AD STARS: open calls for juniour creatives and students

The international advertising festival AD STARS is now inviting junior creatives to apply for its New Stars program, and university students to apply for its Young Stars program.

New Stars is open to all junior creatives with less than 5 years of professional experience in advertising, marketing and PR. To take part in the program, participants must simply submit creative, strategic ideas in response to a brief from Wave Park in South Korea – the world’s largest surf park powered by Spanish company Wavegarden. You can find the brief here:

Young Stars is the world’s first advertising competition for college students. Participants will also be invited to submit creative, strategic ideas in response to the brief. To be eligible for the Young Stars competition, you must be an undergraduate university student studying advertising, marketing, design, communications, art direction or a related degree. You can find the Young Stars brief here:

It’s free to take part in the New Stars and Young Stars 2021 programs and applications and campaign ideas must be submited before midnight on July 30 (Korean time).

Apart from global recognition for Gold, Silver, Bronze and Crystal winners, Gold-winners will also win KRW 5,000,000 (approx. US$4,000). Meanwhile, Young Stars participants will have the chance to land an internship with a global agency. Participating agencies in the Young Stars internship program include Cheil Worldwide, HSAD, Daehong Communications, Nongshim Communications, INNORED, Serviceplan Korea, ideot, and Blue Focus Digital.

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