October 26, 2005
NEW YORK (October 26, 2005)
- The best ads from some of the world's leading creative talent will be on display during the 2005 One Show Chicago Exhibit at Columbia College Chicago, November 4-11. The work was originally judged and awarded as part of the One Show, One Show Design, and One Show Interactive, where ceremonies took place in New York City in May.
The One Show Chicago Exhibit will kick off on November with a gala reception on Thursday, November 3, from 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Post Effects. Wine and hors d'oeurves will be served.
"This is one of the world's most prestigious advertising award programs and Columbia is honored to sponsor the Chicago showing as our gift to the advertising community," said Professor Larry Minsky of the college's Marketing Communications Department who is helping to organize the 2005 One Show Chicago Exhibit.
Winners in all One Show awards competitions received Gold, Silver and Bronze Pencils, considered the zenith of achievement within the advertising industry.
All finalists received Merit Awards. The contenders were selected from nearly 17,000 entries from 58 countries worldwide.
The agencies receiving the most number of awards were: the TBWA network with 14 Pencils; Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide with nine; and DDB Worldwide with eight Pencils. One Show Interactive awarded 12 Pencils to Crispin Porter + Bogusky for clients such as Burger King, MINI and Virgin Atlantic Airways. The Ogilvy network had four Pencils in One Show Interactive. Goodby, Silverstein & Partners was awarded four Pencils for clients including Hewlett-Packard and Saturn.
For the first time in the 30-year history of the One Show, a Gold-winning entry from the Middle East took top honors. Tonic Communications, based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was lauded for its print spread for Sony, entitled "Paperclip."
"The One Club is pleased to bring some of the most innovative creative advertising work from the past year to Chicago," said Mary Warlick, Executive Director of the One Club. "We recognize the importance of total integration in successful advertising, and this is absolutely the best of the best."
For any interviews related to The One Club, or material from The One Show, One Show Design, or The One Show Interactive, please contact Diane Stefani or Tom Suiter at The Rosen Group at 212/255-8455. Also for more information, please visit The One Club web site at www.oneclub.org
Columbia College Chicago
, the largest private arts and media college in the nation, offers 120 programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels in the visual, performing, media and communications arts. The college's 11,000 students come from virtually every state in the U.S. and from 19 foreign countries. The foremost presenter of diversified cultural programming in Chicago, Columbia attracts more than 300,000 visitors each year to its dance, music and theatre performances as well as its exhibitions, lectures and installations.
is the Midwest's most complete HDTV production and post center. Located in Chicago's River North area, it boasts a new facility featuring an Avid DS Nitris HD system, four new Avid Adrenaline and three new Xpress Studio suites. The firm provides full service post production for commercials, animatics, corporate presentations, interactive, broadcast, DVD and the web: creative-cut editorial & post; original music, audio recording & sound design; color correction, graphics & special effects design services.
The One Club
is the world's foremost organization for the recognition and promotion of excellence in advertising. Founded in 1975 and based in New York City, The One Club produces three annual awards competitions: The One Show, One Show Design and One Show Interactive, which culminate in awards ceremonies held in New York City each May.
As part of The One Club's mission to support the next generation of advertising professionals, the organization nurtures emerging talent through scholarships, portfolio reviews and an annual student exhibition and competition. The One Club maintains a full-time exhibition gallery, hosts an ongoing series of lectures and events, and produces publications that include the quarterly one.a magazine and The One Show and One Show Interactive annuals.