Nov 1 2006
Adobe today announced its call for entries to the seventh annual Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAA). The program honors and recognizes the most talented and promising student designers, photographers, illustrators, animators and digital filmmakers from the world’s top design, film, interactive and web higher education programs. This year, the competition will accept entries from 30 participating countries.
Now in its seventh year, this world leading design competition has been expanded to include more students from across the globe by adding Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, India, Mexico, Portugal, Spain and Turkey. These students are invited to join students from Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom, and the United States in submitting projects. The nine submission categories include: animation, digital illustration, digital photography, interactive and web design, live action, motion graphics, environmental graphics and packaging, multiple page print design, and single page print design.
Judges will select the winners and finalists, based on originality and effectiveness in communicating project objectives. Finalists will receive a trip to San Francisco to participate in the awards ceremony, and an opportunity to showcase their work. Finalists will also receive a selection of Adobe software products, meet with leading industry professionals during studio tours, and have the opportunity to participate in internships such as the 2007 SIGGRAPH Guerilla Studios. Award winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on August 2, 2007 at the DeYoung Museum in San Francisco. Each winning entry will receive a USD$5,000 cash prize.