StudioMakers Prize Powered by Niio


Did you know that NIIO offers a comprehensive solution for powering video and media art events, fairs, festivals and competitions?

Niio is please to announce that it was selected by Outset Contemporary Art Fund and Tiffany & Co. to power the prestigious Studiomakers Prize which is open to outstanding MA Fine Art graduates from London’s finest art colleges (*).

The Niio Benefit: Submission >> Curation

NIIO streamlines the entire event process from submission to display.  With Niio’s platform and tools, event organizers and judges are able to receive, review and curate high res, multi-format artworks (4K video to VR/AR)  in one central location together with artist bios, statements and official applications thus eliminating the need for a cobbled together solution involving email, USB sticks, 3rd party cloud platforms and password protected links to Vimeo.

The Niio Benefit: Rendering Engine  >> Onsite Playback

Once works are selected by judges and organized into dedicated channels for playback, organizers can pair their NIIO account with any screen  or projector and enjoy professional, uninterrupted 4K/60FPS looping playback via  NIIO’s Android ArtPlayer.  NIIO’s rendering engine, will determine the file needed for optimal playback and will instantly re-renders the image , no expensive IT or AV teams needed for installation.

To find out how you can use Niio to power video and media art events, fairs, festivals and competitions, please contact us at



The studio space.

The Prize

The Tiffany & Co. x Outset Studiomakers Prize will be awarded to 7 MFA students graduating from London’s finest art colleges and provide them with one rent-free studio each and a shared exhibition space in London for one year commencing October 2017. Recipients will benefit from ongoing expert support devised to nurture their practice including studio visits with the Panel of Judges and other art professionals as well as access to unique networking opportunities.

(*)If you are a member the Royal Academy Schools, The Royal College of Art, Slade School of Fine Art, Central Saint Martins, Chelsea College of Arts, Wimbledon College of Arts or  Goldsmiths University of London you are eligible to apply.  Deadline is May 10, 2017.  For more information visit, Studiomakers.