FAQS

We trust if you've found yourself here on the FAQS page, you may have a question you are looking to find an answer to. We have tried to make the site easy to use, but it's always the case when you are too close to something you don't see it the way others do. So, if you can't find your answer here please don't hesitate to email support at support@bigbangawards.com


1. When is the Deadline?


August 19, 2018 is the awards deadline to submit your work.


2. How many entries can I submit?


There is no limit for the number of entries.


3. Can I submit the same work in more than one category? 


There is no limit on how many categories you submit a work to. Each entry is counted as an independent submission and charged a fee accordingly.


4. Can I submit in any language?


Yes, you can enter any language but for Television should have sub titles and Radio should be accompanied by the script English and can be uploaded as a PDF.


5. How do I get to my profile? 


If you are logged in you will notice your user name in the breadcrumb navigation just under the header. Click on your user name and it will take you to your profile page.



6. How do I know whether my payment is approved or not?


If you relogin you find all the entries in the list with status 'Awaiting', if your payment is approved the status will show as 'Paid' and you will also a acknowledgement mail of your payment. 


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REGISTRATION


It's in your best interest to complete all the information requested on the registration form. The information is used to administer your submission to the awards.


Company - The agency name as it should appear on the trophy, if your entry wins.


Title - Please use industry standard titles or your executive position/title.


Country - Self Explanatory, select from the drop down menu.


Province/State - When you select your country the Province/State drop down menu will automatically show the proper selections for you.


Address - Please use your physical address, no PO boxes.


City and Postal Code - Mandatory, if you do not have or use postal codes just enter 00000.


Telephone, Mobile and Fax Numbers - Enter all numbers without hyphens. Include your area code or prefix - Your country code will automatically be entered when you select your country above. Telephone numbers are not mandatory, but we suggest you provide at least one contact number.


Website - Your company/studio/agency website if you have one.


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CONFIRMATION


An email will be sent to your registered email address. Please verify with that email in order to confirm your registration and to continue with your submission.


If you do not receive the email, please check the spam folder and filter thoroughly. If you are unable to find it, please write to us at support@bigbangawards.com we will active it manually and will send the conformation email.


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SUBMISSION


We have made this as painless a process as possible, but nothing is ever 100% fail-safe. Here is the basic run through of submitting you work.


Category - From the main category selections choose the one that suits your entry. This will populate the next "Sub Category" list with the appropriate selections available.


Title of Entry - The title of the work you are entering.


Client and Publication Date - We only need the first date of publication. Entries must have been published for a Client. For unpublished campaign please enter the date of entry to the awards. 


URL - Is important for submissions that are showing the website as the entry. It is also an alternate way to submit a work if uploading to our site is difficult. Please make sure your hosting, site, everything is working 100% during the awards.


Target Audience- Please be as thorough as possible (you have 1600 characters which is not as much as it seems). Be precise and to the point what your work is about. It will be important that judges not have any questions what you are trying to convey. Remember they will be reviewing MANY other entries as well as yours - help them out as much as you can.


The Objective/ Strategic Thought behind the entry or campaign / The Idea Please be as thorough as possible (you have 200 characters which is not as much as it seems). Be precise and clear to the point what your idea is about. It will be important that judges not have any questions what you are trying to convey. 

 

Campaign Description - Include details of the campaign and their execution. Please be as thorough as possible, precise and clear to the point.  


Results - Success achieved against objectives. Please provide the data to substantiate your claim. 


Upload Photo / Video / MP3 / PDF- You may upload images or videos as you need to display your work to be judged. Again, remember that the judges are reviewing MANY other works and having too much can be exhausting and confusing. Be selective and make sure you get your message across as precisely as you can. 


To upload multiple files, upload one at a time. Browse to find the file, Open then Upload. To upload another, just go through the process again to upload either video or photo files as often as you need. Your uploaded files will be displayed below.


The upload feature on Big Bang Awards is designed to convert most standard image and video files for display on our players. Typical image files include jpeg. Size is only limited to common sense (we don't need 3000 pixel wide), but the loader will convert all to the size we need. Typical video files include mpeg/mp4. Length of play; Most ad spots are 30-60 seconds, shorts up to 2 minutes and 12MB.


NOTE: Your internet connection should be fast enough to handle large file uploads. If you have problems uploading your media through our upload feature you may still submit your work one of two alternate ways. Please write to us at support@bigbangawards.com


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REVIEW


Next - Once you've uploaded your files, the Next page will show you a review of the works you have submitted. Review your submission carefully, You may go back at this point and make any edits you like or add another submission.

 

You can also submit as many as number of entries before you finalize.

 

Finalize - Once you've reviewed your submission and are happy it's perfect, the next, Next button will take you to the offline payment page and sends you an Information email and details are to added to Invoice form accordingly. The same should be sent to 'The Advertising Club Bangalore' along with Cheque/DD.

 

Click here to download the Invoice Form

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If you have any questions not addressed in the FAQS page, please don't hesitate to ask us. Email to support@bigbangawards.com . Best of luck from Big Bang Awards. We hope to see you in Bangalore on the awards evening.