Deadlines & Eligibility

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DEADLINES

 

10% off Early Bird Discount (Professionals only): Enter by December 23, 2016
Design, Illustration, Motion and Photography Categories: January 31, 2017, 11:59PM EST

Entries submitted after this date may be subject to late fees.*

Categories include: Book Design, Branding, Typography, Promotional, Editorial, Posters, Packaging, Product Design, Environmental, Illustration, Photography, Motion, Craft in Motion, Craft in Gaming – and their respective subcategories. All physical samples for Design, Advertising, Illustration and Photography entries must be submitted to the ADC by Friday, February 10, 2017.

Digital Categories: January 31, 2017, 11:59PM EST
Entries submitted after this date may be subject to late fees.

* Categories include: Interactive, Craft in Digital, Apps, Digital Experiences – and their respective subcategories. The Digital jury will also be co-judging the Integrated work alongside the Advertising jury.

Advertising Categories: January 31, 2017, 11:59PM EST
Entries submitted after this date may be subject to late fees.

* Categories include: Art Direction, Branded Content & Entertainment, Craft in Video, Craft in Writing, Promotional Materials, Television / Cinema / Online Video Commercials, Press, Radio, Craft in Radio, Pop-Ups, Out of Home, Integrated – and their respective subcategories.

Student Categories: January 31, 2017

* Categories include: All Advertising, Design, Digital and Motion categories.

ELIGIBILITY:

Professionals

All entries must have been printed, published, aired, or broadcast live online for the first time between February 8, 2016 and February 6, 2017 in any country. Entries may be submitted by any company or individual involved in the creation or production of the work.

Students
Students currently enrolled in undergraduate, graduate, and continuing education programs in advertising, graphic design, photography, illustration, and digital media are eligible to enter the competition, and are invited to submit published or unpublished work in any category.

Student work will be judged separately but by the same criteria and juries as professional work. Gold and Silver winners will be included in related advertising and promotional materials.

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