Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2018 (Win a trip to Los Angeles & attend Adobe Max)

Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2018 (Win a trip to Los Angeles & attend Adobe Max)

Deadline: June 4, 2018

The Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2018 is now open for entries. ADAA is a global digital media competition for student creators. Connected to industry professionals, academic leaders, and top brands, the ADAA is launching the next generation of student careers. Enter your best work today and make your creative career dreams come true.

Categories

Both individuals and groups may enter up to three unique projects in each of the following 14 categories during the entire duration of the contest.

  • Fine Arts Segment
    • Photography
    • Graphic Design / Print Design
    • Illustration
    • Animation / Motion Graphics
    • Video Editing / Post-Production
  • Commercial Segment
    • Photography
    • Graphic Design / Print Design / Illustration
    • Animation / Motion Graphics
    • Video Editing / Post-Production
    • Packaging Design
    • Web / App / Game Design
  • Social Impact Segment
    • Photography / Graphic Design / Print Design / Illustration
    • Animation / Motion Graphics / Video Editing / Post-Production
    • Web / App / Game Design

Prizes

Fourteen (14) Category Winners will be selected from the Finalists in each category. Only one Category Winner will be selected from each category, and Category Winners may be either individuals or groups.

  • Category Winners who are individual entrants will receive a winner’s certificate and a 12-month Adobe Creative Cloud All Apps membership. Individual Category Winners will receive an invitation to attend the Adobe MAX Conference held in Los Angeles, California, October 15 – 17, 2018; one complimentary general student registration fee of [US$299] value; round-trip coach airfare up to US $1,200; and three nights of shared hotel accommodations. Value of complimentary MAX student registration fee, airfare, and hotel is nontransferable and cannot be redeemed for cash or product. Each individual Category Winner will also receive a one-year mentorship with an industry mentor.
  • For Category Winners who are group entrants, each team member will receive a 12-month Creative Cloud membership and a winner’s certificate. The group’s designated leader will also receive an invitation to attend the Adobe MAX Conference held in Los Angeles, California, October 15 – 17, 2018; one complimentary general student registration fee of [US$299] value; round-trip coach airfare up to US$1,200; and three nights of shared hotel accommodations. Value of complimentary MAX student registration fee, airfare, and hotel is nontransferable and cannot be added to the value of the cash or redeemed for cash or product. The group leader will also receive a one-year mentorship with an industry mentor.

Eligibility

  • Participants must be over the age of 18 and a student enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education.
  • Adobe tools must have contributed to the creation of the entry.

Judging Criteria

  • Project originality and creative excellence
  • Effectiveness in meeting a communication objective
  • Demonstrating skills in applying Adobe products towards these ends.

How to Apply

Entries received before April 24th qualify as Early Birds!

  • Create a profile with your Adobe ID
  • Upload your work on Behance
  • Get connected to the ADAA Community
  • Sign up for events + mentorship

Enter the competition now

For more information, visit Adobe Design Achievement Awards.

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