2019 Award Categories

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Radio & Audio entries can be entered as an MP3, MOV or MP4

In the categories Innovative Use of Radio and Podcasts, an MOV or MP4 is preferable

Campaign Entries:

  • Must be uploaded as separate MP3, MOV or MP4 files (one for each spot in the campaign)

Physical Material will not be accepted

Non-English Entries:

Entries not broadcast or aired in English must be entered in their original language. In addition, we will require a second MP3 upload of the work dubbed in English with the original music and/or sound effects. If you cannot provide this, a written translation will be accepted.

Entry Requirements:

  • Entries submitted must be released in a commercial environment with client approval between 1st July 2018 and 31st July 2019.
  • All work submitted must be in the exact form it was broadcast or released, regardless of category. Work must not be altered for submission purposes.
  • If an Entrant lists more than one company in the Entrant field, two entry fees are required. LIA will invoice the Entering Company for the additional entry fee.

Specs for MP3 uploads:

Minimum of 64kbps (mono) up to a maximum of 196kbps
File type: MP3 (stereo) with a compression ratio of 22:1
File size: 3 MB maximum

Specs for MOV/MP4 uploads:

Standard Definition Source Material minimum: 720 x 480
High Definition Source Material: 1920 x 1080
Frame Rate: Original Frame Rate
(23.98, 24, 25, 29.97, 50, 59.94, 60)

Codec: H264 or Mpeg4, Best Quality
Data Rate: Minimum 5,000kbps / Maximum 10,000kbps
Sound: AAC 48KHz
File size: 1 GB maximum

 Case Studies:

  • The presentation should clearly demonstrate the concept and show the key elements through which the core idea has been expressed.
  • Must not exceed 3 minutes.
  • Narration must be in English or have English subtitles.
  • Juries prefer concise and to-the-point Case Studies.
  • It is mandatory that the Case Studies use Royalty-Free music.
  • Any entrant that requires LIA to change the media because of music rights will be charged a USD $500.00 fee.