• GIF IT UP 2017

    Calling all gif-­makers, creatives, history nuts, animators, and lovers of the internet! GIF IT UP is an annual international gif-making competition organized by Europeana, DPLA, Trove and DigitalNZ taking place October 1-31, 2017

  • To enter GIF IT UP, you need to make a GIF with material found in one of four sources: EuropeanaDigital Public Library of AmericaDigitalNZ or Trove, or a combination GIF with material from several of these websites. Your source material must be clearly marked as: in the public domain, have a ‘no known copyright restrictions’ statement or have a Creative Commons license which allows for reuse. You have time until October 31 to enter up to 3 GIFs, using still images or video.

  • OPENLY LICENSED MATERIAL

    We prepared for you a selection of openly licensed material ready for GIF-making.

  • JUDGES AND PRIZES

    We are extremely happy to introduce you to this year’s GIF IT UP amazing jury: Ari Spool, Community Curator at GIPHY Arts, Zuzanna Stańska, founder of DailyArt, and Adam Green, the Editor-in-Chief of The Public Domain Review.


    Creative GIF-makers can expect great prizes:

    Grand prize winner will receive an Electric Object – a digital photo frame especially for GIFs, sponsored by GIPHY

    3 runners-up will receive online gift cards, compliments of Europeana.

    First-time GIF-maker category winner will receive an online gift card and a goody bag, compliments of Europeana.

    People’s choice award winner will receive a Giphoscope.


    All eligible entries will be showcased on the GIPHY channel dedicated to the competition and promoted on social media with the hashtag #GIFITUP2017


  • Complete the form to enter