Think Media Studios Wins An Emmy

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This past Saturday night, Think Media Studios walked away as winners at the 50th annual Emmy Awards for the Lower Great Lakes chapter in downtown Cleveland. In partnership with our friends at the Cleveland Cavaliers organization and QTV, we won for our 2018-19 game opener video “As One”

AAFCLE Awards Program Recap

Over 100 attendees enjoyed a beautiful evening at FWD Day + Nightclub and witnessed 13 well-deserving creative professionals receive awards from AAF-Cleveland.

Our evening began with a tribute to Tom Moore.  Tom spent close to 30 years serving AAF-Cleveland including as a past president and as a District 5 governor. 

AAF-Cleveland Announces 4 Under 40 Class of 2019

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Each year, AAF-Cleveland recognizes four outstanding young professionals who’ve made an impact on the local advertising and communications industry, have given back to the community, and have demonstrated a commitment to mentorship and education.

AAF-Cleveland is proud to recognize this year’s worthy recipients of the 4 Under 40 Award:

Diana Prodan, Digital Marketing Specialist at Knox Marketing

Jeff Culliton, Senior Account & Digital Strategy Director at Adom

Chris Jungjohann, Managing Partner and COO at Recess Creative.

AAF-Cleveland Names Annual Industry Impact Award Winner

Picture1AAF-Cleveland is proud to announce the winner of its annual Industry Impact Award, Colette Jones, Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Destination Cleveland. Serving in this role since 2012, Ms. Jones has been instrumental in the impact that Destination Cleveland has had on making Cleveland a visitor destination regionally and nationally.

AAFCLE Announces Advertising Hall of Fame Class of 2019

The AAF-Cleveland is proud to announce the addition of three new members to its Advertising Hall of Fame. This year’s class includes Rick Turner Jr., Sharon Toerek, and Lane Strauss. The AAF-Cleveland Hall of Fame honors marketing and advertising executives who have made substantial and lasting contributions to the advertising industry.

Student Connection Scholarship Winners Announced

studentconnectionlogoThe AAF-Cleveland Student Connection board is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019 Scholarship Program.  We want to thank our donors Rob Spademan, Sheila Wyse, Think Media Studios and Marcus Thomas LLC for their continued support of this program.

VictoriaHeadShotThe winner of the Marc Wyse Memorial and Marcus Thomas LLC scholarships is Victoria Schurr from the University of Akron. 

Cleveland Shops Do Well At District ADDYS

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AAF-Cleveland would like to congratulate the following on winning ADDY Awards at the District 5 competition.

FACTION Pictures –  Gold ADDY for “Wake Up Call” in the Public Service Online Film, Video and Sound category.  Work done for Alkermes.
FACTION Pictures – Silver ADDY for “Kinnect” in the Public Service Online Film, Video and Sound category. 

Big Night At The ADDYS

Over 300 of Cleveland’s creative class gathered at Music Box Supper Club to celebrate all of the great creative work being produced in our city.  AAF-Cleveland was proud to award over 90 awards to more than 25 local companies producing award-quality work.