nominate an artist or influencer
This document contains important information on the UNOFEX Awards nomination guidelines and includes rules, eligibility requirements, evaluation and submission. Please review carefully. Note that each main award category will also require additional information or supportive material relevant to that specific category.
Before formally submitting an UNOFEX Awards nomination, you will need:
- A biography or resume describing the history of the person or group you wish to nominate;
- Information about the nominee’s work on the international scene;
- Support materials such as samples of art/entertainment practice, media reviews, press releases etc;
- Optional/Encouraged: Letters of support from other people or organization(s) enthusiastic about this nominee.
For more information, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We thank you for your effort to help recognize international artists and cultural workers, volunteers and patrons.
UNOFEX Awards Nomination Deadline: September 04, 2017 at Midnight.
RULES AND ELIGIBILITY
Every Union of Excellence Awards (UnofEx Awards) nomination is screened to ensure eligibility.
Nominations may be made by an individual, a group or an organization. Only nominations received between November 01, 2017 and March 01, 2017 will be considered for the 2018 UNOFEX Awards.
Nominators may nominate themselves for an award (additional fee applies after the early bird deadline passes).
Nominators may make only one nomination per year in each of the 3 award categories.
All nominees must be a permanent resident or a landed immigrant of any one country and have a valid passport (as required for traveling).
All nominees must have been active in their respective luxury, fashion, art or entertainment industries within the international community consistently over an extended period of time.
Nominees must give their consent to UNOFEX Awards to the use of photos, videos and biographical material to be used for marketing and promotions.
The UNOFEX Awards are not grants.
UnofEx LLC reserves the right to accept or reject any or all nominations in any or all categories. UnofEx LLC reserves the right to edit or cancel any and/or all awards at any time.
EVALUATION AND SELECTION CRITERIA
Evaluation criteria for an UNOFEX Awards nomination is different for each category. All nominations will be evaluated by an independent Jury comprised of three (3) to four (4) luxury, fashion, art, or entertainment industries professionals. The Jury will use specific criteria in their decision-making.
A complete eligible nomination must include:
A biography and/or resume of the nominee (Word or PDF format)
Samples of the nominee’s artistic work, including but not limited to:
Visual, fine craft, multimedia image files or via web-link
Performance excerpts of a recent work via web-link(s)
Please note that, while additional support material is not mandatory, it will strengthen your nomination so consider adding the following to your submission package:
Any pertinent third-party reviews of the nominated artist’s work, i.e. media. (Word, PDF, JPEG or website URL’s).
Up to 3 testimonials, i.e. letters of support (1 page per letter / Word or PDF format)
Please submit the completed Nomination Form and additional supporting material to:
Attn: Nominating Committee
Email To: email@example.com
ACCEPTABLE FILE FORMATS:
Video: MPEG, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV – 1080p or 720p preferred Audio: MP3 (preferred), WMA, WAV Images: JPEG or PNG (preferred) Documents: PDF, DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX
GUIDELINES FOR EXAMPLES OF THE ARTIST’S WORK
(for complete list of guidelines, visit the nomination submission requirements page for each respective award category):
Fashion: The requirements in this category differ for each award type. Check the UNOFEX Fashion Awards Requirements page.
Art (Visual, Fine Craft, Multimedia): Include up to six (6) images via web-link, Dropbox or email attachment (awards@UNOFEXawards.com). All images must be in JPEG format. Please include image information such as the title, dimensions, and date of the artwork. Check the UNOFEX Art Awards Requirements page for more details.
Music -performances, technical, or production (all genres): Include up to four (4) songs (MP3 or WAV format); if a full album is submitted, please specify the songs you would like the Jury to listen to. For every song, include appropriate production credits, such as the publisher and performance dates. Consider including video samples with web links, as well, showcasing you performing live (as appropriate). Go to UNOFEX Music Awards Requirements page for more info.
Entertainment (Performance, Dance, Theatre or other types of Entertainment acts): Include up to five (5) minutes per each performance sample (minimum ninety (90) seconds) of a recent work as MP4 file(s) or via web-links (such as Youtube, Vimeo, Dropbox, or Facebook – only if from your public artist page). Please cue media to the starting time of your act, and include appropriate production credits such as the director, writer, and performance dates and names of the performers in your act(s). Go to UNOFEX Entertainment Awards Requirements page for more instructions.