A storytelling competition for all you 2D and 3D Animators

The 2nd Annual TGSNT (The Greatest Story Never Told) is a global digital storytelling competition that seeks to recognize and reward independent storytellers worldwide who use Macromedia Flash MX or any 3rd party software that exports to the swf format including all CG software as a storytelling medium to produce original stories for the web, dvd, tv, film and wireless entertainment.

http://www.tgsnt.com

They accept original movies created after January 15, 2004. There is an entry fee. Not too bad. $30 for standard entry fee; $15 if you are a student. Submission Deadline is January 15, 2005.

And check out the prizes (4 winners in all):

  • Cave Dudes™ Limited Edition Miniball Foosball Table
  • Free Web Hosting for life (mt) MediaTemple
  • Newtek Lightwave 4
  • Softimage XSI 4
  • Eovia’s Carrara 4
  • Macromedia’s Studio MX 2004 with Flash Professional
  • Multidmedia Flash Studio Pro
  • Screentime for Flash, SWF Desktop, mProjector
  • Avid Xpress DV
  • Bias Inc.'s Studio, Peak 4.1 and Deck 3.5
  • Wacom’s Intuos2 Platinum 9x12
  • Erain’s Swift 3D v4
  • Toon Boom Studio and Studio Express
  • Discreet’s Combustion and Cleaner
  • DigiDesign’s DV Toolkit and MBox and much, much more!

Anyone up for the challenge? I checked out last year’s shortlist! Pretty impressive. Here’s the link:

http://www.thegreateststorynevertold.com/movies/pca/index.html