Little Hakka 2018
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Participant Qualifications

2nd The Little Hakka International Picture Book Award opens to publishers, illustrators, creative institutions, teachers and students worldwide. Your entry should be created or first published between January 2015 and August 2018 in any countries or regions with unlimited quantity. The participants can be any publishing agencies, corporations or individuals.
No limitation to the quantity of the entries, but each entry should include at least ten images.

 



How to Entry

There are two ways, you can choose to use either one of them as the way to entry.
A On Line
May 11th, 2018-August 31th, 2018
Participators should register and login this website,
http://www.hiiibrand.com/competion.php?act=goods_list&id=36
Login as a returning user with your email and password if you entered last year; or register for a new account.
This version can guide you for uploading the works in detail,
http://www.hiiibrand.com/article.php?act=info&cat_id=4&article_id=84
Before you begin, please have the following ready. This will make the process go quickly.
1. Your email address you registered in this website, which the committee will contact you by this email address.
2. The title and description of your works. If you put in English for them, it is must be let the judges get more understanding to your works.
3. Any digital files saved as JPG, 72 dpi, RGB (not CMYK), 1024 pixels on the longest side, less than 500KB.
4. DO NOT identify your name or your design firm’s name anywhere on the materials.

B Via Email
May 11th, 2018-August 31st, 2018
You can send the submissions via email also. If you choose submit your works via email, please send the files to us: littlehakka2@hiiibrand.com
What we need is as below:
1. Please download and fill in the submit sheet.
Entry Form (Click to download)
This only applies to email submission. If you choose online submission, please ignore this item.
2. The files of your submissions. The images should be in .JPG format, RGB and 72 dpi. The audio or viedo files should be in .mp3 or .mp4 format.
No limitation to the quantity of the entries,but each entry should include at least 10 images.
3. Your name, email and a profile image of you (600 pix X 600 pix, in JPG format, RGB and 72 dpi).

 



Groups & Categories

A Professional Group
a-1 Published
Entrants can be publishing agencies, corporations or individuals. There is no restriction to the entry’s publishing units or place of publication.
Collective participants of publishing agencies are welcomed and any agencies or press with 5 entries in this competition will have the opportunity to be qualified for the ‘Excellent Publication Award’.

a-2 Unpublished
Both completed ones and the uncompleted ones are acceptable.
Entrants should be either corporations or individuals. Entries from publishing press or unit will not be accepted.

a-3 Digital
Your entry should be applicable to Android,iOS,Kindle,ePub3,game consoles and internet, etc.
This category is set up to reward those entries that create stories for children with apps and networks, and that have made achievements in the field of children’s education and entertainment with interactive media. The product should be designed for children between 2 and 15 years of age.
Participants can be publishing units, corporations or individuals.

B Children's Group
Entrants of the children’s group should between 4 and 14 years of age.
Both completed ones and the uncompleted ones are acceptable.
Entrants can be children, parents, advisors or guidance institutions.

C Theme Group
Your entry should take Hakka as the main creative object. According to the description of Hakka, the quantity of characters can be added or decreased, and details of characters can be created freely.
Your entry should be unpublished original story with clear logic and positive content. The committee shall have the right to refuse any entry that infringes upon any culture or morality and that does not meet the criteria of the competition.
Your style and form are not limited. Both completed work and the uncompleted work are acceptable. Participants can be publishing units, corporations or individuals.

Little Hakka Characters
① Hakka: 6 years old, wearing a traditional Hakka summer hat. She  is the successor of that magic hat, and the main character of Little Hakka series IP.
② AMei:  the happiest angel. For her, the happiest thing is to lead the way for the visitors of the town.
③ Dangdang Dog: wherever AMei goes, he follows. He is brave, loyal and lovely.
④ Liangliang Cat: always jumps up and down, the most naughty brat.

Note: Please visit the official website (www.littlehakka.com) for more information.



Fee

The award is all free and the organizer will not charge any expense from the participants during collection, evaluation and exhibition period.



Awards & Rewards

A Professional Group
① Grand Prix
An entry from professional group will get the Grand Prix, with a reward of 30,000 RMB.
② Best of the Best
5 entries from professional group will get the Best of the Best, with a reward of 6,000 RMB each.
③ Merit Award
10 entries from professional group will get the Merit Award. No cash bonus.
④ Excellent Publication Award
5 entries from professional group will get the Excellent Publication Award. No cash bonus.
⑤ Most Popular Award
3 entries from professional group will get the Most Popular Award. No cash bonus.

B Children's Group
① Grand Prix
An entry from children's group will get the Grand Prix, with a reward of 10,000 RMB.
② Best of the Best
3 entries from children's group will get the Best of the Best, with a reward of 2,000 RMB each.
③ Merit Award
5 entries from children's group will get the Merit Award. No cash bonus.
④ Excellent Guidance Award
3 entries from children's group will get the Excellent Guidance Award. No cash bonus.
⑤ Most Popular Award
2 entries from children's group will get the Most Popular Award. No cash bonus.

C Theme Group
① Little Hakka Award
An entry in theme group will get the Little Hakka Award, with a reward of 100,000 RMB.
② Best of the Best
3 entries from theme group will get the Best of the Best, with a reward of 10,000 RMB each.
③ Merit Award
5 entries from theme group will get the Merit Award, with a reward of 3,000 RMB each
④ Most Popular Award
2 entries from theme group will get the Most Popular Award. No cash bonus.
Note: the number of awards of every category will be adjusted according to the quality of the work.

 



Exhibition & Certification

About 20-30% works will enter the shortlist.
All the entries on the shortlist will be exhibited.
All the winners and those whose works are exhibited will get certificates.
Selected entrants will be released and informed by the committee in October 2018.
Participants who have entered the shortlists need to send the picture book in kind to the committee by November 15th 2018 (according to the arrival time).



Copyright

According to relevant laws and regulations, all the participants who initiatively submit their works are considered to have the following irreversible announcements for their submitted works:

a) Announcement of originality: the finalist entries should be original without infringing others patents, copyrights, trademark rights or other intellectual properties. Otherwise, the organizer reserves the right to cancel its entry, nomination and award, to recover the bonus and to retain the legal liability.
b) Intellectual property of entries
① The copyright on the winning entries of theme group is owned by the organizers and is entitled to the participants.
The copyright include but not limited by the following rights: rights to redesign, produce, sell, exhibit, display, publish and publicize entries of the competition. Any other units or individuals shall not transfer, copy, reprint, broadcast, compile, publish, issue, or use any form of the work without authorization.
② The copyright on the winning entries of the professional group and children's group belongs to the participants. The organizer reserves the priority to publish the unpublished winning entries.
③ The organizer of the competition reserves the right to exhibit, display and publicize all the entries.
c) Before submitting the entry ,the participant have already read the terms and conditions above carefully and fully understand and agree to them.
The jury’s decisions on winning entries are final.
d) The committee’s explanation for this award is final.



Download

Guideline

Entry Form




Contact

Web: www.littlehakka.com
E-mail: littlehakka2@hiiibrand.com
Tel: 0086-025-58633600

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