This year marks the first time that the Adobe Design Achievement Awards (ADAAs) are offering higher education students around the world the opportunity to submit early and be recognized – with three semifinalist judging sessions for entries submitted by Jan. 28, April 29 and June 24. Students can submit twice within a category, and for the first time, can participate in as many categories as they would like. The 2011 awards also introduce three new categories for faculty: Innovation of Interactive Media in Education, Innovation in Video and Motion in Education, and Innovation in Traditional Media in Education.
Check out the first round semifinalists from 2011 ADAAs.
As in years past, industry luminaries from universities and top design companies worldwide serve as the ADAA judges, volunteering their time to recognize emerging talent in the technical and creative arts. For some background about the judges, check out their bios here.
The ADAAs honor the best student and faculty graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, animators, digital filmmakers, developers and computer artists from higher education institutions around the world. Finalists will be invited to attend the awards ceremony in Taipei, Taiwan in October 2011.