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THE A-LIST HOLLYWOOD AWARDS Announces Agency of the Year plus Moving Image Advertising and Branded Entertainment Winners

-- The creative awards is the first competition of its kind in Hollywood, to focus on the link between advertising and entertainment.  --
 
Hollywood, CA, April 3, 2014 – THE A-LIST HOLLYWOOD AWARDS, the first creative advertising competition of its kind in Hollywood, honoring creative excellence and innovation intersecting between advertising and entertainment, proudly announced the winners for the Moving Image Advertising and Branded Entertainment Awards. 

2014 The A-List Hollywood Agency of the Year Award was decided based on a point system on the outstanding work chosen by the Juries across all media. For the first time The A-List Hollywood introduced the coveted ‘The Agency of the Year Award’.
 
Agency of the Year: Creative Artists Agency Marketing Los Angeles

2014 Moving Image Advertising & Branded Entertainment: 42 A-List Awarded (6 Gold, 11 Silver, 25 Bronze)

Gold A-List Hollywood Awards are as follows:
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Craft / Technique, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Branded Entertainment, Games - Online Gaming, PC/Console Gaming, Mobile Games, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Branded Entertainment, Online - Videos, Movies, Webisodes, Social, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Moving Image Advertising, Technique - TV/Cinema/Online/Mobile: Animation, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    McCann, Melbourne, Moving Image Advertising, Integrated Campaign, Metro Trains: Dumb Ways to Die
•    McCann, Melbourne, Moving Image Advertising, Technique - TV/Cinema/Online/Mobile,  TV Commercial Spot 121 - 240 seconds, Metro Trains: Dumb Ways to Die


Silver A-List Hollywood Awards are as follows:
•    180heartbeats + JUNG v. MATT, Warsaw, Branded Entertainment, Music, Campaign, Rak' n' Roll Foundation
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Branded Entertainment, Music, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Moving Image Advertising, Interactive, Games, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Moving Image Advertising, Technique – Interactive, Music/Sound Design, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Moving Image Advertising, TV/Cinema/Online/Mobile, TV Commercial Spot 121 - 240 seconds, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    Leo Burnett New York, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of User-Generated Content, Cinematography, The Village Voice: 8 Million Protagonists
•    McCann, Melbourne, Moving Image Advertising, Interactive, Games, Metro Trains: Dumb Ways to Die
•    Pereira & O' Dell, San Francisco, Branded Entertainment, Online - Videos, Movies, Webisodes, Social, Intel + Toshiba: The Power Inside
•    Publicis Italy, Milan, Branded Entertainment, Online - Videos, Movies, Webisodes, Social Heineken International: The Candidate
•    RPA, Santa Monica, Branded Entertainment, Campaign, Best Use of Social Media, America Honda Motor Co., Project Drive-In - Campaign
•    The Martin Agency, Richmond, Branded Entertainment, Mobile, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Clouds Over Cuba

Bronze A-List Hollywood Awards are as follows:
•    Leo Burnett New York, Branded Entertainment, Live Events, The Village Voice: 8 Million Protagonists
•    Ogilvy,  New York, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Craft/Technique IBM: A Boy and his Atom
•    Ogilvy, New York, Moving Image Advertising, Technique - TV/Cinema/Online/Mobile, Animation, IBM: A Boy and his Atom
•    The Martin Agency, Richmond,  Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Craft / Technique, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library: Clouds Over Cuba
•    The Martin Agency, Richmond, Branded Entertainment, Online - Videos, Movies, Webisodes, Social, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library: Clouds Over Cuba
•    Nexus, London, Branded Entertainment, Television - Scripted, Unscripted, Specials, Honda UK: Honda 'Hands'
•    DDB Tribal Group, Düsseldorf, Branded Entertainment, Best Use Mixed Campaign, Deutsche Telekom: Move On
•    Fighting Fish, Clichy, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Craft / Technique, Perrier Secret Place
•    GSD&M, Austin, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Celebrity in Branded Content, RadioShack: The Phone Call
•    Animal Inc., Pittsburgh, Branded Entertainment, Online - Videos, Movies, Webisodes, Social, Nationwide Insurance, Seven Days
•    Pereira & O' Dell, San Francisco, Branded Entertainment, Online - Videos, Movies, Webisodes, Social, Skype "Stay Together" Family Portraits
•    Pereira & O' Dell, San Francisco, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Celebrity in Branded Content, Intel + Toshiba: The Power Inside
•    Clemenger BBDO, Sydney, Branded Entertainment, Games - Online Gaming, PC/Console Gaming, Mobile Games, Campaign, Skittles: Telekinize The Rainbow
•    Shine Limited NZ, Pukekohe, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Craft/Technique, Beck's Beer: The Beck's Edison Bottle
•    Grip Limited, Toronto, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Mixed Campaign, Labatt Breweries of Canada, Kokanee: The Movie Out Here
•    McCann Erickson, New York, Branded Entertainment, Best Use of Product/Brand in Television Show, Verizon Wireless: The Verizon COLOR Live Broadcast Application
•    McCann Erickson, New York, Branded Entertainment, Live Events, Verizon Wireless: The Verizon COLOR Live Broadcast Application
•    Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles, Moving Image Advertising, Technique - TV/Cinema/Online/Mobile, Best use of Music, Chipotle Mexican Grill: The Scarecrow
•    Curious Film, Surry Hills, Moving Image Advertising, Technique - TV/Cinema/Online/Mobile Direction, Foster' s Group Ltd, Carlton Dry: Hello Beer
•    Curious Film, Surry Hills, Moving Image Advertising, Technique - TV/Cinema/Online/Mobile, Direction, New Zealand Transport Agency, Drug Driving: Blazed
•    RPA, Santa Monica, Moving Image Advertising, TV/Cinema/Online/Mobile, Cinema Commercial - 90 Seconds and Over, Newport Beach Film Festival: Mandible 
•    RPA, Santa Monica, Moving Image Advertising, Integrated Campaign, Honda: Project Drive-In - Campaign
•    RPA, Santa Monica, Moving Image Advertising, Interactive, Social Media, Honda: Project Drive-In - Campaign
•    Publicis Italy, Milan, Moving Image Advertising, Interactive, Social Media, Heineken: The Candidate
•    Innocean USA, Huntington Beach, Moving Image Advertising, Interactive, Apps, Hyundai Motor America, Hyundai Veloster Turbo / Hyundai Santa Fe / Hyundai Elantra: The Walking Dead Chop Shop
 
 
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 For Immediate Release

THE A-LIST HOLLYWOOD Announces 2013 Film Advertising Craft Award Winners

-- Film Advertising Craft Awards is the first competition of its kind in Hollywood, to focus on the commercial advertising production and post production industry.  --
 
Hollywood, CA, Nov 12, 2013
– THE A-LIST HOLLYWOOD AWARDS, the first creative advertising competition of its kind in Hollywood, honoring creative excellence and innovation intersecting between advertising and entertainment, proudly announced the winners for the Film Advertising Craft Awards, recognizing the best in International Commercial, Direction, Production, Editing, Visual Effects, Animation and more than a dozen other categories.

2013 FILM ADVERTISING CRAFT: 52 A-List Awarded (4 Gold, 22 Silver, 26 Bronze)
 
Gold A-List Hollywood Awards are as follows:
 
• Grey London, London, Direction, “Kiss” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, International Commercial, “Kiss” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Editing, “Kiss” for Vodafone
• The Mill, Los Angeles, Animation, “98% Human” for PETA

Silver A-List Hollywood Awards are as follows:
 
• 72andSunny, Los Angeles, Production Design, “Surprise” for Call of Duty
• 72andSunny, Los Angeles, Cinematography, “Magna Carta Holy Grail With Jay Z + Samsung” for Samsung Telecommunications America
• 72andSunny, Los Angeles, Direction, “Magna Carta Holy Grail With Jay Z + Samsung” for Samsung Telecommunications America
• RPA, Santa Monica, Editing, “Mandible” for Newport Beach Film Festival
• The Mill, Los Angeles, Visual Effects, “98% Human” for PETA
• CHI & Partners, London, Cinematography, “Charge” for Samsung Smart TV
• CHI & Partners, London, Direction, “Charge” for Samsung Smart TV
• CHI & Partners, London, Visual Effects, “King of TV City” for Samsung Smart TV
• CHI & Partners, London, Direction, “King of TV City” for Samsung Smart TV
• Grey London, London, Copywriting, “Get Involved” for The Sun Newspaper
• Grey London, London, Production Design, “Get Involved” for The Sun Newspaper
• Grey London, London, Visual Effects, “Get Involved” for The Sun Newspaper
• Grey London, London, Cinematography, “Ball” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Production Design, “Ball” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Visual Effects, “Ball” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Acting Performance, “Kiss” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Cinematography, “Kiss” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Production Design, “Kiss” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Use of Music, “Kiss” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Visual Effects, “Kiss” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Cinematography, “Lake” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Direction, “Lake” for Vodafone

Bronze A-List Hollywood Awards are as follows:
 
• Grey London, London, Acting Performance, “Mini Vinnie” for British Heart Foundation Charity
• 72andSunny, Los Angeles, Direction, “Surprise” for Call of Duty
• 72andSunny, Los Angeles, Direction, “Lebron’s Day” for Samsung Mobile
• CHI & Partners, London, Cinematography, “Steps” for Lexus
• Grey London, London, Direction, “Energy” for Lucozade
• Grey London, London, Production Design, “Energy” for Lucozade
• RPA, Santa Monica, Editing, “Mandible” for Newport Beach Film Festival
• Droga5, New York, Copywriting, “Moreing” for Boost
• Droga5, New York, Direction, “Moreing” for Boost
• Grey London, London, Use of Music, “Dance Dictionary Music Video” for Puma Fragrance
• Grey London, London, Use of Music, “Dance Dictionary Tutorials” for Puma Fragrance
• Blacklist, New Zealand, Animation, “Parcel” for Red Cross New Zeakand
• 72andSunny, Los Angeles, Copywriting, “The Next Big Thing is Already Here” for Samsung
• CHI & Partners, London, Acting Performance, “Bad Press” for The Prince’s Trust
• CHI & Partners, London, Copywriting, “Bad Press” for The Prince’s Trust
• Grey London, London, International Commercial, “Get Involved” for The Sun Newspaper
• Grey London, London, Direction, “Get Involved” for The Sun Newspaper
• Grey London, London, Copywriting, “Smile” for The Sun Newspaper
• Grey London, London, Acting Performance, “Smile” for The Sun Newspaper
• Grey London, London, Direction, “Ball” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Editing, “Ball” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, International Commercial, “Lake” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Editing, “Lake” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, International Commercial, “Wait” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Cinematography, “Wait” for Vodafone
• Grey London, London, Editing, “Wait” for Vodafone

To see a complete list of all Gold, Silver and Bronze The A-List Hollywood Award winners in all categories, please visit www.thealist.net  

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About THE A-LIST HOLLYWOOD Awards
THE A-LIST HOLLYWOOD AWARDS features four distinct awards, the first honoring outstanding achievement in Branded Entertainment, the second creative excellence in Moving Image Advertising, the third recognizes the best work in Entertainment Marketing and the fourth Film Advertising Craft Awards focuses on the commercial advertising production and post production industry. It also includes a New Directors Showcase featuring the work of the industry’s most promising young talent.

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For Immediate Release

2nd Annual THE A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards Announces Call For Entries
 

Recognizing excellence in the rapidly expanding space known as Branded Entertainment.

Hollywood, CA. October 22, 2012 –THE A-LIST AWARDS today announces the Call for Entries for its second annual The A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards. Celebrating the fastest growing segment of the advertising and marketing industry, the Branded Entertainment Awards recognize outstanding achievement in branded content for film, television, music, web, mobile content and game media. The deadline for entries is November 9, 2012.

Entrants will compete in more than two dozen categories, including scripted television, unscripted television, television specials, webisodes, films, product placement in feature films, celebrity use, music, gaming and mobile. Entries compete for gold, silver and bronze trophies.

The awards will be judged by a diverse panel of industry experts from around the world, including  Doug Scott, President, Ogilvy Entertainment, New York; Scott Donaton, President and CEO, Ensemble, New York; Matt Murphy Creative Director, 72andSunny, Los Angeles; Jared Hoffman, Managing Partner, Generate, Los Angeles; Todd Hunter, Agent, Creative Artists Agency, Los Angeles; Dana Garman Jacobsen Founder and Owner, superstudio, Los Angeles; Francesca Silvestri  Executive Producer, Freestyle Productions, Los Angeles; Chantal Rickards Head of Programming & Branded Content, MEC, London; Yuya Furukawa, Executive Creative Director, Dentsu, Tokyo; and Roopak Saluja, Founder and Managing Director, Bang Bang Films, Mumbai, India.

Last year’s winners included Zambezi, Creative Artists Agency, Chipotle and Innocean.

“The A-LIST Hollywood Branded Entertainment Awards is a truly global competition,” said Robert Arentz, Founder and President of The A-LIST Awards. “We recognize that creative excellence can derive from anywhere in the world and foster an international spirit by taking into account different styles and modes of communication employed by differing cultures.”

About THE A-LIST AWARDS

The A-List Awards formerly known as NXT STAGE Hollywood International Awards - The first advertising awards event of its kind in Hollywood, the entertainment capital, to focus on the intersection between advertising and entertainment in today’s multi-platform world.   For more information visit www.TheAList.Net 



For Immediate Release

The A-List Hollywood Awards Grants Extension to Final Call for Entries Deadline for Film Advertising Craft Competition

In order to ensure worldwide agencies have the opportunity to submit their work for the inaugural Film Advertising Craft Awards, we have extended the deadline until Tuesday, August 14th. This will be the FINAL deadline.

Advertising competition and New Directors Showcase will be held in tandem with Los Angeles International Short Film Festival.

Hollywood, CA. August 7, 2012 – THE A-LIST AWARDS Hollywood, a global competition honoring creative excellence and innovation in advertising, today announces judges for its Film Advertising Craft categories and New Directors Showcase. Judges include directors, creative directors and producers from some of the industry’s most successful commercial production companies, including Partizan, RSA Films, Moxie Pictures and Anonymous Content. The awards competition and festival will be held in conjunction with the 16th annual Los Angeles International Short Film Festival (LA Shorts Fest) September 11, 2012.

“Our list of jurors and participating companies is evidence that  THE A-LIST AWARDS Hollywood is gaining importance in the creative industry,” said Robert Arentz, founder of  THE A-LIST AWARDS. “We reached out to leaders in their respective fields who share an understanding of the rapidly changing dynamics in the industry, and who continue to inspire others to create great work.”

The first advertising awards event of its kind in Hollywood,  THE A-LIST AWARDS Hollywood focuses on the intersection between advertising and entertainment in today’s multi-platform world.  The Film Advertising Craft portion presents awards in such categories as Best Direction, Best Production, Best Editing and Best Visual Effects. It also includes a New Directors Showcase featuring the work of the industry’s most promising young talent. Deadlines and entry requirements are available at www.TheAList.Net

Film Advertising Craft Awards and New Directors Showcase Jury:
·         Georges Bermann, Founder - Partizan
·         Pelle Nilsson, Founding Partner/Exec. Producer - B-Reel
·         Ralph Laucella, Executive Producer - O Positive
·         Emmanuel Saccoccini, Executive Producer - unit9
·         Brian Latt, Managing Director - Tool of North America
·         Tom Dunlap, Executive Producer - RSA Films
·         Chia Tucker, Head of Sales – Gorgeous
·         Danielle Peretz, Executive Producer - Anonymous Content
·         Tom Gibson, General Manager - Film Construction
·         Cole Webley, Director - Über Content
·         Georgie MacEchern, Head of Sales & PR – Stink
·         Joby Barnhart, Executive Producer – Rabbit
·         Jackie Kelman Bisbee, Executive Producer/Partner - Park Pictures
·         Kalle Hellzen, Creative Director – ACNE
·         Jerry Solomon, Managing Partner – Epoch Films
·         Jennifer Barrons, Partner/Exec. Producer - Rattling Stick
·         Ali Brown, Executive Producer – PrettyBird
·         Michael Di Girolamo, Partner/Executive Producer – Station Film
·         Aaron Duffy, Partner/Creative Director - 1st Ave Machine
·         Jason Harris, President/CEO – Mekanism
·         Dan Levinson, Partner/Exec. Producer - Moxie Pictures
·         Gina Zapata, Executive Producer - Wondros
·         Francois Chilot, President – Les Producers
·         Jasper Thomlinson, Executive Producer - Caviar
·         Jonathan Hills, Founder / ECD - Domani Studios
·         Todd Hunter, Brand Agent – Creative Artists Agency
·         Kevin Byrne, Managing Partner / EP – Hungry Man
·         Allison Kunzman, Executive Producer - Smuggler

Film Advertising Craft Categories:
·         Grand Jury
·         Best Foreign Commercial
·         Best Direction
·         Best Production
·         Best Cinematography
·         Best Editing
·         Best Copywriting
·         Best Production
·         Best Visual Effects
·         Best Animation
·         Best Music
·         Best Sound Design
·         Best Acting Performance
·         New Directors Showcase

About The A-List Hollywood Awards 

The A-List Hollywood Awards is the first advertising awards event of its kind in Hollywood, the entertainment capital, to focus on the intersection between advertising and entertainment in today’s multi-platform world.  Judging is done by a diverse group of worldwide industry experts from the entertainment, production and advertising industries.   THE A-LIST AWARDS strives to be a truly global competition by recognizing work from foreign countries by taking into account each cultures unique communication. For more information visit www.TheAList.Net
 
 
 
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