The Giphoscope Award 2014
The Giphoscope Award is an International Competition opened to GIF artists. The objective is to create a 24 frame animated GIF for the Giphoscope, the world first analog GIF player designed by Alessandro Scali and Marco Calabrese from Officina K.
The winner will be awarded with a one-of-a-kind, special Award edition Giphoscope with marble stand, displaying the winning GIF.
All GIFs will be evaluated by an international jury including:
Rich Oglesby | Prosthetic Knowledge
Benoit Ciron | You-dot-gif
Alessandro Scali and Marco Calabrese | Giphoscope creators, OKKULT Motion Pictures
- submission is free
- each artist can submit only one GIF
- the animated GIF must be 24 frames
- aspect ratio 4:3
- size less than 1MB, or less than 2MB for GIF under 400 px wide (Tumblr limit)
- to submit your work, fill out the submission form on the thegiphoscopeaward.tumblr.com
- all GIFs will be posted on the tumblog in submission order
- remember to write who you are
- submission opening april 22 2014
- submission deadline may 31 2014 (11:59:59 pm GMT)
- winner announcement june 15 2014
- giphoscope delivery until the end of june
For any question: firstname.lastname@example.org
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