Vega Digital Awards Kick Off 2017 Call For Entries

Vega Digital Awards has Now Launched Its 2017 Season

One of International Awards Associates, Inc. (IAA) awards program – the Vega Digital Awards has now launched its 2017 season call for entries. Vega Digital Awards seeks to recognize and honors the outstanding performance, talent, and effort of the best digital and creative professionals, web developers, web designers and web agencies around the world. Deadline for entry is October 20, 2017.

Vega Digital Awards

For this edition of the awards competition, Vega Digital Awards is aiming to improve its program. We target to reach an unprecedented amount of people by introducing new features and categories. This year, Vega Digital Awards adds a total of 43 new categories for a more comprehensive view of digital creativity. The categories are expanding from 190 to 221 categories. In addition, new subcategories for websites, online videos, and mobile apps will help align with the burst of creativity occurring in advanced technology.

Vega Digital Awards

Invite to Work

New features such as the “Invite To Work” function targets to create and increase a positive change in the winners’ network and sales channel by allowing businesses and potential clients to connect with the winner with just a click of a button. A new payment gateway – AliPay has also been added to enhance the payment system. Vega has also established new partnership programs with Adobe. We also collaborating with new media partners such as Muse.World to share great winning artworks.

This year’s competition spans over a period of only three months – from August 1 – October 20, 2017. This  creating a shorter judging process with faster results announcement.

“We’re keeping our promise to the international creative community,” Kenjo Ong, President of IAA Global said. “Our last year’s competition received more than 1,100 entries. We recognized and rewarded tremendous creative work from 30 countries on six continents last year, and 2017 will be even better.”

Vega Digital Awards

The Vega Digital Awards are open to all digital media companies and organizations, regardless of size, from sole proprietors on up – and from everywhere on the globe. A small fee is required per entry, and is used to  produce, administer and judge the competition.

Deadline for entry in the 2017 Vega Digital Awards competition is October 20, 2017.

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Student Design Awards Category | ITU Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

International Technological University (ITU) wins student design awards category in 2016 Vega Digital Awards

2016 Vega Digital Awards Centauri Winner (Student Design Awards Category): Color Design Book Advertisement by ITU, United States!

Student Design Awards Category | ITU wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Company : International Technological University

Project Title : Color Design Book Advertisement

Category : Online Video | Visual Effects / Motion Graphics

Country : United States

This motion graphics promotes a Design Workbook also called “Color Design Workbook: A Real World Guide to Using Color in Graphic Design” by Terry Lee Stone that expresses the chapters in the book.

Student Design Awards Category | ITU wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Student Design Awards Category | ITU wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Student Design Awards Category | ITU wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

About International Technological University (ITU)

Established in 1994 by Dr. Shu-Park Chan, International Technological University (ITU) provides excellence in education for the future leaders of Silicon Valley corporations. It also leverages the best of Silicon Valley’s technology and business models to advance developing economies throughout the world.

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Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure Motion Graphics wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Canopus Award Winner: Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure by Deep Sky

Deep Sky receives Canopus Award in the 2016 Vega Digital Awards for the Motion Graphics category. Watch the basic shapes come alive when motion graphic comes into play.

Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure - Motion Graphics | Vega Digital Awards

Company: Deep Sky

Project Title: Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure

Client: Etage inc.

Category: Online Video | Visual Effects / Motion Graphics

Country: United States

Deep Sky collaborated with Etage Creative to produce an animated corporate video for Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure.

Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure - Motion Graphics | Vega Digital Awards

The challenge was taking ideas that were very complex and distilling them into simplified visuals that elegantly flowed with a poetic script.

Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure - Motion Graphics | Vega Digital Awards

We used basic shapes as a theme to reflect the Hexagon mission of shaping smart change.

Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure - Motion Graphics | Vega Digital Awards

Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure - Motion Graphics | Vega Digital Awards

Hexagon Safety and Infrastructure - Motion Graphics | Vega Digital Awards

Credits

Writer : Chris Fitzgerald
Creative Director : Jared Hobbs
Animator : Milan Erceg
Animator : Nolan Lorch
Composer : Darren Goldberg
Voice Over : Ulf Bjorklund

 

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Animation | Billy Blue College of Design wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Illusion Fields by Billy Blue College of Design grabs Canopus Award

Billy Blue College of Design’s animation on illusion fields is a masterpiece. It incorporates the beauty of animation into the video’s title sequence.

 2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Illusion Fields Animation by Billy Blue College of Design

Company : Billy Blue College of Design

Project Title : Illusion Fields

Category : Online Video | Animation

Country : Australia

This is a passion project where the designer breaks down the words “Illusion” and “Fields”, and tries to visualize the interpretation of them as a title sequence.

 2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Illusion Fields Animation by Billy Blue College of Design

Illusion Fields by Billy Blue College of Design, Australia

 2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Illusion Fields Animation by Billy Blue College of Design

About Billy Blue College of Design

In 2015, Billy Blue College of Design teamed up with Torrens University Australia. This gives their students an opportunity to graduate with a university qualification. Torrens University Australia is part of Laureate International Universities, which means as a student you now connect automatically with over 80 institutions world-wide, including business schools from around the globe. Billy Blue Creative is famous for its unconventional, non-conformist, yet commercially relevant approach. This philosophy underpins the applied learning ethos Billy Blue College of Design is known for today.

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Social Cause | Odyssea by Odd Bleat wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Spreading Social Cause through Animation

Odyssea by Odd Bleat is a Centauri Winner for the 2016 Vega Digital Awards. The animation presents a social cause through animation, spreading the message on the issue of refugees. At the same time, it presents an environmental problem of pollution whereby non-recyclable life vests are causing to the environment in Greece.

Social Cause | Odyssea by Odd Bleat wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Company : Odd Bleat

Project Title : Odyssea

Client : Odyssea

Category : Online Video | Animation

Country : United Kingdom

Watch Odyssea here !

What is Odyssea?

Odyssea is a social enterprise designing resilient solutions for environmental and humanitarian challenges in Greece.

Social Cause | Odyssea by Odd Bleat wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Social Cause | Odyssea by Odd Bleat wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Social Cause | Odyssea by Odd Bleat wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Social Cause | Odyssea by Odd Bleat wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

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UNICEF | Child Labour by Minamotion wins 2017 Muse Creative Awards

Child Labour: 2017 Muse Creative Awards Platinum Winner

UNICEF | Child Labour by Minamotion wins 2017 Muse Creative Awards

Company : Minamotion

Client : UNICEF

Project Title : Child Labour

Category : VIDEO | Nonprofit / Religious

Country : United States

Children of Labor is a stop-motion PSA geared towards the children of labor across the globe. In our execution, we experimented with stop-motion animation and cel animation. We believe it would be appropriate to construct our set out of white foam. This is because such setting would match the cold, winter mood with added high contrast lighting.

UNICEF | Child Labour by Minamotion wins 2017 Muse Creative Awards

UNICEF | Child Labour by Minamotion wins 2017 Muse Creative Awards

The narrative for this animation involves a young child working in a clothing factory in the middle of a city. The child has been working long hours. Then, the child waits at a bus stop waiting to get home. Eventually, a school bus comes to save the child from the destructive work environment. The bus symbolizes a hopeful future for the child. A future that involves an education.

UNICEF | Child Labour by Minamotion wins 2017 Muse Creative Awards

UNICEF | Child Labour by Minamotion wins 2017 Muse Creative Awards

UNICEF | Child Labour by Minamotion wins 2017 Muse Creative Awards

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Introduction Video | Billy Blue College of Design Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Billy Blue College of Design Wins Canopus Award

Adaption Pictures is an introduction video with a 3D animation concept by Billy Blue College of Design.

Introduction Video | Billy Blue College of Design Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Company : Billy Blue College of Design

Project Title : Adaptation Pictures

Category : Online Video | Animation

Country : Australia

To play on the aspect of adaptation, which is the main theme of the production company, I visualised it by having a shape morph into different primitives to progress through a path of obstacles.

Introduction Video | Billy Blue College of Design Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Introduction Video | Billy Blue College of Design Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

As the logo consists of two triangles, one leaned against the other, I baked this into the animation by ending the piece with the shape morphing into a pyramid and merging with another.

Introduction Video | Billy Blue College of Design Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Introduction Video | Billy Blue College of Design Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Introduction Video | Billy Blue College of Design Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

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Vega Digital Awards: 188 Days Title Sequence by Vancouver Film School

The title sequence is an inspiration from “The Dolphin’s Tooth” book by captivating author, adventurer and motivational speaker- Bruce Kirkby.

Vega Digital Awards: 188 Days Title Sequence by Vancouver Film School

Company : Vancouver Film School

Project Title : 188 Days

Category : Online Video | Animation

Country : Canada

A man faces the mundane routines of daily life in the city. Empowered by his desire to get more out of life, he spontaneously quits his job to travel the world.

Vega Digital Awards: 188 Days Title Sequence by Vancouver Film School

Vega Digital Awards: 188 Days Title Sequence by Vancouver Film School

Vega Digital Awards: 188 Days Title Sequence by Vancouver Film School

Vega Digital Awards: 188 Days Title Sequence by Vancouver Film School

About Vancouver Film School

Vancouver Film School is a recognized world leader in entertainment arts education, offering 13 full-time programs to over 1000 students across eight campuses.

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IAA to Roll Out GlobalTrend Video Awards

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IAA to Roll Out GlobalTrend Video Awards

GlobalTrend Video Awards Call for Entries

International Awards Associates Inc. (IAA) is excited to announce its new awards competition, the 2017 GlobalTrend Video Awards, in recognition of the highest achievements of small and medium-sized online video, film, television and video game production companies, and the creative professionals who are the foundation of future of the industry. The competition is open to the entire video production community, from videographers, directors, writers, composers, editors, visual designers and freelance professionals, to video and audio production companies, game designers/producers, interactive agencies, television/radio stations and nonprofit organizations. Deadline for entry is July 20, 2017.

GlobalTrend Video Awards Call for Entries

“Small businesses and freelancers are just vital as larger entities to the health of the video industry, but often get overlooked,” Kenjo Ong, President for the International Awards Associates (IAA) said. “IAA wants to search out, recognize and reward this great talent. We hope to encourage and reward the strong concepts and high-quality emerging in the world of video production.”

“The GlobalTrend Awards is fresh and new,” Ong added. “We drew its inspiration from the imagery of strength and success, and this is reflected in the levels of awards our talented participants can win. We want to see talent at every level of the video industry succeed and be recognized in a big way.”

GlobalTrend Video Awards Call for Entries

The GlobalTrend Video Awards is the third IAA-created competition. IAA, which is composed of award-winning design and communication professionals, also stands for ‘Inspire, Acknowledge, Achieve.’ “In a global marketplace, recognition of small business achievement is vital to the health of communities, and the economy as a whole,” Ong concluded. “By giving these exceptionally creative ‘stars’ the recognition they deserve, we can help move the whole industry forward.”

Deadline for entries is July 20, 2017. For competition rules and entry forms, go to http://globaltrendawards.com

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Muse Creative Awards | League of Legends Video with Illustration Concept

New Character Introduction!

A video production with an illustration concept by Jumbla for League of Legends wins the Platinum Award at the 2017 Muse Creative Awards.

Muse Creative Awards | League of Legends Video with Illustration Concept

Company : Jumbla

Project Title : League of Legends

Client: Riot Games

Category : Video

Country : Australia

An amazing piece of work in collaboration with the Riot Games team for the character reveal of League of Legends character Ivern. With such exquisite details, the character is brought to life with minimal movements.

Muse Creative Awards | League of Legends Video with Illustration Concept

Muse Creative Awards | League of Legends Video with Illustration Concept

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La Mer Part 2 Online Advertising by Psyop Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

An Imaginative Film for Estee Lauder Grabs Canopus Award

La Mer Part 2 Online Advertising by Psyop Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Company : Psyop

Project Title : La Mer Part 2

Client: Estee Lauder

Category : Online Video | Animation

Country : United States

La Mer Part 2 is inspired by light and the transforming effect it has to surfaces. This element of change is magical to us, from the spectacular colorful displays of a sunrise, to the northern lights, to the illumination of light on the surface of water or ice and even beyond the surface. Inspired by Dr. Max Huber, we tell a story of one traveler who represents us all.

La Mer Part 2 Online Advertising by Psyop Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” – Albert Einstein

La Mer Part 2 Online Advertising by Psyop Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Director Marie Hyon on creating for Estee Lauder:

“In the spirit of Albert Einstein, we wanted to create a film that will challenge our imagination. We love the story of Dr. Max Huber and the myth behind his journey to find the cure to heal his burnt skin. We believe the myth is more powerful than the reality. Our film focuses on the poetic legendary tale rather than the reality and its facts. Besides, reality leaves nothing to the imagination. For the first La Mer film, we focused on introducing Dr. Max Huber and telling his story. For the follow up film, we focus mainly on the fascination of exploring the unknown.

La Mer Part 2 Online Advertising by Psyop Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Curiosity is the key to staying young. And the wonders of nature inspire the curious ones to seek out its secrets, and question what is beyond or beneath the surface. La Mer Part 2 is inspired by light and the transforming effect it has to surfaces. This element of change is magical to us, from the spectacular colorful displays of a sunrise, to the northern lights, to the illumination of light on the surface of water or ice and even beyond the surface. Inspired by Dr. Max Huber, we will tell a story of one traveler who represents us all.”

La Mer Part 2 Online Advertising by Psyop Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

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2016 Vega Digital Awards: Mix Master Mike’s Magma Chamber 360 VR

Magma Chamber 360 VR + Live DJ Experience Like No Other

A production by Copeland Entertainment, United States this video is a Centauri Award winner at the 2016 Vega Digital Awards.

2016 Vega Digital Awards: Mix Master Mike's Magma Chamber 360 VR

Company : Copeland Entertainment

Project Title : Mix Master Mike’s Magma Chamber 360 VR

Category : Online Video | Visual Effects / Motion Graphics

Country : United States

After the hit release full length album Magma Chamber, from Mix Master Mike, Mike wanted to take the album to the next level and combined his audio arsenal with the visual onslaught.

2016 Vega Digital Awards: Mix Master Mike's Magma Chamber 360 VR

2016 Vega Digital Awards: Mix Master Mike's Magma Chamber 360 VR

2016 Vega Digital Awards: Mix Master Mike's Magma Chamber 360 VR

2016 Vega Digital Awards: Mix Master Mike's Magma Chamber 360 VR

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Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

A Story on Erasing Discomfort with Courage

A corporate branding video by United Design Practice for Yizheng wins the Centauri Award at 2016 Vega Digital Awards.

Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Company : United Design Practice

Client : Yizheng Stationery

Project Title : Yizheng Brand Video

Category : Online Video | Writing / Story

Country : China

This video featuring Yizheng’s children erasers is meant to be shown via B2B channels.

Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Rather than focusing on manufacturing prowess, we want to demonstrate the emotional connection the product forms with end users, by speaking to gatekeepers, in this case – the parents. With an empowering message to erase discomfort with courage, as part of growth during childhood.

Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Corporate Branding | Yizheng Brand Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Credits

Director: Aspirin / Seenvision

Art Director: Young / Seenvision

Animator: Liff / Seenvision

Music Composer: Tze Toh

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Vega Digital Awards | Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Product Branding by Tendril

A Short Clip on the Revolution of Nike Running Shoes

A product branding video by Tendril, Canada for Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Reveal wins the Canopus Award at 2016 Vega Digital Awards.

Vega Digital Awards | Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Product Branding by Tendril

Company : Tendril

Client: Nike

Project Title : Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Reveal

Category : Online Video | Visual Effects / Motion Graphics

Country : Canada

Rising from the surreal landscape of an incredible alien world, Nike’s reinvented running shoe, the Lunar Epic Flyknit, was a product launch of galactic proportions. The visuals (created entirely in CG) for the launch were meant to further elevate the innovative, weightless, futuristic technology of the revolutionary running shoe.

Vega Digital Awards | Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Product Branding by Tendril

Vega Digital Awards | Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Product Branding by Tendril

Vega Digital Awards | Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Product Branding by Tendril

Vega Digital Awards | Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Product Branding by Tendril

Vega Digital Awards | Nike Lunar Epic Flyknit Product Branding by Tendril

Credits

Director: Chris Bahry of Tendril

Director: Tom Crate of Frame

Executive Producer: Kate Bate of Tendril

Executive Producer: Thomas Bay of Frame

Production Company: Blacklist NY

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Kobo Aura One Product Launch Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Dive into Adventure with Kobo 3D Launch Video

Kobo Aura One product launch video by Asterisk Media Group LTD. receives the Centauri Award at the 2016 Vega Digital Awards.

Kobo Aura One Product Launch Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Company : Asterisk Media Group LTD.

Client: Rakuten Kobo Inc.

Project Title : KOBO AURA ONE – 3D Launch Video

Category : Online Video | Visual Effects / Motion Graphics

Country : Canada

We worked to create a video for Kobo’s latest e-reader, the Aura One. The idea was to create a visual portal into an easy to use device that would take you to far away places, unheard of adventures and beautiful worlds.

Kobo Aura One Product Launch Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Kobo Aura One Product Launch Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Kobo Aura One Product Launch Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Kobo Aura One Product Launch Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Kobo Aura One Product Launch Video Wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Credits

Director: Peter Julian Lee

Art Director: Jeff Briant

 

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