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ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE ALL OF THE FOLLOWING:

COMPLETED ONLINE ENTRY FORM: All information on this form is required. Make sure to fill it out accurately – entrants are responsible for all errors and omissions in the form. 

ENTRY POSTER: This A3-size poster will be used to introduce your project to the judges. Complete guidelines for the poster are found in the  RULES AND REGULATIONS section of the Call for Entries.

PROJECT IMAGES: 6-15 images per project – a minimum of six static images are required, and no more than 15 images will be accepted. Images should be uploaded via the IALD Awards submission site. All images included on the poster must also be uploaded separately, and will count towards your final image total. See RULES AND REGULATIONS on page three of the Call for Entries for full guidelines on images, as well as more explanation for what constitutes an “image.”

WRITTEN BRIEF: 100 word limit. May not contain any reference to the names of any individual or group involved in the project. This brief will be read to the judges during the first round; it should introduce the judges to your project and inspire them to learn more.

DETAILED BRIEF OF LIGHTING DOMAINS: 450 word limit. This brief should select four of the “domains” described in the RULES AND REGULATIONS section of the Call for Entries document, and explain how the project satisfied these domains. May not contain any reference to the names of any individual or group involved in the project.

ENTRY MATERIAL RELEASE FORM: Submit this form, signed and dated, with the rest of your submission. If your images have more than one photographer/source, please note which images correspond to each photographer/source. 

ENTRY FEE:

  • IALD Members: Early Bird – $90 USD per project. Regular Rate – $140 USD per project. Late Submission Rate – $190 USD per project
  • Non-IALD Members: Early Bird – $190 USD per project. Regular Rate – $240 USD per project. Late Submission Rate – $290 USD per project

Pay in US dollars only by credit card on the online submission site.

Completed submissions are due to IALD via the online submission system by 13 NOVEMBER 2017. Submissions completed 24 OCTOBER – 6 NOVEMBER 2017 will be subject to the standard submission entry fee as outlined above. Submissions completed after 6 NOVEMBER 2017 will be subject to the late submission entry fee as outlined above. All materials must be received no later than 13 NOVEMBER 2017 or the project will be disqualified. 

IALD reserves the right to disqualify projects that do not abide by the rules of entry. Submission fees are nonrefundable.