2024 Award Categories

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Audio & Radio entries will only be accepted as: MP3, MOV, MP4

Work originally released as audio only must be entered as an MP3. We will not approve for Judging an MOV that has no moving images.

In the category Innovative Use of Radio a Case Study is required.

Campaign Entries: Each title requires a separate upload.

Non-English Entries:
Entries not broadcast or aired in English must be dubbed in English with the original music and/or sound effects.  Any entry originally broadcast in a language other than English requires a written English translation. You must also submit your work as it was released in its original language.

Entry Requirements:
  • Work submitted must be first released, published and/or broadcast in a commercial environment with client approval between 1st July 2023 through 31st August 2024.
  • All work submitted must be in the exact form it was broadcast or released, regardless of category or sub-category. Work must not be altered for submission purposes.
  • Any entrant that requires LIA to change the media after it is approved and locked will be charged a USD $250.00 fee.
Case Study Requirements:
  • 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 Film uses Royalty-Free music.

MP3 Specs
Minimum of 64kbps (mono) up to a maximum of 196kbps
File type: MP3 (stereo) with a compression ratio of 22:1
File size: 3 MB maximum

MOV/MP4 Specs
Slates, clocks or bars must NOT appear on the video. Entries that contain the entrant name or branding of entering company will not be accepted.

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