Milan De Laet & Elie Van Ravels win an award

The 10th anniversary of Search For A Star & Sumo Digital Rising Star revealed the 2020 winners!

Student Elie Van Ravels winning the Rising Star VFX Award, and student Milan De Laet winning the Search for a Star - Environment Art Award. Congratulations to our hardworking students! 

You can find their winning entries below.

Grads in Games awarded DAE as one of the SFASX Leading Games Universities in 2020


"Easily one of the leading games development universities in Europe, students from Howest Digital Arts & Entertainment have been a firm fixture at the top of the Search For A Star results tables for many years.

This year is no exception, seeing Howest students winning two categories & earning One To Watch awards across multiple disciplines. 


31 entrants across all categories, with 9 projects completed

Resulted in 2 winners and 3 One To Watch students

Milan De Laet – SFASX Environment Art Winner

Elie Van Ravels – Rising Star VFX Winner

Luna Wullaert – One To Watch

Sarah Druyts – One To Watch

Glen Bourgonjon – One To Watch"



Elie Van Ravels: Sumo Digital Rising Star 2020 - Games VFX Award winner



Milan De Laet: Search for a Star 2020 - Environment Art Award winner


Milan had the opportunity to write an article for Expirience Points where he does a breakdown of his project Omega City One.

He was also featured on the Student Art Podcast from Ross Baxter, discussing his expirience at DAE, and the workflow on some of his art pieces.