BE OPEN Awards is an international initiative aimed at young talents in creative industries. The award is open for participants aged 18-30 with no restrictions for their education, nationality or residence. Participation is free. The first prize in each category is an educational grant (a tuition fee) for a course in one of the leading specialized educational centers. Additional prize fund of 10 000 euro will be distributed among finalists by the jury.
The current stage of the Awards has three categories:
FORM. Works of product (industrial) design are accepted for the category. Submitted projects should show potential for production. Cross-disciplinary projects combining product design with graphic / interactive / environmental design are welcome.
CITY. Architectural projects and solutions of urban environment improvement methods, town-planning, energy-saving and environment-saving technologies are accepted for the category.
In short, everything that relates to urban planning and profound complex development of urbanscape.
CAST. Sound design, motion design and animation, interactive and interface design, hybrid environments etc. are accepted for this category. Works showing innovative application of media environments in their interaction with user and experimental multimedia art are welcome.
Each project should be submitted separately. A registration form should be attached to each project. The number of files attached is unlimited. All files should meet file requirements.
– the attachments should not exceed 10Mb overall
– the description of the project should be written in English language, no less than 1000 symbols in .doc format
– All images should be JPG (RGB, 300 dpi, 2000 pix on the longer side)
– Any video files should be uploaded to youtube or any other similar service, a link to the video has to be included in the description
There is no limit for a number of projects that can be submitted for any of the categories. But one project can only be submitted for only one category.
The deadline for project submission is August 20, 2012 24:00 GMT.