D&AD's Coveted 2021 Black Pencil Awards Go to 3 Campaigns Built on Advocacy

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This year the winners of D&AD’s coveted Black Pencil, the award show’s top honor and one of the most pursued accolades in the industry, all went to campaigns addressing important social issues such as transgender identities and the Black Lives Matter movement.

AMV BBDO’s “#Womb Stories” for Essity-owned brand Libresse nabbed the coveted Black Pencil for art direction, film with its campaign showcasing women animators from across the world telling the stories of “people with wombs” as they experience the highs and lows of becoming a parent.



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