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Young Ones ADC offers students the chance to earn an ADC Cube by competing in some of the same disciplines and categories from the ADC Annual Awards.

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Advertising

YOA-01A: Advertising: Art Direction
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) campaign that expresses craft in visual communication executed through any medium (including digital, motion, direct, press, poster, etc).
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YOA-01B: Advertising: Branded Content / Entertainment
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Brand integration into advertising content (including, but not limited to games, online video, TV/Film, etc).
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YOA-01C: Advertising: Craft in Video
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Creative visualization and realization of a video or film piece
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YOA-01D: Advertising: Craft in Writing
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Artistry in writing for a single (1) targeted advertisement or series (2-10) of advertisements executed through any medium (including digital, direct, press, poster, etc).
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YOA-01E: Advertising: Direct
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single or series of advertisements distributed directly to consumers.
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YOA-01F: Advertising: Integrated
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

An integrated advertising campaign utilizing two (2) or more mediums
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YOA-01G: Advertising: Out of Home & Print/Promotional
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of printed or digital promotional materials. May include posters, signage, displays, billboards, physical promotional products, or moving signage etc.
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YOA-01H: Advertising: Television / Film / Online Video
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video created for the purpose of advertising a service, product, or company
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Apparel / Accessory / Footwear Design

YOA-02A: Apparel / Accessory / Footwear Design: Craft
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Skill shown in the design (including conceptual designs) of a wearable or fashion item
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Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design

YOA-03A: Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design: Architecture
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) project featuring the design of a public spaces, commercial spaces, residential spaces, infrastructure, retail spaces, etc.
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YOA-03B: Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design: Exhibtion Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Design of a single (1) physical space to convey a story, theme or topic (including museum or trade show exhibitions, etc)
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YOA-03C: Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design: Interior Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) project featuring design of interiors. Includes the design of event spaces, residential interiors, retail stores, or public buildings, etc.
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YOA-03D: Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design: Landscape Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) project featuring design of built and natural environments including parks, plazas, campuses, residences, public open spaces, promenades, pop-ups, etc.
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YOA-03E: Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design: Set / Stage Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) project featuring design of sets and stages for film and video, theater, concerts, events, etc.
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YOA-03F: Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design: Urban Planning
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) project featuring innovative design responsive of current urban challenges including pollution, information technology and socialization.
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Artificial Intelligence

YOA-04A: Artificial Intelligence: Execution
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A final product or project that was produced through the use of AI. The final product will be judged.
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YOA-04B: Artificial Intelligence: Idea
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A project or product which was developed on an idea that incorporates AI. The idea will be judged.
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Brand / Communication Design

YOA-05A: Brand / Communication Design: Billboard - Single
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single or series of large scale, outdoor billboard that is usually seen in cities or along major roadways.
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YOA-05B: Brand / Communication Design: Branding Systems / Identities - Digital
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Communication of brand identity utilizing digital mediums. May include a series (2-10) of assets for web, mobile, or any other interactive platform.
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YOA-05C: Brand / Communication Design: Branding Systems / Identities - Integrated
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Communication of brand identity utilizing multiple mediums. May include a series (2-10) of digital, print, video and/or interactive assets.
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YOA-05D: Brand / Communication Design: Branding Systems / Identities - Print
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Communication of brand identity utilizing print mediums. May include a series (2-10) of posters, print ads, collateral or any other physical assets.
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YOA-05E: Brand / Communication Design: Branding Systems / Identities - Television / Film / Online Networks
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Communication of brand identity utilizing moving image. May include a series (2-5) of television, film, streaming or online video assets.
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YOA-05F: Brand / Communication Design: Logo
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of static or dynamic graphic images that identifies a company or product while also communicating the brand.
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YOA-05G: Brand / Communication Design: Posters
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) printed poster.
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YOA-05H: Brand / Communication Design: Promotional
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of promotional materials
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YOA-05J: Brand / Communication Design: Rebranding
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A change to the corporate image for an established organization or company. May include a series (2-10) of digital, print, video and/or interactive assets.
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Design for Good

YOA-06A: Design for Good: Advertising
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

An adveritsing campaign or piecethat encourages positive societal or political change. Includes video, out of home, press, direct advertising, etc.
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YOA-06B: Design for Good: Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A spatial design project that encourages positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06C: Design for Good: Brand / Communication Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Brand design that encourages positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06D: Design for Good: Brand-Side / In-House
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) ad or series (2-10) created by a brand's in-house creative team that encourages positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06E: Design for Good: Experiential Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-5) of immersive designs that encourage positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06F: Design for Good: Illustration
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of illustrations that encourage positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06G: Design for Good: Interactive
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) digital ad or series (2-10) that encourages positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06H: Design for Good: Motion / Film / Gaming Craft
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-5) of videos that encourage positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06J: Design for Good: Packaging Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of packaging design that encourages positive societal or political change
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YOA-06K: Design for Good: Photography
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of photographs that encourage positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06M: Design for Good: Product Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of product design that encourages positive societal or political change. Includes sustainable, eco-friendly products, etc.
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YOA-06N: Design for Good: Publication Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of book or editorial design that encourages positive societal or political change.
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YOA-06P: Design for Good: Typography
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of typographic design that encourages positive societal or political change.
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Experiential Design

YOA-07A: Experiential Design: Digital Experiences
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) experience that utilizes digital elements (including AR/VR, virtual events, virtual Reality, etc)
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YOA-07B: Experiential Design: Live Experiences
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of live events. May include concerts, product launches, placemaking, public installations, etc.
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Gaming

YOA-08A: Gaming: Animation
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Craftsmanship in the animation of objects and characters within a video game.
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YOA-08B: Gaming: Art Direction
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Craftsmanship in the design and interaction of all visual elements within a video game.
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YOA-08C: Gaming: Brand Integration
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Placement of a brand within a video game.
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YOA-08D: Gaming: Character Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Craftsmanship in the character design for a video game. Includes character concept, style and digital artwork.
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YOA-08E: Gaming: Narrative / Writing
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Craftsmanship in the creation of the script, plot, or broader themes of the content in a video game.
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YOA-08F: Gaming: UX/UI
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Craftsmanship in the design of the user experience or user interface for a game.
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Illustration

YOA-09A: Illustration: Book
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Illustration for a book. Includes illustrations for book jackets or interiors.
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YOA-09B: Illustration: Comic Book / Manga / Graphic Novel
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Illustration for a comic book, manga, or graphic novel. Includes illustrations for book jackets or interiors or digital publications.
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YOA-09C: Illustration: Digital
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Illustration created using primarily digital tools or intended for digital viewing.
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YOA-09D: Illustration: Editorial
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Illustration for an editorial cover, spread, or full issue.
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YOA-09E: Illustration: Mural / Graffiti / Street Art
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Illustrations posted in public spaces
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YOA-09F: Illustration: Permanent / Temporary Tattoos
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Illustrations intended for placement on the human body
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YOA-09G: Illustration: Print
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Printed illustration. May include printed posters, programs, stationery, stamps etc.
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Interactive

YOA-10A: Interactive: AR / VR
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

An app that uses AR, VR or MR as a primary feature.
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YOA-10B: Interactive: Art Direction
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Design and interaction of all visual elements within an interactive project.
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YOA-10C: Interactive: Copywriting for Digital
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Written content within an interactive project.
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YOA-10D: Interactive: Data Visualization
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Visual contextualization of information within an interactive project.
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YOA-10E: Interactive: Social Media or Streaming Media
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A traditional social media campaign or a campaign utilizing reels, stories, live-streams, full-length videos, etc. on a streaming platform including Youtube, TikTok, Snapchat, Instagram, etc. This category is for interactive campaigns. Online Videos with no interactive elements should be submitted in Motion/Film Craft or Advertising.
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YOA-10F: Interactive: User Experience Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

The user experience design for website(s), app(s) or other digital medium(s).
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YOA-10G: Interactive: User Interface Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

The user interface design for website(s), app(s) or other digital medium(s).
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YOA-10H: Interactive: Website
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A desktop and/or mobile website.
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Motion / Film Craft

YOA-11A: Motion / Film Craft: Animation
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos displaying craft in the simulation of movement created by displaying sequential frames.
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YOA-11B: Motion / Film Craft: Cinematography
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos displaying craft in the movement of the camera, framing, lighting and filming choices.
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YOA-11C: Motion / Film Craft: Direction
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Concept and execution for a single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos.
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YOA-11D: Motion / Film Craft: Documentary
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
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YOA-11E: Motion / Film Craft: Editing
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos displaying craft in the timing and cuts of film segments.
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YOA-11F: Motion / Film Craft: Motion Graphics
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos displaying craft in the combination of different creative elements like typography, illustration, logos, shapes and video, animated in a way that tells a story.
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YOA-11G: Motion / Film Craft: Movie Trailer
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) preview or series (2-5) of previews for a film.
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YOA-11H: Motion / Film Craft: Music Video
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos featuring a performance of a song.
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YOA-11J: Motion / Film Craft: Narrative
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) films or series (2-5) of films with a brand integrated into the script, plot, or broader themes of the content. Includes fiction and non-fiction work.
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YOA-11K: Motion / Film Craft: Short Video
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A film or series of films that is 5 minutes or less.
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YOA-11M: Motion / Film Craft: Title Sequences
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) design of identity or credits.
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YOA-11N: Motion / Film Craft: Use of Music / Sound
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos displaying craft in the use of audio in tandem with visuals.
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YOA-11P: Motion / Film Craft: Visual Effects
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) video or series (2-5) of videos displaying craft in the simulation of imagery.
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Packaging Design

YOA-12A: Packaging Design: Packaging Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) highlighting craft in the design or concepting of a package
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Photography

YOA-13A: Photography: Photography
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) highlighting craft in photography
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Product Design

YOA-14A: Product Design: Product Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) highlighting craft in the design or concepting of a product
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Publication Design

YOA-15A: Publication Design: Books
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Overall design and layout of a book or book series (including jacket or interior)
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YOA-15B: Publication Design: Magazines
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Design, layout and typography of an single (1) magazineor newspaper or series (2-10) of related magazines and newspapers (including covers, spreads or full-issues)
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YOA-15C: Publication Design: Online Publication
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Overall layout and functionality of a single (1) or series (2-10) of digital magazines, e-books or catalogues.
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Typography

YOA-16A: Typography: Advertising
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) ad or series (2-10) of ads where typography or lettering plays a major role.
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YOA-16B: Typography: Brand / Communication Design
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) branded identity in which typography or lettering plays a major role.
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YOA-16C: Typography: Digital
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of typography or lettering projects created primarily for digital use/viewing.
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YOA-16D: Typography: Environmental
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of typography or lettering images created for large-scale use/viewing.
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YOA-16E: Typography: Innovation
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of typography projects that push creative boundaries.
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YOA-16F: Typography: Lettering
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Art of drawing letters through a single (1) project or series (2-10) of related projects.
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YOA-16G: Typography: Motion
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

A single (1) or series (2-10) of projects featuring moving/animated typography or lettering.
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YOA-16H: Typography: Package / Product
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Typeface designed for any single (1) or series (2-10) of packages or products.
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YOA-16J: Typography: Poster
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Typeface use and design in any type of single (1) or series (2-10) of posters.
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YOA-16K: Typography: Publication
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Typeface use and design in any type of single (1) or series (2-10) of publications. May include book covers, book interiors, magazines, newspapers or digital publications.
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YOA-16M: Typography: Typeface
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Development of a set of typographic characters. May be single (1) set or a series (2-10) of related sets.
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YOA-16N: Typography: Use of Typography
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Interaction of typography with a single (1) medium and/or platform.
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Capstone

YOA-17A: Capstone
Regular Deadline Fee: $55.00

Work created for any capstone, campaigns, or related senior-level course covering any of the following subjects; advertising, design, film, photography, and web design / UX/UI.
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