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Epic Games Announces Unreal Awards: Experience Design Competition

Epic’s First-Ever Enterprise Competition Offers Prize Pool Valued at Over $70,000

Cary, NC (November 1, 2018) — Epic Games today announced the Unreal Awards: Experience Design competition, the company’s first-ever enterprise competition aimed at celebrating top-notch work built in Unreal Engine and  Unreal Studio. Centered on the theme of “experiencing design,” the competition includes three categories covering AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction), product design, and manufacturing, seeking the most innovative and visually stunning designs brought to life in Unreal. With prizes valued at over $70,000 total, entrants are eligible to win cash prizes up to $10,000, a free one-year subscription to Allegorithmic’s Substance, and more. Visit  https://unrealawardsexperiencedesign.com/ to enter through January 20, 2019.
“To celebrate the incredible response to our Unreal Studio  free beta and the amazing applications for Unreal Engine that we’re seeing in the enterprise space, we wanted to really shine a light on these projects across the wider community,” said Marc Petit, General Manager of Unreal Engine Enterprise at Epic Games. “Together with our generous sponsors at Allegorithmic, Esri, AXYZ design, and TurboSquid, it’s our hope that the cash prizes and software licenses will give a boost to the teams behind these stunning projects.”
Professionals, students, hobbyists, or companies are invited to submit video entries showcasing their best work created with Unreal Engine and Unreal Studio. Entries will remain anonymous throughout the judging process, and will be evaluated by a panel of industry-specific judges based on the level of innovation demonstrated and quality of the visuals displayed. 
The top scoring entrant in the AEC category will win a $10,000 cash prize; one-year licenses to Substance (provided by Allegorithmic), CityEngine (provided by Esri), and Anima pro + 10 asset collection (provided by AXYZ design); plus $250 in credits to the TurboSquid marketplace. The winners in the product design and manufacturing categories will receive a $10,000 cash prize; one-year licenses to Substance (provided by Allegorithmic) and Anima pro + 10 asset collection (provided by AXYZ design); and $250 in credits to the TurboSquid marketplace.
For a full list of entry rules, eligibility requirements, and prizes for second and third place winners, please visit:  https://unrealawardsexperiencedesign.com/
About Unreal Engine
Unreal Engine is a high-performance software development suite, created by Epic Games, that brings real-time, high-fidelity fully interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, augmented reality (AR), and virtual reality (VR) platforms. Used by many of the world's leading entertainment software developers and publishers, Unreal Engine is also an integral part of many enterprise sectors. The Unreal Engine enterprise team supports and nurtures vertical markets that make use of real-time technology within their processes.
Industries such as automotive, architecture, film, science, aerospace, marketing, and education all use real-time technology to create immersive user experiences. With Unreal Studio, a powerful new toolkit suite for speeding up enterprise workflows, artists across diverse design fields can import their CAD and 3ds Max data into Unreal Engine faster and more efficiently than ever, lowering the barrier to real-time adoption.

Unreal Engine is freely available at  unrealengine.com. Learn more about Unreal Studio and join the free beta at  unrealengine.com/studio.

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