Welcome to the #10YearsOfBorderlands PosterSpy Creative Brief.
To celebrate 10 years of Borderlands and the release of Borderlands 3 on 13 September, PosterSpy is inviting it’s UK based members to create a poster inspired by this iconic franchise.
Winners will be chosen by 2K UK and be displayed in an art exhibition at a Borderlands 3 preview event in London in July 2019.
This Creative Brief is open exclusively to UK based members.
At the hard edge of the galaxy lies a group of planets ruthlessly exploited by militarized corporations. Brimming with loot and violence, this is your home – the Borderlands.
Step into a universe that combines thrilling action of a first-person shooter with the rich lore and epic loot of a role-playing game. An epic space western, Borderlands is the ultimate shooter-looter, famed for its millions of guns, outrageous humour, and iconic Vault Hunters.
We are looking for artwork that celebrates the legacy of the franchise, the striking and bold characters and unique art style. Borderlands is renowned for its captivating visuals and original design. We invite artists, designers and illustrators alike to unleash your artistic imagination and creative tendencies to celebrate the 10 Year Anniversary by pouring your passion for these titles into your artwork.
Five winners will receive cash prizes, with a further 10 being chosen to be exhibited in the exclusive art exhibition. Winners will be judged on creativity, originality, quality and relevance to the Brief.
Please find box art and trailers via the “hi-res imagery” tab for further reference and inspiration.
Create your artwork at A2 (4960 x 7016 pixels), portrait, 300dpi minimum. PSD or Ai.
Titles and logos are not required but can be used if desired.
Artwork submitted must be 100% your own original content. Do not use any images you don’t have the rights to.
Feel free to share your artwork on your own social channels via #10YearsOfBorderlands.
This brief is moderated and only entries that follow the T&Cs will be accepted.
1st, 2nd, 3rd prizes of £1,000 each.
4th, 5th prizes of £500 each.
1st to 15th place all being exhibited in London at a game preview event.
Create a free account and upload your artwork via our submission form. Entries uploaded should be a low resolution version of your poster, around 1500 pixels wide, 5MB in size and in JPEG or PNG formats.
Artists will also need to send their A2 hi-resolution (300dpi) PSD/Ai file to firstname.lastname@example.org via WeTransfer. WeTransfer is a free and secure service. Once the winners are chosen, all hi-res files will be removed from our secure servers.
Entrants must reside in the United Kingdom.
How many submissions can I upload?
You may upload as many submissions as you like, there’s no cap.
Do I keep the rights to my art?
When submitting, you allow 2K and PosterSpy to share your work on social media to promote the campaign. Winning entries consent to having their artwork featured in the UK marketing campaign for the release of. 2K will not use any of the artwork commercially without the artists permission.
Can I sell prints of my submission?
Legally, you are NOT allowed to sell prints that use another company’s intellectual property.
If I win, how long does it take for me to get my prize money?
Typically 8-12 weeks. This can be much shorter or longer depending on when we receive your information.
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Borderlands: Game of the Year Edition https://youtu.be/G193–w6ueM
Borderlands: The Handsome Collection Ultra HD https://youtu.be/8MLlxWgb9J4
Borderlands 3 https://youtu.be/YX9OZ7IqvNo
10 Years of Borderlands Poster Contest
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