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RenderMan "Magic Shop" Art Challenge

Challenge is now closed, thanks for participating and stay tuned for winners and future challenges!

Dates: 09/03/2020 - 11/30/2020
Judges: Jeremy Birn, Masha Ellsworth, Chia-Chi Hu, Markus Kranzler, Leif Pedersen, and Dylan Sisson.

In this “Magic Shop” Art Challenge, work with a fantastic production-quality Pixar scene, and the famous Mathilda Rig, a fully rigged Maya character...also, thanks to a collaboration with SpeedTree, you can download a special Art Challenge SpeedTree trial, which will give you access to the leading vegetation creation tool. So join us
 and showcase your shading, lighting, rendering, and compositing skills for the possibility of winning amazing prizes!

Anyone can join the fun, all you have to do is join our RenderMan Community.


We are excited to have our friends at fxphd, SideFXLollipopShadersRanch Computing, SpeedTree, and Substance co-sponsor this community event with amazing prizes.


A set of industry judges will determine the winners, giving you an unique opportunity to interact and receive feedback from Pixar professionals. Judging will be based on both artistic and technical merits, but don't forget to tell a good story!


The deadline for the challenge is Monday November 30th, 2020 - Midnight PST (Pacific Standard Time).

Winners and Announcements

Winners will be announced on Monday December 14th, 2020. 

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*RenderMan community account required to participate.
All decisions of the judges are final. 
Prizes cannot be exchanged for their cash value.
Prizes are non transferable. 

Pixar Terms of Use

Please watermark or credit the image with the following:
Mathilda model by Xiong Lin and rig by Leon Sooi. Pixar models by Eman Abdul-Razzaq, Grace Chang, Ethan Crossno, Siobhán Ensley, Derrick Forkel, Felege Gebru, Damian Kwiatkowski, Jeremy Paton, Leif Pedersen, Kylie Wijsmuller, and Miguel Zozaya © Disney/Pixar - RenderMan "Magic Shop" Art Challenge

These assets are property of Pixar. By downloading the project files you agree to the terms of use as defined in the EULA for RenderMan Models.

SpeedTree Terms of Use

Assets intended for use in RenderMan "Magic Shop" art challenge only and cannot be redistributed. Please refer to the included SpeedTree EULA for limitations.


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