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Time Is Running Out to Take Your Shot at Young Guns

kitten_assassin.jpgThe competition that spotted Stefan Sagmeister, James Victore, and Mike Mills when they were but wee design/art powerhouses-to-be is back. Behold Young Guns 11, the Art Directors Club’s international, cross-disciplinary, portfolio-based competition to identify the young creative vanguard. By “young,” they mean 30 or under, and by “creatives,” they mean those doing great things in graphic design, photography, illustration, advertising and art direction, environmental design, film, animation, video, interactive design, object design, and/or typography.

What’s so special about Young Guns? It recognizes an individual, and considers a body of work, not a single ad or design. Also, you get a really cool cube if you win. Young Guns 11 is open to ADC members and non-members worldwide. A jury of past ADC Young Guns will select the 50 winners. The regular deadline for entries has passed, but late entries will be accepted (with a $40 late fee) through Sunday, June 23, so get cracking with the help of this vintage-video-game-themed inspirational video.

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