International Website Awards: Chick-fil-A Foundation wins Vega Digital Awards

Website Design Awards: Chick-fil-A Foundation wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards

Chick-fil-A Foundation website design wins 2016 Vega Digital Awards (Website Design Awards)

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Company : DynamiX

Project Title : Chick-fil-A Foundation

Client : Chick-fil-A Foundation

Category : Website Design | Charitable

Country : United States

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Chick-fil-A Foundation exists to help every child become all they were created to be.

We do this by having a positive influence on youth in our communities by supporting innovative education, youth entrepreneurship, and leadership.

Along with all Chick-fil-A employees, our Foundation team and advisory board are the driving force behind our ability to make a difference. We are also committed to strengthening the communities in which we live.

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The HISTORY

For Truett Cathy, life was always about people. He believed in making personal, and positive connections with the people he worked alongside. He served people in his restaurants, and also the people he encountered in the community, especially youth. From the time he opened his first restaurant in 1946 in Hapeville, Georgia, until his death on September 8, 2014, he sought—everyday—to inspire and challenge the young people he met, and help them reach their full potential.

In 2012, the Chick-fil-A Foundation was established as the philanthropic arm of Chick-fil-A to continue Truett’s work of goodwill. Through partnerships with organizations dedicated to strengthening their local communities, development of programs for youth, and also awarding grants to organizations that align with our Mission. In addition, we seek to inspire and equip the next generation of leaders. By giving them the opportunities they deserve, we believe, like Truett, every child can build a better future — and become all they were created to be.

Website Awards - Chick-fil-A Foundation wins Vega Digital Awards

Website Awards - Chick-fil-A Foundation wins Vega Digital Awards

About DynamiX

WE’RE DEFINED BY OUR Honest, Do It Right or Don’t Do It Approach

It’s all because we have a passion for providing digital success for our clients. That passion also comes from an all-star team of digital designers and developers who love getting up in the morning, by knowing we’ll be creating something remarkable. In addition, our hands-on approach also means you don’t get one person on your project. Instead, you get a team of experts meticulously exploring every angle to ensure that your site achieves defined goals.

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2016 Vega Digital Awards Centauri Winner: SUE by University of South Dakota, United States

SUE by University of South Dakota, United States

Company : University of South Dakota

Project Title : SUE

Category : Website | Education

Country : United States

SUE by University of South Dakota, United States

This one page narrative gives a first hand perspective of the influence technology has on today’s youth. The audience can scroll or click through different scenes which portray different social situations. Parallax scroll effects and animated graphics entertain the users while providing educational information.

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SUE by University of South Dakota, United States

SUE by University of South Dakota, United States

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IAA to Roll Out GlobalTrend Video Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 25, 2017

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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2016 Vega Digital Awards Centauri Winner: Origin Plate Mobile App by International Technological University, United States

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Company : International Technological University

Project Title : Origin Plate Mobile App

Category : Mobile Apps/Sites | Food & Drink

Country : United States

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The app serves as a marketplace for chefs and foodies to share their ethnicity and culture through a chef’s home cooked delicacies.

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Members

Wei Jia Tan

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2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Born Fighters by Method, New Zealand

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Company : Method

Project Title : Born Fighters

Category : Website | Charitable

Country : New Zealand

To drive awareness, empathy, and generosity for Heart Kids NZ, we needed to create something that captures the hearts of parents. A campaign that also educates the public about CHDs and how Heart Kids support affected kids and families, and most importantly, connect with a powerful and emotive message that motivates people to make a donation.

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Credits

Creative Director: Eugene Eastlake

Account Executive: Rhian Bedford-Palmer

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2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Creations Namale by Phoenix The Creative Studio, Canada

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Company : Phoenix The Creative Studio

Project Title : Creations Namale

Category : Website | Fashion

Country : Canada

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Namale is a word that comes from the Fijian language and means “Unique Jewel”, it perfectly represents Creations Namale’s products which are all handmade and crafted with the finest materials available.

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2017 Muse Creative Awards Grand Jury Panel Announced!

2017 Muse Creative Awards Grand Jury Panel Announced!

Each year we take the opportunity to celebrate the great creativity worldwide by running the Muse Creative Awards where all creatives are invited to submit their best work from the past 2 years.

We are extremely excited about this year’s panel of judges. 

It is with great gratitude and admiration that we celebrate the 2017 Jury Members. This year we were fortunate to have 47 individual Jury Members across 19 countries, dedicated to each of our 183 categories. From the Creative Art Director, Marketing Director, Executive Producers at Internatinal Agencies to Well-known lecturers at International Colleges – we have experts from every part of the industry and the globe donating their time to review your entries. Without their commitment, expertise, and enthusiasm for creative design, our program would not be possible.

Our expert Grand Jury Panel is standing by as the 2017 Muse Creative Awards judging period starts next Wednesday, on March 8, 2017 and the process requires approximately 1-2 weeks before the results are announced on March 22, 2017.

For Full details, visit: http://museaward.com/newjudge

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2016 Vega Digital Awards Canopus Winner: Imaginovation Homepage by Imaginovation, United States

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Company : Imaginovation

Project Title : Imaginovation Homepage

Category : Website | Web Applications / Services

Country : United States

The Imaginovation homepage combines eye-catching design with a professional quality video that shows AND tells visitors about our full-service digital offerings.

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2016 Vega Digital Awards Centauri Winner: Yizheng Brand Video by United Design Practice, China

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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.

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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.

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Credits

Director: Aspirin / Seenvision

Art Director: Young / Seenvision

Animator: Liff / Seenvision

Music Composer: Tze Toh

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Creative Pick: 2016 Muse Creative Awards Gold Winner: Star Wars Flat Design Characters by Filipe de Carvalho, Portugal

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Company : Filipe de Carvalho

Project Title :  Star Wars Flat Design Characters

Category : Infographic / Icon / Pattern

Country : Portugal

In 2014, “May The Flat Be With You” was published, a flat design personal project depicting 12 classic Star Wars characters. In 2015, I was asked by Vanity Fair to develop some of the new characters from Disney’s next blockbuster “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”. The idea was to use some of the classic characters illustrated previously, & mix them with some new ones using the same flat design visual style.

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The idea behind these illustrations is to strip down the characters to their most basic details, giving them a minimalistic look. Long shadows, strong contrasting colours & simple structuring lines helped the project maintain its clean visual style, while illustrating the characters in a very recognizable way.

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Star Wars Flat Character Design

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Creative Pick: 2016 Muse Creative Awards Gold Winner: Mandarina Studio Rebrand by Refinery 43, United States

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Company : Refinery 43

Project Title : Mandarina Interior Design Studio Rebrand – Bold New Look For A Bold New Client

Category : Corporate Identity

Country : United States

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With Mandarina Studio’s exceptional talent for designing fresh, sophisticated interiors, it was only fitting to redesign the brand to evoke similar qualities.

Amanda Reid’s bold, eclectic style and daring use of color was not accurately portrayed in the studio’s previous, outdated visual identity, so it was time to hit the refresh button.

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Working with Amanda to understand the direction for her business, Refinery 43 created a new logo, brand identity and website to vastly set Mandarina apart from the competition and duly relate to high-end clientele in need of a unique, personalized and inspiring new look.

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Meet the client :: Based in Boston, Massachusetts, with clients across the country, Mandarina Studio specializes in residential and commercial interior design. Through bold, fresh contemporary designs with an appreciation for the classic, Mandarina Studio transforms spaces.

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Creative Pick: 2016 Muse Creative Awards Platinum Winner: Shakti Bhog Brand Film: Celebrating The Spirit Of Philately by Passion Film, India

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Company :  Passion Film

Project Title : Shakti Bhog Brand Film: Celebrating The Spirit Of Philately

Category : Corporate Image

Country : India

Shakti Bhog Foods Limited, is a company that was born out of the deep concern to provide hygienic staple food to the people. Its main business lies in the production of Wheat and Rice. After all before gaining independence in 1947 from the British, India was a land of princely states and kingdoms without a proper national identity. Even after independence, India is culturally diverse in terms of its people, languages and traditions.

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POSTAGE STAMPS with its wide usage came as a solution to be used as communication tools across the length and breadth of the nation. Issued by Post & Telegraphic Office nationally, STAMPS through their engraved imagery successfully communicated the Planning Commission’s initiatives with respect to food and agricultural policies.

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Building on this historical and cultural legacy, Postage Stamps have been adopted in the telling the story of Shakti Bhog in this film. The film tells this journey in an innovative way celebrating the spirit of ‘Philately- the study of stamps and postal cards’.

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Creative Pick: Nike ~ Air Max 2017

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Go Lighter, Go Longer.

A metaphorical exploration of air and the negative space it occupies.

The Air Max 2017’s ultralight support and maximum comfort are portrayed through a series of visual metaphors inspired by scenarios encountered on an everyday run.

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See full project here: mvsm.com/project/air-max-2017

Watch Video here: https://vimeo.com/192130017

CREDITS —
Concept, Design & Direction:
ManvsMachine

Client:
Nike Europe

Audio:
Zelig

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Muse Creative Awards Expanding in 2017

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International Awards Associates, Inc. (IAA) will expand its Muse Creative Awards competition in 2017. The Muse Awards seeks to find and recognize the inspiring achievements of small and medium-sized design and advertising companies, and the creative professionals who are the foundation of the global marketing communications industry. Deadline for entry is February 28, 2017.

The premier edition of the Muse was a sleek statuette of a crowned woman, with levels of win represented by a platinum, gold or rose-gold finish on the crown. Each year, in keeping with the fluidity of industry trends, the award was intended to be redesigned by a different award-winning artist.

“We’re keeping our promise to the international creative community,” Kenjo CK, President of IAA Awards said. “Last year’s competition received more than 1,200 entries. We recognized and rewarded tremendous creative work from 33 countries on six continents, and 2017 will be even better.

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Kenjo noted that the February 2017 deadline offers a special advantage for the ultimate winners of the Muse Award. “Winning so early in the year leaves plenty of time to promote this prestigious award among peers and clients.”

The breadth and depth of entries has inspired expanding the number of categories for entry, from 128 in 2016 to 183 in 2017. In addition, new subcategories for websites, video and mobile apps will help align with the burst of creativity occuring in advanced technology. Entries in all categories will compete for a sleek statuette with Platinum, Gold or Rose Gold finish, depending on the level of win determined by a panel of judges.

The Muse Creative Awards is open to small and medium-sized firms, and freelancers. In addition to the award, small grants may be given to firms who personify social responsibility and community service in their communities.

All marketing and communications professionals involved in the concept, writing and design of marketing and communication collateral are eligible, whether they work in print, visual, online or audio materials. A small fee is required per entry, and is used to produce, administer and judge the competition.

Deadline for entry in the 2017 Muse Creative Awards competition is February 28, 2017.

5 reasons why entering awards is good for business

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It’s not just the winning that counts!

No matter what the size of your business you can enter a creative award. There are a huge variety of awards around from local to national.You can find out about awards through your local chamber of commerce, local and business press or simply searching the internet for relevant awards.

Deciding what awards to enter could be challenging but it’s important to weigh up the time and effort it would take to enter against the potential gains.

However it’s not just the winning that counts!

With resources often stretched putting yourself forward for creative awards is not always the top of the agenda. Here are five reasons why simply entering an award could be good for your business.

 

  1. FREE MARKETING
    Business awards can be an overlooked tool in your marketing toolbox. Just being shortlisted can improve brand awareness and promote your business to new customers. Make sure you maximise PR exposure and update your marketing materials with the award logo including business cards, website, literature, email and sales material. Awards celebrate hard work and success and are great PR opportunities. It’s fantastic to be recognised so it’s important to make sure that people know what your business has achieved. Winning a business award can open doors to getting contracts, finding new supply channels and breaking into new markets.
  2. BENCHMARKING
    The application process for entering a business award can often force you to look at your business from a different perspective and compare yourself to your competitors. You’ll need to make sure that you stand out from the competition whether that’s through innovation, diversity, growth, customer service, investment in people and strategic thinking. This will help you think about ways you could be doing things better and identify areas for improvement and is one of the ways your business could benefit that could be more valuable than the prize itself.
  3. INCREASED CREDIBILITY
    A business award win, short-listing or nomination can act as a 3rd party endorsement for your business. A win can give a seal of approval to your activities and is a sign of quality for potential customers, so can form part of your sales pitch. It can also help with relationships with suppliers. It’s a great way of differentiating your company from competitors and will send out positive signals to customers.
  4. ATTRACT TALENT
    Awards recognise the hard work and achievements of your employees so winning one can help boost staff morale and improve motivation. Employees are focused on what’s great about the company they work for and can feel proud to be a part of it. This can be maximised by making sure staff feel they get the recognition they deserve by holding a staff meeting to celebrate your victory. Staff could be invited to a glitzy awards ceremony or dinner which can yield networking opportunities as well as being a great night out.
  5. EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION
    Business awards validate your hiring stature among new recruits. By pitching yourself as the best you can attract the talent you need to push your business forward. Increased employee morale will also help attract and retain new recruits.

Honor Your Creative Works Today

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Muse Creative Awards celebrate the year’s very best, most effective, as well as the most innovative and creative marketing campaigns around the world.

From the professional to the personal, if you are creating the best experiences, services or creative content on your artwork, this is the place for your work to distinguish itself among the leaders in the world.

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