Judging in the Pacific Northwest District (District XI) of the American Advertising Awards was completed April 1 in Seattle, WA. Professional and student entries – which had advanced from local competitions in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska – competed in this second round of the three-tiered American Advertising Awards.
Professional Best of Show honors were won by Digital Kitchen Seattle for their Social Media Campaign “#ChaseTheHaze” done for Deschutes.
Student Best of Show honors were won by Simone Pierson of Seattle Central Creative Academy for “Personal Magazine.”
A Professional Judges Choice Award for Illustration was won by WONGDOODY Seattle for their “SIFF Poster Series” entry done for the Seattle International Film Festival.
A Professional Judges Choice Award was also won by Indigo Slate Bellevue, WA for their branded content entry “The Cloud Promise” done for Microsoft.
A Student Judges Choice Award for Illustration was won by Amy Skaer of Spokane Falls Community College for “OST Cheese Packaging.”
A Student Judges Choice Award was also won by Elizabeth Pierce of Spokane Falls Community College for “Oronsay Blind Whiskey Sampler Set.”
District Gold ADDY winners have automatically advanced to the final – national round of judging. While District Silver ADDY winners have become eligible to advance. Judging to determine National ADDY Award winners will take place in Washington DC in early May.
Details about this year’s National ADDY Award gala, originally scheduled for June 7 in Palm Springs are currently pending due to Covid 19 concerns.
This year’s District XI judges were:
• Matt Fera, Creative Director, Bader Rutter, Milwaukee WI
• Leila Singleton, Freelance Creative Director, Vancouver, BC
• Dan Margulis, Executive Creative Director, Fleishman/ Hilliard, St Louis, MO
• Katie Nahnsen, Copywriter, Actor, Comedian, Los Angeles, CA
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