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.  

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). 

2018-19 ADDY Rules & Categories

750x350addy-logoThe 2018-19 AAF ADDY Rules and Categories have been released.  If you’re planning on entering this year, please take a minute to familiarize yourself with them.  You can download the PDF here.  Entries will be accepted beginning November 1, 2018.

AAF-Cleveland Launches New Programs

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For over 110 years, AAF-Cleveland has served the advertising community of Northeast Ohio with educational programs, networking opportunities and of course the ADDYS.  Our industry has changed drastically, and AAF-Cleveland is striving to better serve our members with invigorated programming, membership benefits and community building.