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NEW YORK, NY – International Awards Associates (IAA) announces the winners of the 2018 Muse Creative Awards (Muse Awards). There were more than 2,000 submissions from 40 countries, including the United States, Canada and 38 other countries.


The Muse Creative Awards is an international competition for creative professionals who inspire through concept, writing or design, whether through traditional or electronic media. “We recognize the breakthrough achievement of designers, marketers, artists, writers, photographers, videographers,and digital experts who set the trends of the global creative industry,” said Kenjo Ong, President for the International Awards Associates (IAA). “They hear the voice of an inner muse, inspiring others to rise together.”

Muse Creative Awards is administered and judged by International Awards Associates (IAA), and an elite panel of internationally-recognized creative professionals. IAA oversees awards and recognition programs, provides judges and sets the competition’s rigorous standards.


MUSE Awards Grand Jury Panel


This year’s Jury Panel includes 46 renowned, experienced, and brand-new Judges from 20 countries worldwide. Judges hail from leading companies in the creative and digital industry from all corners of the globe, including professionals from power brands such as Guinness World Records, Leo Burnett, Grayling, DMG, McCann Worldgroup, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, etc.

Entries in 325 categories were rated according to rigorous standards. During blind judging, panelists evaluated the most innovative and creative concepts, the most effective campaigns, and the most inspired messaging. Winners were selected in a wide range of categories, from broadcast, print, social media, and emerging platforms.


Participation of International Brands

Numerous entries from international brands and top agencies from around the world were received for this year’s award program. The amount of time and passion dedicated to producing such astonishing works is truly admirable. Entries submitted by agencies for companies and brands such as Porsche, National Geographic, Marvel, FOX Networks Group Spain, Disney Channel, DreamWorks Animation, Emirates Airline, Amalgamated Bank, Samsung, Vodafone, Siemens, Longines, MINI, MasterCard, Part IV, New Balance, Nike, and Nationale Postcode Loterij, are among some of the winners from this year’s award.

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Facebook AR Effect

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle Facebook AR Effect by Part IV, United States. Client: Sony Pictures.


COURAGE by BEAMY, China. Client: Longines


My Little Pony Movie Official Site & Pony Maker by Part IV, United States. Client: Lionsgate


PORSCHE – Goose bumps for your eardrum by Fiction Films GmbH, Germany. Client: PORSCHE


130 years of exploration by FOX Networks Group Spain. Client: FOX


Harry & Barry by Ambassadors, Netherlands. Client: Nationale Postcode Loterij

Samsung Q

Samsung Q by PSYOP, United States.

Marvel's The Runaways Social Campaign

Marvel’s The Runaways Social Campaign by Part IV, United States.


The 2018 Muse competition included entries from 40 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Croatia, Denmark, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hong Kong, Hungary, Honduras, Iceland, India, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherland, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom,and the United States.

“Winning a Muse Creative Award can be a significant career milestone,” Ong said. “With vetted panelists, tough criteria, blind judging processes, and strict bylaws limiting winners, only the best entries receive this coveted statuette. Each year, I am both amazed and inspired by the level of craft and art submitted.”




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