BE OPEN Awards is an international initiative aimed at young talents in creative industries. The award is open for participants aged 18-30 with no restrictions for their education, nationality or residence. Participation is free.
The first prize in each category is an educational grant (a tuition fee) for a course in one of the leading specialized educational centers. Additional prize fund of 10 000 euro will be distributed among finalists by the jury.
The current stage of the Awards has three categories:
FORM. Works of product (industrial) design are accepted for the category. Submitted projects should show potential for production. Cross-disciplinary projects combining product design with graphic / interactive / environmental design are welcome.
CITY. Architectural projects and solutions of urban environment improvement methods, town-planning, energy-saving and environment-saving technologies are accepted for the category.
In short, everything that relates to urban planning and profound complex development of urbanscape.
CAST. Sound design, motion design and animation, interactive and interface design, hybrid environments etc. are accepted for this category. Works showing innovative application of media environments in their interaction with user and experimental multimedia art are welcome.
Projects for the Awards can be submitted through the awards’ web site www.beopenfuture.com or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org