Broadcast Design News
United Nations Issues Global Call to Creatives
The United Nations has issued an open brief to creatives everywhere to help spread public health messages in ways which will be effective, accessible and shareable. The organization is looking for a multitude of creative solutions to reach audiences across different cultures, age groups, affiliations, geographies and languages.
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.
Marvel Partners with loyalkaspar to Launch 'Find Your Power' Campaign
Marvel has unveiled a new global campaign, including an ad airing in Times Square above the Disney Store, with creative strategy, visuals, and live-action spots delivered by loyalkaspar.
Found Studio Designs New 3D Idents for Viasat History
Found recently partnered with Viasat World to create a suite of idents for their history channel, Viasat History.
And/Or Creates Motion Strategy for Knotel Rebrand
And/Or has developed a motion design strategy and assets to align with workspace management startup Knotel's recent global rebrand.
Trollbäck+Company Creates Brand Film for Penn State University
Trollbäck+Company, in collaboration with Decoded Advertising, created a brand film for Penn State University to promote the campus, facilities and university ethos.
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.
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards 2020
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is now open for entries for the 2020 competition. New York Festivals also announced the Midas Awards has merged into the prestigious NYF Advertising Awards.
41st Telly Awards Now Open
The celebrated awards show, Telly Awards, has opened its annual call for entries. This 41st edition of the Tellys is rolling out an all-new theme dubbed "Telly Award Winners Tell Great Stories" - focusing on their commitment to celebrating video content in countless languages from around the globe, and from various types of creators, including everything from editors and directors to animators and those producing content on new platforms.
Trollbäck+Company Creates New Brand Evolution for FOX Entertainment
Trollbäck+Company designed the new brand position, strategy and tone of voice for FOX Entertainment.
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.
Applied Arts 2019 Advertising Awards
Submissions are now open for the Applied Arts' 2019 Advertising Awards, an international competition open to all disciplines of advertising work including, but not limited to, traditional advertising work from print, out-of-home, radio, television, to interactive work and experiential promotional opportunities that work to strengthen a brand.
Autodesk Releases Bifrost for Maya
Autodesk has today released Bifrost for Maya. Bifrost makes it possible for 3D artists and technical directors to create serious effects in Maya quickly and easily using a new visual programming environment.
3rd Annual Athena Ad Awards: Call for Submissions
The 3rd Annual Athena Ad Awards, a joint project between The 3% Movement and Athena Film Festival, is accepting creative campaign submissions from all global brands and agencies. The Awards aims to honor creative work that accurately and respectfully depicts women, highlights their courage and moxie, and resonates with audiences.
Adobe MAX: The Creativity Conference 2019
The Adobe Max Creativity Conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA from November 4-6, 2019. The conference will bring together thousands of designers, developers, and business leaders to learn new skills, discover the latest technologies, and discuss emerging trends.
Ideas In Motion 2019
The 2019 Ideas In Motion will offer an exploration of the concepts and design behind motion design within broadcast and film. Attendees will be able to learn from designers and directors from some of the top studios as they dissect the creative and technical approaches to conveying the story of new worlds through design, motion, VFX and more.
AIA Film Challenge 2019
The fifth annual AIA Film Challenge is now open for submissions. The annual competition offers a chance to highlight the ways entrants helped build stronger communities alongside civic leaders.
Found Crafts Groundbreaking Installation for Nissan Flagship Store in Paris
Found recently crafted a ground-breaking new installation for Nissan's flagship Paris store.
72andSunny Amsterdam Creates New Additional Dynamic Logo for IKEA
72andSunny Amsterdam has created a dynamic application of the IKEA logo called 'The Fönster.' The Fönster complements the existing and iconic IKEA blue and yellow logo and will be used to tag and brand IKEA content that isn't consumed in traditional channels.
Mode Fest 2019
Motion Design Education Summit invites students and emerging designers to submit to the second biennial MODE Fest taking place during the Summit in Wellington, NZ, May 30 - June 1.
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.
Laundry Creates Vibrant Title Sequence & Branding for Graphika Manila
Laundry was recently commissioned by Graphika Manila, a premier creativity conference in the Philippines, to create the title sequence and branding for its 13th annual event.
Framestore Wins 2019 VES Award for 'Welcome Home'
Framestore's work on Spike Jonze's 'Welcome Home' commercial for Apple has been recognized by the Visual Effects Society (VES) Award for Outstanding Compositing in a Photoreal Commercial.
Motion Plus Design 2019
The acclaimed festival Motion Plus Design touches down in North America for the first time at the historic Montalban Theatre in Hollywood on Saturday February 23, 2019. After years of sold-out events in Paris and Tokyo, the Motion Plus Design team is thrilled to bring this unique festival to the U.S.
Adidas Womens and Clubhouse Studios Champion Co-creation in Global Statement Collection Launch
Clubhouse Studios has delivered end-to-end strategy and creative to content and digital production for adidas' Statement Collection, a continuation of adidas Women's strategic direction to be the first co-created women's sports brand.
Made Thought Designs Visual Personality for Arc
Made Thought has designed a powerful visual personality and launch strategy for new electric bike brand Arc. The Arc Vector, the most advanced electric bike in the world, launched this month in Milan.
40th Annual Telly Awards Are Now Open
The Telly Awards has launched its annual call for entries with new categories honoring outstanding work in serialized branded content and live video. Founded in 1979 to honor commercials made for cable and local TV, The Telly Awards recently renewed itself for the multi-screen era.
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.
Deep Creates Launch Campaign for 1086 by Nyetimber
Deep recently created a nation-wide campaign for Nyetimber - the luxury sparkling wine producer based in the south of England.
ATK PLN Crafts Cinematic Show Open for AICP Show Dallas
ATK PLN has created this year's AICP Dallas show open and sponsor reel. The open explores a captivating macro view of Renaissance sculptures, panning in closeup around the unique facets of the statues.
ITSLIQUID International Contest 2018
The 6th ITSLIQUID International Contest is now open for submissions and offers artists, architects, designers the chance to win 100,000 Euros.
Our Design Agency Produces Video for Mind and English Football League to Mark World Mental Health Day
Our Design Agency has produced a video designed to draw football fans' attention to On Your Side, a partnership between mental health charity Mind and the English Football League (EFL).
New York Festivals 2019 Advertising Awards Now Open for Entries
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards is now accepting entries for the 2019 competition. This year the competition has announced a world-class advisory board, reduced categories by 35% and unveiled strategic new category groups and categories.
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.
Public Voting Now Open for the 2018 AIA Blueprint for Better Film Challenge
Public voting has opened for AIA's 2018 Better Film Challenge, an initiative that highlights the collaborative work of architects and civic leaders to solve some of the biggest issues facing cities today.
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.
Ranger & Fox Creates Show Package for HP Branded Esports Series GGWP
Ranger & Fox recently created a show package for HP-branded series 'GGWP.' The new branded content series from OMEN by HP, 'Good Game, Well Played,' profiles top competitive gamers, providing compelling stories and insights for its fans along the way.
isobel Engineers New Brand Identity and Campaign for Micralite
isobel has created a new brand identity for baby travel brand Micralite. The brand identity reflects the 'life-enhancing' properties of the product and is rolled out across packaging, website design and a brand film.
Ideas in Motion: Worldbuilding Through Design, Motion and VFX
Organized by FITC, 'Ideas in Motion' is an exploration of the concepts and design behind worldbuilding within broadcast and film. The one day event will give attendees insight on working on projects from 30 second commercial spots to feature film projects.
Bentley Premieres 'Together We Are Extraordinary'
Bentley has premiered 'Together We Are Extraordinary,' a short film celebrating the centenary of the British luxury brand.
AIA Launches Its Fourth Annual Film Challenge
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has launched its fourth annual film challenge as part of the AIA's "Blueprint for Better" campaign, an initiative that highlights the collaborative work of architects and civic leaders to solve some of the biggest issues facing cities today.
Leviathan's Dolby Gallery Metamorphosis
Leviathan was recently invited to take part in a series of Dolby exhibitions that explore the leading edge of audio and imaging technologies in partnership with contemporary artists.
Adobe MAX 2018 Creativity Conference
The 2018 Adobe MAX Creativity Conference will be held October 15-17 in Los Angeles. MAX is the annual gathering of over 12,000 graphic, web, and multi-disciplinary designers; creative and art directors; film, video, and motion graphics pros; photographers; and creative leaders.
Applied Arts 2018 Advertising Awards
Applied Arts 2018 Advertising Awards is now open for submissions. The contest is international and open to all forms of commissioned, published, unpublished and personal work from professionals and enthusiasts created between January 2017 and August 2018.
Music Data Drives These Butterflies in Trafalgar Square
Superunion has created a film and campaign with digital artist David McLeod to promote London Symphony Orchestra's annual summer concert in London's Trafalgar Square.
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.
Trollbäck+Company's Main-On-End Titles Draw the Final Curtain on 2018 Motion 'Un-Conference'
Trollbäck+Company created the "main-on-end" titles for Motion 2018, which took place June 5th-8th in Santa Fe, NM.
Goodwin & Goodwin: Signs with Soul
'Signs With Soul' is a short documentary film capturing the creative spirit of Goodwin & Goodwin, a creative sign company in North London.
D&AD Most Awarded Design Agency Goes to JKR
Jones Knowles Ritchie (JKR) has been named 2018 Most Awarded Design Agency at the D&AD Awards. JKR swept up six awards across six projects, including one yellow Pencil, one graphite Pencil, and four wood Pencils.
Alkemy X Animates Mesmerizing Sea Shepherd PSA
Alkemy X recently teamed up with FF New York to produce an animated PSA for the marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd.
Superunion's 'Always Moving' to be Featured in The Senses Exhibition at Cooper Hewitt
Superunion's ambitious audiovisual collaboration with the London Symphony Orchestra (LSO), 'Always Moving,' will be featured in the multisensory exhibition, 'The Senses: Design Beyond Vision.'
2018 Clio Awards
Entries are now open for the 2018 Clio Awards, the esteemed international awards competition for the creative business. Founded in 1959 to celebrate high achievement in advertising, the Clios annually and throughout the year recognize the work, the agencies and the talent that push boundaries and establish new precedent.
2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2018 Adobe Design Achievement Awards. The Awards celebrate student achievement at the intersection of technology and creativity.
MPC Creative Captures Soul of Skateboard Culture for Loke
MPC Creative created and entirely produced the launch film for a new skateboarding app called Loke. Loke was created by the New York-based digital studio Attaboy makes, a side project of Andrei Juradowitch, whose full-time job is Creative Director at MPC Creative.
8th Annual Lovie Awards: Call for Entries
The 8th Annual Lovie Awards is now open for submissions. The Lovie Awards honours the best of the European Internet across Websites, Internet Video, Online Advertising, Apps, Mobile Sites & Podcasts and Social.
UTÖKA Creates Design-Driven CGI/Motion Graphic Spot For Mizuno
UTÖKA blended photo-real CGI and motion graphic design with live-action footage for a multi-platform spot showcasing the cutting-edge technology behind MIZUNO Maxcor, MIZUNO's high-performance baseball bat.
Trollbäck+Company's Animation Contemplates Time via Second Buddha's Teachings
The latest animated film from Trollbäck+Company visualizes different POV's on concepts of time and relativity -- from the ancient Buddhists to contemporary astrophysicists.
The Webby Awards 2018 Deadline Extended
The deadline has been extended for the 2018 Webby Awards until January 26. The Webby Awards is the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2018
DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, returns to Vancouver in 2018. The event will provide insights into design thinking, process and strategy, strengthening creative professionals' ability to deliver effective and innovative design communications.
60 Years of Logos: Chermayeff & Geismar
Directed by Dan Covert of Dress Code, '60 Years of Logos' honors Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar's collaboration for more than a half of century, which produced some of the most enduring and defining logos of the modern age - NBC, Chase, PBS, Showtime, Pan AM, Univision, National Geographic, NYU, The EPA, and MoMA.
FITC Amsterdam 2018
The 2018 FITC Amsterdam will be held February 19-20 at the Pakhuis De Zwijger. Now in its 11th year, FITC features the world's most innovative, technical and creative talks that will inspire you to pursue your dreams and create your very best work.
SOLO NYC: New York's Growing Class of Independent Creatives
AND CO recently teamed up with award-winning creative Daniel Soares for short-film project to explore the freedom and entrepreneurialism that is frequently overlooked in the context of the so-called gig economy.
Studio Output Updates BBC Sport Identity
With a quiet year between the Olympics and World Cup, BBC Sport embarked on a plan to harmonise the brand.
Telly Awards Unveils New Branding
The Telly Awards has today unveiled a new visual identity, designed by Rob Trostle. Trostle developed a dynamic identity that also links the award to the idea that video can now be seen everywhere and on screens of all shapes and sizes.
DesignThinkers 2017 Toronto
DesignThinkers 2017 Toronto conference will be held November 7 & 8 at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
Adobe MAX 2017
The 2017 Adobe MAX Conference will be held October 18-20, in Las Vegas, Nevada. The annual event offers a unique opportunity to gain ideas and inspiration from leading photographers and Adobe experts who will share their tips, techniques, and workflows in valuable sessions and hands-on labs.
Universal Everything Creates Video Artworks for Hyundai Motorstudio
Opened in March, Hyundai Motorstudio Goyang is South Korea's largest centre dedicated to car culture. Universal Everything created five large-scale works of video art for the new centre.
Destination America On-Air Refresh
Destination America has recently pivoted to become the only network that aims to bridge the gap between true life experiences and the unknown.
MPC Creative Opens AICP Next Awards with Evocative Short Film
MPC Creative created the short opening film for the 2017 AICP Next Awards presentation. The film was a visual representation of the prestigious competition's search for new and unexplored forms of communication.
Trollbäck+Company Creates 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles
Trollbäck+Company created the 2017 AICP Show Opening Titles. The animated piece unveiled the new AICP logo -- its first in 45 years -- which was designed by Brian Collins.
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Wins AICE Award for Motion Design & Graphics for Project Arachnid
The Canadian Centre for Child Protection's Project Arachnid is a groundbreaking tool that detects and helps remove images of child sexual abuse on the Internet.
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Animates Friendship With A Twist With Twizzlers
To celebrate how "every friendship has a twist," Twizzlers and Anomaly selected 16 artists to design a fun series of limited edition packaging, illustrating the various ways in which people enjoy Twizzlers together.
7th Annual Lovie Awards
The final entry deadline for the 7th Annual Lovie Awards is June 9, 2017. The Lovie Awards is the only pan-European awards organisation to honour the full breadth of the European Internet, including Websites, Online Advertising, Internet Video, Mobile Sites, Apps & Podcasts and Social.
Method Studios Explores Identity in Opening Titles for El Chapo
Method Studios' New York team recently designed the intricate opening titles for "El Chapo," a new series from Univision and Netflix that retells the story of notorious Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman.
Cut+Run's Akiko Iwakawa Edits New Etsy Studio Campaign
Etsy Studio has launched a new campaign directed by Olivier Gondry and edited by Cut+Run's Akiko Iwakawa.
Autodesk Showcases Latest Flame Family & 3D Animation Software at NAB 2017
At NAB 2017, Autodesk is showcasing the newest versions of its solutions for media and entertainment, including Autodesk Flame Family 2018 update 1 for VFX; the Arnold 5.0 renderer; Maya 2017 update 3 for 3D animation; performance updates for Shotgun production tracking and review software; and 3ds Max 2018 software for 3D modeling.
Nice Shoes Creative Studio Creates Epic Playoff Animation for Toronto Raptors
Nice Shoes Creative Studio has created the in-arena animation for the Toronto Raptors's 2017 playoff run, designed to electrify the crowd and energize the team.
The Artist and the Machine
Reuben Armstrong & Jamie Neale have created a short documentary about knitting artist Lorna Hamilton-Brown.
Miniac Films Finds Elevation & Innovation in adidas' FUTURECRAFT 4D
To launch the emergent FUTURECRAFT 4D, adidas Brand Design partnered with Miniac Films to create a film that harnesses the spirit of unyielding innovation and discovery in their quest to produce a hyper-personalized running shoe.
London International Awards 2017
The 2017 London International Awards (LIA) is now open for submissions. The Awards honors creativity and new ideas in Advertising, Production, Digital, Design, Music & Sound, Technology and Branded Entertainment.
2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards
The 2017 Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA) is now open for submissions. With 14 categories, the ADAA is a competition for creative students of all disciplines.
Typomania Video Contest 2017
Typomania 2017, the International Typographic Festival, is calling for video works containing type as the active component. The call is open to individual authors, as well as creative groups, without any age restrictions.
Framestore Creates Title Sequence for SS-GB
Framestore has created a twisting, turning title sequence for SS-GB, a major adaptation of Len Deighton's 1978 alternate history novel.
Goudy and Syracuse: The Tale of a Typeface Found
Dress Code produced and directed a new video about the story of rediscovering Sherman, a typeface designed by Fredric Goudy in 1910 and revived by Chester Jenkins in 2016 for Syracuse University.
2017 AICP Show: Call for Entries
The Call for Entries for the 2017 AICP Show is now open. The AICP Show is one of the tent-pole events of AICP Week, which also includes the debut of the AICP Next Awards, as well as various creative and educational sessions at the AICP Week Base Camp.
It's LIQUID Contest: 4th Edition
The fourth It's LIQUID Contest is now open for submissions. The contest offers a great opportunity for artists, architects and designers to present their works in galleries and art spaces in the most influential cities in the world.
2016 Provincetown International Film Festival
CRASH+SUES was tapped to create the trailer for the 2016 Provincetown International Film Festival, with a brief to celebrate the event's status as America's Oldest Art Colony by paying tribute to the prolific artists that have called it home throughout the years.
2017 Siggraph Conference: Call for Submissions
2017 Siggraph, set for July 30 through August 3 in Los Angeles, has announced a call for submissions.
2017 AICE Awards: Call for Entries
Entries are now being accepted for the 2017 AICE Awards. The international post production trade association's annual competition will celebrate its 16th anniversary as it recognizes creative and craft excellence in a wide variety of categories.
2017 International Andy Awards
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Andy Awards. As the most sought-after award for creative excellence, the ANDYs recognize the contributions of individuals and companies who continually innovate, experiment and inspire.
DesignThinkers Vancouver 2017
The 18th DesignThinkers, Canada's premier conference for visual communicators, will be held May 30 & 31 at the Vancouver Playhouse Theatre.
Boardfish: Production-Proven Page Layout Tool Designed Specifically for Storyboards
Boardfish is a stand-alone page layout application designed specifically for the purpose of storyboarding. Boardfish instantly assembles panels into a professional storyboard layout with the flexibility to easily edit and customize layouts.
Berlin Fashion Film Festival 2017
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Berlin Fashion Film Festival. Entrants are invited to submit film productions that are well crafted, based on a strong concept, are emotionally engaging and push the boundaries of how stories are told via moving image.
21st Annual Webby Awards
Submissions are now open for the 21st Annual Webby Awards, the leading international award honoring excellence on the Internet.
Adolescent Rebrands Lifetime Movie Network
LMN enlisted Adolescent to revamp the channel's identity to reflect the sophistication of its growing audience.
IFP Film Week 2016
IFP's signature event, IFP Film Week, has expanded this year to include numerous screenings, talks, meet ups, exhibitions, and tours centered on cutting-edge independent content for the big screen, small screen and Internet open to the public.
Food and Google Translate Come Together in #EveryoneSpeaksFood
m ss ng p eces brought a wide array of cultures to the table for Google Translate, illustrating that food is a universal language.
Sonic Union and Blackrose Evoke the Spirit of Modern Rebellion for Adidas Y-3
Sonic Union mixer Brian Goodheart teamed up with director Robert Broadhurst to bring the edgy aesthetic of the Autumn/Winter 2016 collection for Adidas Y-3 to visceral life in an intense new campaign video from the Blackrose.
25th ADCE Awards: The Champions League of Creativity
The 25th edition of the ADCE Awards are now open for submissions. The ADCE Awards is unique in only being open to creative work that has been awarded at a local European show, ensuring a selection in which every single entry has already been deemed outstanding.