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Austin Ad Agencies and Fed Win Awards

Subject: Incredible night for Austin Ad Fed

Austin Ad Fed won four district club achievement awards tonight!

But wait there’s more!

Austin just WON NATIONAL LARGE CLUB OF THE YEAR!

District 10 ADDY winners:
nFusion
Gold – Public Service Invitation – Derby Day – First Tee of Greater Austin
Silver – Direct B to B or Consumer – Californians Guide to Austin – Austin Chamber of Commerce
Bronze – Self Promotion Non Traditional – Twitter Birds
Bronze – Stationery Package – Multi Function Clear BC – Risher Fine Homes
Bronze – Public Service Campaign – 2009 Poster – Hill Country Ride for AIDS
Bronze – Public Service Mixed Media Campaign – 2009 Campaign – Hill Country Ride for AIDS

Sanders/Wingo
Gold – Online Campaign – Amazing Stories – State Farm
Silver – Online Campaign – Harvey Knows Best – State Farm
Silver – Webisodes – Harvey Knows Best/Post Workout – State Farm
Silver – Webisodes – Harvey Knows Best/Weight Control – State Farm
Silver – Logo – Run for the Water – The Gazelle Foundation
Bronze – Webisodes – Harvey Knows Best/Family Reunions – State Farm

McGarrah Jessee
Special Judges Award – Shiner ACL Campaign – Spoetzel Brewery
Gold – Mixed Media Local Consumer – Shiner ACL Campaign – Spoetzel Brewery
Gold – Self Promotion Interactive – Website – McGarrah Jessee
Bronze – National TV Consumer Products – 100 Bottle Salute – Spoetzel Brewery
Bronze – Packaging Campaign – Shiner Smokehaus – Spoetzel Brewery

Milkshake Media
Gold – Special Event Announcement – Brand Story Launch Announcement – Populous
Silver – Mixed Media Local Consumer – The High Ball Integrated Campaign – Alamo Drafthouse
Bronze – Online Campaign – My Co-Op Rocks Campaign – National Cooperative Grocers Association

The Ampersand Agency
Silver – Non Traditional – Craving Parking Meter Flyer – Gatti’s Pizza
Silver – Micro Site – Gatti’s Jingle – Gatti’s Pizza
Bronze – Poster – Radio Seattle – ESPN

Kolar
Special Judges Award – Boot Elves – Heritage Boot
Gold – Mixed Media Local- Boot Elves – Heritage Boot
Gold – Non Traditional Campaign – Boot Elves Guerilla – Heritage Boot
Gold – Online Games – Boot Elves – Heritage Boot
Gold – Mixed Media Local – Part Artwork/Part Footwear- Heritage Boot
Silver – Micro Site – Boot Elves – Heritage Boot
Silver – Online Campaign – Boot Elves Online – Heritage Boot
Silver – Illustration Campaign – Boot Elves – Heritage Boot
Bronze – Specialty Adv – Boot Elves T’s- Heritage Boot

GSD&M Idea City
Best Of Show – Z4 Integrated Campaign – BMW
Gold – Consumer/Trade Spread Color – Z4 Teaser – BMW
Gold – Consumer/Trade Spread Color – Z4 Overhead – BMW
Gold – Consumer/Trade Campaign Color – Z4 Expression of Joy Print – BMW
Gold – Cinema In Theater Spots – Z4 Expression of Joy Cinema – BMW
Gold – Consumer/Trade Campaign Color – Pet Doors, Hands, Cars – Southwest Airlines
Gold – National TV Campaign – Miss Dmitra, Cooking Class, Whale – Kohler
Gold- Micro Sites – Switching Seats – US Air Force
Gold- Micro Sites – Echo Zulu – US Air Force
Gold- Micro Sites – Project Supercar – US Air ForceGold- Micro Sites – Basic Military Training – US Air Force
Gold – Mobile Marketing – Z4 Iphone App – BMW
Gold – Mixed Media National Consumer – Z4 Integrated Campaign – BMW
Gold – Mixed Media National Consumer – Project Supercar Integrated Campaign- US Air Force
Silver – Consumer/Trade Full Page Color – Pet Doors – Southwest Airlines
Silver – Banners Pop-ups Screensavers – Cirque Dineer & Dreams – Norwegian Cruise Lines
Silver – Banners Pop-ups Screensavers – Rappeler – Norwegian Cruise Lines
Bronze – Consumer/Trade Spread Color – Mad Men Insert – BMW
Bronze – National TV Consumer Products – Miss Dmitra – Kohler

Latin Works
Gold – National TV Consumer Products – LLama – Mars/Starburst

Sherry Matthews
Silver – Self Promotion Interactive – Grodek Family Holiday Card Sibley/Peteet
Bronze – Poster Campaign – Traffic Safety Posters – TXDOT Arts + Labor
Silver – Online Campaign – Macspeech Internet Campaign – Wright IMC

The Mad House
Gold – Packaging Campaign – Labels – Freetail Brewing

TKO Advertising
Bronze – Non Traditional – Guerilla Guitars – Austin Convention & Visitors Bureau UT Students
Silver – Interactive Website – Redbox
Bronze – Mixed Media Campaign – Ray Ban

Austin Firms Win National ADDYs

Austin ad firms bring home awards

“Austin-based independent advertising firm McGarrah Jessee won five gold ADDYs at this year’s national ADDY awards for its work for Spoetzl Brewery’s Shiner Bock beer.

McGarrah Jessee won more gold awards than any other Texas agency and was second in number only to two other large companies — BBDO and DDB. The agency also garnered three silver ADDYs for its work for Spoetzl Brewery.”

GSD&M won a few.

Action Figure won a silver for its self-promotional video “Punches

Austin ADDYs – Winners

“It was neck and neck between GSD&M and McGarrah/Jessee this year. GSD&M led with 31 ADDYs, including 1 Best of Show, 9 Gold, 8 Silver and 13 Bronze; McGarrah/Jessee took second with 30, including 3 Best of Show, 14 Gold, 8 Silver and 5 Bronze. Kolar Advertising also had an impressive number of ADDYS with 17, including 2 Gold, 8 Silver and 7 Bronze.

– GSD&M/Idea City won Best of Show Broadcast TV for their Southwest Airlines “Wanna Get Away — Car Wash” TV spot.

– McGarrah/Jessee took Best of Show Print for the Shiner “Brewery Worker” campaign; Regan Bradshaw Photography Award for Costa del mar Catalog; and a Special Judges Award – Best in Brand for the Spoetzl Brewery Shiner Brand.

– Action Figure took Best of Show Interactive for their hard hitting “Punches” video, and Enviromedia Social Marketing took Best of Show Broadcast Radio for their “Department of State Health Services/OTPC” radio spots.

– Other Gold and Silver ADDY winners include Sherry Matthews Advocacy Marketing, Enviromedia Social Marketing, Shiny Object, Springbox and TKO Advertising.

– The Best of Show Student Award went to UT Students Jessica Engle and Caitlin Miller for their Benjamin Moore entry. Students from Texas State University and Austin Community College also won student ADDYs.

– A special award, the Johnny Jones Excellence in Printing Award went to The Whitley Printing Company – nFusion for their Hill Country Ride for AIDS Poster Campaign 2008.

– Gold Austin ADDY winners move on to regional competition. Winners there are forwarded to the national ADDYs, one of the nation’s most competitive juried shows with over 60,000 entries and only 200 awards. In recent years Austin has done exceptionally well in national ADDY competition, three times placing second only to New York City in national ADDYs, well out of proportion to the size of the market.”

Thanks to KM for the nice write-up

The ADDYs are Coming!

Friendly Reminder:

The Austin ADDYs 2009

The 2009 Austin ADDYs puts Austin’s best creative advertising on display. This year’s show is all about the work and the people who create it. No themes, no gimmicks, just a celebration of another year of hard work by those in the Austin advertising community. Cocktails, of course, will be served. See you at the show.

WHEN February 19, 2009

6:30pm— Gallery and Cocktails

7:30pm—Show Begins

WHERE The Long Center for the Performing Arts, Dell Hall

701 W. Riverside Drive (Parking Garage is $7)

TICKETS: $50
(Price includes “a scrumptious meal during the ADDY Awards presentation and a copy of The ADDYs Winners book, which is an exquisitely designed keepsake of all the ADDY winners.”)

Click on following link to purchase tickets: http://thelongcenter.frontgatesolutions.com/choose.php?a=1&lid=28557&eid=34411