Rules & Encouragements

  • To submit, all participants should submit their videos via the Submission Form before 07/10/2015 midnight/Pacific Time. Upload the final character animation and/or movie to YouTube or Vimeo, and fill in the URL in the Submission Form.
    • The video name title must begin with the text: iClone Contest 2015.  
  • You must be a member of Polycount. Membership is free. You must create and maintain a WIP-thread (work-in-progress thread) to show your progress as you develop your entry, which will be counted in the judge criteria. Create your thread in the Polycount contest forum. (Reallusion forum is optional) 
    • Title your thread accordingly: RGCA - <category you're working towards> - user name (E.g. RGCA - One-Minute Movie - Adam)
  • You can use all the tools you like such as Maya, 3ds Max, DAZ, Blender, and simply incorporate iClone to get a better chance to win. The easy-to-use iClone is highly recommended in order to save you time and effort and quickly speed up production. We have prepared one Best prize for those entires that feature iClone in their work. Get your free iClone!
  • Participants are allowed to submit skeletal-only animations. Moreover, they can become eligible for bigger prizes if they bring their BVH or FBX animations into iClone and utilize one of the iClone characters provided, or their own custom 3D character to visualize their skeletal animation.
  • Winners will be posted on the Polycount and Reallusion forum pages and notified through e-mail.
  • Winners might also get a great chance to be featured in the Reallusion's newsletters, media channels or media Interview to gain more attention on their creations.
  • Winners might have the opportunity to be selected as Feature Developers in order to monetize their works to the whole iClone 3D community. Know More


  • Submitted videos can be short animations, fictional stories, or trailer videos related to any Video Game.
  • 1 video link uploaded on or (Video size is highly recommended in Full HD 1080p)
  • Movie length: Minimum of 1 minute ~ 5 minutes.
  • You may submit up to (3) videos for award consideration.
  • Submitted videos may incorporate footage from other video games or commercial clips for a media mash-up, but the submission is encouraged to have partial iClone generated footage inside.
  • Video entries may be submitted in any language but they must have English voice dubs or subtitles for worldwide viewing and appreciation. Take note that this is an international competition.

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 submission forum and final thread, for event wrap up, marketing materials, media reports and others. NOTE: All used materials will always be properly credited to its original artists.
  • 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 participants 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, participants 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 Game Character Animation Contest is done out of good faith and with the purpose of bringing communities and ideas together for the entertainment of all.