The entry deadline for submitting entries for the 2015 Utah Digital Media Arts Festival is Friday, April 10, 2015 at midnight. The Utah Digital Media Arts Festival is a yearly competition/festival that gives Utah high school students the opportunity to showcase his or her best work, and for students to see projects from all around the state.
1. What should my entry be about? There is no theme or content requirement for the categories. As long as it is school appropriate, you can create whatever you want!
2. How many entries can I submit in each category? Utah schools can submit four entries in each category, regardless of class size. Individual Utah students can submit two different categories. Schools are invited to hold their own competitions to pick entries that will move on to the festival.
3. Can students use photos they have found online in their designs? For the T-Shirt/Poster, and Graphics, and Photography categories, the work must be 100 percent student original.
4. Can copyright music be used in video and animation submissions? If copyright music is used in the video and animation categories, students must receive written permission from the original artist. This permission must be submitted along with the entry.
5. Can Creative Commons music be used in video and animation submissions? Creative Commons music can be used if the artist, song, and URL where found are attributed in the credits. Students will also need to attribute on the entry form.
Category Guidelines: How to submit vector graphics, raster graphics, photography, animation—stop-motion, 2D animation—traditional or digital, audio, video, 3D graphics, 3D animation, Web design, and game design.
Entry form: Contact the Digital Media Arts teacher at your school.
Entry submission deadline: Friday, April 10, 2015 at midnight.
Fee: There is no fee to submit entries. However, there is a $12 fee to attend the 2015 Utah Digital Media Arts Festival, which will be held May 5, 2015 at Utah Valley University.
Prizes: First place winners receive a one-year subscription to the Adobe Creative cloud, along with a plaque, gift card, and a certificate.
News: Follow Utah Digital Media Arts Festival on Facebook.
Congratulations to Paul Amstone, student at Layton High School, who won the 2015 Utah Digital Media Arts Festival T-shirt and poster contest.