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Join the 2021 iClone Lip-Sync Animation Contest and Win $40,000 in Cash and Prizes


Reallusion writes:

Reallusion invites creators from around the world to enter the 2021 Lip-Sync Animation Contest. Try your hand at a game-changing, Reallusion facial animation pipeline to create 30-second videos of movie scenes, TV series, music videos, or anything creative. Compete for a chance to win $40,000 in prizes and awards. The contest starts from now and runs until September 30th.

The open facial animation pipeline also for Blender users

The contest welcomes designers with different skill sets and backgrounds to join. New animation advancements in iClone face and lip-sync solutions bring the Blender Character Pipeline for the Blender artist community. Import a character to iClone, use iClone facial pipeline to animate actors, and export and render in iClone or Blender for contest entries.

Lineup of Prize Sponsors: Nvidia, Epic Games, ZBrush, and more

Reallusion has teamed up with industry professionals for a valuable prize package that awards creativity and achievement for judging requirements. The sponsors include Nvidia, Epic Games, Marvelous Designer, ZBrush, Razer, Replica Studios, BorisFX, FXhome, Noitom, and Rokoko.

Learn more about the rules and submission process.

Free Resources for Contestants

Contestants can sign up to get access to a 2-month iClone software license, 4 hours of AI voices from Replica Studios, and lots of free sample characters to get started. Resource download

About the Author

Reallusion Inc

Reallusion is a 2D and 3D character creation and animation software developer with tools from cartoon characters to digital humans and animation pipelines for films, real-time engines, video games, virtual production, archvis.


  1. Flattiefolks on

    Reallusion have really super cool innovative products which I actually appreciate very much! Too bad I don't want to buy and use them because of their massive online activation infested non-Linux supporting proprietary ecosystem.

  2. I sure hope Blender or Blendernation/Blenderartists is making a lot of money off this aggressive and annoying ad campaign for Reallusion products. Didn't we just have an article on a revolutionary character pipeline that was just an ad for Reallusion CC3? Which honestly, I was really unimpressed with Reallusion's Character Creator during the trial (which I guess my trial is probably still active, I don't think it's been 30 days yet. Like I said, really unimpressive). I was expecting to like it a lot more, but the shaders were interesting to study, I guess.


      We appreciate your comments and we do value all Blender users. That is why we have a dedicated character pipeline solution for the Blender Community! We have also compiled a series of tutorials for users to achieve a lot with Character Creator, and more knowledgeable CC-Blender tutorials will be coming up. We look up to Blender users, and would like to invite all of you to join the contest and win prizes with Blender!

      See resources for Character Creator

  3. I find competitions like this annoying. Most people who put in the time learning their product and entering the contest get nothing. If you read the details the product is not free so the "free plugin" the ad now brandishes is misleading advertising. Bait and switch. They are treating us like chumps.

    Blender already has nice lipsync tools already.

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