Calling all digital artists! Make the most of your creative digital skills and join the 2018 Creative Digital Output Challenge this Nov. 24-25 at the Oro DigiArts Fest. Venue will be at the DICT Skills Training and Internship Center beside the old Post Office along Toribio Chaves Street in downtown Cagayan de Oro City.

Now is the time to use your skills and knowledge in the field of digital art! Participants can register in the following categories:
A. Storyboard pitching based on a theme
B. 2D unique character designing based on a theme
C. 3D unique character modeling based on a theme
D. 10-second video with visual effects based on a theme

The theme for Categories A, B, and C will be announced on November 24. You can check out the mechanics and theme for Category D in the mechanics.

Interested individuals for categories A, B, and C can start registering NOW. Team registration is also required for Category D with a minimum of 3 members and a maximum of 5.

The content is open to Filipino citizens from Mindanao, students, and professionals for a registration fee of P100 for students and P250 for professionals.

What are you waiting for? Register now at
http://www.cdoict.org/animation-challenge/

Overall Mechanics

  • Old or pre-made output or product is not allowed.
  • We require using your own voice-overs if there are any.
  • Copyrighted art (characters, illustrations, backgrounds etc.) are not allowed. Need to produce original Art content from scratch. Free rigs and music are okay. If you use any free rigs or Music, you must credit the creator/artist at the end of your video.
  • Participants can only submit one entry only per category.
  • CDO ICT Business Council, partners and sponsors will have the copyright to all the submitted output. All entries will be publicly displayed on our site.
  • We reserve the right to disqualify entries or participants that do not follow the rules.
  • All entries will be viewed during the announcement of winners.
  • Production and output of categories A, B and C will be done onsite, with the exception of category D.
  • Participating individuals can use any open or commercial software / tool to accomplish the challenge.

Category A: Storyboard pitching based (Individual)
Prizes:
1st Prize – P8,000
2nd Prize – P4,000

Mechanics:

  • Limited number of participants will be allowed to participate for this category
  • Venue will be at the DICT Skills Training and Internship Center
  • Schedule of the challenge will start on November 24 (9AM – 5PM) and November 25 (9AM – 12PM)
  • A theme will be provided on site before the challenge begins
  • Production and finalization of output will be done onsite
  • Storyboard must be done in digital form using any tool or software
    https://wonderunit.com/storyboarder/ is a free and recommended software to use
  • Participant must bring his/her own equipment and devices
  • After 5PM on Nov 24, all participants will need to stop what they are doing and must be willing to leave their equipment behind and resume the following day at 9AM
  • On Nov 25, finalization will start by 11AM and submission of entries will be made by 12PM
  • Pitching of storyboards will be done at the final venue before the announcement and awarding of winners

Criteria for Judging:

  • Content
  • Creativity
  • Relevance
  • Pitch

Category B: 2D unique character designing based on theme (Individual)
Prizes:
1st prize – P10,000
2nd prize – P7,500

Mechanics:

  • Limited number of participants will be allowed for this category
  • Venue will be at the DICT Skills Training and Internship Center
  • Schedule of the challenge will start on November 24 (9AM – 5PM) and November 25 (9AM – 12PM)
  • A theme will be provided on site before the challenge begins
  • Production and finalization of output will be done onsite
  • Entries MUST be rendered in full color with ORTHO.
  • Participant must bring his/her own equipment and devices
  • After 5PM on Nov 24, all participants will need to stop what they are doing and must be willing to leave their equipment behind and resume the following day at 9AM
  • On Nov 25, finalization will start by 11AM and submission of entries will be made by 12PM
  • Announcement and awarding of winners will be made at the final venue

Sample design for inspiration:


Category C: 3D unique character modeling based on theme (Individual)
Prizes:
1st prize – P10,000
2nd prize – P7,500

Mechanics:

  • Limited number of participants will be allowed to participate for this category
  • Venue will be at the DICT Skills Training and Internship Center
  • Schedule of the challenge will start on November 24 (9AM – 5PM) and November 25 (9AM – 12PM)
  • A theme will be provided on site before the challenge begins
  • Production and finalization of output will be done onsite
  • Entries can be submitted without any rendered color.
  • Participant must bring his/her own equipment and devices
  • After 5PM on Nov 24, all participants will need to stop what they are doing and must be willing to leave their equipment behind and resume the following day at 9AM
  • On Nov 25, finalization will start by 11AM and submission of entries will be made by 12PM
  • Announcement and awarding of winners will be made at the final venue

Sample design for inspiration:

Criteria for Judging:

  • Creativity (How the work breaks new ground in communicating its message)
  • Quality (The effective use of the chosen media combined with the skill involved in production of the work)
  • Originality (The degree to which the work is fresh and something we’ve never seen before)
  • Composition/Layout (The visual balance, static or dynamic, of the various elements of your work)
  • Visual impact (The effect of the project as a whole, often based on the first glimpse of the finished piece)

Category D: 10-second video with visual effects based on theme (Team 3-5 Members)
Prizes:
1st prize – P15,000
2nd prize – P10,000

  • Theme: “City of Golden Friendship”
  • To be guided by additional concepts i.e. teamwork, business-friendliness, opportunities, people
  • Logo may be animated/consistent with branding guidelines
  • Must be apolitical.
  • Content may be conveyed with minimum to no audio

Mechanics:

  • Limited number of teams will be allowed to participate for this category
  • Opening of team registration and announcement of mechanics will be on October 20, 2018 at the CDO ICT Business Council Facebook page
  • A concept and theme will be provided before the challenge begins
  • Deadline for submission of entries for this challenge will be on November 25, 2018 at 12PM noontime.
  • Once entries are submitted, they are considered final for judging and not subject for replacement.
  • Entries beyond 10 seconds will automatically be disqualified
    Announcement and awarding of winners will be made at the final venue

Criteria for Judging:

  • Professional Quality
  • Aesthetics
  • Impact
  • Originality
  • Complexity
  • Concept

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