Eligible entrants: The  Commercial category is open to New Entrants through to Year 8 students enrolled in New Zealand schools.

Category One – Year 1-3
Category Two – Year 4-6
Category Three – Year 7-8

Entries must be 30 to 45 seconds in length (this does not include credits or blank frames.) If an entry goes over the set time frame, 10% of the judges final mark will be deducted. Keeping to the time frame is an essential skill in making a commercial.

The Commercial Category will be judged according to the MADE Commercial marking Criteria which can be downloaded here


By submitting your project, you consent to its use to be displayed, reproduced, performed, exhibited, and transmitted, by all means and media, both known and unknown by the MADE Committee.

Questions about the differences between student created video and teacher created video or how much to expect from students during the video creation process? Check out the Resources Page.

For all information about the criteria for entering the MADE Awards, please view the MADE Awards Criteria.