“VKontakte” announced a competition for 3D artists, animators and illustrators to create masks for a service self-destructing “messaging History”. The conditions of competition published in the official company blog.
Masks history should be interesting and unique, sure the social network. The organizers will evaluate the originality and relevance of ideas, quality illustrations, as well as the number of “organic” applied tools.
“Participants will create one or more virtual masks to be superimposed on the behalf of users in real time. Masks can be of arbitrary complexity and subjects, flat or three-dimensional, animated or static. Tools for creating masks described in the documentation”.
Submissions will be accepted until end of day March 15, bot community VK Masks Contest. “The authors of the best works will be able to continue to work on the masks for “Vkontakte””, — said in the social network.. For the first place provides for the award MacBook Pro with 13-inch Touch screen and Bar for second to fifth — the iPhone 7 Plus with a storage capacity of 256 GB, the sixth-tenth — iPhone 7 to 256 GB.
- 1st place — MacBook Pro 13″ Touch Bar c, 2.9 GHz, 256 GB
- 2-5 place — the iPhone 7 Plus 256 GB
- 6-10 places — iPhone 7 256 GB
The launch of the masks in “History” will take place after the end of the contest, but the exact date has not yet been determined. The company added that the function is being developed jointly “with the team that deals with video and audio in Mail.Ru Group”.
On 16 February it was announced that the “Stories” in the social network is 13 million people a week. In the future, “Vkontakte” is going to give the opportunity to publish “Stories” are not only users, but also communities.