Eyes & Ears eNews 05-2014

Creative commercialwanted – 11th Porsche International Student Advertising Film Award

Thisyear creative advertising student filmmakers from around the world are calledagain to submit their promotional films to the 11th Porsche InternationalStudent Advertising Film Award. For the first time also young directors canparticipate in the competition at the Film Academy Baden-Wuerttemberg.

Thereare three different categories:

  • TV; Cinema and Internet commercials up to 90seconds
  • advertising formats such as campaigns, brandedentertainment, mobile productions and trailers up to a maximum of 5 minutes
  • 'automotive category' - 90-second commercials or3-minute commercials about car brands
  • Ajury consisting of representatives from international advertising agencies andproduction companies will review all submissions and nominate the top ten filmsfor the short list. In addition, the jury selects the winners of the specialcategory 'Automotive'.

    Inaddition to the David trophies the winners can look forward to cash prizes inthe amounts of 3,911, 2,911, 1,911, 911, 2,356 and 3,918 euros. These prizesare donated by Porsche and are reminiscent of models of car brand. In addition,all winning entries will appear on the website and the DVD of the renownedadvertising trade magazine shots.

    Deadlinefor submissions to the first two categories is 18 July 2014. Entries to thecategory 'Automotive' may be submitted until September 24, 2014.

    Thefestive award ceremony will be held at the Film Academy Baden-Württemberg on 20November 2014.

    Formore information on www.ad-award.net

    DESIGNDAY at the AMD Düsseldorf

    On 11 June 2014 the AMD – Academyfor Fashion and Design is holding the first DESIGNDAY in Düsseldorf.

    With the Designday the privateuniversity offers a trial day for the Bachelor's study programmes Visual andCorporate Communication, Design and Innovation Management as well as CrossMedia Communication.

    On Wednesday afternoon, amongothers, Prof. Rüdiger Götz of KW43 branddesign and Martina Schopp from DeutschePost AG will present practical lectures. In addition to insights into theindividual courses, the event offers workshops with the opportunity to test outone's own creativity.

    "Many graduates often do notknow exactly whether a creative study programme is right for them," saysProfessor Ralf Lobeck, Dean of Studies for brands & communication design atthe AMD Dusseldorf. "Our university offers degree programs with thecompetence fields of design, marketing and communication. There is no NC -access criteria are subject-specific personal skills of the candidates. With aBachelor of Arts, all doors are open for graduates to start a career in theworld of creativity", said Lobeck.

    Interested,friends and parents are invited to participate in the DESIGNDAY and discussionswith the AMD professors. Please register by email or by phone at sonja.oppermann@amdnet.deor 0211 3682623. For more information visit http://www.amdnet.de/.

    Interessierte, Freunde und Elternsind herzlich zur Teilnahme am DESIGNDAY und Gesprächen mit den AMD-Professoreneingeladen. Um Anmeldung per eMail oder telefonisch wird gebeten:sonja.oppermann@amdnet.deoder 0211 3682623. Weitere Informationen aufhttp://www.amdnet.de/