THU GOLDEN TICKET

May 26 to July 31

Submissions are now closed

Are you a 2D or 3D artist?

If you want to make a difference and unlock a new chapter in your creative journey, this challenge is for you.

The Golden Ticket is back for its eighth edition, and this year we’re daring you to be an Agent of Change. Use your creativity as a tool to raise awareness about sustainability and win a full ride to the THU Main Event, among other prizes - including being a speaker at the event.
Submissions are now closed

Theme: Agents of Change

How can we raise awareness to build a sustainable present?

Imagine a world where the future is in your hands. Use your creativity as the force to imagine a reborn civilization where 5G leads the way.

Can you imagine all the possibilities?

Your vision is your superpower: a fresh perspective and an outlook on what a renewed society should be. Try God Mode: What would you create? What would it look like? What would your legacy be?

About 5G

5G brings new ways to work, connect, and access education.

This new generation of wireless technology has the power to support the remote control of critical services, creating new opportunities for society through smart use of resources that ultimately reduces energy consumption and positively affects the environment.

Your Submission

Participants can use any 2D, 3D, traditional, or mixed media techniques as long as they can deliver digital images as work-in-progress shots and a final image in high resolution.

Entries must be new artworks specifically made for the challenge and cannot be based on the concept art of another artist.

Get Creative

After reading the theme and letting it sink in, it's time to let your creativity run wild. Entries will be judged on both creative and technical details, and the theme must be clear in the final image. An original take is highly valued!

Deliverables

You'll need to write your vision about the topic “Describe the creative process behind your creation”.

The final submission image has to be high-resolution: 1920px+ on the longest edge. e.g. landscape should have 1920px+ width, portrait should have 1920px+ height.

Read all Rules & Criteria

Categories & Prizes

There are three categories to submit your work.

Find out which one applies to you.

Professional

A category for every creator who would like to be a part of Golden Ticket. There are no restrictions whatsoever, so if you’re not a student, this is where you submit.
1st Place

Golden Ticket for THU Main Event 2022 (19-24 September 2022).

Ticket
Flight
Accommodation
Meals
Being a speaker at the event
1 year free ArtStation Pro + USD$500 gift cards *

* The gift cards can be applied to ArtStation Marketplace and ArtStation Prints purchases.

2nd Place
Ticket
Meals
1 year free ArtStation Pro
3rd Place
Ticket
1 year free ArtStation Pro

Global student

If you’re a student enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education, this category is for you! All applicants must submit documentation from their universities certifying that they are currently students.

1st Place

Golden Ticket for THU Main Event 2022 (19-24 September 2022).

Ticket
Flight
Accommodation
Meals
WACOM Cintiq Pro 16
1 year free ArtStation Pro + USD$500 gift cards *

* The gift cards can be applied to ArtStation Marketplace and ArtStation Prints purchases.

2nd Place
Ticket
Meals
1 year free ArtStation Pro
3rd Place
Ticket
1 year free ArtStation Pro
New prize
Global Student Ticket by Supercell

The winner for this prize will be selected by a Supercell Jury. Golden Ticket for THU Main Event 2022 (19-24 September 2022).

Ticket
Flight
Accommodation
Meals

Portuguese student

The Portuguese Student is a new category exclusively created by NOS & THU to empower young talent in Portugal.

Enter this category if you have Portuguese nationality and are studying in an accredited institution of higher education (anywhere in the world).

Submissions are now closed
1st Place

Golden Ticket for THU Main Event 2022 (19-24 September 2022).

Ticket
Flight
Accommodation
Meals
WACOM Cintiq Pro 16
1 year free ArtStation Pro + USD$500 gift cards *

* The gift cards can be applied to ArtStation Marketplace and ArtStation Prints purchases.

2nd Place
Ticket
Meals
1 year free ArtStation Pro
3rd Place
Ticket
1 year free ArtStation Pro

Timeline

May 26

18:00 (WEST)

Submissions open

July 31

23:59 (WEST)

Deadline for submissions

August 17

Winners announcement

Previous editions

Thomas Chamberlain-Keen

2019 professional winner

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