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Media Requirements

Below is an overview of the media requirements.

Please remove the following before uploading any media:

- Agency Credits

- Individual Credits

- Agency Logos

- Slates

Image Upload

NOTE: All medium types require an image to be uploaded to the entry in order to submit payment

Required Spec for Image Uploads:

  • Resolution*:

    - 2400 x 3000 pixels (portrait minimum)

    - 3000 x 2400 pixels (landscape minimum)



    *Please note the following exceptions:

    Digital/Mobile, Digital/Mobile Technique, and Social Media

    - 600 x 800 pixels (portrait minimum)

    - 800 x 600 pixels (landscape minimum)



      Film and Film Technique

    - 480 x 640 pixels (portrait minimum)

    - 640 x 480 pixels (landscape minimum)

  • File Type: .jpg
  • Color Mode: RGB
  • File Size: Up to 50 MB

In the event that your entry is awarded a statue, the image provided will be used as a thumbnail on the Winner’s Page on the Clio website.




Video Upload

Required Spec for Video Uploads:

  • Resolution: 640 x 480 (minimum)
  • File Type: mp4
  • Compression: h264
  • Sound: AAC 44khz
  • File Size: Up to 500 MB

All bars, slates and black must be removed from videos.

All videos must be submitted through the entry system on the Upload tab. Clio will not accept CDs/DVDs.




PDF Upload

Required Spec for PDF Uploads:

  • File Size: Up to 50 MB
  • PDFs can be either single page or multiple pages.
  • PDFs do not need to be 300dpi resolution.
  • We suggest using Adobe's 'Reduced Size PDF' feature when saving your file.

 

Audio Upload

Required Spec for Audio Uploads:

  • File type: .mp3
  • Sampling rate: 44 KHz (44,100 Hz)
  • Bit rate: 196 KB/s (maximum)
  • Sound: Stereo
  • File size: up to 50 MB



URL

Required Spec for URL:

  • Entrants must keep the URL accessible online for judging through September 1, 2017.
  • Please provide any required usernames and/or passwords for the URL.
  • Please do not have the case study video within the URL.



Physical Entries

All physical components must arrive at the Clio office no later than July 7, 2017.

Brand Design & Product Design Medium Type (Optional)

  • A physical sample of the work is STRONGLY recommended for judging (understandably, this will not be possible in cases, such as large outdoor installations).
  • It is recommended that the sample is presented in the same way as the consumer would have seen it.
  • Please provide the appropriate Judging Label and Entry Details forms in the package with the physical sample. Please DO NOT glue, tape, or otherwise permanently attach the Judging Label or Entry Details forms.



Direct Medium Type (Optional)

  • Provide an actual sample of the work as the target audience would have received it.
  • Please provide the appropriate Judging Label and Entry Details forms in the package with the physical sample. Please DO NOT glue, tape, or otherwise permanently attach the Judging Label or Entry Details forms.

 

Events/Experiential Medium Type (Optional)

  • Provide an actual sample of the work as the target audience would have received it.
  • Please provide the appropriate Judging Label and Entry Details forms in the package with the physical sample. Please DO NOT glue, tape, or otherwise permanently attach the Judging Label or Entry Details forms.



Print & Print Technique Medium Types (Optional)

  • Provide a copy of the advertisement mounted on a board with a 1” (2.5cm) margin. The board should be no larger than 24” (60cm) on its longest side.
  • Attach the appropriate Judging Label and Entry Details forms to its accompanying board(s) using binder clips or similar fasteners. Please DO NOT glue, tape, or otherwise permanently attach the Judging Label or Entry Details forms.



Campaign Entries

Campaign entries consist of 2 or more pieces. Each piece within a campaign requires an individual entry form to be completed (including individual uploaded media and payment).

How to Enter a Campaign

  1. Create or edit an entry which you intend to make into one of the elements of the campaign.
  2. In the Campaign tab select YES when asked if the entry is part of a campaign.
  3. The next question will ask you if it’s a new campaign or an existing one. Select NEW.
  4. Provide a Campaign Name.
  5. Proceed completing the entry all the way to the Review step.
  6. In the Review step click the 'Add Next Entry' entry button.
  7. The first campaign element is now saved and copied to create the next element easily.
  8. Change the title and upload media asset(s). Change any other information if needed. Proceed to the Review step.
  9. Repeat steps 6 through 8 until all campaign elements have been added.
  10. When complete click Add to Cart and proceed to check out.
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