Disney Emoji: As Told By You Contest

Five grand prize winners will win a trip from May 21 through May 27, 2017 to Los Angeles, California where they will participate in a unique experience with Disney and Adobe! To enter, you must be a post-secondary school student who is 18 to 24 years old, and upload an emoji you’ve created that meets the following criteria:

  • The emoji should be a character’s face from a Disney feature film.
  • The emoji should express one of the following emotions: happiness, sadness, fear, excitement, or confusion.
  • The emoji should be a static, not animated image.

The contest is As Told by YOU so your entry must be your original artwork. Backgrounds, props, etc. may be included in the submission but are optional. See Official Rules & Contest Do’s and Don’ts below for additional details. Grand prize winners must be available to travel to Los Angeles from May 21 through May 27.

Click Here for Official Rules

Please follow these helpful tips:


  • Do protect yours and others’ privacy. Please don’t include any last names or other personal information in your Emoji/Submission.
  • Do depict a Disney character’s face in your Emoji. Your Emoji’s face must depict the face of a character from a Disney feature film produced by The Walt Disney Company or its affiliates, including the Walt Disney Animation Studios, Disney Pixar, Lucasfilm and Marvel Studios.
  • Do be original. Feel free to put your own spin on the Disney character you are depicting and make sure what you create is original and doesn’t contain other third party materials protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights.
  • Do express one of the five (5) emotions. Your Emoji must express one of the five (5) following emotions: happiness, fear, sadness, excitement or confusion. Be sure the Title of you Submission includes your Emoji’s name and emotion.
  • Do read the terms. Please ensure you read the rest of these Official Rules in full. These “Do’s and Don’ts” are simply a handy reminder of some of the main things to remember when taking part in the Contest.
  • Have fun!


  • Don’t submit an exact copy of pre-existing Disney artwork. For example, do not submit a copy of an emoji from Disney’s “As Told By Emoji” videos or the Disney Emoji Blitz game.
  • Don’t show any brands or logos. Avoid visible/recognizable use of brands (other than Disney-branded items).
  • Don’t base your Emoji off of an inanimate object. (e.g., Cinderella’s slipper or the rose from Beauty and the Beast.) Your Emoji must depict a static image of a character from a Disney feature film.
  • Don’t include any text in your Emoji.
  • Don’t be rude or profane.
  • Do not show rude gestures or anything inappropriate.
  • Don’t submit an Emoji that is too big or in the wrong format.