Iron Viz Silver Screen Contest

It's time for action, romance or comedy! Turn on your TV or go to the movies to find inspiration, and start working on your Iron Viz Silver Screen entry!

We want you to use any movie, TV show or TV series-related data set(s) you find interesting to create an amazing Tableau Public visualization. Don't forget that design, analytical depth, and storytelling are key elements that our judges will assess.

The author with the best viz will win a free trip to the 2017 Tableau Conference in Vegas, Nevada to compete in the Iron Viz championship!

If you have more questions, go to our FAQ!

The Schedule

28 July 2017 9:00 AM PDT Submission Period Opens

13 August 2017 11:59 PM PDT Submission Period Ends

21 August 2017 Winners announced

The Big Prize

Win a trip to Vegas to compete in the Iron Viz competition at Tableau Conference!
The winner will receive airfare and accommodation in Las Vegas, NV during the 2017 Tableau Conference, a conference pass, and a spot in the 2017 Iron Viz Competition.

The Best Rookie

As Chinese authors are now participating in the contest, we have to say goodbye to the Twitter Crowd Favorite since Twitter is blocked in mainland China.
Instead, we now have a Best Rookie category, for authors who are taking part in Iron Viz for the first time! Judges will decide the winner for this category, and he or she will receive some cool Tableau Swag.


Get Tableau Public 10.3

Only vizzes published to a Tableau Public profile (on will be considered valid entries for the contest. You can use any of the Tableau Desktop family to build and publish your viz, including the free version of the software - Tableau Public.


Stuff You'll need

Data: Any data set you find interesting! Need help finding a cinema or TV related data set? Here are some the Public Team have identified:


Submit Your Viz

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