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2nd RenderMan Challenge Final Results

94 Challengers
Three Winning Entries & Eight Honorable Mentions
Challenge Dates: 9/15/2017 to 11/30/2017


Congratulations to the top three winners of RenderMan's second art challenge, The Rolling Teapot.  The judging was an amazingly close call. Our judges from Pixar awarded points in three categories, Artistic Quality (40%), Technical Difficulty (40%), and Concept (20%). As always, seeing the work week after week was an amazing adventure, so thanks to all the challengers for making it a memorable one! 

Top 3 Winners

1st - Fabio Rossi Sciedlarczyk (scied)


2nd - Nina Tarasova (Nina_Vanini)


3rd - Jeremy Heintz (jeremyrheintz)

Jeremy Heintz

Our Sponsors

A big thanks to Pluralsight and Allegorithmic for co-sponsoring the challenge and providing great prizes! Not only will the top three winners of the RenderMan Challenge receive valuable prizes, but our Honorable mentions will also receive some great Pixar schwag for the efforts. 

Honorable Mentions

Liviu Antonescu (lantonescu)


Paulo Duarte (PauloDuarte)

Paulo Duarte

Erik Johnsson (Sekoran)


Max Berends (MaxBerends)

Max Berends

Srabani Chakraborty (srabani3d)


Svetoslav Petkov (s_1213)


Jorge Ivanovich (Jorge Ivanovich)

Jorge Ivanovich

Swapnil Halarnkar (Swapnil3d)



BertrandBM MaB paulsheehy
edu212 MaxBerends s_1213
jeremyrheintz mroz scied
Jorge Ivanovich Nara Sekoran 
Juan Cristobal Nina_Vanini srabani3d
lantonescu PauloDuarte Swapnil3d

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All decisions of the judges are final.
Model by Brice Laville. Concept by Tom Robinson - RenderMan “Rolling Teapot” Art Challenge
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