Is it a coincidence that both the entertainment and advertising industries are facing a diversity crisis on their awards juries? Probably not. Both of these industries, which champion and celebrate creative work, share a history of not having many shifts in power.
BBDO global chief creative officer David Lubars recently told Adweek the agency world has an "an unhealthy obsession" with awards. But even the most cursory glance around the industry will tell you awards shows are here to stay.
Droga5, an agency that knows a thing or two about fearless creative, has designed the call for entries for the 2014 International ANDY Awards—the show's 50th anniversary—around the idea of bravery.
Awards season has arrived, and Creative Artist Agency made a strong entrance—beating out more traditional ad shops for the top honor at the Andy Awards.
Kudos to the Andy Awards for at least trying to modernize the fusty ad-awards business. Rather than simply add new categories, the Andys organizers clearly want to recognize big changes […]
Everyone in advertising bemoans that it isn't as relevant in the culture anymore. The Clios used to be televised! Well, it turns out the industry is pretty insular itself. The […]
The idea of electing the jury for the 2010 Andy Awards is commendable: Instead of picking the same creatives who judge all the awards shows, open up the process to […]
Mother London has created an amusing call-for-entries campaign for the Andy Awards, in which you can send bogus friend-requests to your buddies from top ad-industry creatives. When the recipients of […]
The Andy Awards has set up a call-for-entries Web site called the Instacritique. You’re invited to upload your work and get various reactions from five well-known creative directors, as well […]