2024 Award Categories

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Digital entries will only be accepted as: URL, MOV, MP4, JPEG

There is no need to upload an MOV or MP4 directly into the entry system if the URL provided hosts the same content.

If you are only submitting a URL for judging, then we also require that you upload 2 JPEGs that best represent your work. 

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, published or released with all the logos, trademarks and copy marks intact, 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.


  • All URLs must be live from the date of entry through 31st December 2024.
  • The URL can bring the user to a landing page that hosts all elements that you wish the jury to view. The landing page can include the concept, translation and/or explanation along with the work to be judged.
  • You must submit all required user names and/or passwords. This is for judging use only and will not be shared in any public forum.
  • Entries that are unable to be viewed, due to an incorrect URL, user name or password, will be disqualified and will not be judged. Entry Fees for disqualified entries will not be refunded.

When Entering a Case Study:

  • The case study that is submitted for judging must clearly show the work.
  • 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.
  • It is mandatory that the Case Film uses Royalty-Free music.

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

JPEG Specs

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