In the loud and lively creative sector, it can be hard to hear over the commotion. D&AD Next serves to amplify the industry’s emerging voices. Developing professionals and teams with experience of less than 3 years are recognised across four diverse subcategories.
Have a look at the subcategories below and download the entry kit for more information.
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You can enter your work in the following subcategories.
8001 - Next CreativeThis category is for emerging creatives with no more than three years of industry experience. Open to art directors, copywriters and creatives working across digital marketing, experiential, media, PR, press & outdoor, radio & audio, film and entertainment.
8002 - Next DesignerThis category is for emerging designers with no more than three years of industry experience. Open to anyone involved with branding, packaging, products, graphics, magazines, books, newspapers, composition, and permanent, temporary or online environments.
8003 - Next DirectorThis category is for emerging directors with no more than three years of industry experience. Open to directors of film, entertainment, TV, VoD, online content, promotional content and music.
8004 - Next IllustratorThis category is for emerging illustrators with no more than three years of industry experience. Open to illustrators of posters, press adverts, packaging, inserts and wraps, books, publications, street art, installations, signage, moving images and work on digital platforms.