Direct Marketing / Advertising
A01. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Single or a series (3-5 examples) or 2d or 3d creative producted for magazines, newspaper, outdoor, transit, billboards (painted or printed two sheet and larger), bus wraps, car cards, or direct mail (circulars, folders, or other promotional materials designed for direct response via mail distribution).
A02. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Single or a series (3-5 examples) of static or animated creative producted for online Ads, Social media (ie creatively connecting and sharing their experience), microsites, email marketing, VR (virtual reality), or AR (augmented reality). Please include any viral marketing tactics in this category.
Immersive / Enviromental
A04. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; The creation of a physical space or experience that brings the consumer into direct contact with a brand, product or idea. This includes installations, events and competitions. Educational and Museum Information Design Education tools, museum / exhibition, public service. Branded design collateral, which includes in-store, at point-of-sale, billboards, outdoor transit, kiosks, and wayfinding.
3-D: Packaging / Product
Broadcast / Motion / Animation
Logo and Brand Identity Systems
A07. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Logo, Identity systems, Annual Reports, Rebranding, Editorial (Book/Magazine/Newspaper Cover & Layout), Digital Publications and Integrated Branding Program - Comprehensive program may include identity, business papers, collateral, packaging, signage, website, etc., at least 6 pieces and no more than 8.
2-D: Print and/or Digital Design
A09. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Custom-designed website or microsite for a company or other organization for the purpose of showcasing products, services, capabilities, or process. Entries may include blogs, portfolios, cultural, educational, business, e-commerce, non-profit, catelog/product, corporate, events, community building, social networks, search engines, directory, reviews, etc.
Apps / Digital Experiences
A10. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Applications and other digital experiences, ie games, kiosks, AR, VR, etc. Appications must run on a web browser, desktop computer, tablet, mobile phone, VR headset or other device.
A11. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Illustration done for advertising, poster, music jacket, packaging, book cover, editorial, for sale, institutional, infographic, etc.
A12. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Typeface designed as a new font or family of fonts, caligraphy, handlettering, or any non-moving type-based composition for a brand. Includes printed, digital, and 3D objects.
A13. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Photogaphy for commercial, editorial, personal, or other story telling purpose. Altered photographs may be entered, but added elements such as typography or illustration will not be considered.
Print Production and Paper Craft
A14. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; All excellence in the field of printed work that features the application of specialized skills, technologies and other uses of paper and printing techniques (screen printing, laser cutting, embossing, 3D printing). Entries will be judged for printing only.
Motion & Film Craft
A21. Single/Series - $85 USD
This discipline highlights the art and craft of motion graphics, animation and visual effects, as well as the technical aspects of film and gaming. Includes cinematography, sound, special effects and title sequences.
Branded Entertainment / Film
Branded Entertainment and Film
A16. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; An online video, movie, or webisode with a brand integrated into the script, plot, or broader themes of the content. Long form is reserved for submissions that are longer than 5 minutes. A series of 3-5 online videos, movies, or webisodes with a brand integrated into the script, plot, or broader themes of the content. Long form is reserved for submissions that are longer than 5 minutes each. A series of 3-5 online videos, movies, or webisodes with a brand integrated into the script, plot, or broader themes of the content. Short form is reserved for submissions that are no longer than 5 minutes each.
A17. Single/Series - $85 USD
Includes; Work done for (or by) schools, colleges, universities, religious groups or institutions, museums, galleries, hospitals, and other not-for profit organizations. Intended for the purpose of enhancing stature or image, including corporate citizenship or sponsorship; for soliciting funds; or to encourage behavioral change whether it be physical, emotional, or environmental. Not a product or service promotion.
Campaign Cross Platform
A18. Campaign - $65 USD
Includes; Creative concept and message integration in multi-channel and experiential campaigns. For example a print ad, direct mail flier, point-of purchase piece. Allows for mixed media for a single campaign only. If entry includes a website or other new media, please submit sample page print outs and URL. For each campaign you must submit at least 3, but no more than 8 pieces.