Create a 3D avatar for the upcoming Steven Spielberg film READY PLAYER ONE

Writer Ernest Cline invites artists from around the world to design their own Ready Player One 3D avatar which could get featured in the upcoming Steven Spielberg film. Check out the announcement video below.

For more information on how to submit your design click here.

Calling all artists and creators! Have you ever dreamt of seeing your work brought to life within a movie? Here is your chance to make that a reality.

Ready Player One is a tale of two worlds: the real one and the virtual one, a hyper-realistic utopia known as the OASIS. Based off the best-selling novel from Ernest Cline, the film adaptation will be directed by Steven Spielberg and is slated to begin production in Summer 2016. While real human actors are being cast, so are the virtual avatars. This is where you come in!

Digital artists from around the world are invited to create a 3D avatar for the chance to have it appear in the upcoming film.

When creating their avatars, artists’ designs must conform to the Avatar Specifications and adhere to the submission requirements set forth in the Requirements and Terms (section 2).

NOTE: Clicking on the Specifications and Requirements link downloads a PDF file. We used the same links as given on the submission page. Just open the file in Adobe Reader, even though the files don't have the correct extension.

Clicking on Assignment of All Rights shown below also downloads a PDF file.

The Opportunity:

     A minimum of five selected artists will each:

  • Have their avatar design potentially appear in Ready Player One 
  • Potentially receive exposure across the Ready Player One's marketing materials and social media channels
  • Receive $1,000 in exchange for an Assignment of All Rights

Other artists may also be chosen and have their avatars possibly appear as background graffiti art in the film. These artists will receive $250 in exchange for an Assignment of All Rights.

About Ready Player One                

From Steven Spielberg comes the action adventure READY PLAYER ONE, the much-anticipated big-screen adaptation of the groundbreaking bestseller by Ernest Cline.

In the year 2044, reality is an ugly place.  The only time teenage Wade Watts (Tye Sheridan) really feels alive is when he's jacked into the virtual utopia know as the OASIS.  Wade's devoted his life to studying the puzzles hidden within the confines of this digital world, puzzles that are based on their creator's obsession with the pop culture of decades past and that promise massive power and fortune to whoever can unlock them.  But when Wade stumbles upon the first clue, he finds himself beset by players willing to kill to take this ultimate prize.  The race is on, and if Wade's going to survive, he'll have to win - and confront the real world he's been so desperate to escape.

READY PLAYER ONE is being directed by Steven Spielberg, who is also producing the film with Donald De Line, Kristie Macosko Krieger and Dan Farah. The film stars Tye Sheridan, Olivia Cooke, Ben Mendelsohn with Simon Pegg and Mark Rylance.

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