Film

TV1A. FILM

SUBCATEGORY REQUIREMENTS SUBMISSION FORMAT
Television & Cinema Commercials
Includes all radio commercials flighted on radio stations, whether broadcast or Internet radio.
  • Entries must be designed for broadcast and first aired on television or cinema.
  • Entries must include original content.

Mandatory:

  • Original Content Video

Optional

  • Overview video
Internet Video
Videos created specifically for Internet or mobile communication. This includes YouTube paid for commercials, as well as viral videos and promotions.
  • Entries must include original content.

NOTE: Broadcast commercials subsequently posted on the Internet may NOT be entered here.

Mandatory:

  • Original Content Video

Optional

  • Overview video
TV Trailers and Content Promos
This includes all promotions for broadcast content.
  • Existing footage may be used, e.g. material from featured programming content.
  • Entries must include original content.

NOTE: this does NOT include station and channel branding, such as logos and interstitials - this should be entered in the Broadcast Design & Graphics in Communication Design

Mandatory:

  • Original Content Video

Optional

  • Overview video
Other Screens
Video created specifically to air on screens other than TV, cinema or the Internet. This includes in-store, waiting rooms, in-flight, stadiums, outdoor screens, airports, event screenings, corporate video.
  • Ensure your entry description explains the context and how the material was viewed.
  • Entries must include original content.

Mandatory:

  • Original Content Video

Optional

  • Overview video

Branded Content Video
For the creation of a single, stand-alone video.

Includes: Feature film or mini-series episode made for television, cinema, DVD, or online release, including all genres – fiction, reality, documentary or entertainment.

  • OPTION A: The brand may create a content vehicle for the specific purpose of showcasing the brand, for example a reality series sponsored by the brand and integrating the brand in the messaging and content.
  • OPTION B: The brand may work with an independent producer by integrating the brand into an existing content platform, for example by including elements of the brand in an ongoing television series, in one or more episodes.
  •  Ensure that your entry description explains the context and how the material was viewed.
  •  Entries must include original content

Mandatory:

  • Original Content Video

Optional

  • Overview video
Music Videos
Includes all video with the specific purpose of promoting the artist. The jury will judge innovation in the creation of the video
  • Entries must include original content.

Mandatory:

  • Original Content Video

Optional

  • Overview video

 

TV2A. FILM CRAFTS

Only creative work applicable to the Film categories can be entered into Film Crafts, however, it is not a prerequisite that your work is entered into one of these categories.

SUBCATEGORY REQUIREMENTS SUBMISSION FORMAT
Direction
The craft award is awarded to the film director.
  • Crafts must follow the same submission requirements as the corresponding category above.
  • Entries must include original content.

Mandatory:

  • JPEGS and/or
  • Overview Video
  • Original Content Video
Cinematography
For lighting and camera techniques. The craft award is awarded to the director of photography.
  • Crafts must follow the same submission requirements as the corresponding category above.
  • Entries must include original content.

Mandatory:

  • JPEGS and/or
  • Overview Video
  • Original Content Video
Writing
For an original script. The Craft Award is awarded to the copywriter.
  • Crafts must follow the same submission requirements as the corresponding category above.
  • Entries must include original content.

Mandatory:

  • JPEGS and/or
  • Overview Video
  • Original Content Video
Production Design
For in-camera original art direction incorporating set design, set dressing, styling, make-up, props and wardrobe. The Craft Award is awarded to the film production company art director.
  • Crafts must follow the same submission requirements as the corresponding category above.
  • Entries must include original content.

Mandatory:

  • JPEGS and/or
  • Overview video
  • Original Content Video
Original Music & Sound Design
For the composition of an outstanding, original piece of music and/or sound effects design. The craft award is awarded to the composer or sound designer.
  • Crafts must follow the same submission requirements as the corresponding category above.
  • Entries must include original content.

Mandatory:

  • JPEGS and/or
  • Overview video
  • Original Content Video

FILM

These instructions apply to all Film material.

PLEASE NOTE: NO OTHER FORMATS WILL BE ACCEPTED – If your files are not sent in the correct format your entry may be rejected!

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.

TRANSLATION – All non-English entries must include subtitles. Include any necessary explanation for the jury to understand the context of the translation.

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.

FILM CRAFTS - Crafts must follow the same submission requirements as the Film main category. Entries must incllude original content.

SUBMISSION FORMATS

SPECIFICATIONS FOR VIDEO FILES

Please note: All non-English entries must have English subtitles

 Choose one of the following:

FORMAT

FRAME SIZE & RATE

BITRATE

PREFERRED

HD 720p

1280x720 – 25fps

16Mbps

HD 1080

1920x1080 – 25fps

16Mbps

ACCEPTED

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

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HD 1080

1080x1080 (Framed Square)

16Mbps

Video file specifications:

  • Video must be encoded to Quicktime (.MOV/H.264)
  • Bitrate as per table above
  • Frame reordering: Enabled
  • Key Frames: Automatic
  • Quality: High (Multi-Pass recommended)
  • Streaming: None
  • Audio AAC Stereo 48kHz
  • Audi Bit Resolution: 16bit
  • Audio Encoding: Constant Bit Rate (CBR)
  • Audio Bit Rate: 192kbps
  • Video Clock/Slate: NONE
  • Non-English entries must have English subtitles

 MEDIA TYPE

 DESCRIPTION

   SPECIFICATION

Overview Video

You can provide footage of the entry itself, as well as supporting information about your work. It is highly recommended that the presentation is tailored/adapted to highlight the elements most relevant to the chosen category.

  • Maximum length = 2 minutes
  • Maximum size = 400MB
  • In addition to the overview, you have the option to submit the full-length work which may be viewed at the judges’ discretion
  • As per video specifications above

 

Original Content Video

Original execution of the content that was commercially launched or aired.

  • Duration specific to category requirements
  • As per video specifications above

 

30 Second Edit

We recommend you submit an additional 30 second edit with all long format entries, which may include a voiceover. This edit will not be judged but will be used on screen at the awards ceremony should your work win. If no edit is received, the original video will fade in and out on screen at the awards.

  • Maximum 30 Secs
  • As per video specifications above

HOW TO SEND YOUR FILESUPLOAD 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.

SUPPLY A 30 SECOND EDIT – We recommend that all long format entries (videos over 30 seconds) should be accompanied by an additional 30 second edit, which can include a voiceover. This will be used on screen at the awards ceremony should your work win. If no edit is received, the original video will fade in and out on screen at the awards. The awards ceremony will take place in the same week as judging, so it is important that you submit the required material during the entry process.