SHOW YOUR TALENT TO THE WORLD! DHU U-18 ARTIST CONTEST 2020

What is DHU U-18 Artist Contest?

DHU U-18 Artist Contest has been held every year to provide a platform for young people around the world to express their skills and talents.
There are 3 categories you can enter this year, including illustration,3D computer graphic and short movie.

Entry Requirement

Illustration Category(still image)

Digital Illustration:A4 size(200mm x 297mm),200 pixel/inch

3DCG Category(still image)

A4 size(210mm x 297mm),300pixel/inch
Data format: .jpg or .png

Short Movie Category

Full HD(1920 x 1080)
Each movie must be no longer than 3 minutes
Data format: .mov or .mp4

Eligible participants

Individuals or groups of individuals age 18 and younger
・Entry in this contest is restricted to amateurs
・If you are 18 years old when entering the contest, you shall be eligible to enter the contest.

Entry Period

1st March – 30th June 2020(24:00 Japan Time)

Judges

Digital Hollywood University President: Prof. Tomoyuki Sugiyama
Digital Hollywood University Associate Professor: Isaku Ogura
Palmie Inc.
Wacom Co.,Ltd

Prizes

Grand Prize: 1 winner that spans from all categories
First Place: 1 winner from each category
First Runner-up: 1 winner from each category
Special Prize: 1 winner that spans from all categories

Present for all contestants

Enter the contest now and get CLIP STUDIO PAINT DEBUT for free!

※Complete the survey by Friday, 26 June 2020 (17:00 Japan Time) to receive the free copy.

Winner announcement

Mid-August 2020
・The winners will be announced on this website.

Entry exhibition

All entries that pass the first round will be showcased in DHU Summer Open Campus held in mid-August 2020 in Tokyo, Japan.

How to submit the contest entry

To enter this contest, you will need to fill in the online entry form and upload your entry below

Prizes

Grand Prize

クリエイター向けPCブランド「DAIV」最新モデル

DAIV professional Creator Computer by Mouse Computer

Illustration Category

  • Free Drawing tutorials for 6 months by Palmie

    First Prize

    Free Drawing tutorials for 6 months by Palmie

  • CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX

    First Runner Up

    CLIP STUDIO PAINT EX

3D Computer Graphics Category

  • Wacom One Pen Tablet 13

    First Prize

    Wacom One Pen Tablet 13

  • First Runner Up

    Orbital 2 Creative Pod

Short Movie Category

  • First Prize

    Adobe Creative Cloud Download version / 1 year

  • First Runner Up

    Orbital 2 Creative Pod

Special Prize

Dell Digital High-end Series U2720Q 27 inches 4K HDR USB-C Monitor

Dell Digital High-end Series U2720Q 27 inches 4K HDR USB-C Monitor

Messages from Judges and Sponsors

MouseComputer Co.,Ltd.

MouseComputer Co.,Ltd.

Mouse Computer has been supporting young people who dreams to be a professional creator.
We look forward to receiving your entries.

Palmie Inc.

Palmie Inc.

Any creative activities are fun because you get to give shape to the world you envision. At the same time, you also face with questions that do not have right or wrong answers in many aspects, such as technology, thought and expression, thus sometimes you just have face them and think critically for yourself and your work.
Yet, we believe that the reason you continue to work on creating is because of the happiness you share with others through your work.
We are looking forward to seeing the world you envision through your entry.

Wacom Co., Ltd.

Wacom Co., Ltd.

We are very honored to have the opportunity to see all your amazing entries and feel the passion you put into your work. We hope you'll make every effort to increase your knowledge and keep improving your work. We look forward to seeing your entries.

CLIP STUDIO PAINT (CELSYS,Inc.)

CLIP STUDIO PAINT (CELSYS,Inc.)

Your unique talents have been cultivated through your daily activites and self-improvement.
Take your first step to becoming a professional creator who can show your sensibility to the full extent.

DELL Technologies

DELL Technologies

We support creative activities of promising youth!