Friday, November 09, 2007


Steve Back, the incoming ECD of Saatchi & Saatchi, is just one of the high profile judges New York Festivals has secured for the 2008 International Advertising competition. Other judges both in Australia and New Zealand are soon to be announced.
The call for entries for the competition is now open. This year the organizers have simplified the submission process and reorganized our competition into nine easily navigable categories:
TV/Cinema, Print, Design, Outdoor, Mixed Media, Radio, Collateral and two new categories: student, and art and craft. The new art and craft category includes photography, illustration, copy-writing, art direction as well as significantly more areas in production execution in radio and tv and cinema. In addition several new categories including Gay/Lesbian Advertising, Olympic Theme/Sponsorship and Political Advertisements have also been added. The discount deadline for entries is December 10, 2007 and final deadline is January 14 2008. Visit to enter and use Early Entry Discount # NYFA1235PC to receive a 10% discount for online submissions.
New York Festivals 2008 Innovative Advertising Awards (formerly the Interactive & New Media Awards) is also open for entries in all things innovative with categories ranging from guerrilla, viral, and ambient marketing, to advergame, pop-up and webisode advertising visit. Final deadline for entry to these awards is November 26,2007. Visit,2 for competition details and to enter.

The 2007 New York Festivals Awards
Annual 15 is now available. The annual contains all design, outdoor and print advertising medal winners of the 2007 New York Festivals competition , plus winners of the Midas Awards, Global Awards, and AME Awards. It also lists all finalists in all competitions. It costs just $89 Australian, plus P&P.
For more information or to order your copy, email June Laffey at or call 0410 246 519. A DVD of television, cinema and radio winners will also soon be released.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm not sure Steve would want this announced at the same time as judges are being announced for D&AD. Who is judging ADMA next year do we know?

5:27 PM  

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