Clio Entertainment, formerly The Clio Key Art Awards, is the original and definitive awards program celebrating creativity in the entertainment business. It honors an evolving industry that regularly pushes boundaries, permeates pop culture and establishes a new precedent for entertainment marketing around the globe. Established in 1971 by The Hollywood Reporter, the awards program became a Clio property in 2015 and continually evolves alongside the industry to recognize excellence in marketing, communications and emerging media across film, TV, live entertainment and gaming.
Theatrical, Television/Streaming, Games, and Home Entertainment Eligibility Period: Entries first appearing in public between June 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019 are eligible for entry into this year's Clio Entertainment Awards.
Live Entertainment Eligibility Period: Entries first appearing in public between January 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019 are eligible for entry into this year's Clio Entertainment Awards.
Entries cannot be made without the permission of the client and/or owner of the rights of the work. All entries must have been created for a paying client except pro bono work for charities and non-profit organizations. Spec ads and director's cuts are NOT eligible. Clio retains the rights to disqualify entries which offend national, religious, cultural or racial groups.
A student is defined as someone who is enrolled in a recognized portfolio advertising or film school program, or in an accredited college or university. The work submitted by a student must have been produced during their enrollment, and within the period of June 1, 2018 - August 31, 2019 to be eligible in this year's Clio Entertainment Awards.