Winners of the 24-Hour Animation Challenge Announced

March 30, 2020

The winning teams of Bradley's 2nd annual 24-Hour Animation Challenge have been announced. Team Rookie Cookies took first place for their short animation "Morally Gray," and team Animation Jelly took second place for their short animation "A Fuzzy Decision."

Hosted by the Department of Interactive Media at Bradley University, teams of six students had 24 hours to create an original, short animation film based on a specific theme. This year's theme was "Justice." There were 47 students representing five different majors that participated this year.

Bill Wise, the supervising technical director at Pixar Animation Studios, was this year's judge. The films were judged based on creativity, execution, style and overall presentation.

All eight films that were entered in the competition can be watched here.

Winning team participants include:

1ST PLACE
Emily Allar, Animation, Freshman
Olivia Miller, Animation, Sophomore
Kali Sarver, Game Design, Freshman
Sophie Orlet, Animation, Sophomore
Kyle Peterson, Animation, Sophomore
Kallie Otto, Animation, Freshman

2ND PLACE
Ben Panfil, Animation, Senior
Madeline Burke, Animation, Senior
Spencer McDaniel, UX, Sophomore
Kimberly McDaniel, Animation, Freshman
Abygail Tuttle, Animation, Freshman