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The 2011 TDC Intro – Movie Title Design Competition

Type Directors Club (TDC) is accepting entries for its annual movie title design competition – Intro. The deadline is short so you’ll have to act quickly on this one!

TDC is looking for original movie titles for various types of projects. The movie titles must have been produced in 2010. Selected entries will be awarded with a Certificates of Excellence becoming part of TDC’s annual publication – Typography.

Heavyweight title lists bring typographic brilliance to the big screen. Throw yourself into the ring!


Enter original movie titles designed in the current year in the following categories:

  1. Movie Titles
  2. Commercials
  3. Corporate Video

Each of the categories above have seven sub categories:

  1. Typography
  2. Animation
  3. Visual Design
  4. Music and Sound Design
  5. Student Work
  6. Unscreened work
  7. End Credits

Each entry must include:

  • Title or identification of entry
  • Air date (except for sub-categories 5 and 6)
  • Category/sub-category number (e.g. A1)
  • Complete information about the submitter and client (except for sub-categories 5 and 6)
  • A brief description about the creative context of the project


Entries selected by the jury will receive Certificates of Excellence and will become part of Type Directors Club Typography Annual 32.

The opening of TDC Intro will be held in New York City. Each category may be awarded with up to one Gold, one Silver, and two honorable mentions.


  • Entries must have been produced or published during 2010.
  • Submissions can be made by anyone associated with the entry.
  • All submissions should be in QuickTime format.
  • Files should be sent to the Type Directors Club on a CD-ROM or DVD.
  • Each entry should also include six (6) still frames from the piece as jpegs.
  • Winners will also be asked to supply six (6) digital copies of their winning entries on CD/DVD for shows in North America, Europe, and Eastern Asia. Credits of individuals and firms that have contributed to each entry will be included in the exhibitions and in Typography 32.

How to enter?

Register on the official website and mail your entries to Type Directors Club.

All entries must be received by TDC no later than 9 February 2011.

Postal address:

Type Directors Club
347 West 36 Street
Suite 603
New York, NY 10018 USA

Entry fee

  • Single entry
    • Members US $45
    • Non members US $60
  • Series entry
    • Members US $75
    • Non members US $100