Ad People Are the World's Bravest, Say Firefighters, Astronauts and Bomb Disposal Experts

Enter your most courageous work in the Andy Awards

Yes, disposing of bombs is stressful. So is operating on someone's brain, or rocketing into the endless void of space. But none of those things require quite as much courage as advertising, where only the truly fearless succeed.

That's according to Wieden + Kennedy's amusing call for entries campaign for the 2015 Andy Awards, which is seeking your bravest work for its next show. Check out three films below (directed by Clay Weiner of Biscuit Filmworks), in which practitioners from supposedly daunting fields tip their hats to advertising people—the world's real heroes.

There are also display and social media ads that show extremely courageous ad creatives Gerry Graf, Dan Wieden, Susan Hoffman and Jeff Benjamin being mock-congratulated by people who are almost, but not quite, as courageous as they.



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