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April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The One Club announced today the judges for the 2013 One Show Entertainment Awards, which are dedicated to recognizing the intersection of brands and entertainment. Twenty-five of entertainment and advertising industries' most esteemed professionals from across the country have been selected to judge the 6th annual awards show.
Serving as a One Show Entertainment judge is an enormous distinction in one's career, as is winning the coveted One Show Entertainment Gold, Silver and Bronze Pencils, which is considered the ultimate achievement in branded entertainment and marketing. Final judging will take place at the end of May in Santa Monica. The deadline for submission is April 15th.
"If you see the Catholic Church or the Medici family as brands, then the Sistine Chapel is branded entertainment," said
Damian Kulash, frontman for rock band and viral video pioneers OK Go, and jury chair for One Show Entertainment. "If you see EMI as a brand, then Sgt. Peppers and Anarchy In The UK were, too. Our band has worked both in the old-fashioned music industry, where there's a brand standing between us and our audience, and in the emerging industry, where brands are our partners in getting our art out into the world. For us, the newer model has offered way more creative freedom and opportunity, and working with brands like Chevy, Google, Samsung, and Range Rover, we've made some of our best work. While the traditional entertainment industries are imploding around us, there's great work being made at this intersection of art and commerce, and I'm excited to see this year's One Show Entertainment entries. Hopefully there's a Sistine Chapel or Sgt. Peppers in there."
"One Show Entertainment is a reflection of the changing media landscape," said
Michael Nadeau, Managing Director of The One Club West Coast. "Just a decade ago, the boundaries between entertainment and advertising were defined, but today they're completely blurred. Consumers are no longer passive. They're savvy and engaged, and want something in return for the attention they give. More and more, we're seeing that overlap between advertising and entertainment content, which is a response to that informed consumer, of both product and content."
The complete list of the One Show Entertainment 2013 judges is as follows:
Jury Chair ~ Damian Kulash, OK Go
Ryan Lehr, Deutsch
John Wooden, Team Coco
Bo Hellberg, DDB
Calle Sjoenell, Ogilvy & Mather, NY
Charles Melcher, Future of Storytelling
Chris Adams, Saatchi & Saatchi LA
David Angelo, David and Goliath
Fredrick Carlstrom, Carlstrom and Co.
Mary Fagot, Blip Boutique
Nick Gaul, BBDO
Rich Frankel, Spotify USA
Rupert Samuel, Goodness MFG
Steven Amato, Omelet
Mary Goss Rubino, Sony Pictures
Eli Holzman, All 3 Media
John Jay, Wieden + Kennedy
Donna Lamar, Amusement Park Entertainment
Jessica Reznick, Creative Artist Agency
Michael Ventura, Sub Rosa
Mike Wiese, JWT New York
Court Crandall, WDCW
Rob Donnell, Brand Arc
Tom Eslinger, Saatchi & Saatchi NYC
Eric Grunbaum, TBWA\Media Arts Lab
Winners will be announced at One Show Entertainment, which will take place on
Thursday, June 13th, 2013 at Deutsch LA in
www.oneclub.org for more information on One Show Entertainment.
About The One ClubThe One Club, a non-profit organization, exists to champion and promote excellence in advertising and design in all its forms. Founded in 1975, as part of its mission to promote high standards of creative excellence, The One Club produces the
One Show, One Show Design, One Show Interactive and One Show Entertainment. The coveted One Show Gold Pencils are regarded as the zenith of achievement in the advertising world. Its OneScreen Short Film & Video Festival returned from a four-year hiatus in 2012.
In 1995, The One Club established an education department, dedicated to fostering the creative talents of advertising students nationwide. The department administers scholarships to outstanding students in advertising programs at a variety of schools across the country and produces an annual College Competition. As a part of this department, the award-winning One Club Diversity Program conducts workshops, portfolio reviews and outreach to multicultural students around the country.