To every designer, photographer and artist, here’s your chance to win a whopping $10,000 and LG’s latest UltraWide monitor; a new LG UltraWide Festival is here! 

Launched in 2015, LG’s UltraWide Festivals are geared towards making digital life wider, more fun and lastly, more convenient.

Sponsored by LG UltraWide Monitor, the festival is aimed to support your digital life dreams with a new theme every time. It’s a time when creative minds meet to create mind-boggling wonders.

UltraWide Festival: How it all began

Last year, the festival was themed Dream Setup, and it saw 3 Tech YouTubers help 3 brilliant contestants to transform their dream computer setup into full-fledged reality.

This time around, the festival is themed Dream Canvas, has the 21:9 UltraWide’s expansive canvas as a stage, and will run from the 21st of September to the 23rd of November, 2016.


LG UltraWide Festival 2016 Dream Canvas is specifically tailored for creative designers, brilliant photographers, and other passion-filled creators who are ready to awe the world. It is the perfect opportunity for you to showcase your talent, win fantastic prizes and gain world-wide recognition- all at the same time.

Do you have the guts to be the best of the best?

How to Apply – A step by step guide

Preliminary Round

Interested candidates have to enter the preliminary round of the competition by submitting an original artwork inspired by an UltraWide Monitors motif to the organizers.

  • download the Monitor source image from the festival website- high-resolution product images will be made available for download
  • using the source image as a motif, create a 21:9 ratio image
  • share this image on social media with the hashtags #38UC99, #LGUltraWideFestival and #DreamCanvas2016.
  • send the link of this image to the Dream Canvas campaign website between the 21st of September and the 4th of October, 2016.

From the 5th to 18th of October, all entries submitted will be scrutinized and fifteen winners will be announced two days later to proceed to the next level- the final.

Final Round

Here’s some good news- each finalist will be awarded the world’s first 38” IPS 21:9 UltraWide Monitor, all brand new in all its glory.

To win the grand prize, each finalist will make a wallpaper design that will fill up the huge screen of the UltraWide Monitor. The wallpaper will have a resolution of 3840 x 1600 and will be created using the UltraWide Monitor.

This will be submitted not later than the 2nd of November and will be assessed by Jon Burgerman, Mike Kus and Dirk Bakker, three experts who have carved a space for themselves in their different niches.


A final winner will be chosen on the 23rd of November based on a combination of judges’ scores, public download, and LG’s in-house evaluation team scores.

Rewards and Prizes for Successful Applicants

As mentioned earlier, fifteen finalists from the preliminary round will each be awarded a brand new LG 38UC99 UltraWide Monitor, the world’s first 38” IPS 21:9 UltraWide monitor.


This state-of-the-art machine is valued at $1500 and is the latest tech when it concerns designs. It sports a curved QHD display, has  two 10W built-in Bluetooth compatible speakers, and is the first of LG’s UltraWide monitor that has a USB-C port.

And here’s the grand prize- the overall winner gets a Creative Desk Setup worth a massive $10,000 and will have his or her work showcased at the LG monitor exhibition booth in the world’s biggest Consumer Electronics Show, CES, in Las Vegas in 2017!


There’s more- the winner will also be flown to the CES with flight and accommodation costs covered.

Visit the contest website now for more info.

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