Who’s Creativepool you ask. If you haven’t heard of them you shoud have. Read on…
Creativepool is a professional creative industry network that connects companies and people. It has just announced the release of it’s 2016 Annual and the shortlist winners for its latest awards.
This year’s shortlist show an amazing reflection of the global creative community found on Creativepool – there’s been an overwhelming amount of unique and exciting work submitted to the judges, and people can choose who they think should win in each category with their People’s Choice votes.
Who’s on the annual shortlist winners list?
Among many others, the shortlist sees the likes of MullenLowe London, 72andSunny Amsterdam, and BBH New York up for consideration. That’s not to say that big names are the only ones featured on the shortlist – Creativepool believe that you don’t have to be the biggest company or working for huge agency to produce incredible work, and so the shortlist also plays host to a raft of fledgling companies, studios, agencies and individuals, all of whom have made their presence felt with an enormous volume of entries of incredible work.
The Annual’s categories represent work from twenty-one distinct creative disciplines including:
– Out-of-Home advertising,
– 3D (Sponsored By Taylor James),
– Photography (Sponsored By Stutterstock),
– Typography ( Sponsored By Monotype),
– Production (Sponsored By Shadowplay),
– Application, branding (Sponsored by Creative Translation),
– Experiential and more.
Tension and competition are going to be running high this year – there are only four winners per category, including one winner of a community-voted People’s Choice Award, and three winners as decided by an all-star judging panel featuring Peace for Paris Illustrator Jean Jullien, Google Creative Lab’s Creative Lead Tom Seymour, Havas Worldwide’s Head of Technology & Innovation Michael Olaye, and Nick Bell, Executive Creative Director at Fallonamong others.
Who’s been nominated?
This year, the mightiest agencies, the leading influencers and the most promising newcomers from across the global creative community are battling it out to be crowned top in their respective fields in 2016’s Creativepool Awards, which are run in conjunction with the Creativepool Annual.
The nominated shortlist winners for Newcomer of the Year are creatives includes Graphic Designer Dan Lawrence, Production Designer Blair Barnette and Editor Charlie Moreton and others.
Influencers of the Year nominees include leaders like Simon Shaw Chief Creative Officer at H K Strategies, Laura Gregory Founder at Great Guns, Jonathan Sands Chairman of Global Brand Consultancy at Elmwood, Annette KingCEO at Ogilvy & Mather, Suzanne Stahlie Managing Director at FutureBrand, David Birkitt Founder at DMB among many others.
Nominated Agencies for the Agency of the Year category, which is sponsored by Serendipity recruitment, include Wieden Kennedy, jones knowlesritchie, SNASK, B-Reel, Intermarketing Agency and more.
Winners are decided by both the Creativepool community and a panel of industry experts, featuring judges including Kerrie Finch, Founder at FinchFactor, David Poole, Group Creative Director at Love Group, David Gioiella, Partner & CD at Northern Lights, Sandra Soskic Co-CEO at DDB & Tribal Worldwide, Amsterdam and more.