The Best of Multimedia Design

SND honors excellent multimedia journalism with The Best of Multimedia Design Competition. This competition, formerly known as the SND.ies, rewards skill, innovation and high-quality visual journalism in Web and other new-media design with quarterly and annual prizes.

The competition year begins July 1 and ends June 30. Projects may be entered quarterly for prizes. Quarterly winners advance to the annual competition. Fees are $15 per entry for students, $20 per entry for SND members and $25 per entry for nonmembers. Fees must be paid in U.S. dollars.

All entries must be submitted online using the official entry page. Each entry requires a separate form.The entry deadlines for each quarterly competition are:

    • Projects launched July 1-Sept. 30, deadline Oct. 7, winners announced Dec. 1
    • Projects launched Oct. 1-Dec. 31, deadline Jan. 7, winners announced March 1
    • Projects launched Jan. 1-March 31, deadline April 7, winners announced June 1
    •Projects launched April 1-June 30, Deadline July 7, winners announced Sept. 1.

See the categories, entry requirements and judging procedures.

All submissions entered during the competition year become eligible for annual awards. These are Awards of Excellence and Bronze, Silver and Gold awards.

Quarterly winners are announced throughout the year. Annual winners are announced at the SND Annual Workshop and Exhibition Awards Dinner in the fall.

The Multimedia Design Competition Director, a member of the SND Board, selects judges for the monthly and annual awards.

To see winners, and for more information, visit the SND.ies Web site.