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NEXTGEN AWARDS PREMIERE VISION

DEADLINE:

17TH JUL 2020

NextGen Awards Première Vision is an unprecedented opportunity for all final year Undergraduate or Postgraduate textile or fashion students to enjoy international visibility in the entire textile sector.

THE PRIZES

  • Grand Jury Prize, for the most outstanding, symbolic and pertinent textile creation. Award = 1500 euros

  • 3 Extra Awards: > Imagination Prize, for the boldest, most original, most amazing textile creation in terms of decoration, technique, finishing, innovation and technology. Award: 1000 euros > Interiors Prize, for the best fabric design for interiors. Award: 1000 euros

  • > Handle Prize: For the textile creation with the most astonishing tactile and behavioural qualities, those with the strongest emotional impact. Award: 1000 euros

  • To make this choice, the Première Vision creative team will select the winners’ and the names will be released by Première Vision in September.

  • Première Vision Paris will promote each of the winners' work to the whole Première Vision online and show community.

THE TIMELINE PROCESS - ADVICE FOR PROGRAM LEADERS


Schools and program leaders are kindly advised to follow the below procedure.

STEP 1 - STUDENTS UPLOAD WORK TO ARTS THREAD


The deadline for students to upload their work is July 17 2020.

What do the schools need to do? Please advise your chosen 12 candidates per school to upload their work onto the Arts Thread platform before July 17 2020.

We are looking to access students' innovation and creativity with some degree of commercial awareness, including the use of different design skills, concepts and colourways.

ENTRIES MUST INCLUDE

One Final Graduate collection which should include all these elements -

  • Moodboards and colour boards - minimum 5 pages

  • Design concepts & swatches with sketches or drawings - minimum 5 pages

  • Final Designs photographed as styled imagery - due to the covid-19 issue, we are encouraging students to be creative in how they do this - minimum 5 pages

  • Concept ideas on how the collection could be commercialised - minimum 2 pages

  • Dimension: 1500 x 1500 pixels minimum

STEP 2 - SCHOOL REGISTRATION OF NAMES - COMPULSORY


The deadline for school to register the names of their top 12 graduates is July 17 2020 23,59 CET.


What do the schools need to do? Each school needs to complete the below form indicating the names of the graduating students selected - 12 per school.

To register please complete the NextGen Awards Première Vision 2020 School Entry Form

Who can enter?

  • Disciplines accepted for the NextGen Awards Première Vision: Prints - Knit - Weaving - Embellishment /Mix Mediafor either Fashion and/or Interiors.

  • Schools can nominate a maximum of 12 candidates - please note this is 12 per school - not 12 per program.

  • The Competition is open to anyone worldwide nominated by their school and is over the age of 18 years who is studying or has graduated from higher education on a Textile or Fashion program /course at Undergraduate or Postgraduate level, graduating between November 2019 and July 2020.

  • For North America, Europe, Asia, North Africa and UK schools, candidates should be a 2020 graduate.

  • For South America, Southern Africa, Australia/New Zealand schools, candidates should be a 2019 graduate.

HOW TO ENTER


STEP 1

Already got an ARTS THREAD portfolio? To enter, simply log into your account, upload your designs as a new project, return to this page and select your project into the Competition box above.


New to ARTS THREAD? To enter, register to create an ARTS THREAD account and go to your email and click on the activation link sent to your email Inbox. Then log into your account, upload your project, then return to this page and select your project into the Competition box above.


STEP 2

Complete our online NextGen Awards Première Vision 2020 Student Entry Form

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Creativity

  • Technical Ability

  • Originality

STEP 3 - WINNERS ANNOUNCED


Première Vision creative team will select the winners’ and the names will be released by Première Vision in September.


Première Vision Paris will promote each of the winners' work to the whole Première Vision online and show community.

ABOUT PREMIERE VISION


Première Vision has been committed to the fashion industry for 45 years. The Première Vision group is a source of inspiration and creation: it nourishes, inspires and decrypts trends for industry professionals. It organises gatherings and opportunities via its shows, which over the years have become essential events for all the industry's players (designers, managers, etc.), who come to create and design their future collections.


Première Vision is constantly innovating to facilitate and support market-sourcing initiatives, the development of the industry in terms of eco-responsibility, and, in a new undertaking, the digitization of the entire sector thanks to the launch of its marketplace in 2018.

45 years of history, 45 years at the service of a single cause: to guide and help creative-fashion professionals make their collections a success.


Twice a year, Première Vision Paris brings together all the players offering raw materials and services for the production of clothing, bags, shoes and fashion jewellery, and provides fashion professionals with effective tools for developing their collections. This hub of meetings and inspirations is both a unique place to do business and a trend laboratory.


Yarns, fabrics, leathers and furs, textile designs, accessories and components, plus a selection of fashion manufacturing companies offering a sourcing service: Each season, Première Vision Paris takes up the challenge of bringing together under one roof all the resources needed to build the most cutting-edge collections of ready-to-wear, leather goods, shoes and fashion jewellery on the market.


This rich product offer has enabled Première Vision Paris to become the industry's leading trade fair, and a unique event where creativity is freely expressed.


This exceptional showcase is enhanced by advanced fashion information that shares exhibitors’ values of selectivity, creativity and quality. Innovation is transversal to all these values, an integral part of the DNA of this event created in 1973.


NextGen Awards Première Vision also shares these values and is an unprecedented opportunity for the winning students to enjoy international visibility in the entire textile sector.


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