Issue 27



6 May 2014

Vivid invite image

In the interests of accuracy we’ve reproduced the full details from the press release. See below.


This is an official invitation to take part in Australia’s first open source 3D mapping festival. Winning entries will be projected on to one of Sydney’s oldest buildings.
Your work will be showcased along side leading 3D mapping artists to a global audience of millions.

This is your chance to have your work featured on this auspicious building between 27th May and 3rd of June 2014 from 6pm till 12pm each night.

We are accepting both existing and new works of animation and moving image art from both students and the wider global creative community. Tell us a story, paint the building, show us know your creative ideas for this space.

Entry Details

Entrants are allowed to submit a maximum of five entries’ per person with each piece to be a maximum length of 10 minutes.

Animations chosen will be shown during set times each evening on the Sydney University Quad Building and the wining entry’s will be notified via e-mail on the 23rd May.
Submissions closing date will be 12pm Monday 19th May 2014.

Entry Specifications

Please deliver all content to the following specifications.
• Composition Size: 3072×2368 px
• Compositions to be supplied in a Quicktime file with DXV Codecc (downloaded here )
• 30 frames per second.
• Audio at 44.1Khz constant bitrate
• Maximum 10 minutes in length per composition.
• All files must be named – with the Composition Name – Authors Full name and location. For example – VIVID-PATH_TO_THE_FUTURE-BLUELINES_IN_3D-MASSIVE_ATTACK-LONDON
• All files are to be delivered in via E-mail with a 200 word arrtist bio and a functioning download link (High tail, We transfer etc)
• All files to be sent to – prior to 12pm on Monday 19th May.
• Winners will be announced on the 22nd May 2014.

File downloads

Please use the following download links for the building files to be used for all 2D and 3D compositions.
Please remember that the surface of the building is a dark stone material and final animations seriously benefit from bright contrasting colours to achieve the best visual experience for the audience.

Good Luck

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