Nov 21, 2006

Adobe Announces the 2007 Adobe Design Achievement Awards

adaa_2007_logo.pngThe Adobe® Design Achievement Awards celebrate student achievement reflecting the powerful convergence of technology and the creative arts.

The competition, which showcases individual and group projects created with industry-leading Adobe creative software, honors the most talented and promising student graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, and computer artists from the world’s top institutions of higher education.


Contest Poster
(click here to download an 8.5 x 11 2 MB PDF poster)

International prestige and valuable prizes
The 2007 Adobe Design Achievement Awards competition is open to students at post-secondary institutions in 30 countries throughout the world. First-place winning entries will receive US$5,000, a trip to attend the awards ceremony, valuable Adobe software products, and studio tours.

Official rules
The contest is open to students enrolled in visual arts programs at accredited institutions of higher education in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, South Africa, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, and Turkey. Projects must be original works created primarily with Adobe or Macromedia software.

Individuals and groups may enter projects in the following categories: Animation, Digital Illustration, Digital Photography, Environmental Graphics and Packaging, Interactive and Web Design, Live Action, Motion Graphics, Print Design Multi-Page, and Print Design Single Page.

First-place individual winners will receive US$5,000, airfare and hotel accommodations in San Francisco, a total of seven Adobe or Macromedia software products of their choice, and more. First-place group winners will receive US$5,000 (to be split among designated team members); airfare and hotel accommodations for the designated team leader; either Adobe Creative Suite® 2 Premium, Macromedia® Studio 8, or Adobe Production Studio Premium software for each designated team member; and more. Other individual finalists and the designated leaders of groups that are finalists will receive airfare and hotel accommodations in San Francisco, software, and more.

For more information, check out the 2007 Adobe Design Achievement Awards web site.

Past winners
Check out galleries of winning work from the 2006 Adobe Design Achievement Awards.

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