Communication Arts 2021 Illustration Competition
The Communication Arts' 2021 Competition is now open for submissions. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and illustrators, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual, in print and digital editions.
2021 D&AD Awards Open for Entry
D&AD has opened entries for the 2021 Awards. Recognized globally as the ultimate creative accolade, the D&AD Awards have inspired the creative community since 1962 by celebrating and stimulating the finest in design and advertising.
One Show 2021 Opens for Entries
The 2021 One Show is now open for entries. Notable changes have been made to help agencies and brands who continue to be affected by the global pandemic, including extended deadlines and new categories and disciplines that reflect the way the industry now works.
New York Festivals Launches Bowery Awards
New York Festivals has launched 'Bowery Awards,' a new competition celebrating independent creatives in the commercial landscape. Proceeds of the 2020 Bowery Awards will be donated to Feed the Frontlines NYC.
HP, Intel and Movidiam Team Up to Offer Free Creative Classes
HP has partnered with Intel and Movidiam to launch a brand-new free initiative designed to inspire the next generation of creatives and digital artists.
Landscape Designs Brand Identity for Vicarious
Landscape has designed a new brand identity and site for Vicarious, an intelligent robotics start-up backed by $150m in funding from Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Samsung and ABB.
Autodesk Issues Call for AU 2020 Proposals
As Autodesk's annual AU conference pivots to a virtual format this year, the company is calling on customers around the world to help it make a digital splash. Autodesk has announced an open call for proposals spanning talks, instructional demos, panels, roundtables, hands-on labs, product briefings and articles.
Fake Graphics for Real Movies: Graphic Design in Animated Film
In animated movies, hundreds, sometimes thousands, of pieces of illustrative and typographic design are generated to create a believable and rich world. The graphic designers' main role is to support and advance the storytelling while adding beauty, humor, texture, and a sense of time and place.
MSI Creator Awards
MSI has launched a new competition to celebrate 2D graphic designers, 3D animators and video editors globally. The awards are free to enter, and each submission will be evaluated by a panel of acclaimed artists based on creativity and originality, relevance and skill.
Autodesk Releases Maya 2020
Autodesk has released Maya 2020, featuring new improvements that empower animators, modelers, riggers, and technical artists to work faster and more efficiently throughout the production pipeline.
Communication Arts 2020 Illustration Competition
Submissions are now open for the Communication Arts' 2020 Illustration Competition. Selected by a nationally representative jury of distinguished designers, art directors and illustrators, the winning entries will be distributed worldwide in the Communication Arts Illustration Annual, in print and digital editions.
LOEWE Launches Craft-led Campaign in Time for Christmas
The work of British Arts and Craft ceramicist William De Morgan has been brought to life in a stunning combination of stop-motion animation and live-action to launch LOEWE's new range of ready-to-wear and accessories for men and women.
8th One Screen Short Film Festival: Call for Entries
The One Club for Creativity is now calling for entries for the 8th Annual One Screen Short Film Festival, the premiere short film festival that celebrates and awards filmmakers from both commercial advertising and film industries.
ATK PLN Creates Whimsical Magic with Female Heroine in New Paramount Animation Trademark Logo
Paramount Animation has released a new trademark logo featuring a new character: a tween Star Skipper designed by concept designer Christopher Zibach. In the new animated logo, the Star Skipper's magic touch transforms a skipping stone into a shining star.
We Are Royale Creates Animated AR Mural for Artolution
We Are Royale recently partnered with community-based public art organization Artolution to create an animated AR mural featuring the artwork of 15 refugee children and teens from Central America.
GIRAF15: Call for Films
Submissions are now open for the 15th GIRAF International Festival of Independent Animation. An annual animation festival that runs each November at the Globe Cinema in Calgary, GIRAF celebrates the spirit of independent, underground, and experimental animation, showcasing Canadian animators and presenting diverse animations from around the globe.
Rookie Awards 2019
The 2019 Rookie Awards is now open for submissions. The competition is open to young creatives in visual effects, animation, games, virtual reality, motion graphics, and 3d visualization.
Adobe Design Achievement Awards 2019
Submissions are now open for the 2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards, the world's premier digital media competition for students and emerging creators.
Core77 Design Awards 2019
The 2019 Core77 Design Awards is still open for entries. Recognizing excellence in all areas of design enterprise, the Awards celebrates the richness of the design profession and its practitioners.
The 2019 SIGGRAPH will be held at the Los Angeles Convention Center, July 28-August 1. Every year, SIGGRAPH features global innovators who are changing what's possible in computer graphics, animation, VR, games, and emerging technologies.
57th Annual D&AD Awards Open for Entries
The 57th Annual D&AD Awards are now open for submissions, with eleven categories reimagined to highlight the best of the modern creative industries: Animation, Casting, Cinematography, Direction, Editing, Illustration, Photography, Production Design, Sound Design & Use of Music, Typography and Visual Effects.
FITC Amsterdam 2019
The 2019 FITC Amsterdam will be held February 18-19 at Pakhuis de Zwijger. Now in its 12th year, FITC Amsterdam is host to the latest and greatest in design, technology and cool stuff from all around the globe.
RSA Student Design Awards 2018/19
The Royal Society of Arts has announced the briefs for the 2018/19 RSA Student Design Awards. The international design competition provides students and new graduates with an invaluable network and platform to develop their careers.
MPC Creative Creates Fully Animated Opening Title Sequence for Semi-Permanent 2018
MPC Creative has created the fully animated opening titles for Semi-Permanent's 2018 conference.
One Screen Short Film Festival 2019: Call for Entries
One Screen is the premier short film festival that celebrates and awards filmmakers from both the commercial advertising and film industries. Now in its seventh year, the festival aims to highlight creative brilliance, in hopes of fostering further collaboration within the creative arts.
COLLINS Brings SF Exploratorium's 'Inflatable - Expanding Works of Art' Installation to Life
COLLINS recently brought the 'Inflatable - Expanding Works of Art' installation to life for the SF Exploratorium.
Gentleman Scholar Unveils Original 2018 World Cup Production
In honor of the 2018 World Cup, Gentleman Scholar has crafted an animated tribute, celebrating a handful of different players and their nations.
Torino Graphic Days 3
The third international Torino Graphic Days, an international festival dedicated to visual communication, will be held October 11-14 in Turin. Four days of workshops, talks, performances, exhibitions and a market fair will bring to Turin the best of the visual design field.
Vault49 Encourages People to Talk About It
A designer at New York ideas-led brand design agency Vault49 who wants to encourage more open discussion of mental health issues created an Instagram animation to mark the end of Mental Health Month in the USA.
SIGGRAPH 2018 Vancouver
The 45th SIGGRAPH conference, world's leading annual interdisciplinary educational event showcasing the latest in computer graphics and interactive techniques, will take place August 12-16 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.