ART DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR BRANDED CONTENT
(Print &/or Digital)

THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO:

  • Any art director of a British magazine or digital title who has been editing the brand for at least six months during the period 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019

  • Print titles must be published at least twice a year


THE JUDGES WILL BE LOOKING FOR:

  • An art director whose brand has achieved and maintained within its market sector consistently excellent and appropriate design

  • Design quality, evidence of creative and strategic vision and innovation will all be taken into consideration

 

STATEMENT QUESTIONS

Tell us in no more than 500 words what you’ve done that marks you out as exceptional. Key points to address might be:

  1. Who is your audience and how does your brand fit into the marketplace?

  2. What are your brand objectives and how have you met them?

  3. What are the key things that you have done to improve, change or consistently maintain your title?

  4. How have you made use of your resources?


TO ENTER YOU NEED TO:

All titles:

  • Complete the online form below

  • Save a copy for your records

  • Where there has been a redesign please also email a pdf copy of the previous design to admin@bsme.com with your brand and category name in the email title

  • Pay online below or call the BSME office to pay by BACS   

Print titles:

Print off one copy and send to the BSME office with two copies of three magazines available during the period 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019 that you think best show how your brand meets the criteria

Digital titles:

Email a copy of the completed entry form and three examples of your digital work available during the period 1 August 2018 to 31 July 2019 that you think best show how your brand meets the criteria. Please also attach a screengrab of your web traffic analytics (such as Google Analytics or similar)

COST OF ENTERING

BSME Member:  £130.00 + VAT

Independent BSME Member:  £110.00 + VAT

Non-Member:  £250.00 + VAT

Independent Non-Member:  £150.00 + VAT

Please note that:

* If you were not a member of the BSME on 1 June 2019 the non-member rate is applicable

* The Independent rate is only applicable to Publishers of no more than a few core titles whose financial and creative decisions are made by the same person/people

* The Non-Member rate includes membership of the BSME until 31 December 2019, but does not allow entry to the 2020 Talent Awards at the Member Rate

* Entries will not be processed until payment is received

* Please complete and submit the form and then return to the category page and click here to pay online, or call the BSME office on 020 8906 4664 to pay by BACS

SENDING YOUR MATERIAL

Please note:

  • Incomplete entries will not be processed

  • Entries received without payment will not be processed

  • Entries and supporting material will not be returned

  • If there has been a redesign please email a pdf copy of the original design

Print Titles:

  • Mark your entry BSME Awards and add the name of your own title

  • Send it to: BSME Administration, Gill Branston & Associates, 137 Hale Lane, Edgware, Middlesex HA8 9QP

  • Entries will be accepted only between 10.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday

Digital Titles:

  • Please email your entry form, examples of work and attachments to admin@bsme.com with your brand and category name in the email title. If you are entering more than one category, please send a separate email for each category.

  • Please note that you will receive an acknowledgement email. If you do not receive this please call the BSME office on 020 8906 4664