Eligibility Period

Entries produced between 1 January 2019 to the 31 December 2019 are eligible for entry into the awards.

General Eligibility

For the shots Awards - The Americas, only work created by an agency or, where no agency was involved, a production house based in North America, South America or Canada is eligible for entry.

Entries cannot be made without the permission of the client and/or owner of the rights of the work.

All entries must have been created for a paying client except pro bono work for charities and non-profit organisations.

Spec ads and director's cuts are NOT eligible apart from in the New Director of the Year category. shots Awards retains the rights to disqualify entries which offend national, religious, cultural or racial feelings.


Fees for single entry categories are $259

Fees for multiple entry categories (Director, Editor and company awards) are $650


Payment must be received for all entries before they will be approved for judging.

Payment can be made securely online by credit card at time of submission.

Payment by bank transfer for larger numbers of entries can be made - Please contact the events team on + 44 207 297 5900 to request an invoice.