Animation Holiday Contest

Happy Holidays! This year's theme is "The Night before Christmas!"

Managers:  ashleyvs, SpookieLilOne

  1. Entry #3 by Steve K.

  2. Entry #6 by martyr45

  3. Entry #2 by poisinivy

  4. Entry #4 by rikomortis

2017 Holiday :: Animation Category

2017 Holiday Contest

Click Here to view last year's 3D winning submission from nurbster

It's time to get into the Holiday spirit with one of Renderosity's most anticipated events of the year. Our Holiday Creative Contest is now open for submissions. We look forward to your participation and wish you all a happy and safe Holiday Season!

This year's theme is: The Night Before Christmas

Are you ready? We can't wait to see your interpretation of this year's theme!

Please take a moment to visit this year's sponsors

Smith Micro
Smith Micro Software

Boris FX
Escape Motions
Boris FX
Escape Motions


Photoshop Cafe
Filter Forge
Photoshop Cafe
Fitler Forge

Auto FX
Auto FX Software

Renderosity MarketPlace


General Contest Rules:

  • All Renderosity members are eligible to enter with the exception of Contest Managers and Admins.
  • Any software program can be used.
  • Submissions will be open beginning on Wednesday, November 15th at 10am (cst) and will end at 10am (cst) on Monday, December 18th.
  • Community voting will begin on Wednesday, December 20th at 10am (cst) and will close at 10am (cst) on Friday, December 29th.
  • Winners will be announced on Wednesday, January 3rd 2018.
  • Entries MUST be time-stamped by Monday, December 18th at 9:59am (cst), or they will not be accepted. Only one (1) entry per person, per category.
  • Entries MUST be new artwork not previously posted online, or anywhere else publicly.
  • Entries MUST NOT appear online anywhere else during the contest or until the Contest Winners have been posted.
  • For those members who submit an entry to two or more categories, only one (1) prize package is available per person across all Holiday Contest categories.
  • Winner's Announcement will be posted in the Renderosity News Section and this official contest page.

Entry Specifications:

  • Thumbnail image must be maximum of 300 pixels (wide) x 350 pixels (height) in .jpeg or .gif format (72 dpi).
  • Image size must be a maximum of 1200 pixels x 1200 pixels in .jpeg or .gif format (72 dpi).
  • Max file size is 1500MB/1.5 GB and the accepted files are: mp4
  • Both the full-size image and the thumbnail are required to enter.
  • Entries of previously winning submissions will not be accepted.
  • All images must comply with Renderosity's Terms of Service for thumbnails.
  • No Nudity is allowed on the thumbnail and/or full image.
  • All entries will remain anonymous.
  • You cannot sign your real name, nor Renderosity username, on your image or in the description. Any signed images, will not be accepted.
  • You MUST include a description in the blank field to tell what type of software you used, what inspired you and how long it took to create the image.
  • You may also include anything else about the image you wish to share.
  • Images without a description will not be approved and will be asked to re-upload with the description included.
  • Images that do not follow the contest rules or our Terms of Service will be removed.
  • Vote soliciting will not be tolerated. Entrants that solicit votes will be disqualified without warning. This includes, but is not limited to, emailing and site-mailing members.
  • We recommend not waiting until the end of the contest to upload your entry. It is common for upload and/or approval complications to arise.
  • Corrections will NOT be accepted if they are not time stamped by 9:59am (cst) on Friday, October 14th, 2016. Please give yourself ample time to correct your entry if need be.
  • By uploading your image, you are agreeing that this is your original work.

Community Voting:

  • The winners will be selected by the community.
  • All clone votes will be removed.

Additional Information:

All prize winners must supply Renderosity with their real name, email address and mailing address for prize distribution and registration.

By entering this contest, you agree that your submission(s) may be used by Renderosity for promotional purposes. This may include; online, digital, print, on CD or in any other medium. By submitting your entry into this contest you are granting Renderosity the right to retain your entry in its archive and to display the entry within this community to promote Renderosity and/or future contests held.

By submitting this form, you agree that you are authorized to grant Renderosity the permission to use of your image in print advertising, promotions or website usage. The Artist will remain the intellectual property holder of their images.

Prize Listing

Grand Prize Winner

• 1 year subscription to Modo AND Mari

• iClone Pipeline Bundle

• Mocha VR one year subscription

• Texture Transformer (w/ Add-ons)

• Continuum one year subscription

• Strata 3D CX 7.6 Windows

2nd Place Winner

• 1 year subscription to Modo OR Mari

• Mocha Pro one year subscription

• Prime Membership

3rd Place Winner

• Sapphire one year subscription

• $100 MarketPlace Gift Certificate

• Prime Membership

Honorable Mention

• $50 MarketPlace Gift Certificate

• Prime Membership

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