- Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015
Mobius Awards has opened its 2015 entry period with Early Bird pricing through Sept. 1 and new categories in Brand Identity and Radio and Audio. The international advertising, digital, design and creativity competition also announced an awards event for March 2016 in Los Angeles.
When Lee Gluckman, chairman of Mobius Awards, visited agency offices to present Best of Show for the past several years he heard requests for a gathering in Los Angeles. “We love bringing the excitement and celebration to an agency, but we are bringing back a Los Angeles event by popular demand so all levels of winners can participate,” he says. Specifics on the event will be announced later.
Mobius Awards, founded in 1971, is open to professional and students. The competition invites professional work in the following mediums: Brand Identity, Branded Content-Entertainment, Brochure-Book, Cinema-In-Flight, Digital–Mobile, Digital – Online, Direct, Guerilla-Ambush Marketing, Integrated Campaign, Online Commercials, Outdoor-Out-of-Home, Package Design & Redesign, Point-of-Purchase-Ambient, Print, Radio-Audio Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Spec Work-Concept Design and Television. New categories include Technology Products, Food and Beverage Services and Lifestyle Products.
A Student category welcomes class projects and other non-commercial work from current students, including undergraduate and graduate students.
All entries must have been created, produced, published, marketed, screened, aired or reintroduced between Oct. 1, 2014, and Oct. 1, 2015. The regular deadline is Oct. 16.
Awards include a First Place Mobius Statuette, Second Place Certificate for Outstanding Creativity, a Spec Advertising Certificate, Student Certificate and Cinematographer of the Year. Best of Show-Grand Prix awards are given in mediums when recommended by an international judging panel. Best of Show awards in 2014 went to entries from Australia, India, United States, Canada, New Zealand, Germany, France, United Kingdom and Hong Kong.
More information and a look at past winners can be found at www.mobiusawards.com.