SAE Alumni Awards 2012 advance to the next level

It’s that time again – the eighth SAE Alumni Awards are waiting in the wings. Applications are now being taken from both SAE graduates and media professionals without an SAE background to submit their own projects from various media areas. In addition the SAE Junior Awards are also taking place again this year which are specifically aimed at SAE students. The award winners can look forward to prizes with a total value of 6,250 Euro and also an brand new Apple iPad!

The SAE Alumni and Junior Awards are organised by SAE Institute, the world’s largest education provider in the media sector.

An overview of the details

The media industry can no longer be imagined without the SAE Alumni Awards and serves as a springboard for many participants to help them find their feet in the sector. Anyone can take part in the competition regardless of whether they studied at SAE. The SAE Alumni Awards are awarded in the following categories: Music Production, Short Film, Cross Media and 3D FX Animation.

The projects submitted will be evaluated by a panel of professional judges comprising of well-known representatives from the media industry as well as SAE lecturers.

The SAE Junior Awards were created to award prizes to the best work of current SAE students. This competition will also run parallel to the SAE Alumni Awards in 2012. This will enable SAE students to submit their final projects, their own projects from the last year or other projects from their studies which will then be evaluated by the judging panel. The submission categories correspond to the SAE departments of Audio Engineering, Digital Film & VFX, Web Design & Development, Cross Media Production & Publishing and Game Art & 3D Animation.

The closing date for both SAE Awards is 15th August 2012.

“In the meantime the SAE Alumni and Junior Awards have become well-known and prestigious in the industry. For the winners it means additional kudos for their professional career.”, commented Götz Hannemann, European Marketing Manager at SAE Institute. “We are again excited to see what interesting entries will be submitted to the competition this year.”

SAE Alumni Convention 2012 Awards Ceremony

The winners of the SAE Alumni and Junior Awards will be chosen as part of this year’s SAE Alumni Convention on 18th October in the hip Fritz Club in Berlin.

The SAE Alumni Convention is a yearly networking event in the media industry which offers SAE students, industry partners and experts the opportunity to network and exchange experiences.