LIA 2015 – open for entries, changes in categories

Advertising, Festivals, London International Awards

London International Awards (LIA) is now receiving entries for 2015’s edition of the festival, and also announced it operated a series of changes regarding competition categories.

New Director category has been added to TV/Cinema/Online Film – Production and Post-Production, while a Multimedia Campaign category was added to Integration, with The NEW being redefined this year.

Entries into the New Director category can be submitted by production companies or any company or individual involved in the project. The requirement for this category is that the Director has directed no more than 6 client-approved and released pieces of work.

In the Integration medium, a Multimedia Campaign category has been added, entries for this category must have at least two different channels/platforms of communication.

Entries into The NEW should be work that’s delivered with a freshness that makes its impact ever more potent. Work that attempts to be category defining in and of itself.

Eleven judging panels will preside over fifteen media, with the juries being composed of approximately 100 top international creatives from agencies, production companies, design houses and technology companies from around the world.

It’s a significant year in LIA’s history as 2015 marks the 30th anniversary of the awards. The awards honour the legends, pioneers, and embodiments of excellence in advertising, digital, branded content, music & sound, branded entertainment, design and production, with 15 unique disciplines in total.

Entries for LIA 2015 opened today (16th February), with the judging scheduled to take place between October 1-10. The shortlists will be announced as each judging session concludes, with winners to be unveiled on November 2nd.

The London International Awards (LIA) is an annual worldwide advertising award. The Awards, founded in 1986 by President Barbara Levy, began by honoring international advertising in the realms of cinema, television, print and radio, evolving since its inception into 15 unique media types. It was the first truly international advertising awards of its kind to acknowledge all media and methods from all over the world to be judged by a diverse global jury. Today the awards honor the legends, pioneers and embodiments of excellence across advertising, digital, branded content, music & sound, branded entertainment, design and production.