How to enter

step 1
Entry System Closed - Winners Announcement in April

The 2017 Final Deadline has now passed. Eligibility for the 2017 ANDYs ended February 24, 2017.

Nominees have been announced. Winners will be announced and notified in late April. 

Please email The ANDY Team with any questions.

 

step 2
Review CFE for full media/category details.

The 2017 Call For Entries packet contains everything you need to know to enter The ANDYs as a Professional or Student in Advertiser, Production or Design/Craft categories.

2017 ANDY Awards Call For Entries

STUDENT ANDY Awards Call For Entries 

 

 

step 3
Review the technical specs to best prepare your entries.

Work can be entered into The ANDYs as Film, Print or Radio files. Review the specifications on the CFE or below  to ensure your work is shown properly. For assistance formatting your creative to our specs, please refer to EntryBot.com. Quickly upload your files and select International ANDY Awards.

FILM FILES MAY BE SUBMITTED IN EITHER HIGH DEFINITION OR STANDARD DEFINITION. With the exception of Entry Code WEF Long-form Video / Web Film, it is suggested that all video entries be no longer than 2 – 3 minutes.

High Definition Source Material:
Screen Size: 1280×720

Encoding Specs:
File Extension: .mov or .mp4
Video Compression Type/Codec: H264
Video Bitrate: 4800 kbits/sec
Frame Rate: Original Frame Rate (23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, 60)
Audio Codec: AAC (aka MPEG-4 Audio) IMPORTANT – NOT Low Delay AAC
Audio Sample Rate: 48kHz
Audio Bitrate: 192 kbits/sec

Standard Definition Source Material:
Screen Size:

720×486 (If source material is 720×486)
720×480 (If source material is 720×480)
720×576 (If source material is 720×576)

Encoding Specs:

File Extension: .mov or .mp4
Video Compression Type/Codec: H264
Video Bitrate: 4000 kbits/sec
Frame Rate: Original Frame Rate (23.98, 24, 25, 29.97)
Audio Codec: AAC (aka MPEG-4)
Audio Sample Rate: 48kHz
Audio Bitrate: 192 kbits/sec

PRINT ENTRIES ARE UPLOADED DIGITALLY, BUT CORRESPONDING PHYSICAL PRINT ELEMENTS MUST ALSO BE SUPPLIED.

Digital Print Submissions
File Type: JPEG
Dimensions: Same as source
Quality: 300DPI
Max File Size: 20MB
Colorspace: RGB

PRINT ENTRIES REQUIRE PHYSICAL SUBMISSIONS:
In addition to the digital upload, all print entries must provide proof(s) mounted on poster board with a 1 inch border surrounding the ad, devoid of credit lines, 11 x 17 (or A3) in size. No enlarged images. Print must be mailed to the ANDY Awards office by the deadline – find the address below.Refer to CFE for full instructions on print entries and printed materials.

All Physical Print Submissions must be mailed to the ANDY Awards office by the deadline:
The International ANDY Awards
989 Avenue of the Americas, 7th Floor
New York, NY 10018
USA

RADIO ENTRIES REQUIRE:
File Type: MP3
Quality: 44.1 or 48kHz
Bit Depth: 16bit
Bit Rate: 192kbps

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step 4
Review pricing and payment details.

ENTRY FEES:

SINGLE entries require a $350 entry fee.
CAMPAIGN entries require a $425 entry fee.
AGIN, BRC, CGC, EVT, ECOM, GAM, MOB, SOC, STN, WEA, WEB, WEF require a $475 entry fee.

INTEGRATED AND RESET entries require a $525 entry fee (not limited to a set number of executions or the media used).
Add $100 per entry (all categories) after January 13th deadline.
Add $200 per entry (all categories) after January 25th deadline.

UPLOAD FEES: (Per file, not per entry)
PRINT: $10 USD
RADIO: $20 USD
VIDEO: $50 USD

STUDENT ENTRIES:
SINGLE entries require a $50 entry fee.
CAMPAIGN entries require a $75 fee.
UPLOAD fee of $10 USD (per file, all media).

Download all categories.

step 5
ENTER NOW

If you registered in 2016, you will need to register anew. If you’ve already registered for 2017, sign in with your email and password to view your entries. If you are a new entrant, please register as a Professional or Student. At that time, you will be able to enter your work into numerous categories.

We look forward to receiving your submissions to The International ANDY Awards.