Contest categories

A-1. FMCG

Including food and drinks, beauty and health, audio- and video equipment and other non-durable goods

A-2. OTHER CONSUMER PRODUCTS (INCLUDING DURABLE GOODS)

Including automotive, clothing, household products, footwear & accessories, etc.

A-3. CONSUMER SERVICES

Financial services, retail and e-commerce incl. restaurants, telecommunications, business products & services incl. agencies, commercial public services, healthcare, corporate and/or internal communication & image etc.

A-4. MEDIA, ENTERTAINMENT AND LEISURE
Travel and tourism, airlines, train & bus companies, ferry & cruise lines, travel agencies, hotels, resorts, city & country promotion, theme parks, gyms, health & diet clubs, sporting events, music festivals, orchestras, exhibitions & shows, nightclubs, bars, museums, art galleries, cinemas & theatres, golf & country clubs
A-5. SOCIAL ADVERTISING AND CHARITY
Public awareness messages, government & forces recruitment, unions and associations, environmental awareness, state education, racial, ethnic & disability awareness, blood & organ donation, etc.).
A-6. OTHERS

All other types, including corporate films, promo videos etc.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Each advertisement constitutes one entry. 

Advertisements which form a campaign must be entered and paid for as single entries.

Please carefully check and re-check the credits you have entered. These credits will be published on our website exactly as you have typed them. Credits cannot be altered during judging. 

It will be in your own interest to explain or translate any specific word play or local, social, cultural or political references and nuances. 

Please ensure you do not refer to the name of your agency or any contributing creative companies anywhere on your submission materials with the exception of self-promotion.

 

MATERIAL REQUIREMENTS

Make sure that the version you have uploaded is final and it can be used for judging and shown publicly. 

Film are accepted as a link to YouTube or Vimeo. 

You should upload your film as MOV/MP4 file to YouTube/Vimeo. Please note the file size should be no bigger than 350MB.

It is in your interests to provide the jury with a high-quality file version of your film.

No agency branding or any contributing creative companies/people must be visible on the entry (e.g. logos, credits etc.) except for self-promotion entries.

All films should have 1/2 second black before and after the entry.

Films must be submitted as they originally aired and in the original language. You are required to subtitle entries in English (for non-English language entries) so that the jury can more easily understand them. 
Dubbing is not accepted, all visible speech must be subtitled.
We do accept translated voiceovers. If you are submitting a subtitled version, you must ensure that the script used is identical to the original ad. It is not permissible to substitute names, places or events for ones more relevant to an English-speaking audience.

If your idea relies on an idea that is culturally specific, we strongly advise you to include a slate at the beginning of the reel. It will be in your own interest to explain or translate any specific word play or local, social, cultural or political references and nuances.

For films over 3 minutes, we require a 60-second edit.

We do not accept ‘case films’ in film categories.

 

Encoding standards:

It is strongly recommended that you submit your film in 16:9 format.

Encoding mode: multi-pass dimensions are recommended.

     MOV/H.264 MP4/H.264
4:3 or 16:9 720x576  720x576
  1024x576  
   640x480  
   854x480  
HD 720p  1920x1080    1920x1080