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Last Chance to Enter the British Arrows CRAFT Awards

The awards, this year celebrating its 20th anniversary, is closing for standard entries

Last Chance to Enter the British Arrows CRAFT Awards

The British Arrows is calling all craftspeople working in moving image advertising to enter the CRAFT awards before it's too late. The awards, this year celebrating its 20th year, is closing for standard entries, and those entering the VR/360 video category, at 17:30 this afternoon.

The awards, which champion, award and celebrate the innovation, bravery and artistry of those who craft moving images in advertising, have recognised some of the UK’s most prestigious articles, many of whom have gone on to win a number of industry awards following their success at CRAFT. 

Past winners include Matthew Felstead of Big Chop whose Sony advert, ‘TKO’ won a Gold for Best Editing last year. Of the awards he comments: “British Arrows is the industry award that not only recognises the great work that comes out of the industry but also respects the individual who did the work – that is so important in our industry.”

He added: “Award wins put weight to your name and gain you respect within the industry. It makes it easier to attract new clients, and people trust editors that are award winning. It confirms the work that we all love doing.”

Since CRAFT began in 1996, technology and media have changed beyond all recognition but the essential aspects of craft have remained constant. Talent, dedication, innovation, and professionalism have never gone out of fashion and it is these skills that British Arrows CRAFT honour each year.

Aware of an ever changing landscape British Arrows re-crafted the Categories & Definitions this year to ensure they now reflect the true picture of craft skills today. Eight new categories include Writing; VR / 360; Animation: Character / Photoreal / Experimental; Motion Graphics; Re-Record; Student Commercial.

All standard entries for categories end today, with a late entry fee of £35 per entry for those entering by the final deadline of Friday 30th September. All categories are open for late entry expect VR/360 which must be entered by 17:30 this afternoon. 

Joe Bagnall, Head of Film at Lucky Generals and part of this year’s jury commented: “To win at British Arrows CRAFT you have to love what you do. The award is an amazing piece of recognition to be proud of and I am truly proud to receive this request to be on the jury.”

To enter work click here.