Check the Preparation tab on how to submit your entry.
The Film category includes any of the following media:
IMPORTANT: Please ensure that your entry description explains the context and how the material was viewed. If possible and where necessary, provide a walkthrough explaining all aspects of your entry, including the strategy, innovative ideas, target audience and provide any results you have.
Overview videos must be limited to 2 minutes. If it is felt necessary, the full-length work may accompany the 2-minute entry, check the “Preparation Guidelines” for more information.
Note: ALL non-English work must come with sub-titles & translations.
TV, Video & Cinema
WE WILL NOT ACCEPT REPLACEMENT MATERIAL, so please make sure that the version you have uploaded or sent to us is the correct and final material.
These instructions apply to all TV, Film & Video material. PLEASE NOTE: No other formats will be accepted - If your files are not sent in the correct format your entry may be rejected!
TRANSLATION - All non-English entries must include subtitles. Include any necessary explanation for the judging panel to understand the context of the translation.
SINGLE ENTRIES - must be entered individually.
For example, three TV ads that are part of a campaign theme must be entered as individual entries, not all as one entry. If in the opinion of the jury, several pieces constitute a campaign, then these entries will be combined into one campaign award.
DO NOT PLACE YOUR NAME OR YOUR AGENCY BRANDING ON YOUR ENTRY.
As all work is judged anonymously, you must ensure that no reference to your agency is included on the entry.
Specifications for TV/Video files
Choose one of the following:
|Format||Frame size & rates||BITRATE|
|HD 720P||1280x720 – 25fps||16Mbps|
|HD 1080||1920x1080 – 25fps||16Mbps|
|PAL 4:3||720x576 – 25fps||5Mbps|
|PAL 16:9||1024x576 – 25fps||5Mbps|
|NTSC 4:3||720x480 – 29.97fps||5Mbps|
|NTSC 16:9||854x480 – 29.97fps||5Mbps|
All files MUST have the following properties:
Video file specifications:
Maximum length = 2 minutes, Maximum size = 400MB. If it is felt necessary, the full-length work may accompany the 2-minute entry and it may be viewed at the judges' discretion.
How to send your files
Upload via our online entry system
You can upload your files directly to your media library via the online entry process. You have the option of uploading your files while completing your entry form, or you can choose to upload them at a later stage. Just login to your account to create an entry or manage your media.
Tip No 1: The judges are looking at hundreds of entries - where necessary, provide additional information to help them to understand your entry in terms of our judging criteria: Innovation, Quality of execution, relevance to the Brand, Target Audience and Chosen Medium.
Tip No 2: View the Preparation tab for full entry formats and guidelines.