SYDNEY CREATIVE DIRECTORS FIGHT FOR EMERGING TALENT
The tranquil ambience of The Loft, King Street Wharf was shaken up Wednesday night as News Limited AWARD School Sydney celebrated their Graduation, dubbed “Fight Night”.
Hosted by the Co-Chairman of AWARD Philip Putnam and AWARD Committee representative Ben O’Brien from DDB, top creatives, students, sponsors and media gathered to view the best selection of student work.
Steven Iannello picked up the top student award and will now go forward for national judging. The overall winner will receive 2 free tickets to the AWARD Presentation evening in November, as well as a free trip to the Caxton Awards courtesy of News Limited.
Second place went to Ben Clare, third position to Blair Kimber and in fourth place Luke Nuto. The top four will automatically receive a three-month job placement at DDB Sydney in the Launchpad program.
Joe Talcott, Group Marketing Director, News Limited, (AWARD School Gold Sponsors) also announced the ‘sponsors choice’ of the CARSguide.com brief, Kevin Bathman.
The judging panel responsible for selection of the top students and the ‘work on the wall’ comprised:
• Luke Crethar, The Glue Society
• Matt Devine, The Glue Society
• Tim Brown, Saatchi & Saatchi
• Dejan Rasic, CRC Sydney
• Steve Back, DDB Sydney
• Ben O’Brien, DDB Sydney
• Matt Eastwood, DDB Sydney
• Adam Rose, DDB Sydney
Top 11-32 Mentor Students:
Andrew John Lee
Timothy H Turner-Sutton
Top Runner Up Students: