7 STEPS TO ENTER

1. Download the AWARD Entry Kit 
Read carefully through this document to choose the categories and sub-categories you wish to enter along with all entry requirements and eligibility rules. Download HERE. Please also read the terms and conditions HERE before entering. 

2. Register and enter your entries online
Register your details to receive your login information.  Each year you will need to create a new log in. Select CREATE ENTRY, choose the category and section you wish to enter and fill out the online entry form then press 'Add'.

3. Manage your entries and upload all relevant files for your entries
Go to MANAGE ENTRIES. Here you need to upload all required files and print out your checklist. You have the option to edit, duplicate and delete entries at this stage. Please note that you will not be able to finalise your entries until all required files have been uploaded. NOTE: YOU MUST ALSO UPLOAD A SIGNED LETTER FROM THE CLIENT FOR EACH ENTRY AS A PDF FILE IN ORDER FOR THE WORK TO BE DEEMED AS ELIGIBLE FOR THE AWARDS.

4. Enter credits
Once you have created your entries you will need to enter the credit information for all entries under "Manage Entries". Credits MUST be checked and entered correctly as this information will be used for the AWARD Presentation Evening AND the AWARD Annual in the event that your work is awarded. Please note that you will not be able to finalise your entries until credits have been entered.
Please make sure you list any production companies/ agencies involved as if they are not included it may effect their chances of winning Production Company/ Agency of the Year awards.  

5. Submit your entries
Before you go to SUBMIT ENTRIES, please make sure all provided details are correct and uploads are complete, as you won't be able to make any changes once you have submitted your work.
Please select entries you wish to submit from the tick boxes provided. You will only be given the option to submit complete entries. 
IMPORTANT: Please make sure once your entries are submitted you remember to print a copy of your checklist. 
After submission you will only be able to print out forms and watch your uploads.

6. Payment
Once you've submitted your entries you must process payment. Please make sure payment is made within the relevant timeframe to get earlybird rates/ avoid late fees. If payment is not recieved within the dates specified you will be charged the additional fees.
Payment can be done online via credit card. Please note entries will not be processed by AWARD until payment has been received. (AWARD Accepts Visa, Mastercard and AMEX). 

7. Send hard copy materials (for Print, Poster and Outdoor and any samples)

Some categories will require an A2 unmounted presentation image or samples/products to be provided.

Please ensure that you print and attach a label to the back of all unmounted presentation images and samples.

If you are entering the same work into more than one category you must provide separate hard copies for each category. Material WILL NOT be transferred from category to category during judging.

 

Please courier  to:

The Communications Council

AWARD Call-for-Entries

Mezzanine Level, 65 York Street

Sydney NSW 2000

 

Small items (envelops only) can be mailed to:

Jean Probert

The Communications Council

PO Box Q1389

Sydney NSW 1230

 

PLEASE USE THE BELOW FILE TYPES FOR ALL ENTRIES

IMAGES: JPGS (300 dpi) High Resolution. Ideally images should be larger than 2000 pixels (wide or high)

VIDEOS: Max Size: 250 megabytes MOV or MP4 Format: QuickTime H.264 HD 1080p 25 Frame Size: 1920 * 1080 Frame Rate: 25 fps Progressive Bit rate: VBR 32Mbps Audio: 48kHz, Stereo, 16 bit

RADIO: WAV file. Ensure entry is submitted in Stereo, in a high quality WAV, 48khz at 16 bits or more. Please ensure the file extension reads .wav or the file will not be accepted by the system. Use the approximate file size guide that 1 second = 500 kb. Please ensure one file contains one commercial only - please do not send multiple commercials in one file.

DOCUMENTS: Client letters need to be uploaded as a pdf.