FAQ

  • Where do I enter?
    AWARD has launched a new call for entries portal. Please visit the website here to register and complete your entries from the 29th September 2017. 
  • When is the deadline for entries?
    Call for Entries opens on Friday 29th September 2017. Early Bird entries submitted by Monday 16th October 2017 receive a 10% discount.
    Deadline for entries is 5pm Friday 1st December 2017, all entries received after this date incur a 15% late fee. Final extended deadline is 5pm Monday 11th December 2017.
  • What is the Client Letter?
    A signed letter from the client for whom the work was produced, stating that they approved the work and give permission for the work to be included in the awards. The letter also needs to include confirmation of the dates the work was first aired/ran.
  • Where do I supply the credits for my entries?
    Credits for ALL entries MUST be submitted when entering online. Please note you will not be able to submit your entries until all necessary credits have been entered for your work. If your entry is awarded and you have failed to submit your credits, your work will be displayed at the presentation evening without credits.
  • Where do I need to send samples for my AWARD entries to?
    Please send your work to the AWARD Office:
    Courier - Attn: AWARD Call for Entries
    The Communications Council, Mezzanine Level, 65 York St
    Sydney NSW 2000, Australia
  • Post (small items only i.e A4 envelopes)- Attn: AWARD Call for Entries
    PO Box Q1389, QVB Post Office, NSW 1230, Australia
  • Can I use abbreviations in the online entry system?
    No. Please note, that if your entry is successful, AWARD will use the supplied information for the AWARD Awards Presentation Evening as well as in the AWARD Annual (title, agency and client name).
  • Do I have to provide A2 boards for entries?
    AWARD no longer accepts A2 boards, all judging is done digitally, with the exception of Print and Poster and Outdoor which require unmounted A2 presentation images to be sent to AWARD. 
  • Are CDs or tapes accepted for entries?
    No. All audiovisual and audio files need to be uploaded online. 
  • What is the minimum number of executions for a campaign?
    Three (3).
  • Does AWARD refund entry fees?
    No. AWARD does not refund entry fees. Please read carefully through the 'AWARD Call for Entries Details' before you enter your work.
  • Do I attach an AWARD label to three-dimensional entries such as brochures, objects etc.?
    No, but please write clearly the AWARD ID number on your entry (for example I.02-512).
  • In what currency are the entry fees listed and must be paid in?
    Australian Dollars (AUD).
  • In what format must audiovisual files (spots and overviews) be submitted?
    MOV. Specific details are outlined in the Entry Kit 2017
  • In what format must audio files (radio) be submitted?
    WAV. Specific details are outlined in the Entry Kit 2017
  • If I submit a URL for a J.Digital entry, how long does it have to be live for?
    All URLs must be live until the 31st March 2018. If the site is no longer live then a self-contained version should be made available on your own server.
  • How are the Agency and Production Company of the Year awards determined? Special Awards will be calculated using a points system allocated according to how many Gold, Silver, Bronze and Finalist entries a campaign has been awarded (with more weight being placed on higher gongs). 
  • When will the AWARD Finalists and Winners be announced?
    A list of AWARD Finalists will be announced on the AWARD website www.awardonline.com post judging. The winners will be announced at the AWARD Awards Presentation Evening, held in May 2018.