Entry Guidelines

You would like to enter the Scene360 Awards, here are some insightful notes.

Judging Criteria

The works selected are based on quality composition, creativity, originality, emotional expression, innovation, and technique.

Entry Deadline and Fees

Early Bird Deadline:
January 31, 2017 – March 31, 2017
$7.95

Standard Deadline:
April 1, 2016 – August 30, 2017
$9.95

Final Deadline:
August 31, 2017 – Dec 1, 2017
$12.95

Submitting Your Work

Images: Entries must be individual works of art, photography, tattoo, design (such as fashion and graphic design), video or film. Video submissions must include a relevant still image. Each entry is equivalent to 1 single image (JPG) at exactly 2000-pixel-width. Under 750kb file size. Image should be well photographed with No watermark, border margin, pixelation, or containing nudity.

Project Description: Each entry must include a text description written in English.

Hyperlinks must be linked to the original source, a main domain URL (e.g. http://officialsite.com/)—i.e. the artist’s, designer’s, film director’s official website. Do not link to a secondary webpage, such as http://officialsite.com/bio.php.

You are able to participate multiple times, every new entry requires making a payment each time.

If your entry is not approved to our Awards Program, we will give a refund.

The Process

It may take up to 15 business days to review entries for “Top Pick of the Day.” If your project is selected as the actual “Top Pick of the Day,” you will be notified via email about this achievement; receiving an Award Badge and your project immediately promoted on Scene360’s social media channels: Ello, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

From December 2017 to January 2018, the Editors will be reviewing all entries to select the “10 Best Entries of the Year”; those making the list will be published in a main article on Illusion magazine (http://illusion.scene360.com).

The Editors will select the #1 Submission of the year, awarding the creator with the Scene360 trophy, receiving a $500 Art Grant from Ello.co, and of course included in the “Top 10” main article on Illusion magazine.

Terms of Submission

You certify that you are at least 18 years of age.

You agree that you are fully responsible for the content that you submit.

You understand and agree that we are not responsible for any user submitted content. You further understand that submitting content to our Awards does not guarantee being featured or included in a published post or mentioned on social media. We have the right to decline any submission that does not meet our guidelines, or for any other reason.

All submitted content, unless indicated otherwise, are accepted on the basis that the user grants Scene360 and Illusion a non-exclusive license, royalty-free, perpetual, to edit, adapt, publish, translate, and display such content within Scene360.com and Illusion.Scene360.com, its affiliated and partner projects, and/or published in any form of media.

All submitted images/projects created outside of Scene360 and Illusion are credited and remain property of their individual creators. All submissions must be reviewed and approved before they are published at Scene360 and Illusion.

All entries will be displayed on the Illusion “Submission” section of website for two years based on date of entry. After two years, Illusion and/or Scene360 may remove entry from website at any time.

You agree not to submit commercial products, websites, or goods.

You agree NOT to infringe upon or violate the copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights; not submit obscene or sexually explicit content; nudity; content that violates any local, state, national, or international law; contains or advocates illegal or violent acts; is predatory, hateful, or intended to intimidate or harass; contains advertising or solicitation of any kind.

Last Updated: January 26, 2017.