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Topic: Award Shows

Andys chooses 'Montage Me' call for entries

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…

Working in advertising: It's a love/hate thing

Working in advertising—you either love it or you hate it. In that sense, it's a lot like Marmite. This video by Leo Burnett Toronto opened the 2010 ADCC Awards on…

Watch the top 18 Film winners from Cannes

We've put the Grand Prix winner and all 17 gold Lion winners from this year's Film Lions competition on one page. Watch all of the ads here.

Burnett nabs Grand Effie for Detroit schools

Leo Burnett in Detroit won the Grand Effie at last night's Effie Awards for its "I'm in" campaign for that city's school system. In March 2009, the Detroit Public…

Newspaper spoofs award-show entry videos

Advertising is about to enter silly season, when award shows begin christening breakthrough campaigns that really, really are the Future of Advertising. That means overwrought award-show entry films showcasing…

Cannes feels your pain, but is that enough?

The recession is over. Maybe. The ad world certainly hopes so, having shed an estimated 46,000 jobs during the Great Recession. The lucky few who remain are breathing…

Egos claw and scratch for Andys-jury votes

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…

'08 Hatch Awards vid tops '09 Hatch Awards

The fact that this six-minute opening video to the 2008 Hatch Awards won best of show at last night's 2009 Hatch Awards says a lot, perhaps good and bad, about…

Portland says you really suck at advertising

Portland, Ore., wants you to know that its excellent advertising is far superior to your stupid advertising. And it's decided to take on all comers with a spinning insult…

Another reason you're not in The One Show

Now that it's done selling the naming rights to its in-house basketball court (I think Stephen Colbert won), BooneOakley turns its attention to building attendance for The One Show…

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