Scotch Fest – is an international mega cool advertising festival for students and young professionals (under the age of 25) in the field of advertising, public relations, marketing, design, journalism and other areas. The participants can compete for 1st, 2nd, 3rd places in 8 categories, including commercial and social advertising and also in additional theme categories.
Shoot a film on a camera or a smartphone. Promote a product or draw attention to social problem. Duration: up to 2 minutes.
Create an advertisement, which is worth appearing in press. You can promote any product, service, company or draw attention to social problem.
Create an advertisement, suitable for city life. You can promote any product, service, company or draw attention to social problem.
If you have any innovative solutions in technical, social or other areas, or have an idea of your own start-up, send your project, executed in PDF.
Interesting selfie is useful selfie! Make a selfie-shoot and involve a product, service, company or draw attention to social problem.
Submit a viral video, duration up to 5 minutes. The more emotional this video is – the higher your chances to win are.
In this category the projects with design of the web-site will be assessed. You can enter with .jpg image. Also you can add a link for the web-site (if the web-site is available).
Scotch Fest has no restrictions. We have established the nomination "Other" for those projects which do not comply with any of these categories.
The first Scotch Fest took place in 2015 in Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University and was organized by the first-year students of the chair of Advertising and Public Relations. The festival was supported by 20 sponsors, and the cash equivalent of the prize pool was up to $2000.
Scotch fest became a national festival. We got more than 300 creative entries from Ukraine, the cash equivalent of the prize pool became higher, than the previous year.
Festival became international.
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The festival is organized by Institute of Journalism and students of the chair of Advertising and PR form Borys Grinchenko Kyiv University.
The main aim of the Scotch Fest advertising festival is improvement of creativity of young people, who are interested in advertising. Developing youth, we strive to improve the quality of the advertising in general.
Maksym Lazebnyk , All-Ukrainian NGO "Ukrainian Advertising Coalition" (UAC) Executive Director, has been chairman of jury for two years. The festival is run by the jury, who are titled and recognized experts in marketing and advertising. We are sure of being objective.
The best motivation is recognition from the advertising experts. Also our winners get mega cool (as Scotch fest is) presents by our sponsors. Every year Scotch Fest is supported by many sponsors, the retail price of the prize pool is nearly $ 2000.
We are team of like-minded, ideological group, who aim at the development of the advertising as well as festival participants and partners who share our goals.
We have a very careful approach to organization issues. Each participant can expect the personal informational support in preparing for the competition by the Organizing Committee. Each entry is accepted, processed and delivered to the jury.
Our festival is international. Any person from any part of the world in the age of 17-25 years old can take participate.
Participants’ entries are accepted from 15.04.2017 till 28.05.2017. Dates of festival and Award Ceremony - 6.06.2017.
Download your creative entry on a file sharing site and add a link for downloading in your application online form..
The prize pool will be announced in April. At the moment we are having negotiations with sponsors and partners.