File Preparation


GENERAL NOTES


Physical 2-D and 3-D entries for Advertising, Brand / Communication Design, Fashion Design, Packaging Design, Product Design and Publication Design require reference images which must be uploaded digitally, and corresponding physical print elements must also be supplied to the ADC Annual Awards.

If you are entering one of the Digital categories and you are submitting a URL, this URL should not simply be a link to Youtube or Vimeo. The URL field is meant for landing pages, websites, sizzle reels, etc.


DIGITAL IMAGES


File Type:
JPEG

Dimensions:
The longest side of each image should be at least 2400 pixels long
The longest side of each image must be a maximum of 4800 pixels long

Max File Size:
5 MB

Colorspace:
RGB


VIDEO FILES


Video submissions will only be accepted through online upload. DVDs will not be accepted.

Resolution:
1920 x 1080 is preferred and recommended
Minimum resolution of 1280 x 720

Aspect Ratio:
All videos must be submitted in 16x9 format
4x3 videos should be submitted with black pillars

Format:
.mov or .mp4
H.264 compression with a maximum bit rate of 8196 kbps
Audio compression must be AAC

File Size:
No larger than 200 MB


AUDIO FILES


Audio submissions will only be accepted through online upload.

Format:
MP3

File Size:
No larger than 200 MB