ADC Annual Awards

CATEGORIES / REQUIREMENTS


Motion / Film Craft

This discipline highlights the art and craft of motion graphics, animation and visual effects, as well as the technical aspects of film.
   

ELIGIBILITY
All entries must have been released, printed, published, or aired for the first time between January 1, 2023 - March 1, 2024 in any country.

MOTION  / FILM CRAFT TIERED ENTRY PRICING
◊ Personal Projects: $75.00
◊ Freelancers: $100.00
◊ Company Size = 2-20 Employees: $250
◊ Company Size = 21+ Employees: $350

SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS
◊ An entry title and project credits are required on all entries.
 A client name is required for all categories except for the Personal Project category. If the work was created for your own company or brand, please enter your company name into the client field.
◊ A detailed project description of 300 words or less is not required, but is highly recommended.
◊ Each category accepts specific media types. All categories require judging media and at least one reference image.
 Judging Media: Required primary material and content that the jury will be judging.
 Supporting Media: Optional Secondary content that the jury may choose to review at their discretion.
 Reference Image: Required image that reflects the content of your entry. These images may be used by ADC for promotional purposes. The jury will see these images but they will not be judged.

PAST WINNING ENTRIES

                             



Categories

Motion / Film Craft
Craft in Motion / Film

MOT-101: Craft in Motion / Film - Animation

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos displaying craft in the simulation of movement created by displaying sequential frames.
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MOT-102: Craft in Motion / Film - Animated Logo

A single (1) or series (2-10) of animated logos.
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MOT-103: Craft in Motion / Film - Cinematography

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos displaying craft in the movement of the camera, framing, lighting and filming choices.
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MOT-104: Craft in Motion / Film - Direction

Concept and execution for a single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos.
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MOT-105: Craft in Motion / Film - Editing

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos displaying craft in the timing and cuts of film segments.
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MOT-106: Craft in Motion / Film - Motion Graphics

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos displaying craft in the combination of different creative elements like typography, illustration, logos, shapes and video, animated in a way that tells a story.
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MOT-107: Craft in Motion / Film - Visual Effects

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos displaying craft in the simulation of imagery.
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MOT-108: Craft in Motion / Film - Use of Music / Sound

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos displaying craft in the use of audio in tandem with visuals.
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MOT-109: Craft in Motion / Film - Typography

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos displaying craft in the typography in or overlaid on the moving image.
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MOT-110: Craft in Motion / Film - Extended Reality

Exceptional motion/film craftsmanship in a single (1) or series (2-10) of VR, AR or MR projects.
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Motion / Film Craft
Innovation

MOT-111: Innovation

A single (1) or series (2-10) of videos that push creative boundaries.
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Motion / Film Craft
Motion / Film

MOT-112: Motion / Film - Documentary

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
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MOT-113: Motion / Film - Movie Trailer

A single (1) preview or series (2-10) of previews for a film.
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MOT-114: Motion / Film - Music Video

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos featuring a performance of a song.
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MOT-115: Motion / Film - Narrative

A single (1) films or series (2-10) of films with a brand integrated into the script, plot, or broader themes of the content. Includes fiction and non-fiction work.
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MOT-116: Motion / Film - Short Video - Single

A single (1) film that is 5 minutes or less.
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MOT-117: Motion / Film - Short Video - Series

A series (2-10) of short films that are each 5 minutes or less. May include web series, episodic content, etc.
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MOT-118: Motion / Film - Television / VOD Promo - Single

A single (1) promotion, introduction, opening, preview, bumper, interstitial, etc.
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MOT-119: Motion / Film - Television / VOD Promo - Series

A series (2-10) of promotions, introductions, openings, previews, bumpers, interstitials, etc.
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MOT-120: Motion / Film - Title Sequences

A single (1) design of identity or credits.
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MOT-121: Motion / Film - Personal Project

A single (1) video or series (2-10) of videos that have not been created for a client. Includes unpublished work. Please Note: Student entries are not eligible. Student entries may be submitted into Young Ones ADC at https://youngones.org/categories/adc.
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