This is an old challenge now, this thread is archived. If you scroll down to the Challenge #15 section of the downloads page, you'll see that the models can still be downloaded for your tests, and also that a gallery has been made of top entries. Feel free to browse this thread to see what others have posted, even though you can no longer post here.
The challenge here is to render this scene in a Film Noir style, making it look like a frame from a film shot around the 1940s or 1950s.
Most Film Noir
is black and white, although this is not mandatory. Film Noir is not just about rendering stylish, dark images, but also making images that are evocative of dark moods and dark events.
The gallery of entries is now on-line:
This challenge is completed, but you can still download this scene files and try lighting it yourself:
This scene was modeled by Greg Sandor. Please credit him for his work if you use images of this scene on your webpage or showreel.