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The 2024 KeyShot Animation Challenge 

Bring your renderings to life! New capabilities in KeyShot make it easier than ever to make fun, eye-catching product animations, so this challenge is all about putting your 3D visuals into action. Make a KeyShot animation, using the Physics Simulation feature and/or Camera Keyframes, of up to 30 seconds. The more imaginative, the better!

Here’s how to participate:


Download and Install KeyShot

A free extended trial for use during the design challenge

  • Install and activate KeyShot
  • Start KeyShot, select ‘Get a Trial’, then Next
  • Login with/get a KeyShot Cloud account
  • Select ‘Activate with a Trial Code’
  • For Trial Code, enter KSANIMATE24, then Finish

Important: Challenge Requirements

  • Make sure your animation is 30 seconds or less.
  • Render your file in 1080p.
  • Finalists will be required to send their KeyShot .ksp file, so be sure to save that in a safe place!

Share Your Animations!

Submit your entry by uploading and sharing your animations on Instagram. Use the hashtag #KeyShotAnimation.

Challenge begins: February 8, 2024
Challenge ends: March 31, 2024

Helpful Tips

Learn about Physics Simulation and Camera Keyframe animation on the KeyShot YouTube channel. You can also dig into the KeyShot Manual.

Need a model? Choose from thousands of models on KeyShot Cloud – just click the cloud icon to the bottom left of the toolbar.

The Judges

Karim Merchant

Senior Industrial Designer & Creative Specialist

Reza Tari

Marketing Design Manager

Jordan Doane

Creative Support Specialist

The Prizes

Gold Prize

  • KeyShot Pro Subscription + KeyShot Web Subscription
  • Showcased on KeyShot blog, Social Media, Newsletter and KeyShot startup window
  • A Will Gibbons Masterclass
  • Access to KeyShot Farms Cloud Rendering service for 1 week (64-cores CPU or 1x RTX4090 GPU, $449 value)

Silver Prize

  • KeyShot Pro Subscription
  • Showcased on KeyShot blog, Social Media and Newsletter
  • A Will Gibbons Masterclass

Bronze Prize

  • KeyShot Pro Subscription
  • Showcased on KeyShot blog, Social Media and Newsletter


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