GOOD 50X70 2009

01 February 2009
01 April 2009
International
Now in its third year, Good 50x70 is again announcing its call for entries. Creatives, designers and anybody and everybody else in the world who is inspired by the online briefs is invited to participate. Those who enter can strive to produce something that might make a difference in the world.

The 2009 edition

This year's edition aims to make Good 50×70 easier to participate in, for designers and for participating charities, on a wider level. Firstly, the database of all the posters entered will be open to any charity that wants them. More importantly for 2009, Good 50x70 will organise all of its activities (contest, workshops, exhibitions) on a city-wide basis. This means working with local charities, local school and local designers in one city on posters that will be displayed around the city and that will hopefully have a genuine impact on the local community and produce something positive and tangible for the charities involved.

Likewise, the organisers are currently putting together the final touches to Good Amsterdam, which will hopefully launch in March. Yet the beauty of this initiative is that it can work anywhere in the world, on any level.

Eligibility

Good 50x70 is open to creatives, designers and anybody and everybody else in the world who is inspired by the online briefs.

Briefs

Posters can be entered under one or more of the following briefs:
  • Child labour (endorsed by Unicef)
  • Climate change (endorsed by WWF)
  • Healthcare deprivation (endorsed by Emergency)
  • HIV/AIDS (endorsed by Lila)
  • Nuclear emergency (endorsed by Greenpeace)
  • War on terror (endorsed by Amnesty)
  • Women's rights violation (endorsed by Amref)

Jury

  • Timo Berry
  • Bulent Erkmen
  • Svetlana Faldina
  • Cao Fang
  • Ruth Klotzel
  • Yossi Lemel
  • Alain Le Quernec
  • Chaz Maviyane-Davies
  • Armando Milani
  • Woody Pirtle
  • Santiago Pol
  • Liza Ramalho
  • Leonardo Sonnoli
  • Massimo Vignelli
  • Lourdes Zolezzi

Submission

If you’d like to submit a poster, just follow these simple steps:
  1. Register. It just takes 10 seconds.
  2. Create a poster. Find out the technical specifications in the call for entries PDF file you will receive upon registration.
  3. From the 1st of March until Midnight on the 1st of April, you can upload entries on the Good 50×70 website.

You can upload as many posters as you like.

To download the complete call for entries, containing all the briefs and the full rules and regulations of Good 50×70, please register on the competition website.

Background

To make a stand against collective apathy, the competition organisers decided to create their own project to reward creativity in social communication and provide charities with a database of communication tools they could use for campaigns.

Good 50×70 was created as an independent, non-profit initiative with the following aims:
  • to promote the value of social communication in the creative community,
  • to provide charities with a (free) database of communication tools,
  • to inspire the public via graphic design.

The focus is an annual contest to design posters confronting seven of the critical issues affecting today’s world. Good 50×70 chose posters as the medium for the contest as they are the most direct way to convey a message and can be easily translated to other media.



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