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Package Design entries can be entered as Physical Material, JPEG, MOV or MP4

Media Requirements:

Physical Material:

  • You must supply one (1) sample of the actual packaging. If entering a Product Line, you must supply one (1) piece of the actual packaging for each item in the line.
  • If you must empty the contents for Shipping/Customs purposes, be sure to upload at least one JPEG of the packaging as it appeared in the marketplace.
  • If entering in more than one category, you must supply a piece for each category entered.
  • Do not affix or wrap forms around the entry material. All forms should be sent flat in an envelope.
  • In addition, you must upload a JPEG(s) for each entry. When entering a Product Line, you must upload a JPEG of the entire line, plus several JPEGs that best represent your entry.

Note: If an entrant specifically requests an entry be returned, LIA will make every effort to comply. LIA indemnifies itself of any loss or damage to the original entry. The entrant assumes all costs for packing and shipping for the return of the work. These requests must be made upon entry.

Specs for JPEG uploads:

Landscape Images: Approx. 2400 x 3000 pixels
Portrait Images: Approx. 3000 x 2400 pixels
300 dpi
Equivalent to 203mm x 254mm (8 in x 10 in)
Color Mode: CMYK or RGB
File size: 6 MB maximum

Specs for MOV/MP4 uploads:

Standard Definition Source Material minimum: 720 x 480
High Definition Source Material: 1920 x 1080
Frame Rate: Original Frame Rate
(23.98, 24, 25, 29.97,
50, 59.94, 60)

Codec: H264 or Mpeg4, Best Quality
Data Rate: Minimum 5,000kbps / Maximum 10,000kbps
Sound: AAC 48KHz
File size: 1 GB maximum

Case Studies:

  • The presentation should clearly demonstrate the concept and show the key elements through which the core idea has been expressed.
  • Must not exceed 3 minutes
  • Narration must be in English or have English subtitles
  • Juries prefer concise and to-the-point Case Studies
  • It is mandatory that the Case Studies use Royalty-Free music.
  • Any entrant that requires LIA to change the media because of music rights will be charged a USD $500.00 fee.
  • In addition, you must upload JPEG(s) that best represent the execution.

Entry Requirements:

  • Entries submitted must be released in a commercial environment with client approval between 1st July 2017 and 31st July 2018.
  • All work submitted must be in the exact form it was broadcast, published or released with all the logos, trademarks and copy marks intact, regardless of category or medium. Work must not be altered for submission purposes.
  • Any work created solely for the purpose of entering this competition is not eligible. In the case of a query by the Jury, the entrant will be required to prove eligibility of entry.
  • More than one company may enter any piece of work, i.e. both the Agency and the Production Company may enter a piece that both parties have worked on. These would be two separate entries.
  • If an Entrant lists more than one company in the Entrant field, two entry fees are required. LIA will invoice the Entering Company for the additional entry fee.

Creative Credits:

  • All credits must be input at the time of entry. Be sure that you enter all credits accurately so that all those who worked on the piece are properly recognized.
  • A USD $200 fee (per entry) will be charged to add credits if all creative credits are left blank.
  • If a credit field does not apply, it must be left blank. (Do not input placeholders. Ex: ‘N/A’, or spaces, etc.).
  • A USD $100 fee (per entry) will be charged for credit changes requested after the Entry System has closed.

Finalized Entries:

  • Once you have finalized the Entries online, the system automatically generates Entry Form(s) and an Invoice. The forms are then emailed to the email address you logged in with.
  • Physical Material must be shipped to the LIA New York office within 7 days of finalizing your entries.
  • Payment is due immediately. Entries cannot be approved for judging until payment has been received. See Shipping and Fees.

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