Dates and Fees

Entries open: 14 October 2020

First late fee applies: After 11 March 2021

Second late fee applies: After 25 March 2021

Third late fee applies: After 8 April 2021

Final deadline: 15 April 2021

You can enter either ‘2020 work’ or ‘2021 work’ up until the final deadline. Find out more about eligibility requirements on our Rules & Eligibility page.

If you are concerned that you won’t meet the final deadline on 15 April 2021, please get in touch.

Entry Fees

Lion Fee until 11 March 2021 Fee after 11 March 2021 Fee after 25 March 2021 Fee after 8 April 2021
Communication
Design Lions € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Film Lions € 975 € 1,180 € 1,270 € 1,370
Mobile Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Outdoor Lions € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Print & Publishing Lions € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Radio & Audio Lions € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Titanium Lions € 2,055 € 2,260 € 2,350 € 2,450
Craft
Industry Craft Lions € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Digital Craft Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Film Craft Lions € 975 € 1,180 € 1,270 € 1,370
Entertainment
Entertainment Lions € 975 € 1,180 € 1,270 € 1,370
Entertainment Lions for Music € 975 € 1,180 € 1,270 € 1,370
Entertainment Lions for Sport € 975 € 1,180 € 1,270 € 1,370
Experience
Creative Business Transformation Lions NEW € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Brand Experience & Activation Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Creative eCommerce Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Good
Glass: The Lion For Change € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Sustainable Development Goals Lions € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Health
Health & Wellness Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Pharma Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Impact
Creative Effectiveness Lions €1,610 €1,815 €1,905 €2,005
Innovation
Innovation Lions € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Reach
Creative Data Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Creative Strategy Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Direct Lions € 590 € 795 € 885 € 985
Media Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
PR Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150
Social & Influencer Lions € 755 € 960 € 1,050 € 1,150

Refunds/cancellations

This helpful summary is only a guide to the key points about refunds/cancellations. It is not a substitute for reading the full rules of entering, terms & conditions, refunds/cancellations and our policies on ineligible and "scam" entries, which can all be downloaded in Entry Kit 3 here.

Work submitted before 14 October 2020:

  • If you entered your work before 14 October 2020 and if you withdraw your Entry on or before 12 March 2020 for any reason, you will be eligible for a refund of your Entry Fee less a processing fee € 220 OR a credit to use against entry fees in 2021 or 2022.
  • If you entered your work before 14 October 2020 and you withdraw your Entry after 12 March 2020, you will not receive a refund or a credit. Any entry fees due but unpaid at the time of withdrawal are immediately due and payable.

Work submitted after 14 October 2020:

  • If you entered your work on or after 14 October 2020 and if you withdraw your Entry on or before 11 March 2021 for any reason, you will be eligible for a refund of your Entry Fee less a processing fee € 220 OR a credit to use against entry fees in 2021 or 2022.
  • If you entered your work on or after 14 October 2020 and you withdraw your Entry after 11 March 2021, you will not receive a refund or a credit. Any entry fees due but unpaid at the time of withdrawal are immediately due and payable.

Notification of winners

  • Shortlisted work will be announced on www.lovethework.com and appear in Lions Daily, a daily print publication which is available at the Festival.
  • Winners are announced at the relevant Festival Award Shows and will appear on www.lovethework.com and in Lions Daily the next day.
  • The Entrant Company will be named alongside the winning work and brand, at the Awards Show and will receive trophies and certificates after the festival.
  • Duplicate trophies can be purchased by all companies or individuals credited on The Work after the Festival.
  • Release of results

    Lion Shortlist Announced Winners Announced
    Communication
    Design Lions 20 June 21 June
    Film Lions 23 June 25 June
    Mobile Lions 23 June 24 June
    Outdoor Lions 20 June 21 June
    Print & Publishing Lions 20 June 21 June
    Radio & Audio Lions 23 June 24 June
    Titanium Lions 03 June 25 June
    Craft
    Industry Craft Lions 22 June 23 June
    Digital Craft Lions 22 June 23 June
    Film Craft Lions 22 June 23 June
    Entertainment
    Entertainment Lions 22 June 23 June
    Entertainment Lions for Music 22 June 23 June
    Entertainment Lions for Sport 22 June 23 June
    Experience
    Creative Business Transformation Lions 23 June 24 June
    Brand Experience & Activation Lions 23 June 24 June
    Creative eCommerce Lions 23 June 24 June
    Good
    Glass: The Lion For Change 03 June 25 June
    Sustainable Development Goals Lions 23 June 25 June
    Health
    Health & Wellness Lions 19 June 21 June
    Pharma Lions 19 June 21 June
    Impact
    Creative Effectiveness Lions 23 June 24 June
    Innovation
    Innovation Lions 03 June 24 June
    Reach
    Creative Data Lions 21 June 22 June
    Creative Strategy Lions 21 June 22 June
    Direct Lions 21 June 22 June
    Media Lions 20 June 22 June
    PR Lions 21 June 22 June
    Social & Influencer Lions 21 June 22 June