Typomania typographic video competition is one of the key events of the festival. The contest exists from the very beginning of the festival. We recieve hundreds of type videos annualy. The contest participants are designers, motion designers, cartoonists, students and professionals.
Entry submission for Typomania 2019 will be open from March 1 till May 1 2019. Best videos were chosen by an international jury. The announcement of the results and the award ceremony will take place during the closing ceremony of Typomania festival on June 2 2019 in the Museum of Moscow (Moscow, Zubovsky boulevard, 2).
Curator of the videocontest – Vasily Shikhachevsky
Themes of the videocontest
1. Videos with type playing the key role in them.
2. Presentation of a typeface. Video demonstrating the abilities and specificity of a typeface.
3. Movie titles. Captions for movies, cartoons, TV series, TV programs. Commercial and student works.
4. Text visualization. Visualization of a song, a poem or of another text.
5. Animation of the word TYPOMANIA.
We recieve hundreds of works from Russia, Europe, Asia, America. You can watch them all on our YouTube channel TypomaniaFest.
Every year on Typomania festival's stage the authors of 9 best videos recieve 9 legendary light letters. Special prizes will also be awarded for the best performance technique. Shortlisted authors will be awarded diplomas. Mailing of prizes and diplomas are at the expense of the festival. Authors of videos that are not included in the short-list, will be sent pdf-diploma of the participant on request.
Tereza Ruller / The Rodina (Netherlands)
Co-owner of Rodina design studio
Denis Vsesvyatsky (Russia)
CEO and creative director of 2x2 TV channel
Arthur Kondrashenkov (Russia)
Motion designer and art director of Sila Sveta,
prizewinner of Typomania 2016 contest