Note where subcategories are required for sumbissions in Editorial, Books, and Unpublshded categories. All motion, animation and video may be submitted to the Int'l Motion Art Awards here. Winning projects will be presented online with still key frames printed in the books.


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.


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.



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



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.



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


• 3-D

3-D vinyl and plush toys, products and installations for either not-for-profit or commercial purpose.



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 10 still images accepted per project. OR, you may enter video projects, GIFs and all motion files through the Int'l Motion Art Award here.



Self-generated personal, experimental and fine art work.

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



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.