Entries in these categories should demonstrate the integral role of media execution, technologies, data, targeting etc.

Contest categories


Use of existing or new technology to execute or support a media campaign. Including, but not limited to, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, robotics, gadgets and electronics, wearable and interactive technology etc.



Entries that are inspired or based on data. Entries must demonstrate how a media execution was enhanced or driven by data.

Includes use of data-driven insight, use ofreal-time data, use of data-driven targeting, use of data specifically generated from social media, use of data integration.



Target audience reach in media campaign and use of unlocked insights and understanding of consumer behaviours / needs in order to develop a customised media strategy to meet a brand’s specific business objectives, marketing goals and overall positioning.


The sourcing and selection of media platforms to deliver a brand's message. Entries should detail reach, penetration and frequency of the message to generate the desired response.


Entries should demonstrate how media thinking and skilful negotiations with media owners contributed to the execution of a campaign across selected channels and achieved business goals. Consideration will be given to the selection of media as part of brand storytelling and to the creative delivery.



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 advertisement constitutes one entry. 


Advertisements which form a campaign must be entered and paid for as single entries.


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.




Make sure that the version you have uploaded is final and it can be used for judging and shown publicly. 




the digital presentation image is a visual presentation of your work, including images and text (100 words max for a simple, clear summary in English of the written part of your entry).


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 as additional supporting material.


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.


Encoding mode:

multi-pass dimensions are recommended.

Aspect Ratio Resolution Format/Codec Audio
Preferred Full HD 1080p 1920 x 1080 .MOV/H.264 AAC, Stereo, 48kHz
  HD 720p 1280 x 720    
Accepted  4:3 or 16:9 1024x576 .MP4/H.264 AAC, Stereo, 48kHz


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.