University of South Australia (UniSA) and world renowned visual effects studio Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), category sponsors of The Rookies, offer a full scholarship in either the Graduate Certificate in Compositing and Tracking or the Graduate Certificate in Dynamic Effects and Lighting for the winner of their sponsored category.
UniSA and RSP have partnered since 2015 to offer unprecedented postgraduate programs in visual effects. RSP, an Adelaide-based studio formed in 1995, has created thousands of visual effects for over 100 motion pictures including: Gravity, X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Great Gatsby and the Harry Potter series.
The joint programs, undertaken at RSP's studios, provide UniSA students with hands-on training in critical skills required to work in the visual effects industry with supervision from experienced visual effects artists.
The Rookies is an international competition for young designers, creators, innovators and artists, created to showcase emerging talent from students enrolled in higher education
The winner of the category sponsored by UniSA and RSP in The Rookies will be awarded a place in the September 2017 intake of one of the Graduate Certificates (subject to admission requirements).