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Effect House Holidays Challenge

It’s the most wonderful time of year — winner announcement time!

Once again, the Effect House team was dazzled by the creativity and artistry of the submissions for the Holidays Challenge. Without further ado, here are the winners:

First Place: Phonky Driftmas by @kutikuti77

Second Place: Memorable 2022 Moment by @sri_syadasti


New effect: 16 Memorable 2022 Moments battle it out to see which one lingers in our minds forever. #effects#effecthouse#2022#corn

♬ It’s Corn – Tariq & The Gregory Brothers & Recess Therapy

Third Place: Jingle Challenge by @peachyblust

Runner Ups

XMAS WISH by @allangregorio

Happy Holidays by @libardomartinez99

2000 error by @paula.casado_

Falling Christmas Gifts by @pinatrip200

Forever Xmas by @urban.peppermint

Self Xmas Tree by @internalexplosions

Happiness Production by @lastxlr

happy 2023 by @juliorlixo

Star Bloom by @enuriru

Holiday Delivery Game by s.biek01

Honorable Mentions

Santa Claus by Flor Raffa by @florenciaraffa.ok

2023 Will You Prosper by @gameplus40

Gingerbread eat challenge by @jamayla43

Gingerbread Revenge by @modelsbymike3d

Urrr present by kamidyu by @kamidyu

Instant Christmas Tree by @karenxcheng

Christmas Elf by @mikeblackhat_

Jingle Bell Rock by Damon by @damonncho

sky xmas by sigraph by

Snowball Me by @nickazakar

ugly sweater with cookies by @juliadudokk

Sleigh Bell Earrings by @grealygoodrenders

Christmas Snowball Dodge by @yunixfx

Ginger house by @victoriaalimica

Snow Queen by @maxpxt

Meowy Christmas by @annehorel

Reindeer Face by @karmaismydog

BOING SANTA CLAUS by @damianomansi

Eat That Gingerbread by @withalexpak

ICE QUEEN by @die_d_a_n_i_

Late Santa by @waladeeen

Santas Helpers by @margie.katsigianni

New Year Firework by @_ra._re

Blink your own Xmas by @newyellow2

XMAS Tree by @bdmitrov

My 2023 by @wondarbr

Glacier Rumba by @emory.tan

REINDEER SQUAD by @daisymaize

We Three Kings by @rolandsmeenk

Minimalist Christmas by

Stay tuned for our next challenge announcement coming soon!

About this challenge

Create your best holiday-themed effect for a chance to win!

End 2022 with a bang by creating your best effect yet. Submit your effect before January 6, 2023 for a chance to get one unique profile badge and up to $5,000!

What we’re looking for

We are looking for the following themes in your effect:

  • Holiday and year-end decorations, celebrations, and well wishes
  • Cozy moments with family and pets
  • Most memorable 2022 moments

Surprise us!

Eligible regions

This challenge is open to creators in all regions, with the exception of the following: American Samoa, Anguilla, Dominica, Fiji, Guam, Palau, Panama, Samoa, Trinidad and Tobago, US Virgin Islands, Vanuatu, Seychelles, Russia, Crimea, Donetsk, and Luhansk regions of Ukraine, Cuba, North Korea, Iran, and Syria.


If you succeed, you’ll be one of the 43 winners to receive a reward:

  • 1st place (1): $5,000
  • 2nd place (1): $3,000
  • 3rd place (1): $2,000
  • Runners up (10): $1,000
  • Honorable mentions (30): $500

How to enter

  1. Download and create your effect using Effect House.
  2. On the Submit form, select Holidays Challenge under Challenge.
  3. Click Submit and you’re all set!

Challenge timeline

Submission start date: December 5, 2022 @ 00:01 AM PT

Submission end date: January 6, 2023 @ 11:59 PM PT

Winners announcement: January 16, 2023

Frequently asked questions

How do I know if I won the challenge?

Can I submit effects I’ve already published?

Can I submit more than one effect?

Does my effect need to be approved and live before the deadline?

This challenge is organized by Lenslist. Visit here for full terms and conditions. No purchase necessary, void where prohibited. The Challenge Period is between 12:01AM PST December 5th, 2022 and 11:59PM PST January 6th, 2023. Open to legal residents of a region set out in the terms and who are at least 18 years of age, or the age of majority, at the time of entry. Enter by submitting an effect as described in the terms between 12:01AM PST December 5th, 2022 and 11:59PM PST January 6th, 2023. 43 winners will be selected by a panel of judges based on specific criteria set out in the terms. Username and profile picture of winner[s] will be displayed. Reward: (1) 1 × USD$5000, (2) 1 × USD$3000, (3) 1 × $2000, (4)10 × $1000, (5)30 × $500. Limit of one prize per person. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received.