Creative types - take note - the D&AD Awards are back and looking for entries. The competition which is all about celebrating commercial creativity in the design and advertising arenas is open to both companies and freelancers, wherever they may be.
Whether you work in Design, Advertising or Digital, as long as you have produced work which has been commercially released last year ( i.e. between 1 Jan 2013 and 31 Dec 2013), you are eligible to apply.
So what type of work can be submitted?
Well...this year’s categories are: Art Direction, Book Design, Branding, Digital Advertising, Digital Design, Direct, Film Advertising Crafts, Graphic Design, Illustration, Integrated & Earned Media, Magazine & Newspaper Design, Mobile Marketing, Music Videos, Outdoor Advertising, Packaging Design, Photography, Press Advertising, Product Design, Radio Advertising, Spatial Design, TV & Cinema Advertising, TV & Cinema, Communications, Typography, Writing for Advertising, Writing for Design.
Phew! Pretty extensive list then!
Other points to note - online entries must be submitted by 29 January 2014 and if you’re using the good ol’ fashioned postal service, you’ve got until 5 Feb 2014 for your entry to reach D&Ad.
Also, as you’d expect from such a prestigious comp, there are fees to be paid when entering. More details on those and all the other nitty gritty on the application process itself can be found on the D&Ad site.
With only a few weeks left to apply, time is of the essence with this one. Good luck to all you talented creatives who apply!
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