Poster Competition

DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 20

2015 MCNY Annual Short Film Festival Poster Competition  

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Metropolitan College of New York School for Business Media Management MBA Program will be presenting the MCNY 6th Annual Short Film Festival April 9 – 10, 2015, organized, developed and produced by its Media Management MBA students to celebrate short films, filmmakers and the business of film. This year’s theme is “Converging Futures” which contemplates the future and changes to the traditional film industry as a result of converging technology, the advent of the Internet and the global marketplace.

poster for website finalFor the third year, the Festival is putting a call out to student artists and graphic designers for our annual festival poster artwork. Students, Student Artists and Student Designers are encouraged to submit work for the Film Festival Poster Competition by close of business March 20, 2015.  This year, we hope to have as many diverse submissions interpreting our theme and branding our festival.film-festival-postcard-template-front

Late submissions will NOT be accepted.

Guidelines: The competition is open to all student artists and graphic designers; you must have an .edu email address to enter a submission. All submissions must be received by the deadline of close of business on March 15, 2015. Entries will only be accepted from individuals who are currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate school. No additional prize money will be awarded.

We are looking for images that celebrate Short Film, Filmmakers and the business of film in an interesting, relevant and visually innovative way that avoids stereotypes and clichés. This year’s theme for our Film Festival is “Converging Futures” and should address the future of the film industry as a result of converging technology and content, the advent of the web and Internet distribution, and the convergence of varying media forms, as well as the future of MCNY, who just celebrated its 50th Anniversary and the School for Business. Entries will be judged using the following criteria:

*Overall impact of the display for eye-catching appeal, visual attractiveness, and its ability to draw the viewer in;

*Clarity of the message’s demonstration for a Short Film/film festival;

*Appropriateness of the graphics for the festival;

*Creativity in the interpretation of the theme;

Entries must be submitted as a high-resolution jpeg file.

In the artwork, you must include “MCNY 6th Annual Short Film Festival, April 9-10, 2015” “School for Business Media Management MBA Program” and the unaltered MCNY logos (which will be provided upon successful registration by emailing MediaManagement@mcny.edu) and the festival theme “Converging Futures.” The design artwork may be in the form of photography, painting, graphic art, or illustration, in color or black and white, but must be submitted in a high resolution jpeg file so that it is easy to translate into a range of online and print materials such as 24×36 posters, newsprint ads, t-shirts, film, street banners, bus advertisements, etc.

Each person must provide the information requested below and agree to the terms and conditions in order to submit. All submissions will be judged based on content, appeal and marketability. The decisions of the judges will be final. MCNY does not take on liability for submissions. All submissions become the shared property of the artist and MCNY. By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees that MCNY has permission to use the image for purposes including, but not limited to: slides, brochures, advertisements, display, t-shirts, souvenir programs, festival badges & tickets, websites, postcards, etc.

Copyrighted material: Material that is not original or the property of the artist is prohibited.

If your poster design is selected, you will win USD $250 and your design will contribute the look of the Festival by appearing on Festival posters, postcards, program, invitations, and much more, providing significant and immeasurable exposure to your artwork/design. Finalists will be announced by March 25, and the winning poster will be revealed by the last week of March 2015 in New York, NY. All posters that advance to the final round will be exhibited during the 2015 MCNY 6th Annual Short Film Festival, April 9-10, 2015.

We are looking for images that celebrate Short Film, Filmmakers and the business of film in an interesting, relevant and visually innovative way that avoids stereotypes and clichés. This year’s theme for our Film Festival is “Celebrating the Dream” and incorporate a celebration of MCNY’s 50th Anniversary and the 30th Anniversary of the School for Business. Entries will be judged using the following criteria:

*Overall impact of the display for eye-catching appeal, visual attractiveness, and its ability to draw the viewer in;

*Clarity of the message’s demonstration for a Short Film/film festival;

*Appropriateness of the graphics for the festival;

*Creativity in the interpretation of the theme;

Entries must be submitted as a high-resolution jpeg file.

In the artwork, you must include “MCNY 6th Annual Short Film Festival, April 9-10, 2015” “School for Business Media Management MBA Program” and the unaltered MCNY logos (which will be provided upon successful registration by emailing MediaManagement@mcny.edu) and the festival theme “Converging Futures.” The design artwork may be in the form of photography, painting, graphic art, or illustration, in color or black and white, but must be submitted in a high resolution jpeg file so that it is easy to translate into a range of online and print materials such as 24×36 posters, newsprint ads, t-shirts, film, street banners, bus advertisements, etc.

Each person must provide the information requested below and agree to the terms and conditions in order to submit. All submissions will be judged based on content, appeal and marketability. The decisions of the judges will be final. MCNY does not take on liability for submissions. All submissions become the shared property of the artist and MCNY. By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees that MCNY has permission to use the image for purposes including, but not limited to: slides, brochures, advertisements, display, t-shirts, souvenir programs, festival badges & tickets, websites, postcards, etc.

MCNY 6th Annual Short Film Festival Poster Competition

The Metropolitan College of New York School for Business Media Management MBA Program is accepting submissions for our MCNY Short Film Festival Poster Student Competition. The deadline for all submissions is close of business on March 15, 2015.

Metropolitan College of New York School for Business Media Management MBA Program will be presenting the MCNY 5th Annual Short Film Festival April 9 - 10, 2015, organized, developed and produced by its Media Management MBA students to celebrate short films, filmmakers and the business of film. This year’s theme, “Converging Futures” builds upon the celebration of our 50th Anniversary as a school and looks to the next 50 years as film converges with other media, like music, television, the Internet and other multimedia forms.

As such, the Festival is putting a call out to student artists and graphic designers for our annual festival poster artwork. Student Artists and Designers are encouraged to submit work for the Film Festival Poster Competition by March 15, 2015. This competition is open to artists of all backgrounds. Late submissions will NOT be accepted.
  • 50-100 words explaining how you believe your submission demonstrates the required submission criteria of the competition
  • jpg, gif, png, pdf