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If you’re a design professional or a student of design, we invite you to submit your best rendering to the Inspired Visions Global Rendering Competition. Designers from anywhere in the world are welcome to participate, and you can enter in one of three categories:

* Rendering with Renderworks 2012
* Rendering with CINEMA 4D
* Monochromatic model (rendered in Renderworks 2012 or CINEMA 4D)


We'll award a prize to the "Fan Favorite" so remember to vote for your favorite entry!

The winner in each category will receive $2,500 USD. In addition, winners will be included in an official media announcement and will also be featured on Planet Vectorworks, and on the Nemetschek Vectorworks and MAXON social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

To get your free 30-day trial version of Vectorworks with Renderworks software, please visit our trial download page. And to download a 42-day free version of CINEMA 4D, please visit this page.

*Cover rendering courtesy of Julian Finke & Lena Dietrich, University of Applied Sciences, Detmold, Germany (Winner of Fan Favorite category in 2011)

Contest Requirements

Entrants may submit multiple entries, however they must be submitted individually as outlined below.

All entries must be modeled using Vectorworks software and rendered or animated using Renderworks 2012 software and/or CINEMA 4D software. Entries rendered and/or animated in versions other than those listed will not be accepted.

Entries must be submitted in the following formats:

Category: Renderworks 2012 Rendering and CINEMA 4D Rendering
A high-res 300dpi image file (JPG, TIF, PNG, and GIF) with a minimum pixel dimension of 3,000. An animation file can also be submitted (MOV, MPEG, MPG, MP4, M4V, VOB, FLV, AVI, ASF, DIVX, and WMV)

Category: Monochromatic Model
A high-res 300dpi image file (JPG, TIF, PNG, and GIF) with a minimum pixel dimension of 3,000.

After you submit your entry, we will be sending a follow-up email to ask for the original Vectorworks and CINEMA 4D files to check for authenticity. The original file will not be used without permission from the entrant.

Submissions will be accepted beginning April 16, 2012. All entries must be uploaded by August 16th, 2012.

Contest Timeline

Round nameStarts onEnds on
Submission roundApril 16, 2012 @ 12:00 PM (EDT)August 16, 2012 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)
Voting roundApril 16, 2012 @ 12:00 PM (EDT)August 16, 2012 @ 11:59 PM (EDT)

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