Spotlight Awards 2019 edition

Show your photos to judges from Diesel, Lego, Bacardi, IKEA, T Brand NY Times, Starbucks, GREY, FCB, Ogilvy, BBDO & more

Closed for entries

Winners are announced!

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Photo: Patrick Curtet


Put your work in front of international expert judges who are managing billions of dollars of marketing budgets

Whether you’re a winner in the competition or not, if a judge likes what you do, you could get hired.

  • Angela Affinita Angela Affinita Head of Creative and Production The Walt Disney Company UK
  • Natalie Alvarado Natalie Alvarado Associate Photo Editor Playboy Enterprises USA
  • Lily Alt Lily Alt Executive Photo Director Parents / Parents Latina USA
  • Gaetana Angiolin Gaetana Angiolin Head of Marketing & Communication Italy Tommy Hilfiger ITALY
  • Kwesi Anokye-Kwakye Kwesi Anokye-Kwakye Creative Director AdmediaFCB Ghana Ghana
  • Cameron Barnum Cameron Barnum Sr. Content Producer | Art Buyer BBDO San Francisco USA
  • Hayley Baxter Hayley Baxter Art Buyer Hogarth-Ogilvy SOUTH AFRICA
  • Philipp Bierbaum Philipp Bierbaum Managing Partner DAMM & BIERBAUM GERMANY
  • Chris Booth Chris Booth Associate Creative Director Lego UK
  • Cassio Cappelossa Cassio Cappelossa Global Brand Identity and Merchandise Hewlett Packard Enterprise USA
  • David Cooper David Cooper Photo Director Health Magazine USA
  • Laurent Dailloux Laurent Dailloux Procurement Manager for Marketing Content Nestlé SWITTZERLAND
  • Brendan Donnelly Brendan Donnelly Creative Director M&C Saatchi AUSTRALIA
  • Pablo Ferrari Pablo Ferrari Group Creative Director BBDO MEXICO
  • Anne Franke Anne Franke Senior Photo Producer Grey GERMANY
  • Toru Fujii Toru Fujii Senior Creative Director ADK Tokyo JAPAN
  • Nelly Gocheva Nelly Gocheva Global Editorial Director T Brand Studio, The New York Times UK
  • Sungwon Jee Sungwon Jee Director Hyundai Creative Works SOUTH KOREA
  • Shaun Loftman Shaun Loftman Executive Creative Director CEEMEA Landor UK
  • Kristine LaManna Kristine LaManna Senior Photo Editor ESPN The Magazine USA
  • James Li James Li Group Creative Director Saatchi & Saatchi CHINA
  • Luke Li Luke Li Creative Lead / Art Director Ikea Creative Hub SWEDEN
  • Edgar Liñayo Edgar Liñayo Global Creative Manager Bacardi Spain
  • Sophia Leong Sophia Leong Head of Creative Studio Starbucks CHINA
  • Leo Marks Leo Marks Global Creative Director MINI Brand Fields & Electric at BMW UK
  • Yvonne Moeller Yvonne Moeller Director Communications Europe Aurora Europe GmbH GERMANY
  • Shireen Nababteh Shireen Nababteh Creative Director Cheil Worldwide JORDAN
  • Tony Naudts-Ducène Tony Naudts-Ducène Freelance Creative Direction & Art Direction Strategie agency BELGIUM
  • Mbuso Ndlovu Mbuso Ndlovu Co-founder/Creative Director wrd. SOUTH AFRICA
  • Thomas Payne Thomas Payne Group Photo Editor Popular Science/Saveur Magazine USA
  • Grant Pearce Grant Pearce Editorial Director GQ Asia Pacific Hong Kong
  • Serena Pederiva Serena Pederiva Head of Marketing, South Europe Diesel ITALY
  • Martin Queirolo Martin Queirolo Partner Marketing / South of LATAM Netflix BRAZIL
  • Tseliso Rangaka Tseliso Rangaka Executive Creative Director Ogilvy & Mather SOUTH AFRICA
  • Francesco Risso Francesco Risso Creative Director Marni ITALY
  • Shantesh Row Shantesh Row Chief Creative Officer Slant Agency UAE
  • Federico Russi Federico Russi VP of Creative Leo Burnett MEXICO
  • Paula Sabater Paula Sabater Creative Director Havas Worldwide SPAIN
  • Robyn Selman Robyn Selman Photo Director Forbes Magazine USA
  • Anita Skocic Anita Skocic Head of Global Campaigns & Artwork MINI GERMANY
  • Storm Smith Storm Smith Art Director BBDO Worldwide USA
  • Paul Stechmesser Paul Stechmesser Manager - Design The Coca-Cola Company USA
  • Nicholas Tamarin Nicholas Tamarin Senior Editor Interior Design Magazine USA
  • Julie Thymann Julie Thymann Production - Head of Art Mother UK
  • Ely Tomines Ely Tomines Creative Design Manager Celebrity Cruises, Inc. USA
  • Debbie Totten Debbie Totten VP Creative Dev + Brand Communications Marriott Vacations Worldwide USA
  • Loyiso Twala Loyiso Twala Creative Director FCB Africa SOUTH AFRICA
  • Anna Verkholantseva Anna Verkholantseva Managing Editor Vogue Russia RUSSIA
  • Jens Petter Waernes Jens Petter Waernes Creative Director Goodby Silverstein & Partners USA
  • Chizuru Wykoff Chizuru Wykoff VP Global Creative L'Oreal USA
  • Chenghua Yang Chenghua Yang CEO M&C Saatchi CHINA CHINA
  • Bill Yom Bill Yom Global Creative director Cheil SOUTH KOREA
  • Chiara Zennaro Chiara Zennaro Senior Photo Editor Condé Nast Glamour ITALY

Commercial categories

Covering all sectors of commercial photography

The competition has 13 advertising categories with a prize pool of over $30,000

  • Fashion
    • Dorit Thies Dorit Thies
    • Timothy Saccenti Timothy Saccenti
    • Santiago Ruiseñor Santiago Ruiseñor
    • Astrid Obert Astrid Obert
  • Advertising
    • Staudinger + Franke Staudinger + Franke
    • Mattia Pelizzari Mattia Pelizzari
    • Lucila Blumencweig Lucila Blumencweig
    • Lei Deng Lei Deng
  • Beauty
    • Bruno Juminer Bruno Juminer
    • Elena Paraskeva Elena Paraskeva
    • Julia Kuzmenko Julia Kuzmenko
    • Simon Songhurst, rep. by JSR Simon Songhurst, rep. by JSR
  • Architecture & Interiors
    • Walter Shintani Walter Shintani
    • Balint Jaksa Balint Jaksa
    • Tom Kurek Tom Kurek
    • Florian W. Müller Florian W. Müller
  • Cars
    • Lisa Linke Lisa Linke
    • Lisa Linke Lisa Linke
    • Richard Thompson III Richard Thompson III
    • Anton Watts Anton Watts
  • Corporate & Industrial
    • Christian Vorhofer Christian Vorhofer
    • Andy Mahr Andy Mahr
    • Roe Photo Roe Photo
    • Jasper James Studio Jasper James Studio
  • Food & Drink
    • Dominic Episcopo Dominic Episcopo
    • Richard Jung Richard Jung
    • Julie Renouf Julie Renouf
    • Francine Zaslow Francine Zaslow
  • Kids
    • Isabel Pinto Isabel Pinto
    • David Handley David Handley
    • Isabel Pinto Isabel Pinto
    • Miriam Lindthaler - Petit Pomme Miriam Lindthaler - Petit Pomme
  • People & Lifestyle
    • Myles McGuinness Myles McGuinness
    • Astrid Obert Astrid Obert
    • Chris Sisarich Chris Sisarich
    • Nick Hall Nick Hall
  • Portraiture & Celebrity
    • Perry Curties Perry Curties
    • Corey Nichols Corey Nichols
    • Beardy Studios Beardy Studios
    • Beat Mumenthaler Beat Mumenthaler
  • Sport
    • Victor Fraile Victor Fraile
    • Tim Adorf Tim Adorf
    • Michael Müller Michael Müller
    • Cyril Masson Cyril Masson
  • Still Life
    • Barry Makariou Barry Makariou
    • Mark Zawila Mark Zawila
    • Pixeleyes Pixeleyes
    • Thomas van Schaik Thomas van Schaik
  • Travel, Documentary & Landscape
    • Brian Hodges Brian Hodges
    • Mark Lehn Mark Lehn
    • Jasper James Jasper James
    • Marina Kloes Marina Kloes
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