The SHINY Awards Announces Best New Directors

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The awards celebrated 12 videos and awarded six trophies across the evening
The SHINY Awards Announces Best New Directors

The SHINY Awards, celebrating the very best emerging director talent worldwide, awarded five winning directors at The Mill, London.

The evening was packed with representatives from ad agencies, ad agencies, production companies, post houses, production services and of course, emerging directors.

Supported by five brilliant sponsors, advertisers, over 100 industry jurors and with worldwide entries from over 600 emerging directors over the last 12 months, SHINY celebrated 12 fantastic videos and awarded six trophies.

The trophies handed out were:

Best Music Video: Farhad Gaderi for Jordan Klassen 'Virtuous Circle', recently signed to Boldly, Vancouver
Trophy awarded by Alex Hedges on behalf of Hogarth Worldwide/ Ogilvy

Best Animation: Red Filgate for Redrum 'Unit 22', unsigned, London
Trophy awarded by Kristy Currie, Big Buoy

Best Branded Content: Cleo Samoles-Little for Movember: Spot the Signs, recently signed to Unit 9, London
Trophy awarded by Dan Keefe, Black Sheep Studios/ BBH

Best Drama/ Documentary: Abdou Cisse for Serious Tingz, unsigned, London
Trophy Awarded by Maeva Demurger, Birth TV

Best Unsigned Director: Abdou Cisse for Serious Tingz, unsigned, London
Trophy Awarded by Josie Juneau, Rattling Stick

Best Recently Signed Director: Thessa Meijer for Heat, recently signed to Halal, Amsterdam
Trophy Awarded by Steve Davies, APA

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