DIRECT MARKETING CRAFT
Contest supported by International Association of Marketing Initiatives
Entries should demonstrate excellence in targeted communications.
A campaign or individual communication showcasing outstanding copywriting skill that has led to a successful and measured response.
Communication of the overall visual appearance of direct marketing work.
A campaign or individual communication showcasing outstanding design in the customer experience that has led to a successful and measured response.
Dynamic campaigns based on consumer data and insight. Including content from websites, videos, emails, social and blogs. Entries should demonstrate how the campaign enriched the user’s experience by driving engagement and achieving results.
Existing or new digital technologies applied to direct marketing work
Entry materials are the most important elements of your entry. This is what the judges will examine, watch and read during their decision-making.
Please make sure that the version you have uploaded is final and it is can be used for judging and shown publicly. Do not upload 'holding media' (i.e. incorrect/fake JPG, MP3, MOV, MP4, etc.)
Each campaign constitutes one entry.
Please carefully check and re-check the credits you have entered. These credits will be published on our website exactly as you have typed them. Credits cannot be altered during judging.
The entry (incl. all materials) can be understood in English. Please explain or translate any specific word play or local, social, cultural or political references and nuances.
Please ensure you do not refer to the name of your agency or any contributing creative companies anywhere on your submission materials with the exception of self-promotion.
Please make sure that the version you have uploaded is final and it can be used for judging and shown publicly.
All entries should be submitted as:
1. One PRESENTATION IMAGE:
the digital presentation image is a visual presentation of your work, including images and text (100 words max covering the brief,
execution and results).
JPG, 150 dpi, RGB and A3 size (2480 x 1754 pixels), 15MB maximum.
For the purpose of judging impartiality, there must be no agency branding anywhere on your entry materials, with the exception of self-promotion or corporate communications, nor any reference to anyone who has contributed to the entry.
2. Case film:
Film are accepted as a link to YouTube or Vimeo.
Please ensure that any files uploaded, do not contain the name of the agency.
Do not delete the video from the provided Youtube/Vimeo link after entry submission. The video must be public.
You should upload your film as MOV/MP4 file to YouTube/Vimeo. Please note the file size should be no bigger than 350MB.
No agency branding or any contributing creative companies/people must be visible on the entry (e.g. logos, credits etc.) except for self-promotion entries.
Please supply 2 versions of your case film, as follows:
Full version: 120 seconds long
This case film will be viewed by the Jury during voting and deliberations and could be used if your entry is a winner in post-Festival promotions. It will also be shown at the Festival, to give delegates the opportunity to study, appreciate and learn from the entries. Full case film should be in English.
Short version (AWARDS SHOW FILM): 30-45 seconds
A shorter, edited version of your case film. This will be shown at the award show, should your work win gold. It will not be shown to the jury. Award Show Films should be in English.
multi-pass dimensions are recommended.
3. Supporting Material:
You may also supply relevant support material, depending on the campaign you are submitting. The jury will not have time to evaluate excessive supporting materials so please send only the most relevant and useful support materials. All supporting materials should be supplied in the following formats:
All JPGs (incl. proofs or photos) must be 150 dpi, RGB and A4 size.
All video material should be uploaded as MOV/MP4.
All audio files should be uploaded as MP3 files.
All websites or online materials must be submitted via a URL, even if only posted temporarily for the purpose of the judging. If you submit a URL to a landing page containing content, please make sure it is unbranded and that the files are edited as above.