It was great to see Kat and Kinga win a Graphite pencil at the D&AD New Blood awards this week – a big congratulations to them both! There entry ‘Run For Your Life’ was in the Adidas category – you can see the full campaign here https://www.dandad.org/awards/new-blood/2018/adidas/3222/run-for-your-life/
The New Blood Festival went extremely well – with lots of interest in the graduating students. Four of the students, Sam & King, Ellis & Max, won ‘Ones To Watch’ Awards
Great news – we have 8 students winning at the 2016 YCN awards. so congratulations go out to Joe & Max, Charlie & Chloe, Holly & Miriam and Marc & Ellis – here are the lovely winners complete with cactus theme…
Thank you, lovely Bradie, for organizing this year’s Christmas lunch!! A total success – great food, great games. Louie was the winner of best Christmas jumper – even if it wasn’t a jumper! Great suit, Louie!
Wunderman’s Creative Director, Lauren Pierce Pleydon and Concept Lead, Andrew Thomas, set a 2 week brief, followed by a workshop with 3rd years – fab work was done for the charity, Chect. The top 3 teams were invited to spend the day at Wunderman’s to present their ideas to the client – Charlie & Chloe, Joe & Max and Alicia & Laura were the lucky teams who won the opportunity.
Congrats to Charlie & Emily, Charlie & Chloe, Jamie & Lucy, Joe & Max, Jordan & Libbi and Louie 7 Bradie, who were the top 6 scoring teams in this year’s Workshop Awards.
Each are awarded leading agency creatives as personal mentors. The students were judged by the work they produced for several Industry workshops – here’s the breakdown…
Charlie & Chloe – Creature’s Creative Partner, Stuart Outhwaite, Charlie & Emily – 4Creative’s Jack Croft & Stacey Bird, Joe & Max – Leo Burnett’s Ben Newman & Milo Williams, Jordan & Libbi – Jay Packham and ian Cochran, Louie & Bradie – CHI’s Helen Pogerson and Jamie & Lucy – VCCP’s Creative Director, Rob Ellis.
We expected Julie to morph into Lord Alan Sugar at any point.
Thankfully she didn’t!
We all made it to Saatchi&Saatchi without any cheesy team names, cheap suits or corny phrases like:
“I’m the king of business, and I wipe my bum with money because I’m gonna be so rich”.
With all our brands in hand, we revealed them to Alex Sattlecker & Linda Weitgasser.
We presented a range of ideas from sitcoms to medicines that make you sick. Holly & Joanna even touched on the hot topic of transgender.
The overall winners:
Joe Shields & Charlie Raymont
(“Bisen” safety earphones)
Best Art Direction:
Bradie Lewis & Miriam Patience
(“Orb” the travel funding globe)
The Interesting Ideas:
(“Touch Time” a watch for the blind)
(“Snug” the back pack designed for solo travelling)
(“Acronym” the advertising sitcom)
Thank you to Alex & Linda for your time and a very interesting brief
Words by Liberty Papworth
The GRT competition – a great brief from Autistica – came to a head at the DMA awards in December. Up for the prizes were Gina & Freya, Kerry & Megan and Grace & Lo.With gina & Freya coming out on top – with a £1,000 first prize, coming second were Grace & Lo, winning £500. Well done all!
A big thank you to all at GRT especially Cordell, Stephen, Roj and Megan for making it a night to remember!