To enter NewStar Design Awards, you simply submit 3 examples of your best work for judging in a 2D, 3D or Multimedia Category. You need to be a student or a new graduate (graduated in 2012) to enter. If you are entering multiple categories, you must submit three examples for each category you enter as separate projects. If you are unsure how best enter please call to discuss. Applications will need to be submitted via The Loop (www.theloop.com.au), Australia’s number one creative community.
Category 1 – Multimedia
Includes video, short film, animation, television advertisement, motion graphics, website walk through, computer game demonstration, digital moving image, mobile apps etc. NOTE: these can only be 1 minute long and must be in .mov format.
Category 2 – 2D
Includes printed visual communication, graphic design, corporate branding, advertising, poster design, stationery, publication, packaging etc.
Category 3 – 3D
Includes products, packaging, automotive, furniture, jewellery, built environment, set design, fashion etc… Do not submit the physical model. Entries must be a digital illustration, photograph, movie, screen grab or 360 degree perspective of the design.
How do I Apply?
WARNING: The submission process is slightly different this year so please read the instructions for the 2 part process carefully; ( Part 1: Low Res, Part 2: High Res)
Part 1 : Submit your low res entry on the loop for judging
I don’t have a profile on The Loop?
Step A. Create a Free Profile then proceed to step B
I already have a profile on The Loop?
Step B. Create a Project in your Loop Profile for your Submission:
Once you are logged into your Loop profile click ADD NEW PROJECT:
Project Title: Give your project a title : FirstName_LastName_NewStar Design Awards_Category
Profession: Select your preferred profession
Skills: Select Relevant Skills
e.g Example1: Branding Identity: Sustainable Coffee Company
Example 2: Packaging: Boutique beer
Example3: Mobile App: ANZ Bank
Once your profile is updated with your NewStar entry you need to apply for the Award by going to the following link and applying for the relevant category. www.theloop.com.au/agideas_newstar/jobs
Any questions or problems with Part 1 email firstname.lastname@example.org, they’ll be happy to help.
Part 2 Submit your High Resolution images or mov. files to our Hightail drop box for inclusion in the shortlist publication and exhibition.
2D and 3D
You can submit this work in JPEG, TIFF.
300 dpi as the largest file possible, for application in large format print.
CMYK if possible
Submit up to a one minute mov. file to represent your work or screen grabs of digital projects as well as a high resolution stills for inclusion in print
Make a folder named: FirstName_LastName_Category (e.g. JOE_BLOGS_2D)
Name each file: FirstName_LastName_project name
Ensure your folder is Zipped before you upload it here: https://dropbox.hightail.com/agideasdropbox
Any questions? leave a comment or email us at email@example.com
- Read and understood the information on this document?
- Logged a profile on The Loop and uploaded work?
- Submitted your high resolution work to the Hightail dropbox?
- Correctly named your files? Allowed enough time to complete the application form and upload the files before the deadline?
- Indicated in your application which category you are applying for?
- Bought your ticket to attend the agIdeas 2014 International Design Forum? Tickets will be on sale from January 2014.
Terms and Conditions
Use of Work: By entering the agIdeas NewStar Design Awards, the applicant grants the irrevocable right to use the work to promote the agIdeas NewStar Design Awards and any sponsors involvement in these awards, as Design Foundation, agIdeas and its partners sees fit. The applicant understands and agrees that Design Foundation, agIdeas or its partners shall not be required to make any payment to the entrant or any third party in respect of such promotional usage.