These are the most frequently asked questions regarding the competition. If you can’t find an answer to your questions, be in touch with the YLF HOTLINE.

Q: Can I enter the competition on my own?
A: No, competitors taking part in the competition must enter in teams of two, no more or less.

Q: Can a student take part in the Young Lions Finland competition?
A: A student may enter the competition if he/she has a valid training or employment contract with an agency. People may also enter the competition as a Freelancer.

Q: Do I have to register in the Media or Marketers category in advance?
A: Yes, you have to register in advance via email to Anna by 28th February 2017 at 4PM. Please submit the following information when registering: names, titles, companies, emails, phone numbers, dates of birth and the competition category you are entering (Media or Marketers).

Q: Do I have to register in Print, Cyber or Film categories in advance?
A: No. Just submit your work by the deadline and you are taking part to the competition.

Q: Can I enter to creative categories (Print, Cyber & Film) with different team members?
A: Unfortunately not. The same team can enter once in every creative competition category but team members can’t participate with other team members to the competition. So you kinda are stuck with your other half, so choose your team member wisely.

Q: Why the brief doesn’t show on the website even thought it should already be online?
A: Try refreshing your browser and/or deleting the site history.

Q: Can we make our own drawing or graphic and use that as a visual in the work?
A: Yes, as long as it doesn’t break any copyrights.

Q: Can we use other images, video clips etc. than the material from Getty Images?
A: Teams must only use material from Getty Images (Marketers also allowed to use their companies images). Teams may also create their own drawings and/or graphics (see the previous question) plus shoot and produce own video materials.

Q: Where do we get the login details for Getty Images?
A: The teams need to send a request from that will be on the Young Lions Finland website during the competition week.

Q: Getty Images demands credit card information, do I have to pay for using Getty Images?
A: No, free download facility is available for all competing teams during the competition (Creative RF material). Download the material via Easy Access Download.

Q: Can we alter or change client’s logo?
A: Preferably no, use the logos provided with the brief.

Q: Can we use client’s logo as transparent?
A: Yes.

Q: Can we make a series of print ads?
A: Yes you can.

Q: Do you publish shortlists?
A: Yes.

Q: Can we change the submitted presentation (Media & Marketers) for the Jury presentation?
A: No, the presentation has to be presentable for the Jury as it is submitted.

Q: Do we have to do all the work in English?
A: Yes, in every category. Plus the Media & Marketers work has to be presented in English to the Jury.