests. However, doing so forbids him to be part of the jury. The voters personally commit themselves to remain impartial in their votes and to not give any kind of favor treatment to any participant.

14 - Only one vote by sponsor belonging to the jury and projects will be allowed.

15 - Members of the jury, of their families and/or of the company of a jury member cannot take part in this contest.

16 - All registration data will be sent only to our sponsors so they can send you your prizes if you are one of the winners. All of your data, such as your address, email, software used, ... are kept private and in a safe place. Only your name and first name will be displayed on the result page of the contest.

17 - Once the results are published, the participants must claim their prizes in the 45 days following the advertisement of the results. If a winner does not manifest himself during that period, his prize will be either canceled or, if the nature of the prize allows it, divided as equally as possible between the authors of the other winning images, plus the author of the highest rated image which was not among the winners.

18 - By submitting a project to this contest, you give permission to TDT3D and to the sponsors of the contest to use the final projects for their own promotional ends.

19 - Sponsors who would like to use the projects submitted to the contest for their own promotional ends should make sure that they have all rights of use and publications. IN NO CASE can TDT3D be held responsible. The name of the artist and of the original author / source(s) of the architecture depicted can not in any case be erased or hidden.

20 - Good luck !

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