The One Club for Creativity announced winners of The One Show 2021 at global creative week and agencies and studios across Asia Pacific were awarded 35 Pencils, including six Golds and a Sustainable Development Goals Pencil.
Entries from Mainland China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam won six One Show 2021 Gold Pencils, five Silver, 22 Bronze, 86 Merits and one SDG Pencil.
A complete showcase of all global Pencil and Merit winners can be viewed here.
Hakuhodo Indonesia Jakarta led the way with three One Show 2021 Gold Pencils, all for “Flavour Of Home” on behalf of Sushi Sei. Two of the Golds were in Print — one each in Craft – Art Direction, and Craft – Illustration — and the other Gold was in Out of Home, Craft – Illustration.
The work also won a Bronze in Out of Home, Craft – Art Direction.
Ogilvy Hong Kong was awarded two One Show 2021 Gold Pencils, both for Pizza Hit “Pizza Hut x IKEA SÄVA”. One was in Experiential & Immersive, Physical Products, and the other in Integrated, Brand Partnerships. The work also won a Silver Pencil in Print, Promotional Items – Physical Products.
The region’s other One Show 2021 Gold Pencil winner was BBH Singapore with Crystal Technology Solution Hanoi for Running Stories in In-House, Intra-preneurship. The entry also won two Bronze Pencils, one each in In-House, Agency-Initiated & Originated Projects, and Mobile, Innovation in Mobile.
Ogilvy Pakistan Islamabad won one of just three One Show 2021 Sustainable Development Goals Pencils for Telenor Pakistan “Naming the Invisible by Digital Birth Registration”.
The SDG Pencil was created in cooperation with the United Nations Office for Partnerships and nonprofit PVBLIC Foundation to reward agencies and brands who utilize their talents and resources to create work that betters the world and contributes to securing a sustainable future for all.
Other One Show 2021 Pencil winners in APAC are as follows:
Globally, AMV BBDO London was a big winner at The One Show 2021, winning Best of Show, six Best of Discipline awards, and being named the show’s Agency of the Year. The agency won all of its 12 Gold Pencils this year on behalf of client Libresse, with Best of Show going to “#wombpainstories”, which won Gold in Integrated, Interactive & Online, and Public Relations.
Other top Gold Pencil winners for the year include Area 23 New York with Claire’s Place Foundation Redondo Beach with 13 Golds for “Sick Beats” on behalf of Woojer. Also with 13 One Show Golds is FCB New York, all for “Michelob ULTRA Courtside” for Michelob ULTRA, Microsoft and the NBA.
This year’s top One Show honors, based upon cumulative scores for Pencils and Merits won across all disciplines, are:
This year marked the inaugural One Show Fusion Pencil to recognize great work that best incorporates diversity, equity and inclusion principles and underrepresented groups in both the creative content of the work and the team that made it.
There were two winners of The One Show 2021 Green Pencil, recognizing the most environmentally conscious creative work for the year: Havas Turkey İstanbul “Water Index” for Reckitt/Finish, and Ogilvy Poland Warsaw “Green Instructions” for LEGO.
In addition to Ogilvy Pakistan’s SDG Pencil win, the two others went to DDB Group Germany Berlin with DaHouse Audio Berlin, Blockworks London and MediaMonks Hilversum “The Uncensored Library” for Reporters Without Borders, and MullenLowe New York with MediaHub “The UNSeen Story” for UN Women.
The One Show Cultural Driver Gold Pencil, recognizing influential ideas and executions that had a major impact in their respective cultures and environments, and exist outside the traditional categories in advertising and design, went to Edelman New York “A New Jingle for a New Era” for Good Humor, and Translation Brooklyn with Prettybird Los Angeles “You Love Me” for Beats by Dre.
The One Show Penta Pencil, awarded to the agency and brand who together have created stellar creative work for the last five years, was presented to Saatchi & Saatchi New York and Procter & Gamble-Tide.
A total of 17,719 pieces were entered in The One Show 2021 from 65 countries. Agencies, studios, brands, production companies and designers in 54 countries were awarded 173 Gold Pencils, 161 Silver, 224 Bronze and 1,102 Merits.
All One Show 2021 Pencil and Merit winners were announced today during the global Creative Week 2021, and can be viewed in the winners showcase here. The One Show 2021 Best of Discipline winners were announced last week.
The One Show 2021 Creative Rankings and The One Club Global Creative Rankings, combining results from The One Show 2021 and ADC 100th Annual Awards, will be announced next week.
Creative Week 2021 sponsors include Shutterstock, Verizon and Working Not Working.
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