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Admissions . Contest . Guidelines + Category Descriptions . Integrated Media Category 

Integrated Media category

The Integrated Media Category includes, but is not limited to:

Animation

  • Description:
    • Animation is the rapid display of a sequence of images to create an illusion of movement.
  • Examples:
    • Animation can be made with either hand rendered art, computer generated imagery, or three-dimensional objects such as puppets or clay figures.
  • Special Instructions:
    • Submissions: For each animation submission, you can upload only one video file:
 The time limit for the video is five minutes, and should not exceed 350 MB.
    • The animation must be uploaded to YouTube or Vimeo, and then you must provide the URL in the Video (YouTube/Vimeo) field of the submission form.
    • Please do not mail us a DVD or storage device containing your entry. All media must be uploaded directly to the online registration system.

    • Since the awards are blindly judged (jurors will not see the identity of the students who are entering work), please do not include any credits in your film.

Illustration

  • Description:
    • Illustration is a depiction that is created to inform and elucidate a story, poem, magazine or newspaper article, etc.
  • Examples:
    • Illustrations can take the form of drawings, paintings, photographs, collages and numerous other media used for the traditional field of illustration.

Photography

  • Description:
    • Photography is the art, science and practice of creating images by recording light using light sensitive film or by a digital sensor.
  • Examples:
    • There are many specialized areas of photography that include but are not limited to fashion, architecture, portraiture, studio, landscape and street photography.
  • Special Instructions:

Video/Film

  • Description:
    • Video and film include the process of capturing, recording, processing, storing, transmitting, and reconstructing a sequence of still images representing scenes in motion.
  • Examples:
    • Examples of video and film include movies, documentaries, commercials, home movies, and the news.
  • Special Instructions:
    • Video Entry Agreement Form: Students who submit work to this category are required to complete the Video Entry Agreement Form (per video entry) and submit it along with their entry to the registration form.
    • Photography and Video/FIlm Appearance Release Form: In addition to filling out the registration form, you must also get the consent of any recognizable people you may have photographed or videotaped/filmed.

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Entry Categories

Visual Arts

  • Drawing
  • Installation
  • Painting
  • Printmaking
  • Sculpture



Design

  • Graphic Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Architecture



Integrated Media

  • Animation
  • Illustration
  • Photography
  • Video/Film



Craft

  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Jewelry + Metals
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