Ad Black Sea 2018, taking place from 20-22 September 2018, is now accepting entries across all 10 contest and about 100 categories. Entries will be judged by world-renowned advertising professionals from Europe, Ad Black Sea region and other countries to award the best in advertising.
Ad Black Sea celebrates creativity with 10 dedicated contests:
B. FILM CRAFT
C. PRINT & PUBLISHING
D. OUT OF HOME
F. DESIGN & BRANDING
G. DIGITAL & MOBILE
H. ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS
J. BRANDED CONTENT & VISUAL STORYTELLING
THE 1st ENTRY DEADLINE IS 15 JULY 2018
THE 2nd ENTRY DEADLINE IS 20 AUGUST 2018
LAST MINUTE DEADLINE IS 5 SEPTEMBER 2018
Ad Black Sea jury includes advertising specialists represents chairmen, founders, CEOs, creative directors of international communications agencies. They are winners of international festivals/contests and participants of the international jury teams of Cannes Lions, New York Festivals, ADC*E, Epica, etc.
Entries will be evaluated by 3 jury panels according to Contests:
1. FILM, FILM CRAFT, ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS, RADIO & AUDIO JURY
2. PRINT & PUBLISHING, DESIGN & BRANDING, OUT OF HOME JURY
3. DIGITAL & MOBILE, MEDIA, BRANDED CONTENT & VISUAL STORYTELLING JURY
MEETING POINT: BATUMI, GEORGIA
Ad Black Sea became a new meeting place for inspiration and new knowledge for professionals in advertising and communications. Especially it can be proved by festival location – Batumi. Ancient history and modern architecture, the beautiful Black Sea, amazing sunsets and sunrises, its historical port, serene botanical garden, Seaside Boulevard, Georgian hospitality and excellent Georgian cuisine – all those things make an ideal place for Batumi creative event.
Ad Black Sea fixed for Batumi a name of the well-known meeting point of the creative community.
It is the best place for creative people to recharge their mind!
FOR GEORGIAN AGENCIES
Ad Black Sea is included in the ACA Creativity and Craft Rating of Georgia 2018.
It is also recognized by ADC*E as a national award in Georgia. It gives right for Georgian winners of Ad Black Sea to enter into ADC*E Awards 2018. Entries from Georgia (Gold, Silver, Bronze and other awarded work) published in Ad Black Sea may be entered.
FOR UKRAINIAN AGENCIES
The festival is included in the creativity and craft rating of Ukraine of the 2018/2019 season where the coefficient is 3 (k=3).
FOR RUSSIAN AGENCIES
The festival is included in the Rating of agencies’ creativity of Russian of 2018 where the coefficient is 3 (k=3).
FOR BELARUSIAN AGENCIES
The festival is included in the Rating of advertising agencies of Belarus of 2018 with 2 coefficient (k=2).
FOR ASIAN AGENCIES
The festival is included in the AdAsia Creativity and Craft Rating of 2018 with the coefficient is 5 (k=5).