NVIDIA® Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA), the worldwide leader in programmable graphics processor technologies, announced the winners of the NVIDIA Gelato® Image Contest, a competition in India encouraging artists and animators to push the boundaries of 3D, animation and rendering with NVIDIA Gelato film rendering software.
Deepak Hargaonkar of Indore and Sandeep Jawalkar of Rhythm and Hues, Mumbai, are the first and second prize winners, respectively. Both will receive NVIDIA Quadro® professional graphics cards and Gelato Pro rendering software to integrate into their digital production pipelines. Members of the NVIDIA Digital Film Group selected the winning entries based on aesthetic value, how the images integrate into and accurately reflect the Indian culture, and the use of the advanced rendering features of Gelato software.
“NVIDIA is very committed to furthering digital artistry in India’s flourishing professional graphics community,” said Laura Dohrmann, worldwide marketing director, Digital Film Group, NVIDIA. “The Gelato Imaging Contest is one of many projects currently underway at NVIDIA to help educate and enhance artistry in the digital art and film communities as part of our Digital Bollywood Initiative. We are very pleased with the results of the Gelato Imaging Contest and congratulate the winners on their impressive achievements.”
Artists and designers living in India were encouraged to compete by submitting images that reflected and highlighted the distinct and unique culture, history, and traditions of India, which were rendered with NVIDIA Gelato film rendering software.
3D artists and animators can download a free Internet version of Gelato rendering software by visiting the NVIDIA Web site at
About Gelato 2.2 Rendering Software
NVIDIA Gelato 2.2 is final-frame rendering software, accelerated by the NVIDIA Quadro® FX and NVIDIA GeForce® graphics solutions, for the creation of high-quality computer-generated images. Originally developed to render film and broadcast visual effects and animation, Gelato is well-suited for 3D software applications that require high-quality rendering such as game development, CAD, industrial and architectural design. Gelato ships with plug-ins for Autodesk Maya and Autodesk 3ds Max.
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