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AI-AP CATEGORIES

Note where subcategories are required for sumbissions in Editorial, Books, and Unpublshded categories.

Motion, animation and video may be submitted to the Int'l Motion Art Awards here


• EDITORIAL

Individual images or stories on any subject for magazines, newspapers, and other periodicals in both print and digital media. Including assigned outtakes.

SUBCATEGORIES required: Photojournalism/News; Portraiture; Fashion/Design; Food; Travel/Lifestyle; Sports; Conceptual; Animals; Still Life; Other.
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• BOOKS

Covers, individual images and sequential series from trade books, limited editions, children’s books, graphic novels, comic books and self-published editions.

SUBCATEGORIES required: Children’s Books; Monographs; Adult Fiction/Non-Fiction; Graphic Novels/Comics; Other.
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• ADVERTISING

Ads in consumer and trade magazines, newspapers, websites and all other media. Entire campaigns or individual images accepted from print and digital media.
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• GRAPHICS / PROMOTION

Images and all forms of designed material for brochures, annual reports, catalogs, direct mail, announcement cards, CD covers, calendars, posters, labels and packaging, websites, point-of-sale or merchandising and self-promotion pieces from print and digital media. Includes large-scale murals and 2D installations.
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• POSTERS

Designed promotional, political, music and theater posters for commercial or not-for-profit clients and self-generated projects.
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• 3-D

3-D vinyl and plush toys, products and installations for either not-for-profit or commercial purpose.
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• VIDEO/ANIMATION STILLS

Still shots from live action and animation for feature films, television commercials, documentaries, websites, games, Apps and music videos. Includes any image or design that moves. Up to 6 still images accepted per project. All moving images i.e. video, live action, animation and GIFs must be submitted through the Int'l Motion Art Awards here.
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• UNPUBLISHED

Self-generated personal, experimental and fine art work.

SUBCATEGORIES required: Personal Work; Fine Art; Nudes, Other.
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• STUDENTS

Any work by full- or part-time undergrad and graduate students completed in class, not for commercial use. Students may submit individually or as part of a department or class. 
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