GIF IT UP 2018 competition from 1 – 31 October

Posted by: DIGHUMLAB , September 25, 2018

From 1 – 31 October, all gif-­makers, cultural heritage enthusiasts and lovers of the internet are invited to create brand new gifs by remixing copyright-free and openly licensed material from four international digital libraries.

This year’s 5th edition is run by Europeana in close cooperation with Digital Public Library of America, Digital NZ and Trove.

GIF IT UP is an annual gif-making competition for the most creative reuse of digitised cultural heritage material. 


1. Find an inspiring piece of copyright-free / openly licensed material from Europeana Collections, DPLA, Trove, or DigitalNZ.
2. Create an awesome gif.
3. Submit it for a chance to win great prizes.

All eligible entries will be showcased on the GIPHY channel dedicated to the competition and promoted on social media with the hashtag #GIFITUP2018. 

Even if you are not participating, don’t forget to vote for your favourite gif!

Results will be announced in November.

Creative gif-makers can expect great prizes sponsored by Europeana and GIPHY.

Find further information here