SZIDF 2019 Gadget Design Award

Also this year, SIDA, the Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association, and, invite you all to design the official gadget/souvenir for all the attendees of the Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair 2019. SIDA and Desall invite you all to design the official for all the participants of the 7th edition of the Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair (SZIDF) taking place on November 03rd-05th 2019. The gadget/souvenir shall be a NON-technological product. The winner will be selected by a jury consisting of high-level representatives of SIDA and Desall. The official award ceremony will be held in Shenzhen on the night of Nov 3rd 2019. The winner will be given the opportunity to showcase her/his own works at the fair with a free stand and all travel and accommodation expenses covered by the organisation, including other services. All projects will be evaluated by a jury consisting of high-level representatives of SIDA and Desall according to several criteria as specified in detail in the brief. Participation is free of charge and open to any age or nationality. Deadline for submissions: September 30th, 2019 Official award page: SIDA Shenzhen Industrial Design Profession Association (SIDA) is a non-profit organization founded in 2008, the first Chinese association joining World Design Organization (WDO). Till March 2018, SIDA has taken in 851 members from Shenzhen and across the country, and has built the Shenzhen Institute for Innovation Design, the Sino-Finnish Design Park, the Shenzhen Open Innovation Lab (SZOIL), the Hebei Industrial Design Innovation Center (HIDC), an industrial internet design platform and first the industrial design IPR station in China. As the largest industrial design in Asia, Shenzhen International Industrial Design Fair (SZIDF) ( has been held for 6 years in a row. DESALL is an open innovation platform dedicated to design and innovation, that offers to companies a participatory design tool involving in the creative process an international community coming from all over the world. To date Desall gathers more than 100000 creatives from over 210 countries and has collaborated with international brands like Luxottica, Whirlpool, Electrolux, ALESSI, Enel, Leroy Merlin, KINDER, Barilla, illy, Chicco, Mondadori and many more. Thanks for the contamination of different cultural backgrounds and creative industries, the Desall community is able to provide high-quality project solutions for every product development phase requested by the client, from concept to product design, from naming to packaging.

iAniMagic Animation Competition: Animal Party

Get ready to combine your love of animation and animals into one masterpiece – the iAniMagic Competition is back! The 8th iAniMagic, starting from August 1st, invites you to show off your animation skills whilst demonstrating your love for animals. The big winner this year will receive a monetary prize worth 700USD and more! CONTEST THEME Your animation submission must use animals as the main character of your work. It can be a horse running freely in the wild, a cat warrior fighting against intruders in a fantasy world, a cute, fluffy dog wiggling its bottom walking majestically down the street, or anything else you can imagine! CONTEST GUIDELINES You must create your contest entries on Animation Desk Download the free app here: iOS, Android, Windows Your submissions should be between 15-30 seconds long You may enter as many submissions as you like There is no cost for entering the contest   CONTEST PRIZES Golden Award – USD 700 cash prize,  video showcased on Animation Desk App Store page, featured interview on Kdan’s platforms Silver Award – USD 600 cash prize, featured interview on Kdan’s platforms Bronze Award – USD 500 cash prize, featured interview on Kdan’s platforms Best Creativity – USD 300 cash prize Best Art – USD 300 cash prize Best Technique – USD 300 cash prize Staff Pick (3 winners) –  FIGMA Model Doll Audience Award (3 winners)  – USD 100 EXCLUSIVE STUDENTS AWARDS – FOR SCHOOLS AND INSTITUTIONS For students verified institutional emails, we have a separate student competition with the same prizes to reward their fantastic work. They would not only would they receive cash prizes and be featured on Kdan’s platforms, but also get 30 sets of promo code to access Creativity 365 suite. If you are a faculty or staff member interested in this contest, please contact us and register as a participating institution. JUDGES Ian Chung, 2D animator at Studio2, Winner of iAniMagic 2017 Facebook, Vimeo, and Tumblr   Usman Riaz, TED senior follower, Artist, animator and composer. Mano Animation Studio, Instagram,  TED Profile, TEDxKyoto   Isabel Bouttens, 2D animators, Art Teacher Website and Vimeo   IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER Entry open:  01 August 2019 – 31 October 2019 Winner announcement:  30 November 2019on Animation Desk Facebook   Please visit the competition website for more details.