Rules for The Publishing Prize 2017
F1. Films must be mainly in English or Swedish. If the film is in another language, it can still be entered, provided it is equipped with subtitles in English or Swedish.
F2. Films must be released during the period from January 2016 through May 2017.
F3. Films must be available to the public without charge no later than from from June 1, 2017 and throughout the year.
F4. The maximum length of a film entered for The Publishing Prize used to be 8 minutes, but that time limit was removed on April 26th.
F5. In addition, Rules for all categories apply, see below.
P1. Printed matter must be mainly in English or Swedish.
P2. All printed pieces must be published during the period from January 2016 through May 2017.
P3. A specific piece of print can only compete in one print category. However, you can compete with several different publications in the same category.
P4. A specific newspaper or magazine can only compete with one number (one issue).
P5. A revised edition (for instance of a book) can compete, even if a previous edition competed before.
P6. For entries in any of the print categories, send us six copies of the printed piece itself. If you are submitting a newspaper or magazine, all six copies must be of the same issue. If you can, send these on the day you make your online entry application; or if the product is not yet complete, let us know when we will receive these from you. Submitted printed materials will not be returned.
Address for the six physical copies:
16 A, Flygfaltsgatan
Torslanda, 423 37, Sweden
The letter/parcel does not need to be labeled, because we identify it with the Title of the product, which you fill in for each entry in the form below.
If a customs declaration is needed
If you submit entries in any of the print categories from outside Sweden, and a customs declaration is required, we ask you to write the following: Contest material. No commercial value. Not for sale.
P7. In addition, Rules for all categories apply, see below.
W1. Websites must be mainly in English or Swedish.
W2. Websites must be available to the public without charge no later than from June 1, 2017 and throughout the year. Any password-protected parts of the site will be excluded in the assessment.
W3. A clearly defined part of a website can also be entered.
W4. A specific site or part of a site can compete only in one category. However, you can compete with several different sites in the same category.
W5. In addition, Rules for all categories apply, see below.
Rules for all categories
A1. The regular participation fee per entry is SEK 2,690 or the approximate equivalent in EUR, GBP,USD – see the Submit your entry page (excluding VAT, if applicable). When you register early, the fee is lower. Towards the end of the registration period, the fee is higher.
A2. You enter the contest by recording your details in the registration form no later than on May 31, 2017. There will be no extension of the entry period.
A3. When an agency, a studio, a printer or a production company submits an entry, this should be done in consultation with the client.
A4. If there are versions of a product in two or more languages, only one of these can be entered into the competition.
A5. The entrant is responsible for the entry following ethical rules and not violating applicable law.
A6. The jury can change the category for an entry judged better to fit in another category. The jury can also merge categories or create new ones. When there are too few entries in a category, as a first option the entry is moved to another. If a suitable category does not exist, the participation fee will be returned.
A7. Single pages and details of pages from participating websites, single clips from participating films as well as single pages and details of pages from participating printed matter may be reproduced on the Publishing Prize website, during the prize ceremony and in Publishing Prize publications. Participation in the contest implies authorization of such publication.
A8. The contestant’s name, address and other details entered in the registration form are processed using modern information technology and stored by The Publishing Prize secretariat. The information is not disseminated outside the circle of organizer and partners.
A9. The client (or equivalent) and the agency (or equivalent) have the right to use the Publishing Prize badge (nominated, winner) in their publicity and marketing.
A10. The jury’s decisions cannot be appealed.
A11. Employees of the contest organizer and partners may not participate in the contest. The organizer also reserves the right to reject entries in other cases which the organizer considers to be conflicts of interest.