Contest categories

J-1. TV, CINEMA & BROADCAST

Fiction and/or non-fiction TV/films created for television.

J-2. ONLINE & MOBILE

Fiction and/or non-fiction TV/filmscreated for the internet, including company websites, apps and social platforms.

J-3. LIVE BROADCAST/LIVE STREAMING

TV or online live content, including live coverage of events and sports.

J-4. USER GENERATED CONTENT IN VISUAL STORYTELLING

TV or online visual content that uses content generated by an audience who have contributed to, or collaborated with a brand initiative.

J-5. INNOVATION IN VISUAL STORYTELLING AND BRANDED CONTENT

Innovative use of brand integration into existing content to communicate the brand’s message, as well as the ability to find new channels to drive growth in subscribers and engagement.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Each advertisement constitutes one entry.

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

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

All entries should be submitted as:

1. One presentation image strictly in the following format:

Jpeg, 150 dpi, RGB and A4 size.

This Presentation Image will be a summary of your entry and MUST be contained in one image. This presentation should contain some key visuals and a simple, clear summary in English of the written part of your entry. There must be no more than 100 words in total on this presentation image (excluding words contained in visuals).

2. Case film:

Case film is accepted as a link to YouTube or Vimeo. 

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

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.

Please supply 2 versions of your case film, as follows:

- Long version: 2 minutes long

This case film will be viewed by the Jury during voting and could be used if your entry is a winner in post-Festival promotions. This case film should contain some key visuals - video, still images or any other appropriate footage to best explain the campaign with a simple, clear commentary in English.

- Short version: 30-45 seconds

Additionally, you should supply a shortened/edited version of 30-45 seconds which would be shown at the awards ceremony in the event that the entry is a winner. This should again contain some key visuals and a simple clear commentary in English summarizing the written part of the campaign.

 

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
  640x480  
  854x480  
HD 720p  1920x1080  1920x1080

 

3. Supporting Material:

You may also supply relevant support material, depending on the advertisement you are submitting. The jury will not have time to evaluate excessive supporting materials so please send only the most relevant and useful support materials. All supporting materials should be supplied in the following formats:

All JPGs (incl. proofs or photos) must be 150 dpi, RGB and A4 size.

All video material should be uploaded as MOV/MP4. 

All audio files should be uploaded as MP3 files.

All websites or online materials must be submitted via a URL, even if only posted temporarily for the purpose of the judging.