MACHINIMA CONTEST

#MadeInMachinima

Remix iconic game characters into a cinematic short using the Omniverse Machinima app for a chance to win a powerful NVIDIA Studio laptop. Sign up to be the first to know when the contest launches.

About the Contest

Have you ever imagined your favorite game characters crossing paths? What would their journey together look like? Well, it’s time to bring that imagination to life as we’re calling on RTX creators everywhere to remix and animate characters from Squad, Mount & Blade II: Bannerlord, and Mechwarrior 5 using the Omniverse Machinima app.

 

Win the Latest NVIDIA Studio Laptops

Powered to Create, Optimized for Omniverse

1st Place

Asus ProArt StudioBook 16 with RTX 3080 Ti

NVIDIA Studio’s top-of-the-line technology packed in to a form factor that enables users to work on-the-go with world class power from a GeForce RTX 3080 Ti GPU and beautiful 4K display.

2nd Place

Razer Blade 15 Advanced with RTX 3080

Purpose-built for demanding creators looking for a thin and portable option, this 15-inch powerhouse Razer Blade 15 Advanced with a GeForce RTX 3080 GPU is your Studio on-the-go.

3rd Place

MSI Creator z16 with RTX 3070 Ti

Perfect for 3D creators working with multiple apps simultaneously, the Creator z16 with GeForce RTX 3070 Ti GPU provides the necessary hardware to take full advantage of Omniverse and its interconnectivity with your favorite 3D tools.

Contest Partners

Mechwarrior5
Mount and Blade II: Bannerlord
SQ

Meet the Judges

Dane Johnston

Dane Johnston

Machinima Product Owner

Omniverse NVIDIA

Jenn Tidwell

Jenn Tidwell

R&D Producer

Rooster Teeth

Ronan Browne

Ronan Browne

Principle Animator

Omniverse NVIDIA

Giselle Valenzuela

Giselle Valenzuela

Sr. Associate Lighting Artist

Sledgehammer Games

Joshua Bapst

Joshua Bapst

Senior Content Producer

Omniverse NVIDIA

Jae Solina

Jae Solina

Creative Director/YouTuber

JSFILMZ

Joseph Jowett

Joseph Jowett

Chief Administrative Officer

Newscape Studios

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Frequently Asked Questions

Chat with our expert Omnivores in the Omniverse Contest forum or our Discord server.

  • What is NVIDIA Omniverse?

    With NVIDIA Omniverse running on Studio laptops, your imagination comes to life on screen faster than ever. Connect and collaborate between your favorite 3D apps and explore new artistic workflows with advanced physics, materials, and AI-powered tools. Plus, the RTX Renderer lets you experience real-time ray tracing and cinematic path tracing.

    NVIDIA Omniverse is free for individuals.

  • Who can participate in NVIDIA Omniverse contests?

    Anyone in the eligible countries - found here - can enter! This is a contest meant for RTX creators of any level and is meant to introduce you to the powerful rendering capabilities of Omniverse. No prior experience or knowledge is necessary.

  • What do I need in order to participate?

    The Machinima Contest requires downloading and installing Omniverse and Omniverse Machinima (Beta). Please note, a GeForce RTX or NVIDIA RTX card are minimum requirements for rendering in Omniverse Machinima (Beta)