D&AD New Blood Awards 2018

January 15, 2018

March 20, 2018

https://www.dandad.org/en/d-ad-new-blood-awards/

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Awards Description

Ready for a challenge? Scroll down to see this year’s New Blood Awards briefs – there’s all to play for.
The Awards are open to students, recent grads of any age, and aspiring creatives aged between 18 to 24, and will get you prepped and primed to launch your career.

The entry site will open in early 2018.
Deadline for entry: 20 March 2018, 5PM GMT

Real briefs, set by real clients, judged by top creatives.

Reckon you’ve got what it takes to make it in adland? Keen to show those industry folk who’s boss? If you’re a student or a recent grad or simply an aspiring creative between 18 and 24, now’s your time to shine.

We’ve got 17 real world briefs to get stuck into, set by some of the biggest brands. Designed to put you through your creative paces, and spanning everything from branding and board game design to copywriting, content and campaigns, you definitely won’t be short of challenges to choose from.

Our eligibility has changed slightly for those in full-time employment. If you’re in any doubt, check out our handy downloadable FAQs.

What are you waiting for? Knock our Judges’ socks off.

Everything You Need to Know

Learn how to get your New Blood entries all ship-shape and ready to submit.

Learn how to get your New Blood entries all ship-shape and ready to submit.

Not sure what each of the D&AD New Blood Pencil levels mean? Read this.

Not sure what each of the D&AD New Blood Pencil levels mean? Read this.

Essential information on who can enter D&AD New Blood Awards and how to do it.

Essential information on who can enter D&AD New Blood Awards and how to do it.

All the nitty gritty small print that you need to respond to a New Blood Awards Brief.

All the nitty gritty small print that you need to respond to a New Blood Awards Brief.

Key Dates

    • Autumn 2017

      D&AD New Blood Briefs Launch

    • Top brands issue real world briefs
    • Early 2018

      Entry Site Opens

    • Enter your response to the brief
    • 20 March 2018

      Entry Deadline

    • Enter your work by 5pm GMT
    • May 2018

      New Blood Judging

    • Winners will be revealed
    • Summer 2018

      D&AD New Blood Festival

    • London
    • Summer 2018

      D&AD New Blood Ceremony

    • Pencil levels will be revealed
    • Summer 2018

      D&AD New Blood Academy

    • An exclusive boot camp for New Blood Pencil winners

 

Contact Information

newblood@dandad.org

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