Meet The ADDY Judges

ADDY judging is just around the corner, January 25-26, 2019.  Don’t forget, the deadline to enter is January 15, 2019.  You can enter here.

Let’s meet this year’s judges:

Ted Intorcio Sr. Designer Starz Entertainment
Ted Intorcio
Sr. Designer
Starz Entertainment

Ted has been doing promotional motion graphics design work since 1995.

Perk Alert – Latest Member Benefit

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zWhat does your professional head shot say about you?  You’ll want to go here to read more.  Michael Cavotta is a professional head shot photographer and certified personal brand strategist and now, all AAF-Cleveland members can receive a 10% discount on a professionally photographed head shot.  

The North Coast College Evolution

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On June 28, 2018 Virginia Marti College of Art & Design, 2-year trade school founded in 1966 officially transitioned into The North Coast College (TheNCC), a 4-year institution of higher education. TheNCC now offers Bachelor Degrees in Art & Design Management, Fashion Merchandising, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design, and Interior Design in addition to their Associate Degree predecessors.

AAFCLE Student Connection Scholarship Applications

studentconnectionlogoThe AAF-Cleveland Student Connection is now accepting applications for its scholarship program through February 8, 2019.  The Student Connection has given away over $370,000 in scholarship dollars to deserving MarCom students.  In order to apply you must:

Be attending an Ohio college or university, either 2 or 4 year school
Be majoring in a MarCom discipline
Be graduating in 2019 or 2020
Have a minimum 3.0 GPA

Download the application here

New This Year To The ADDYS

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We’ll be open for submissions on November 1, 2018 but we strongly suggest you read through the 2018-19 ADDY Rules and Categories which can be downloaded here.  There are a few new and updated rules and categories for this year:

New Categories

Public Service
22B – Campaign

Blogs & Digital Publications
44A – Digital Publication – Single
44B – Digital Publication – Campaign

Film & Video
85A – Cinematography – Single
85B – Cinematography – Campaign

Sound
88C – Music With/Without Lyrics – Campaign
90A – Sound Design – Single
90B – Sound Design – Campaign

Rules Changes

Elements of Advertising
Digital entries can be uploaded and will not require a physical entry

Apps, Games & Virtual Reality
Apps and Virtual Reality entries will be judged using a digital (video) summary of 3 minutes or less, which must be digitally uploaded by the entrant (not a URL).