SUBMISSION MEDIA

All entries must submit media for judging via the online entry system. Each media type has specific technical requirements, as outlined below.

Submission media options vary by category. Refer to the categories section for details on the submission options for each category.




IMPORTANT NOTE:
The One Show 2021 will not be accepting physical entries. All entry media must be uploaded into the online entry system.
DO NOT MAIL PHYSICAL ENTRIES TO THE ONE SHOW – THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


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International Entries

The One Show accepts and celebrates entries from around the world. All work should be submitted in its original language. English translations are required for all work in another language.



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Reference Image

Reference Image files will only be accepted through the online entry system and are required for all entries. These images may be used by The One Show for promotional purposes. The jury will see these images, but they will not be judged.

NOTE: Specific audio submission options do not require reference images, but they may be submitted with the entry.


CONTENT
  • The images should reflect the content of your entry.
  • For Content Video entries, reference images should be high res stills from the video.
  • When submitting multiple images, each should be unique. Do not submit duplicate images for one entry.

DIMENSIONS
  • The longest side of each image should be at least 2400 pixels long
  • The longest side of each image must be a maximum of 4800 pixels long

FILE SIZE
  • Each file must be no larger than 5 MB

FORMAT
  • Each file must be a high res JPEG or PNG
  • Each file should be RGB color mode

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Image

Image files will only be accepted through the online entry system. Images submitted can be:


DIMENSIONS
  • The longest side of each image should be at least 2400 pixels long
  • The longest side of each image must be a maximum of 4800 pixels long

FILE SIZE
  • Each file must be no larger than 5 MB

FORMAT
  • Each file must be a high res JPEG or PNG
  • Each file should be RGB color mode

NOTE
  • For Project Board images, all information should be large enough to be seen from a distance when projected or on a small monitor.
  • For Artwork Images in a language other than English, provide an English translation in the "Judging Description / Translation" field with the individual image file.

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Video

Video files will only be accepted through the online entry system. Videos submitted can be:


ASPECT RATIO / RESOLUTION
  • 1920 x 1080 is preferred and recommended
  • Minimum resolution of 1280 x 720
  • All videos must be submitted in 16x9 format
  • Other aspect ratios will automatically have black pillars added after uploading the video into the online system

FORMAT
  • .mov or .mp4
  • H.264 compression
  • Audio compression must be AAC

FILE SIZE
  • Each file must be no larger than 500MB

EXTRAS
  • Do NOT include color bars or tone
  • Do NOT include agency information or slates

NOTE
  • Case Study and Project Videos should be no longer than 2 minutes.
  • For video entries in a language other than English, provide English subtitles in the video or a translation in the "Judging Description / Translation" field with the individual video file.

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Audio

Audio files will only be accepted through the online entry system. Audio files submitted can be:


FILE SIZE
  • Each file must be no larger than 500MB

FORMAT
  • All audio files must be in MP3 format

EXTRAS
  • Do NOT include agency information
  • Do NOT include audio slates

NOTE
  • For entries in a language other than English, provide an English translation in the "Judging Description / Translation" field with the individual audio file.

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URL

URLs will only be accepted through the online entry system. URLs submitted can be:


ALL URLS
  • Entries must be an active URL.
  • URL links entered must remain unchanged through May 2021.

URL TO WEBSITE
  • URLs of a video hosted online (i.e., Vimeo, YouTube, etc.) are NOT accepted for Website categories
  • Landing pages of project information are acceptable

URL TO FULL LENGTH VIDEOS
  • For Long Form and Full Length video categories, a URL may be submitted to a content video hosted online (i.e., Vimeo, YouTube, etc.)
  • Case Study and Project Videos must be submitted through online upload.

NOTE
  • Password-protected URLs are NOT recommended, as complicated logins slow down judging.
  • Some categories may accept a URL to a download link for an application. This will be supporting media and is not guaranteed to be downloaded and installed by the jury.
  • For URL entries in a language other than English, use the "Judging Description / Translation" field with the individual URL to provide any necessary instructions in English.

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PDF

PDF files will only be accepted through the online entry system. PDFs submitted can be:


ALL PDFS
  • Files must be exported at a high resolution image compression.
  • Printers marks should not be included.

PROJECT PDF
  • Images, graphics, and copy should be provided in a single file
  • Project PDFs should be three (3) pages or less

PUBLICATION PDF
  • Physical books should be entered as multi-page documents
  • Publication PDFs should not contain any extraneous project information. They should be a digital version of the book as it was printed.

NOTE
  • All PDF files must be submitted in English.
  • Password-protected PDFs are NOT accepted.
  • Single-page PDFs can be submitted for Book and Magazine covers, but Digital Image submissions are recommended.
  • Digital publications may be entered as PDFs, providing they contain their original interactive components.

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