The 2020 Motion Awards are OPEN!

Hello!  I’m Millie.

I am honored to be behind the scenes of  The 2020 Motion Awards and announce that the Call for Entries is OPEN!

More than ever, during these times of physical isolation, the Motion Awards team feels a social responsibility to our global online community. We aim to shine a light on creative authenticity and bring our energies together to celebrate all the love, dedication and straight-up hard work that goes into every inspiring submission.

New in 2020

There was a notable baton passing from Olney Atwell (executive producer/ creative magic maker), who played a significant role in developing The Motion Awards platform. It is with great respect and honor that I take over as Director of The Motion Awards and commit to it full throttle. I am dedicated to upholding the prestigious awards platform established and look forward to developing our global stage. Please feel free to reach out with any inquiries via email:

We have curated 36 categories across 14 main areas of motion design.

New main categories include:


Check out the full list here: The 2020 Motion Awards Categories

We have over 150 rockstar judges and one of the most diverse and distinguished panels of professionals in our industry.

Check out the full lineup here: The 2020 Motion Awards Jury

Key dates to remember

Early Submission  | Ends March 27th
Normal Submission  | Ends April 18th
Late Submission  | Ends May 1st

A huge thank you

Bark&Bite set an epic vibe and unique feel for The 2020 Motion Awards – Call for Entries. Truly a labor of love for the B&B team and you can see it in every scene detail.  We are so proud to have them featured and recognized for their exceptional talents. Thank you for your brilliant work! We look forward to diving into Bark&Bite’s process on a future article on the making of The Motion Awards launch video.

The Motion Awards would not exist

If Carlos El Asmar didn’t get frustrated with the status quo Award programs that failed to recognize the full spectrum of motion design. He got tired of having only 2 categories to submit his team’s amazing work. He haggled with the Emmys to no avail and took matters into his own hands by launching the first Motion Awards in 2016. Thank you Carlos for your championing efforts and dedication on developing an Awards platform that brings so much inspiration to the motion community and keeps us passionate and celebrating the work we love!




Executive Producer: Christian Knowles-Fitton
Producer: Abi Saleem
Creative Direction: Ash Spurr, Lee Roberts
Motion: Alex Shackleton, Nick Quayle, Alex Hilbert, Andrew Dawson, Michael Marczewski
Sound Design: Marc Mitchell
Voice Over: President T