Submission Types

Realistic Character

Create a realistic CC character by combining your CC3+ Base character with tools like ZBrush, Substance Painter, Blender, Wrap3, Headshot for CC, etc.

Stylized Character

Create a stylized CC character by combining your CC3+ Base character with tools like ZBrush, Substance Painter, Blender, Wrap3, Headshot for CC, etc.

Animated Character

Animate your CC character by using any 3D animation tool like iClone, UE4, Maya, Unity, Blender, C4D, etc.

Judges' Criteria

Categories Criteria

Realistic Character

20%
Work in Progress

The process of how you complete this entry

  • This is all about the spirit of sharing, inspiring, and proof of design originality.
  • Demonstrate your best character settings.
  • Share design references, sketches, 3-view character displays, render test images.
35%
Character Design

Design of character

  • The design quality of character.
  • The technology and functionality you are using to complete the character.
35%
Peripherals Design

Design of hair, clothes, accessories, shoes, etc.

  • The design quality of your character's peripherals.
  • The technology and functionality you are using to complete these assets.
10%
Video Render for Animated Display

Presentation of character personality

  • Best presentation of your characters with optimized lighting, camera settings, and /or atmosphere.
  • As a minimal criteria for submissions, entrants need to use a turntable display for their animated presentation. (free iClone turntable provided in DOWNLOAD section)

Stylized Character

20%
Work in Progress

The process of how you complete this entry

  • This is all about the spirit of sharing, inspiring, and proof of design originality.
  • Demonstrate your best character settings.
  • Share design references, sketches, 3-view character displays, render test images.
35%
Character Design

Design of character

  • The design quality of character.
  • The technology and functionality you are using to complete the character.
35%
Peripherals Design

Design of hair, clothes, accessories, shoes, etc.

  • The design quality of character’s peripherals.
  • The technology and functionality you are using to complete these assets.
10%
Video Render for Animated Display

Presentation of character personality

  • Best presentation of your characters with optimized lighting, camera settings, and /or atmosphere.
  • As a minimal criteria for submissions, entrants need to use a turntable display for their animated presentation.(free iClone turntable provided in DOWNLOAD section)

Animated Character

20%
Work in Progress

The process of how you complete this entry

  • This is all about the spirit of sharing, inspiring, and proof of design originality.
  • Demonstrate your best character settings.
  • Share design references, sketches, 3-view character displays, render test images.
30%
Character Design

Design of character

  • The design quality of character.
  • The technology and functionality you are using to complete the character.
10%
Peripherals Design

Design of hair, clothes, accessories, shoes, etc.

  • The design quality of character peripherals.
  • The technology and functionality you are using to complete these assets.
  • Entrants are allowed to use existing assets acquired from the Reallusion Content Store and Marketplace.
40%
Video Render for Animated Display
(30 seconds minimum)

Presentation of character personality

  • Best presentation of your characters with optimized lighting, camera settings, and /or atmosphere.
  • Best presentation of character personality showing full character functionality and possibilities such as expression, gesture, cloth, accessory changes, physics, and morph options.

*Entrants can win special prizes by using Headshot for CC to create characters, iClone for animations, and creating likeness of politicians, entertainers, movie characters, sports personalities, and more.

Qualifications

  • Must use CC Character as base to design your own character.
  • Must create and maintain Work in Progress (WIP) during production on ArtStation. We'll select and display prominent examples during the contest.
  • Submissions
    • Image
    • Turntable video
    • Animated video: if participating in the "Animated Character" category, then you are required to submit an animated video in addition to the turntable video.
  • Entrants may submit up to 3 entries for award consideration.
  • Entrants who get a 2-month full version of CC and iClone have to upload their submissions to ArtStation Portfolio, and select "Character Creator" (and "iClone") as the software used.

Rules & Encouragements

  • To submit, all entrants should be Reallusion registered members (membership is free) and submit their images and videos via the Submission Form before November 18th, 2020 midnight/Pacific Time. Upload your final character videos to YouTube or Vimeo, and add the video URL in the Submission Form.
    • IMPORTANT: the video name title must begin with the text: "CC Digital Human Contest 2020".  
    • The video text description must include "Character Creator link: https://www.reallusion.com/character-creator/ "
    • All video entries must have the Contest Logo at the end of the video for at least 3 seconds.
  • You must be a member of ArtStation (membership is free). You must create and maintain a WIP-threads (work-in-progress threads) on your ArtStation Portfolio or ArtStation Blog, to show your progress as this will be counted in the judge criteria. (Reallusion forum is optional).
    • ArtStation Portfolio: you must enter "Character Creator" as the software used and add tags "CC Digital Human Contest 2020".
    • ArtStation Blog: you must add tags "CC Digital Human Contest 2020".
    • Reallusion Forum: title your thread accordingly "CC Digital Human Contest 2020 - user name" (e.g. CC Digital Human Contest 2020 - Adam).
  • ArtStation Blog is designed for ArtStation Premium Member to engage with the community and keep audience in the loop by sharing updates.
    ArtStation sponsors a 2-month free Pro membership for first time Pro users who join the CC Digital Human Contest.
    Claim the ArtStation Pro by entering the promo code “DIGITALHUMAN” on the ArtStation webpage. (This promo code should be redeemed before Oct 31st, 2020)
  • You can use all the tools you like such as ZBrush, Substance Painter, Marvelous Designer, Maya, 3ds Max, Unreal Engine, Unity, Blender, and more to incorporate with Character Creator.
  • Winners will be posted on ArtStation and Reallusion, and notified through e-mail.
  • Winners will also have a good chance to be featured on Reallusion newsletters, media channels, and blog interviews for additional exposure.
  • Winners may have an opportunity to be selected as Featured Content Developers, or contacted to work on outsourced Reallusion projects to monetize their creations to the CC/iClone 3D community. Know More
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Other Rules & Criteria

  • Reallusion reserves the right to disqualify or remove, without notification, submissions done in poor taste including content that is: offensive, defamatory, indecent, or objectionable.
  • At Reallusion's request, winners may be asked to provide additional contact information for purpose of prize delivery.
  • Reallusion reserves the right to feature and showcase selected parts of the user videos or images from the WIP and final submission for event wrap up, marketing materials, media reports and others.
    *Note: All used materials will be properly credited to its original artist.
  • Reallusion reserves the right to cancel this competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control or if the number of entrants do not exceed the minimum number decided by Reallusion.
  • Reallusion states that all winner announcements are final. Winners will not be chosen based on popularity votes or any other factors other than judgment from the judging panel. 
  • By submitting an entry, a participant automatically agrees and certifies that he/she has read and agreed to all the rules and requirements governing this particular event.
  • By submitting, entrants also grant Reallusion the permission to use their creative work in any future marketing event or promotion held by Reallusion.
  • Reallusion would like to make clear that it does not profit from this event. The CC Digital Human Contest 2020 is done out of good faith and with the purpose of bringing communities and ideas together for the entertainment of all.