Storytelling for Good Award
Clio & Brand Storytelling have partnered to celebrate the most creative branded entertainment and content work that promotes or creates awareness for a cause, foundation, organization and/or political or social issue.

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Program Information

General Eligibility
Entries first appearing in public between January 1, 2019 - December 31, 2019 are eligible for entry into the Inaugural Storytelling For Good Award.

Entries cannot be made without the permission of the client and/or owner of the rights of the work. All entries must have been created for a paying client except pro bono work for charities and non-profit organizations. Spec ads and director's cuts are NOT eligible. Clio retains the rights to disqualify entries which offend national, religious, cultural or racial groups.

Entry Fee: $400*
*All entries with video uploads are subject to an additional $35 media handling charges.
For the inaugural year, the jury will select one Grand winner of the Storytelling For Good Award.
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Entry Media Specifications
Please remove the following before uploading any media:
• Agency Credits
• Individual Credits
• Agency Logos
• Slates
Entry Media Requirements
Required Media:
• Image (up to 10)

Optional Media:
• Video (10)
• Audio (1)
• PDF (1)
• URL (up to 4)

NOTE: All medium types require at least one image to be uploaded to the entry in order to submit payment. Film/Video entries require at least one image and at least one film/video file to be uploaded in order to submit payment.

Image Upload

NOTE: All medium types require an image to be uploaded to the entry in order to submit payment.

• File Type: .jpg
• Color Mode: RGB
• File Size: Up to 50 MB

Required Spec for Image Uploads:
• 2400 x 3000 pixels (portrait minimum)

• 3000 x 2400 pixels (landscape minimum)

*Please note the following exceptions:

For Digital/Mobile and Social Media entries:
• 600 x 800 pixels (portrait minimum)
• 800 x 600 pixels (landscape minimum)

• 480 x 640 pixels (portrait minimum)
• 640 x 480 pixels (landscape minimum)

In the event that your entry is awarded a statue, the image provided will be used as a thumbnail in our digital winners gallery.

Video Upload
Required Spec for Video Uploads:
• Resolution: 640 x 480 (minimum)
• File Type: mp4
• Compression: h264
• Sound: AAC 44khz
• File Size: Up to 500 MB

All bars, slates and black must be removed from videos.
All videos must be submitted through the entry system on the Upload tab. Clio will not accept CDs/DVDs.

PDF Upload
Required Spec for PDF Uploads:
• File Size: Up to 50 MB
• PDFs can be either single page or multiple pages.
• PDFs do not need to be 300dpi resolution.

We suggest using Adobe's 'Reduced Size PDF' feature when saving your file.

Audio Upload
Required Spec for Audio Uploads:
• File type: .mp3
• Sampling rate: 44 KHz (44,100 Hz)
• Bit rate: 196 KB/s (maximum)
• Sound: Stereo
• File size: up to 50 MB

Required Spec for URL:
• Entrants must keep the URL accessible online for judging through January 31, 2020.
• Please provide any login credentials required to access the URL.

Please do not have the case study video within the URL.*
URL entered may not contain agency name at any point, including but not limited to website, webpage title or within the URL link.

*note: Entrants are able to upload video footage within our media upload portion. 

Physical Entries
This program does not allow for Physical Entries.

Media Requirements

Grand Winner

Sandy Hook Promise

              "Back to School Essentials"            Agency: BBDO New York

2019 Jury

Amy Emmerich
President of N. America & Chief Content Officer

Ana de Diego
Founder and Executive Producer
Spark and Riot

Brendan Gaul
Global Chief Content Officer
Universal McCann

Farhoud Meybodi
EVP of Creative

Jason Sperling
SCP, Chief Creative Development

Joao Chueiri
SVP, Consumer Connections
Anheuser-Busch InBev

Shabnam Mogharabi
General Manager

Tim Lynch
Founder, Managing Director, Executive Producer & Chief Filmmaker / Farm League

Zoe Fairbourn
Head of Brand Partnerships
Hello Sunshine

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Ben James
Head of Creative, T Brand Portfolio
The New York Times

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