The APA Show (now into its 18th year) is our compendium of the best commercials of the year, selected by top creatives, producers and directors. No categories and no rankings. It is our annual showcase of the best commercials of the year from the UK.
To enter your work you simply need to head to www.apashow.co.uk and submit your work online. More info on how you do that can be found here and don’t forget to take a look at the entry requirements below!
Commercials (which include audio visual advertising material of 120 seconds or less) are eligible for the APA Collection provided that the production company, vfx company, editing company, sound design or music production company credited for the commercial is an APA member and was first aired/shown in any media between 1st June 2016 and 31st May 2017.
Commercials that have been made or aired overseas are also eligible provided that the production company, VFX company, editing, animation, sound design or music production company credited for the commercial is a UK APA member.
Commercials have to be submitted as according to the following spec:
Video: h.264 / AVC
Frame Size: 1024×576 square pixel
Audio: AAC audio 320Kbps
Container: mp4 wrapper (.mp4 file)
NOTE – Files that do not meet the spec may need to be resubmitted at an additional cost.