(ADOTAS) New York, NY (September 19, 2014) – The 55th annual CLIO Awards, an international competition showcasing the best work in advertising, design and communications, today announces its 2014 Grand CLIO Award winners. Embodying creative excellence and producing breakthrough work in the advertising industry, the honorees will be celebrated during the 55th annual CLIO Awards ceremony on October 1 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.
Over the past week, Gold, Silver, Bronze and Hall of Fame CLIO Award winners have been announced on the CLIO website, culminating in the Grand CLIO Awards, the jury’s highest honors. This prize is awarded to exceptional projects that push the boundaries of creativity in a given medium. The 2014 Grand CLIO Award winners are:
|Branded Entertainment & Content||Creative Artists Agency||The Scarecrow|
|Content & Contact||Forsman & Bodenfors||Live Test Series Integrated Campaign|
|Engagement||adamandeveDDB||Sorry I Spent it on Myself|
|Film||Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO||Sapeurs Documentary|
|Innovative Media||OgilvyOne London||Magic of Flying|
|Integrated Campaign||adamandeveDDB||Sorry I Spent it on Myself|
|Out of Home||OgilvyOne London||Magic of Flying|
|Public Relations||Leo Burnett Toronto||#LikeAGirl|
CLIO Music, a new program this year, also presents a Grand CLIO in the digital/social category with Iconoclast’s “Pharrell Williams – 24 Hours of Happy” receiving the 2014 honor.
“This year’s CLIO Awards introduced a new level of innovation and competition for the industry,” says CLIO Executive Vice President Nicole Purcell. “With winners coming from all over the world, creating memorable work for major brands, we are happy to honor them and look forward to the ceremony.”
Entries in the Hall of Fame medium are for outstanding work from the past that has stood the test of time, cementing a place of honor and respect in the hearts and memories of consumers and advertising professionals alike. This year, Leo Burnett takes four of six awards.
Additionally, CLIO awards four companies “Best of” honors, representing the highest level of work in 2014. The winners are:
|‘Best of’ Award||Company|
|Agency Network of the Year||Ogilvy & Mather|
|Agency of the Year||Dentsu Tokyo|
|Advertiser of the Year||Guinness|
|Production Company of the Year||Dentsu Creative X Inc.|
CLIO Awards winners represent a diversity of talents, with innovative and inspiring work coming from more than 20 countries worldwide, chosen by an elite panel of industry executives including Kerry Keenan, partner and chief creative officer, Deutsch; Pablo del Campo, president and CEO, Del Campo Saatchi and Saatchi; Judy John, CEO and chief creative officer, Leo Burnett; and Alexander Schill, chief creative officer and partner, Serviceplan.
The Lifetime Achievement Award will be given to Washington Olivetto, chairman of WMcCann, and chief creative officer of McCann Worldgroup for Latin America and Caribbean. Jerry Seinfeld and Blondie, comedy and music icons respectively, will also accept their 2014 Honorary CLIO Awards during the ceremony, which will be hosted by Whoopi Goldberg and feature a performance by singer-songwriter Aloe Blacc.
For more information on the CLIO Awards, visit: http://www.clioawards.com.
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About The CLIO Awards
The CLIO Awards is one of the world’s most recognized awards competitions for advertising, design and communications. The CLIO Awards has maintained its original commitment to celebrate and reward creative excellence, honoring a powerful form of communication and its impact on modern culture. At the same time, the CLIO Awards remains focused on evolving with the industry in order to acknowledge the most current, breakthrough work. To this day, CLIO’s iconic statue is the most widely recognized and coveted symbol of the industry’s creative accomplishments.
Our mission is to honor the groundbreaking work and talent that push the boundaries of creativity. Everything we do is fueled by our passion for celebrating the power of creativity, provoking action and nurturing your vision. As the standard bearer for visionary communications, we award those creators whose work exemplifies inventive thinking. Celebrating Inspiration. Honoring Imagination. Fostering Creativity. This is the very essence of the CLIO Awards.