2022 Award Categories

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Requirements

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Entries submitted must be released in a commercial environment with client approval between 1st July 2021 and 31st August 2022.
  • 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.
  • 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.
When sending 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.
  •  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.
 
When entering a Case Study:
  • The case study that is submitted for judging must clearly show the work in-situ.
  • 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 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.

Specs for MOV/MP4 uploads:

Resolution:
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

Specs for JPEG uploads:

Resolution:
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