We chat to the winner of the Golden Ticket in the Trojan Horse was a Unicorn CG Challenge
With the Trojan Horse was a Unicorn festival
almost upon us, we chat to the winner of the Golden Ticket, who will be heading over to Portugal in September to rub shoulders with top artists from the industry, including Loic Zimmermann, Serge Birault, Pixar experts, pros from Sony Pictures Imageworks and Platige, and many, many more!
The Trojan Horse was a Unicorn CG Challenge was set up as an opportunity for artists to showcase their talents to some of the biggest names in the VFX, animation and games industries, while pitching for the chance to win a Golden Ticket to the event.
"The winner of this prestigious prize gets 4-day access to the Trojan Horse was a Unicorn festival, complete with lodging expenses"
But what is the Golden Ticket, you might ask? The winner of this prestigious prize gets 4-day access to the Trojan Horse was a Unicorn festival, complete with lodging expenses. To win, artists had to enter the 'Friend or Foe' CG Challenge, to digitally create a new character that can be associated with the Trojan Horse was a Unicorn mascot. Think a sidekick, like Robin is to Batman, or a villain, like Darth Vader!
The Trojan Horse was a Unicorn VFX Festival mascot concept was created by Serge Birault; Jose Alves da Silva was then responsible for creating the 3D version you see here
The judging panel consisted of an impressive line-up of talent, including Afonso Salcedo, Jose Alves da Silva, Loic Zimmerman, Serge Birault and Nuno Rivotti. You can see the quality of submissions over on the THU CG Challenge Facebook Group.
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