Singapore – 11 June 2013 – In celebration of 3dsense Media School's 10th anniversary, the school announces the launch of CG Hero Alumni Awards, to be held on 20 June 2013, 7.30pm at Shaw Theatres Lido. The prestigious event will kick-off with an awards ceremony followed by an exclusive premiere screening of Pixar's "Monsters University". The occasion will see alumni, industry professionals, partners and stakeholders come together to celebrate the school's 10-year journey in developing talents for the digital media industry and fostering the digital art community in the region.
Since the inception of 3dsense Media School in 2003, many alumni have achieved significant accomplishments, having worked on major Hollywood movies as well as AAA games. The CG Hero Alumni Awards is an inaugural award that aims to recognize these exceptional contributions to the media and entertainment industry.
"This celebration is really a tribute to all our alumni, who have contributed to the growth of the computer graphics and entertainment industry over the last 10 years," said Sen Lai, Principal & CEO of 3dsense Media School. "Their success proves that Singapore today can truly boast a robust eco-system for producing CG talent for the global market. Looking forward, we hope to continue to be the institution of choice for the new generation of passionate students."
A total of 21 awards will be presented to outstanding alumni of 3dsense Media School. 20 CG Hero Awards will be decided through nominations by notable studios in the region and then a final selection by the school's panel. There will also be a People's Choice Award determined by online voting and the public can vote for their favourite CG Hero through Facebook.com/3dsense till 19 June 2013. The results will be announced at the awards ceremony on 20 June 2013 and the winners will each receive a hand-made "CG Hero" statuette, specially designed and sculpted by renowned local artist Julian Khor for the CG Hero Alumni Awards.
Mr Azzli Jamain, Director Creative & Professional Services, Singapore Workforce Development Agency, said, "My heartiest congratulations to 3dsense Media School and the winners, especially the WSQ recipients for their outstanding achievements in the interactive digital media industry. This is a testimony of the collaboration between WDA and 3dsense Media School to ensure new entrants and professionals alike are equipped with the relevant industry skills needed to excel in their career. "
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