building utopia contest

Building Utopia is an international competition that offers designers, artists and innovators, whether students, professionals or enthusiasts, a platform to present their work to a global audience. It is sponsored by Lenovo, NVidia, Chaos Group, Kitbash3d, and CGarchitect.

Build utopia

The competition

The contest celebrates the best work done with Chaos Vantage, the Chaos Group's groundbreaking application for 100 percent real-time ray tracing rendering. NVIDIA RTX ™ GPUs; and the highest quality 3D models from KitBash3D.

The deadline for submitting your animation is January 25, 2021 (9:00 a.m. PST | 12:00 p.m. EST).

CGarchitect account

To enter the competition, you will need a CGarchitect account to submit your 30-60 second animation in QuickTime MOV or MP4 format. Submissions must be made with the Chaos Group's Vantage software using the assets provided by KitBash3D.

Selection process

A jury selects the ten best winning scenes based on their creativity in handling materials, their general originality, their narrative, their use of light and their cinematography. The public will then vote on the submitted entries based on the quality of the content, the complexity and the details of the scene. general interactivity; and the innovative use of Chaos Vantage.


Take your chance to win a Lenovo ThinkPad® P15 along with other great prizes from NVIDIA and Chaos Group.

1st place
Lenovo ThinkPad P15 + KitBash3D and Chaos prices

2nd place
Quadro RTX 8000 + KitBash3D and Chaos Prizes

3rd place
Quadro RTX 6000 + KitBash3D and Chaos Prizes

Community Choice
Chaos V-Ray Collection

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Chaos Group V-Ray Collection

Get V-Ray, Phoenix FD, Chaos Vantage, Chaos Cloud, and VRscans all in one collection.

Artists and designers looking for total creative freedom and flexibility get instant access to 15 Chaos products with one license. With V-Ray Collection you can work freely between 3D applications and apply your own mix of photo-realistic rendering, fluid simulation and real-time scene exploration to any project.

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