Cleveland Shops Take Gold & Silver At District ADDY Competition

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Cleveland-area creative service providers won 4 Gold and 9 Silver ADDY Awards at the recently completed District 5 ADDY Competition.

Winning Gold were:

Doner – Public Service – Out-of-Home – KnowTheRX done for Cuyahoga County Opioid Task Force
Doner – Integrated Media Public Service Campaign –  KnowTheRX done for Cuyahoga County Opioid Task Force

Keith Berr Productions – Photography Campaign – Bonneville: The Love of Steel & Salt done for Keith Berr Productions

University Tees – Advertising Industry Self-Promotion Brand Elements – “Wear Your Story” Lookbook done for University Tees – This entry also won a Judge’s Choice Award

Winning Silver were:

Cleveland Cavaliers – Branded Content & Entertainment, Non-broadcast – Square One Video Open done for the Cleveland Cavaliers

Cleveland Museum of Art – Internet Commercial – For The Benefit  done for The Cleveland Museum of Art

Think Media Studios – Movie Trailer – A More Civil War done for Think Media Studios
Movie Trailer – Burn The Ships done for Think Media Studios
Public Service Online, Video & Sound – The House That Love Built done for The Cleveland Housing Network
Branded Content & Entertainment, Non-broadcast – Square One Video Open done for the Cleveland Cavaliers

Keith Berr Productions – Photography Campaign – Big Dreams/Small Directors done for Stern Advertising

Fusion Filmworks – Public Service Online, Video & Sound – For The Benefit done for The Cleveland Museum of Art

Nesnadny + Schwartz – Printed Annual Report – Progressive Corp.

AAFCLE Wins National Club Of The Year

AAF-Cleveland has been named AAF Division II Club of the Year in the annual Club Achievement Competition.

One of the AAF’s major objectives is to recognize excellence and encourage high standards among industry professionals. The Club Achievement Competition is designed to recognize outstanding accomplishments of its affiliated advertising clubs and to showcase the programs and projects that these clubs undertake each year in eight separate categories.

Latest AAF Government Affairs Report

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Here’s the latest from Clark Rector, EVP, Gov’t Affairs at AAF.

  • Senator Targets DTC Ads
  • State Privacy Bills Introduced
  • Online Advertising Webinar Scheduled
  • Senate Committee Considers FTC Nominees
  • AAF Club Members Meet with State Lawmakers

Read more here.

Student Connection Scholarship Winners

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The AAF-Cleveland Education Foundation Board of Directors is proud to announce the winners of the 2018 Student Connection Scholarships.  Our thank you to our donors, Rob Spademan, Sheila Wyse, Marcus Thomas LLC and Think Media Studios for their generous support.

Congratulations to:

Abigail Winternitz Kent State University Marc Wyse Memorial Scholarship
Abigail Winternitz
Kent State University
Marc Wyse Memorial Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lillyanne Sweitzer University of Akron Marcus Thomas LLC & AAFCLE Scholarships
Lillyanne Sweitzer
University of Akron
Marcus Thomas LLC & AAFCLE Scholarships

 

 

 

 

 

 

Jacqui Evers Cleveland Institute of Art Rob Spademan Scholarship
Jacqui Evers
Cleveland Institute of Art
Rob Spademan Scholarship

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mackenzie Kistler Ohio University Think Media Studios Scholarship
Mackenzie Kistler
Ohio University
Think Media Studios Scholarship

AAFCLE Announces RFP Process For Public Service Media Program

In 2011, the AAF-Cleveland Board of Directors launched a new public service project designed to provide local non-profit organizations with an exceptional opportunity to maximize their media budget at a minimum 3-to-1 return on investment.

Non-profits are invited to participate in the program based their non-profit status, mission and many contributions to our community.

AAFCLE Names New Director

TJ SalopekThe AAF-Cleveland Board of Directors is pleased to announce the addition of TJ Salopek as a director.

TJ has been in the digital marketing space for 9 years.  Currently, TJ is the Executive Director of Digital Sales & Strategy for Viamedia, where he serves as the chief digital consultant and product expert. 

AAFCLE Celebrates The ADDYS

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Over 330 of Cleveland’s creative class enjoyed a great evening of creative artistry at the 2017-18 AAF-Cleveland ADDY Awards Show at the Music Box Supper Club.  AAFCLE awarded over 75 awards including Judges Choice and Best of Show.  Brokaw took home the most awards with 9 including 4 Gold and a Judges Choice Award. 

Why Entering Your Creative into the ADDYs Makes Your Business a Rockstar

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It’s that time of year again where creative is due for awards shows, and your agency is weighing the pros and cons of entering. Advertising awards are a great opportunity to highlight your company’s successes throughout the year, not to mention, who doesn’t want to see their hard work highlighted in the bright lights?