CATEGORIES


Only advertising spots (commercials) created for any media can be entered in this section.

DIRECTION

Jury will evaluate the talent and the storytelling skills of the director, as well as the visual elements used, such as the set design, the location and the wardrobe, the shot composition, lighting, casting and remaining film-related aspects.

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Judges will evaluate the cinematographer (Director of Photography) skills in the technique and the construction of a unique visual style, involving aspects such (as) lighting, settings, textures, among others.

VISUAL EFFECTS

The jury will evaluate the integration of the visual elements captured by a camera and those made by the use of a computer (CG).
To enter this category we require companies to enter the piece with a breakdown next to it (the breakdown has to be 2 minutes length max.)

ANIMATION

The talent of the artist is evaluated in the creation of characters, elements or actions that provide the motion sensation and have been produced in 2D, 3D, Motion Graphics or Stop Motion.

EDITING

The evaluation process considers the creative contribution of the editor to an idea, either via the selection of the best shot of each take, the speed provided to the film or others.

PRODUCTION DESIGN

The category involves the overall look of the film that illustrates the setting and visual style of the story. Includes the design of the sets and location choices, among others.

CASTING

The jury will consider the casting director’s skills in selecting actors to play the main roles in the film, as well as the actors’s work and contribution to the piece.

WRITING


The jury will take into account the contribution of the written script to a successful final execution. Characters, movements, actions, dialogues, scenes and expressions will be considered.

LOW BUDGET

Low Budget commercials made with few resources or experimental pieces are also welcomed to participate. In both cases, the production budget must be under USD 70.000 and built for TV, Internet, mobile, and/or other broadcast channels.

Music Videos created for a song with promotional or artistic purposes, meant to be broadcasted on any media, can be entered in this section.

DIRECTION

Jury will evaluate the talent and the storytelling skills of the director, as well as the visual elements used, such as the set design, the location and the wardrobe, the shot composition, lighting, casting and remaining film-related aspects.

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Judges will evaluate the cinematographer (Director of Photography) skills in the technique and the construction of a unique visual style, involving aspects such (as) lighting, settings, textures, among others.

VISUAL EFFECTS

The jury will evaluate the integration of the visual elements captured by a camera and those made by the use of a computer (CG).
To enter this category we require companies to enter the piece with a breakdown next to it (the breakdown has to be 2 minutes length max.)

EDITING

The evaluation process considers the creative contribution of the editor to an idea, either via the selection of the best shot of each take, the speed provided to the film or others.

PRODUCTION DESIGN

The category involves the overall look of the film that illustrates the setting and visual style of the story. Includes the design of the sets and location choices, among others.

ANIMATION

The talent of the artist is evaluated in the creation of characters, elements or actions that provide the motion sensation and have been produced in 2D, 3D, Motion Graphics or Stop Motion.

Short films comissioned by fashion, beauty and luxury brands, to be broadcasted on any media can be entered in this section. The complete piece should last no longer than 20 minutes. To submit your work, you must upload a trailer (3 minutes maximum) and provide a web link to the complete piece.

DIRECTION

Jury will evaluate the talent and the storytelling skills of the director, as well as the visual elements used, such as the set design, the location and the wardrobe, the shot composition, lighting, casting and remaining film-related aspects.

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Judges will evaluate the cinematographer (Director of Photography) skills in the technique and the construction of a unique visual style, involving aspects such (as) lighting, settings, textures, among others.

VISUAL EFFECTS

The jury will evaluate the integration of the visual elements captured by a camera and those made by the use of a computer (CG). To enter this category we require companies to enter the piece with a breakdown next to it (the breakdown has to be 2 minutes length max.)

EDITING

The evaluation process considers the creative contribution of the editor to an idea, either via the selection of the best shot of each take, the speed provided to the film or others.

PRODUCTION DESIGN

The category involves the overall look of the film that illustrates the setting and visual style of the story. Includes the design of the sets and location choices, among others.

CASTING

The jury will consider the casting director’s skills in selecting actors to play the main roles in the film, as well as the actors’s work and contribution to the piece.

WRITING

The jury will take into account the contribution of the written script to a successful final execution. Characters, movements, actions, dialogues, scenes and expressions will be considered.


Short films comissioned by a brand and intended to be distributed as editorial content, meant to be broadcasted on any media, can be entered in this section. The complete piece should last no longer than 20 minutes. To submit your work, you must upload a trailer (3 minutes maximum) and provide a web link to the complete piece.

DIRECTION

Jury will evaluate the talent and the storytelling skills of the director, as well as the visual elements used, such as the set design, the location and the wardrobe, the shot composition, lighting, casting and remaining film-related aspects.

CINEMATOGRAPHY

Judges will evaluate the cinematographer (Director of Photography) skills in the technique and the construction of a unique visual style, involving aspects such (as) lighting, settings, textures, among others.

VISUAL EFFECTS

The jury will evaluate the integration of the visual elements captured by a camera and those made by the use of a computer (CG).
To enter this category we require companies to enter the piece with a breakdown next to it (the breakdown has to be 2 minutes length max.)

ANIMATION

The talent of the artist is evaluated in the creation of characters, elements or actions that provide the motion sensation and have been produced in 2D, 3D, Motion Graphics or Stop Motion.

EDITING

The evaluation process considers the creative contribution of the editor to an idea, either via the selection of the best shot of each take, the speed provided to the film or others.

PRODUCTION DESIGN

The category involves the overall look of the film that illustrates the setting and visual style of the story. Includes the design of the sets and location choices, among others.

CASTING

The jury will consider the casting director’s skills in selecting actors to play the main roles in the film, as well as the actors’s work and contribution to the piece.

WRITING

The jury will take into account the contribution of the written script to a successful final execution. Characters, movements, actions, dialogues, scenes and expressions will be considered.

TITLE SEQUENCE

The jury will evaluate the craft skills of the participant in the creation of Title Sequences for feature films, short films, opening videos for festivals or exhibitions and games, in any existent technique. Corporate videos, shows idents and safety videos are also elegible in this category.

VIRTUAL REALITY - PRE-RENDERED

Any Virtual Reality application, content, music video or campaign created with pre-rendered computer graphics imagery (CGI) that can be seen on mobile platforms (including Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and similar devices). Judges will focus on the craft and the quality of the user experience. PROJECTS DEVELOPED BETWEEN OCTOBER 1, 2014, AND OCOTBER 1, 2016, ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS CATEGORY.

VIRTUAL REALITY - REAL TIME RENDERED

Any Virtual Reality application, content, music video or campaign using real-time computer graphics imagery (CGI), that can be seen on mobile platforms (including Google Cardboard, Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and similar devices). Judges will focus on the craft and the quality of the user experience. PROJECTS DEVELOPED BETWEEN OCTOBER 1, 2014, AND OCOTBER 1, 2016, ARE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS CATEGORY.

INTERACTIVE FILM

Any interactive film (commercial, branded content, music video or short film) broadcasted on the internet. Judges will focus on craft, the thought behind the user’s interactive experience, the beauty of the graphic design, photography, illustration, typography or sound design. To enter, upload the video and then provide a link to the work itself.

LIVE EXPERIENCE


This category recognises the best in live interactive experiences, digital installations, innovative use of projection, multiscreen experiences and other ground-breaking work employing new technologies. To enter, upload an explanatory video.

APP


Platform agnostic; we’re simply looking for the most elegant apps in the market. Judges will focus on craft, the thought behind the interface, the beauty of the graphic design, photography, illustration, typography or sound design. To enter, upload a video of the app in action, and then provide a web link that includes images of the interface. Social media apps can also be entered in this category.


WEBSITE DESIGN


Recognising the best websites and micro sites. Judges will focus on craft, the thought behind the user experience, the beauty of the graphic design, photography, illustration, typography or sound design. To enter, provide the link to the live site, or a URL that will show the judges how the site looked and felt.

Advertising spots, branded content, short films and fashion films can be entered in this section.

ORIGINAL MUSIC

Judges will evaluate the original composition of a jingle or soundtrack applied to any advertising format. It can be made for a live action film, an animated film, a radio spot, an app, video game or any other.

SOUND DESIGN

Judges will evaluate the creation and the artistic use of sound effects, human or computer generated voices and/or elements of music to exacerbate images. Sound could be developed for either a spot on live action, animation or any other.

ADAPTED MUSIC

Judges will evaluate the creative and intelligent use of pre-existent music, the quality of production, the originality in remixing and the musical arrangements. In the case of music that wasn’t originally composed, but is appropriate for the piece, jury will also evaluate the reproduction.

MUSIC SUPERVISION

Judges will consider the music supervisor’s skills to define the music-related aspects of a short film, TV, online or cinema ad, supporting and reinforcing the execution of an idea.