D&AD has unveiled plans for a New Blood Digital Festival running from July 6-10 in place of its annual Festival at London’s Truman Brewery. Following ongoing restrictions in place due to COVID-19, the digital festival will provide a virtual platform which continues to support and stimulate emerging creative talent during what will be a challenging year for graduates.
Since 1980, New Blood has inspired and celebrated the young creative community through its prestigious awards program, and helped to bridge the gap between creative education and the industry through its annual New Blood Festival in London. While hosting a physical festival is not possible this year, D&AD feels that it is more important than ever to support the emerging talent who are faced with uncertainty and disruption as they enter the creative industries.
Working with the wider creative industry, alongside its network of educators and student community, D&AD More