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July 2, 2014

Announcing the "3D Environment Competition 2014"!


July 2, 2014. Beaverton, Oregon: e-on software, maker of the leading solutions for Digital Nature, in association with 3Dconnexion, 3dtotal, 3DWorld magazine, Ballistic Publishing, CG Society, Cornucopia3D, GeekAtPlay, Pixologic and QuadSpinner, today announced the eighth edition of the "3D Environment Competition", designed to showcase the capabilities of 3D technology for CG environments.

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With over $18,000 worth of prizes, the 3D Environment 2014 represents one of the biggest competitions e-on software has ever organized!

Entrants may use their application of choice, in combination with any of the e-on software products. This includes any version of VUE, including the free Personal Learning Edition and the free VUE Pioneer, as well as Plant Factory, Carbon Scatter, Ozone, and LumenRT (and their respective free versions)!

Judging will be based solely on the quality, realism and artistic merit of the entries, not on the software version used to create them.

With 11 prestigious judges representing the different fields of the 3D Industry, this competition is a unique chance for artists to have their work exposed to the eyes of industry experts, as well as winning an extensive set of 3D tools and resources.

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Judging Performed by Industry Legends!

The "3D Environment Competition 2014" judges are all leading figures in the world of 3D graphics, representing the Motion Picture, Game, Media and Broadcast industries, including several VES and Emmy award winners:

Extensive Set of 3D Tools and Resources to be Won!

Together with 3Dconnexion, 3dtotal, 3DWorld magazine, Ballistic Publishing, CG Society, Cornucopia3D, GeekAtPlay, Pixologic and QuadSpinner, e-on software will be awarding over $18,000 worth in prizes!

The full prize list can be accessed here!

  • The winner will receive over $9800 worth in prizes
  • The First runner up will receive over $5700 worth in prizes
  • The Second runner up will receive over $1700 worth in prizes

Submissions start July 2, 2014 and end September 30, 2014. The winners of the competition will be announced on October 13, 2014.

More information and submission guidelines are available at:

About e-on software

E-on software is the leading developer of solutions for the creation, animation, rendering and integration of natural 3D environments (VUE, PlantFactory, CloudFactory Ozone and Carbon Scatter). E-on software products are used worldwide by the film, television, architecture, game, science, educational and entertainment industries.

E-on software products were used in feature films such as "Dr Strange," "Kubo and the 2 Strings," "Jupiter Ascending," "Minions," "Guardians of the Galaxy," "The Croods," "Dragons 1&2," "Hunger Games," "Hugo," "Tintin," "Super 8," "Thor," "Avatar," "Clash of the Titans," "Sucker Punch," "Despicable Me 1&2," "The Wolf Man," "2012," "Lovely Bones," "GI Joe The Rise of the Cobra," "Land of the Lost," "Terminator 4, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "Indiana Jones 4," "Monster Vs Aliens," "Australia," "The Spiderwick Chronicles," "KungFu Panda," "Pirates of the Caribbean 2" and TV series such as "Spartacus," "Smallville," "Battlestar Gallactica," "Caprica," "Stargate Atlantis," "Stargate Continuum," "The Vampire Diaries" and more. Read more on these stories in e-on software's Spotlights section:

E-on software was founded on the premise that powerful graphics tools should never get in the way of the designer's creativity. By investing significant resources in research and development, e-on software is able to deliver cutting-edge, user friendly technologies that produce stunning digital nature scenery.

In 2015, e-on software was acquired by Bentley Systems and now operates as an internal venture subsidiary.

E-on software is based in Paris, France. For more information visit

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