Fashion Designers Contest and Win Cash Prize Up to 1.000 euros

Fashion Designers Contest and Win Cash Prize Up to 1.000 euros


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Organisation à but non lucratif
Date limite
15 sept. 2020
Niveau d'études
Type d'opportunité
Pays éligibles
Région éligible
Toutes les régions

OPEN ART WEEK is offering a competition short mobile fashion videos for young talents working in one of the most affected creative sectors: the fashion industry.The competition aims to promote young designers through the organization of an online exhibition curated by OAW and the coordinator of Saint Laurent Couture Institute and through the award of two prizes.


  • The first best video selected will be awarded 1.000 euros.
  • The second best video selected will be awarded 500 euros.
  • 10 finalist videos will participate in a collective online exhibition curated by OPEN ART WEEK and the coordinator of Saint Laurent Couture Institute and they will be screened on-air by OAW, the Italian Institute of Culture in Tunis and the project partners in November 2020.

Eligibility Criteria:

The call is open to fashion students, young designers at the beginning of their career, new brand owners under 30 years old – as of the 15th of September 2020 and with Italian or Tunisian nationality or residence.

Required Documents:

  • The application form (completed in English, French or Italian), that you can complete here.
  • your photograph
  • your portfolio in PDF (max 10 MB)
  • a short mobile video – presentation in HD (max 30 seconds) in which you tell:
  1. who you are and where you come from
  2. where you learned to design
  3. your creative vision
  4. what you create
  5. what would you like to become / or do in the future.
  • a short mobile video on the mood of your collection/s in full HD; 30 FPS; horizontal format (1920X1080); with extension * .mp4; lasting min. 60 – max. 120 seconds; with original or free license music – to present and promote your world view through your creations / collections.

Note: The documents must be saved and sent in a folder named: name surname – YFD CONTEST OAW 2020 ex: Hedi Rossi -YFD CONTEST OAW 2020

The Selection Process: 

A commission of experts, nominated by OPEN ART WEEK, will evaluate the applications and videos received according to the following criteria:

  • experimental dimension (visual, technical and aesthetic)
  • innovation and craft value of the works/collections
  • clear vision and message
  • consistency with the themes of the call.

Results Announcement:

  • Selected finalists will be informed via email by the 10th of October 2020.
  • 10 finalist videos will participate to a collective online exhibition screened in November 2020.
  • The two winners will be communicated via email by the 9th of December and their prizes will be awarded by the end of the month.

About Open Art Week:

It is a civil society project to connect independent artists and spaces around the world.They are committed to presenting relevant art and independent voices of our times and engaging broad audiences that transcend geographic, racial and socioeconomic barriers.They do that by organizing an independent art week traveling in our partner cities, commissioning art projects and initiating creative collaborations and residencies across geographical borders and disciplines.Launched in 2018, we have supported to date the international mobility of over 100 artists, partnered with more than 60 art organizations, presented over 100 events in the fields of music, cinema, performance, visual arts… reaching more than 50.000 persons.

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