All entries must submit media for judging via the online entry system. Each media type has specific technical requirements, as outlined below.
Submission media options vary by category. Refer to the categories section for details on the submission options for each category.
JUDGING MEDIA: This media will be reviewed by the jury.
SUPPORTING MEDIA: This media is not required, but may be reviewed at the jury's discretion.
REFERENCE MEDIA: Proof of Release (Image/PDF) and Client Authorization (PDF) is required for each entry. This media will not be judged.
THUMBNAIL: Every entry requires a thumbnail image. The jury will see this for reference only, it will not be judged. NOTE: The entry thumbnail must be uploaded directly on the details section for each entry.
Video files will only be accepted through the online entry system. Videos submitted can be:
Content Video (the original content as it ran)
Project Video (case study, behind the scenes, trailer, cut-down, demo, screen record, etc.) Case Study and Project Videos should be no longer than duration given on submission requirements for each category.
ASPECT RATIO / RESOLUTION
1920 x 1080 is preferred and recommended
Minimum resolution of 1280 x 720
All videos must be submitted in 16x9 format
Other aspect ratios will automatically have black pillars added after uploading the video into the online system
Audio compression must be AAC
Each file must be no larger than 100MB
Do NOT include color bars or tone
Do NOT include agency information or slates
Case Study and Project Videos should be no longer than duration given on submission requirements for each category
For video entries in a language other than English, provide English subtitles in the video or a translation in the "Judging Description / Translation" field with the individual video file.