AI-AP Motion Art Awards Deadline Approaching

IMAA LogoAmerican Illustration-American Photography (AI-AP), the leading juried annuals in North America, introduces the inaugural International Motion Art Awards to celebrate photographers, illustrators and designers who make their work move in all media.

As a natural (and long-awaited) spin-off to the American Photography and American Illustration award annuals, the IMAAs honor the artist’s original and singular vision.

Submission Details

Eligibility Dates: All work created or broadcast within the 12-month period from September 1, 2011 through August 31, 2012.

Entry Fees: $25 – all self-initiated, unpublished, personal work in any category; $75 – all commissioned and commercially produced projects in any category; $10 – all work created by a full- or part-time undergrad and graduate students.

Submission Deadline: September 21, 2012.

Jury: An independent jury will view all work submitted in every category and select the winning collection.

Submissions: Online submissions accepted now at

About IMAA

In recognizing the author’s “eye” and “hand” as paramount to the creative process,
the IMAAs pay tribute to the best motion art from the year and offer a unique opportunity to the winners and their collaborators for visibility, promotion and bragging rights within the industry.

Submissions are accepted as either commercially produced or unpublished projects in 16 categories as Photography/live action; Illustration/animation; or Motion Graphics and open to all photographers, illustrators, animators, fine artists, art directors, designers, agencies, animation and film studios, producers, directors, educators and students.

Winners will be announced in October 2012. Winning work will be presented at The AI-AP Party and BIG TALK, the highly-anticipated annual book launch event and symposium, November 8-9th in New York City. The selected projects will also be displayed on The Archive, AI-AP’s exclusive, permanent juried image collection at The winners will be further promoted in Motion Arts Pro, AI-AP’s new daily email newsletter sent to over 25,000 subscribers.

Apply and learn more at