Clio Awards

January 29, 2018

June 29, 2018

http://clios.com/how-to-enter/our-programs/awards/key-dates

Awards Description

The Clios is the esteemed international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate high achievement in advertising, the Clios annually and throughout the year recognize the work, the agencies and the talent — across advertising, sports, fashion, music, entertainment, and health care — that push boundaries and establish new precedent.


General Eligibility

Entries first appearing in public between January 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018 are eligible for entry into this year’s Clio Awards.*

*For Product Design, entries first appearing in public between January 1, 2016 – July 31, 2018 are eligible for entry into this year’s Clio Awards

Entries cannot be made without the permission of the client and/or owner of the rights of the work. All entries must have been created for a paying client except pro bono work for charities and non-profit organizations. Spec ads and director’s cuts are NOT eligible. Clio retains the rights to disqualify entries which offend national, religious, cultural or racial groups.

Entries previously entered into the CLIO Awards are not eligible to be re-submitted. All such ineligible entries will be withdrawn by the CLIO Awards and the entry fee will NOT be refunded.

Eligibility – Student Medium Types

A student is defined as someone who is enrolled (full or part-time) in a recognized film school program or an accredited college or university. The work submitted by a student must have been produced during their enrollment, and within the period of January 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018.

Clio Awards Key Dates

2018 Call for Entries: January 29, 2018

1st Deadline: Friday, April 20, 2018*
2nd Deadline: Friday, May 18, 2018*
Final Deadline: Friday, June 29, 2018

*Prices increase per deadline.


Shortlist & Winners Announcement

To be announced.


2018 Awards Show

To be announced. 


General Eligibility

Entries first appearing in public between January 1, 2017 – July 31, 2018 are eligible for entry into this year’s Clio Awards.

For Product Design, entries first appearing in public between January 1, 2016 – July 31, 2018 are eligible for entry into this year’s Clio Awards

Media Requirements

Below is an overview of the media requirements.

Please remove the following before uploading any media:
– Agency Credits
– Individual Credits
– Agency Logos
– Slates

Image Upload

NOTE: All medium types require an image to be uploaded to the entry in order to submit payment

Required Spec for Image Uploads:

    • Resolution*:
      – 2400 x 3000 pixels (portrait minimum)
      – 3000 x 2400 pixels (landscape minimum)*Please note the following exceptions:
      Digital/Mobile, Digital/Mobile Technique, and Social Media
      – 600 x 800 pixels (portrait minimum)
      – 800 x 600 pixels (landscape minimum)Film and Film Technique
      – 480 x 640 pixels (portrait minimum)
      – 640 x 480 pixels (landscape minimum)

 

  • File Type: .jpg
  • Color Mode: RGB
  • File Size: Up to 50 MB

In the event that your entry is awarded a statue, the image provided will be used as a thumbnail on the Winner’s Page on the Clio website.


Video Upload

Required Spec for Video Uploads:

  • Resolution: 640 x 480 (minimum)
  • File Type: mp4
  • Compression: h264
  • Sound: AAC 44khz
  • File Size: Up to 500 MB

All bars, slates and black must be removed from videos.

All videos must be submitted through the entry system on the Upload tab. Clio will not accept CDs/DVDs.


PDF Upload

Required Spec for PDF Uploads:

  • File Size: Up to 50 MB
  • PDFs can be either single page or multiple pages.
  • PDFs do not need to be 300dpi resolution.
  • We suggest using Adobe’s ‘Reduced Size PDF’ feature when saving your file.

Audio Upload

Required Spec for Audio Uploads:

  • File type: .mp3
  • Sampling rate: 44 KHz (44,100 Hz)
  • Bit rate: 196 KB/s (maximum)
  • Sound: Stereo
  • File size: up to 50 MB

URL

Required Spec for URL:

  • Entrants must keep the URL accessible online for judging through September 1, 2017.
  • Please provide any required usernames and/or passwords for the URL.
  • Please do not have the case study video within the URL.

 

Brand Design & Product Design Medium Type (Optional)

  • A physical sample of the work is STRONGLY recommended for judging (understandably, this will not be possible in cases, such as large outdoor installations).
  • It is recommended that the sample is presented in the same way as the consumer would have seen it.
  • Please provide the appropriate Judging Label and Entry Details forms in the package with the physical sample. Please DO NOT glue, tape, or otherwise permanently attach the Judging Label or Entry Details forms.

Direct Medium Type (Optional)

  • Provide an actual sample of the work as the target audience would have received it.
  • Please provide the appropriate Judging Label and Entry Details forms in the package with the physical sample. Please DO NOT glue, tape, or otherwise permanently attach the Judging Label or Entry Details forms.

 

Events/Experiential Medium Type (Optional)

  • Provide an actual sample of the work as the target audience would have received it.
  • Please provide the appropriate Judging Label and Entry Details forms in the package with the physical sample. Please DO NOT glue, tape, or otherwise permanently attach the Judging Label or Entry Details forms.

Print & Print Technique Medium Types (Optional)

  • Provide a copy of the advertisement mounted on a board with a 1” (2.5cm) margin. The board should be no larger than 24” (60cm) on its longest side.
  • Attach the appropriate Judging Label and Entry Details forms to its accompanying board(s) using binder clips or similar fasteners. Please DO NOT glue, tape, or otherwise permanently attach the Judging Label or Entry Details forms.

Contact Information

event@clioawards.com

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