SAE Awards 2022

The SAE Awards 2022

This is the 17th anniversary of the SAE Awards, our acclaimed creative-media competition. Present your projects to the public and receive the recognition you deserve!

The annual SAE Awards honour outstanding media productions. Show us your best work and win for yourself and your campus! The awards have established themselves as a springboard for participants, helping them succeed in a professional environment.

“Now celebrating their 17th anniversary, the SAE Alumni Awards have become well established and prestigious throughout the creative industries. For the winners, this means additional kudos for their professional careers,” explains Peter Pulfer, CEO of the SAE Alumni Association. “Once again, we are excited to see what interesting entries will be submitted in this year’s competition.” Submit your best project and take home one of the highly coveted trophies!


The SAE Awards crystal trophy

Honour and glory for yourself and your SAE campus!

a VIP invitation to the Awards Ceremony in Cologne/Germany *

Alumni-winners get an additional sur-prize *

* only for European winners and only if your campus officially supports the SAE Awards. Other winners can certainly attend the Ceremony and accept their trophy on stage, but have to pay for travel and accommodation themselves. Please clarify with your Alumni chapter president before participating.



The Submission Deadline is July 1st 2022

Please send a web-transfer with your submission including the fully completed registration form (PDF-file, download below) to your Alumni chapter president. Here’s the contact list: Chapter Presidents

We will send you an email once we have received your submission, and another email after the judging panel.

Submissions are judged on quality, not quantity. The judges will consider the technical, creative and overall quality of your work with regards to your role(s) in the project.


The STUDENTS categories are:

Best Audio Project
Best Content Creation Project
Best Film & TV Project
Best Game Art Project
Best Games Programming Project
Best Music & Media Business Project
Best VFX & 3D Art Project
Best Web & Tech Project

The ALUMNI categories are:

Best Audio Production
Best Film & TV Production
Best Game Production
Best Music Production
Best Start Up
Best VFX & 3D Art Production
Best Web & Tech Production

you find further information about each category in the registration form which you can download here:




Best of luck to all participants!

Your SAE Awards Team