Reminder: HPU@HIFF Adcard Competition Submission Deadline

Reminder: HPU@HIFF Adcard Competition Submission Deadline

The deadline for the competition is Friday, April 26, 5 p.m., and all HPU students are welcome to enter.  

The HPU@HIFF Adcard has high-visibility at the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF), where it is screened in a montage along with other sponsor adcards before each film offering. If no winner is chosen, the current adcard will be used for HIFF 2019 in the fall. HPU@HIFF is a real-time reporting collaboration between HIFF and HPU.

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HPU@HIFF AdCard Competition Specifications:

  • Your Challenge is to create the 2019 HPU@HIFF AD-CARD Design. 
  • Create at least two files, one for theater projection, one for the web.
  • Format delivery: Vector EPS, Illustrator AI, or Bitmap TIFF
  • Resolution: 72 dpi - 1920 pixels wide by 1080 pixels high*
  • *Please keep important information within a 1720 pixel wide by 980 pixel image area (centered - 100 pixels away from Left/Right edge; 50 pixels away from Top/Bottom edge)
  • All ads are in color (RGB)
  • Dark background and high contrast between type and background are recommended; Small text/fonts are not recommended.
  • Web Specifications: 1000 pixels height
  • Please provide your image in High-Resolution and Low-Resolution JPG, as well as your original PSD or Illustrator or other file.
  • Electronically Deliver compressed web file and/or hyperlink to:
  • Or, HAND DELIVER FILES on Flash Drive to Professor for Upload.
  • Curators reserve the right not to award a Design Winner.

What to Include:

  • A main image/brand
  • Hawaii Pacific University/HPU
  • HPU/Hawaii Pacific University Logo
  • Multimedia and Cinematic Arts
  • imagine your world