Videocontest 2021

ABOUT
Typomania video contest is one of the main events of the festival. The contest exists from the very beginning of the event and we recieve hundreds of type videos annually. The participants are designers, motion designers, animators — students and professionals.  

Entry submission for Typomania 2021 video contest will be open from March 1 till May 1 2021. The works will be evaluated by an international jury.

The curators of the videocontest are Victor Tyapkov and Anton Shlyonkin.

TERMS OF COMPETITION

1. Videos in which font plays an active role are accepted for the contest. Videos should to be created in 2019—2021.
2. Both individual authors and creative teams can take part in the competition. There are no age restrictions.
3. Participation in the contest is free of charge. Each participant can provide any number of works.
4. Videos should not contain the names of the authors, it is necessary for the independent work of the jury.
5. The name of the file to be uploaded must be written in Latin letters and the name of the author (or authors) must be indicated in the name.
6. The submition of the videos begins on the 1st of March, 2021 and ends on the 1st of May, 2021. Works submitted after that date will not be accepted.
7. Technical requirements: .mp4 or .mov, H264 codec, bitrate not less than 4 and not more than 20 mbps, 1920x1080 pixels 30 fps. Files that do not meet these requirements will not be accepted.

 

Detailed terms of the video contest

 

NOMINATIONS

 

BLOCK A / TITLES

A-1. Mam, here's your pizza.
Adult Film Titles

A-2. Once upon a time in the cold winter time...
Titles for documentaries

A-3. But that all changed when the Fire Nation attacked.
Animated film titles

A-4. In actual news, the human race was doomed to extinction today.
News broadcast captions

A-6. Knock Knock! Who's there?
Comedy titles

A-7. In the name of love!
Titles for melodramas

A-8. Hasta la vista, baby!
Sci-fi movie titles

A-9. This is Sparta!
Historical movie titles

A-10. Kern, Jimmy, kern!
Titles for indian movies

A-12
Saw, Shura, Saw
Slasher movie titles

A-13
Silver lining
Titles for the vampire sagas \ vampire movies

A-14
Midway upon the journey of our life
Road movie titles

A-15
It’s raw!
Cooking show titles

A-16
It’s high noon
Title sequences for westerns

A-17
It’s alive, alive!!!
Titles for puppet cartoons

A-18
Thin spacing
Arthouse movie titles

A-19
Get to the choppa!
Disaster film titles

A-20
Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him well
Zombie movie titles

... to be continued ...

 

BLOCK B / INTERNET

B-1. Hi guys, my name is youtube-pie!
Animated clips for youtube channels

B-2. Malevich
Typographic videos for instagram

B-3. Malevich XL
Typography videos for instagram stories

B-4. Us and mem
Typographic videos about modern internet culture

B-5. There is no «i» in «happyness»
Animated statuses from social media

... to be continued ...

 

BLOCK C / ADVERTISING.

Special rule for this one — videos should not contain any photos or videos, only typography and graphics.

C-1. The rich also cry.
TV commercials

C-2. Nnale.
Commercials for festivals, biennales, etc.

C-3. Typography live.
Commercials for live concerts 

... to be continued ...

 

BLOCK D / INFOGRAPHICS

D-1. Ips typographus.
Typography for scientific videos on entomology

D-2. Devil is in the details.
Animated business documents and contracts

... to be continued ...

 

BLOCK E / MUSIC

E-1. Typography with the Flaxen Hair.
Classical music videos

E-2. Oops, I did it again!
Pop music videos

E-3. Typography concerto #2
20th century classical music videos

E-4. Rock’n Roll’s dead but I am still not!
Rock music videos

E-5. Master of typesets
Heavy metal music videos

... to be continued ...

 

BLOCK F / PROFESSIONALS

F-1. Type me in helvetica
Humorous typography videos

F-2. AZ
Typographic alphabet

F-3. Size is not important
Videos with micro-typography

F-4. With great power comes great responsibility
Comic sans typography

F-5. Toto, I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore
Animated navigation systems

F-6. (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧
Typography videos without words

F-7. Elementary, my dear Watson
The most minimalistic typography

F-8. Rules are made to be broken
Typographic videos that violate all rules of typography

F-9. If you can't beat 'em, join 'em.
Typography videos that absolutely respect all rules of typography

F-10. It's the final countdown
Countdown animation

F-11. «Vasin! — I cried, — you make me happy!»
Animated quotes by Alexander Vasin

... to be continued ...

 

БЛОК G / ANIMATED POSTERS

A special rule of the category - vertical videos with a maximum resolution of 1400 × 2000 px are accepted

G-1
Typography from A to G#
Animated posters for concerts

G-2
The world's a poster, and all the men and women merely letters
Animated posters for films

G-3
I am an artist, this is how I see it
Animated posters for festivals

G-4
While you sleep your enemy is typesetting
Agitational fnimated posters 

G-5
Freedom, equality, typography
Social animated posters

G-6
Excuse me, how can I get to the library?
Informational animated posters

G-7
No trees were harmed in the making of this poster
Ecological animated posters

... to be continued ...

 

 

The international jury will form a shortlist from May 1 to May 15 and select 9 winners who will be awarded with the legendary glowing letters.

There are also special diplomas for different performance techniques. The screening of entries and the award ceremony will take place online on 31 May. The works of the participants of the past years can be seen on the channel TypomaniaFest on YouTube.

WINNERS 2020


Ekaterina Voylova, Karina Grigoryan
(Moscow) — Grang Prix


Sergey Dergachenko, Klim Ivanov 
(Moscow)


LAVA 
(Beiging)


Dima Chernenko 
(Moscow)


Daria Ivanova
(Saint-Petersburg)


Alexandra Denisova
(Saint-Petersburg)


Transwhite Studio
(Hangzhou)


Irina Patrikeeva, Daria Gavrilova
(Moscow)



Alex Frukta
(Moscow)


Asya Reznikova  
(Moscow)


Nastya Grib
(Moscow)


SORT LIST
youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtncaV5qMi4xMgs3kNS9lIrtFX1nvYJZo

ALL CONTEST'S VIDEOS
youtube.com/playlist?list=PLtncaV5qMi4z2exppTjP5lOLqqqaVIuNS

PRIZES
Winners have got light letters from Typomania partner type.today

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JURY
The jury consists of stars of motion design and graphic design. 

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IKKI KOBAYASHI (Япония)
Graphic designer

 

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MARGOT LÉVÊQUE (France)
Art director, graphic and type designer

 

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LEX SLOBZHENINOV (Czech)
Graphic, motion and type designer

 

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TINA TOULI (Great Britain)
Creative director, graphic and communication designer