Applied Arts Advertising Awards 2019, an international competition organised by Applied Arts Magazine has been recently announced. Open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts, Applied Arts Awards are Canada’s largest multi-disciplinary competitions.
Launched in 1992, the Applied Arts Awards are the only competition in Canada that recognize the creative work of professionals across the visual communications sector, from image makers to advertising executives to designers. These awards are your best opportunity to promote your work to an audience of the best and brightest of the industry as well as to potential clients. Over the past 26 years, the Applied Arts Awards have become an international recognition of creative excellence.
Entries can be submitted in ten main categories:
• Digital Advertising;
• Broadcast - Radio;
• Broadcast - Video;
• Craft Advertising;
• Community - Advertising;
• Small Community;
• Small Business;
• Shoe-string Budget;
• Young Blood - Advertising (open to entrants who have been out of school for five years or less).
• File Format: JPG, PDF, GIF
• File Size: 5 MB maximum, with a maximum width of 1,024 pixels and height of 768 pixels
• Resolution: 72 dpi
• Colour Mode: RGB
Broadcast (TV, Radio, Digital Video, etc.)
• Upload your piece to a video-hosting site such as YouTube or Vimeo, or a non-branded
• website, and provide the URL. Link must remain active throughout the judging period.
Interactive Web-Based Entries or Apps
• Provide the URL in the file upload section on your entry form. Link must remain active throughout the judging period
This competition is open to all disciplines of advertising work including, but not limited to, traditional advertising work from print, out-of-home, radio, television, to interactive work and experiential promotional opportunities that work to strengthen a brand.
All forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between August 2018 and August 2019 (but not entries that have been submitted into last year’s competition) can be submitted. Only digital entries are accepted for this competition.
Applied Arts contests are judged by panels of highly regarded industry professionals and experts in a rigorous process. Every entry is scored independently on creative merit, technical excellence and suitability for end use in the category into which it is entered.
All entrants will be notified in by mid-October 2019 via email. At that time, those selected as winning entrants will be required to submit high-res digital files for reproduction in the Advertising annual.
Winners’ certificates will be mailed separately after the Advertising annual is published.
• Early Bird: September 13, 2019
• Final: September 20, 2019
Entry fees starts from $60 for a single entry and very depends of the submission category.
Who can participate? ⇣
Open worldwide to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between August 2018 – August 2019.