ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its 99th year, these Awards celebrate the very best in advertising, design, illustration, photography, packaging, motion and digital media, all with a focus on craftsmanship and innovation.

Award

Agency

Client

Title

Category

Annual ID

COMA – A GettyImages Original Series Agency: AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Getty Images / Sao Paulo Client: Getty Images Category: Craft in Writing / TV / Film / Video - Campaign
Mc Flurry Agency: DDB, / Paris + McDonald's / Paris Client: McDonald's Category: Social Media / Snapchat
Frontiers 2019 Intro Agency: Giant Ant / Vancouver Client: Slack Category: Motion / Film / Title Sequences
Mason Agency: Vaslab / Bangkok Client: Mason Category: Spatial Design / Hotel Design
MAXIMUM SHADOW MINIMAL LIGHT Agency: Edition Lammerhuber / Baden Client: Edition Lammerhuber Category: Street / Series
Liu XiaoDong QuanFangWei Agency: Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts / ShenYang + lulu zhao / ShenYang Client: Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts Category: Books / Image-Driven - Single
Vitamin T: Threads & Textiles in Contemporary Art Agency: Phaidon / New York Client: Phaidon Category: Books / Image-Driven - Single
Fabien Baron: Works 1983-2019 Agency: Phaidon / New York Client: Phaidon Category: Books / Image-Driven - Single
#Romanovs100 AR Photo Album Agency: RT / Moscow + Phygitalism / Moscow Client: RT Category: Books / Image-Driven - Single
True VW Agency: AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Volkswagen / Sao Paulo Client: Volkswagen Category: Television / Film / Online Video / Online - Campaign
The Small Escape Agency: Jung von Matt AG / Hamburg + Tempomedia Filmproduktion GmbH / Hamburg + BMW AG / München Client: BMW AG Category: Art Direction - Digital / Motion / Motion
The Most Searched Agency: Google Brand Studio / San Francisco Client: Google Category: Posters / Billboard - Series
Bauhaus 100: Manifest of Practice in Taiwan Agency: ken-tsai Lee Design Lab / Taipei City Client: National Taiwan University of Science and Technology Category: Posters / Billboard - Series
#SelfieBud Agency: Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York Client: AB InBev - Budweiser Category: Innovation / Single or Series
"Democratic Art – An Ai Weiwei for everybody." Agency: HEIMAT, / Berlin + NEUTRAL / Zürich + LIESEL Filmproduktion GmbH / Berlin + Loft Tonstudios GmbH / Berlin Client: HORNBACH Baumarkt AG Category: Innovation / Single or Series
Fórum Internacional de Gaia 2019 Agency: Serafim Mendes / Porto Client: Vila Nova de Gaia Municipality Category: Innovation / Single or Series
BLOOM Agency: Nobody / Mexico City/San Francisco Client: Harper's Bazaar Mexico 2020 Category: Fashion / Series
Facebook Company: Branded Photography Agency: Creative X / San Francisco + Mini Title / London + Saffron / London Client: Facebook Category: Social Media / Single
Lizzo - Juice Agency: Good Company Pictures / New York Client: Atlantic Records Category: Motion / Film / Music Video
I Found You / Nilda's Story Agency: Park Pictures LLC / New York Client: Benny Blanco, Calvin Harris & Miguel Category: Motion / Film / Music Video
The Purse Agency: AMVBBDO / London Client: Guinness Category: Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single
A Holiday Reunion Agency: Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco + Park Pictures / Santa Monica + Exile / Los Angeles + A52 / Santa Monica Client: Xfinity Category: Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single
Carol H. Williams and the Rejected Script Agency: FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + FCB Global / New York + Ad Age / New York Client: Ad Age Category: Animation / Single
adidas Z.N.E. Agency: TBWA / Shanghai Client: adidas China Category: Animation / Single
Padel World Tour 2019 Agency: Giant Ant / Vancouver + Smäll / Barcelona Client: Estrella Damm Category: Animation / Single
Bauhaus Everywhere Agency: Google Brand Studio / London + Animade / London + Jungle Studios / London Client: Google Arts and Culture Category: Animation / Single
Shaw Contract - Smarter Impact Agency: Studio Bliink / Brighton + Yukai Du / London Client: Shaw Contract Category: Animation / Single
Every U Does Good Campaign Agency: Anomaly / London + The Line / London Client: Unilever Category: Animation / Single
THE UNDEFEATED Agency: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN / New York Client: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN/VERSIFY Category: Book / Single
Create #ForTheThrone Agency: 360i / New York + HBO / New York Client: HBO Category: Wildcard / Single
The New Yorker Animated Series Agency: Joe Donaldson / Sarasota Client: The New Yorker Category: Motion / Film / Short Video - Series
Mythomaniac Agency: DDB, / Paris + ARTE / Paris + Studio 5 / Paris Client: ARTE Category: Craft in Online / Mobile / Copywriting for Digital
Theaster Gates Agency: Taylor Castle / Seattle + Tribune / Chicago Client: Chicago Tribune Category: Portraiture / Single
De Niro and Pacino for New York Issue Agency: Variety Magazine / Los Angeles + Robert Festino / Los Angeles Client: Variety Magazine Category: Portraiture / Single
The adidas Wendejacket „Breaking Walls“ Agency: Jung von Matt AG / Hamburg + 2WEI Music GmbH / Hamburg + adidas / Herzogenaurach Client: adidas Category: Traditional / Single
Machine Hallucination Agency: Refik Anadol Studuio / Los Angeles Client: Artechouse Category: Innovation
Relaate Multi-genre Family Agency: Alexander Slobzheninov / Prague, Czech Republic Client: N/A Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Right Grotesk Type Family Agency: Alexander Slobzheninov / Prague, Czech Republic + Pangram Pangram Foundry / Montreal, Canada Client: N/A Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Xia Sans Serif Agency: YINGCHENG SHENG / SUZHOU Client: Flame Design Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Romie Regular Agency: Margot Lévêque / Paris + Lorenzo Fanton / NYC Client: Margot Lévêque Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
LaFarge Agency: Typetanic Fonts / Chicago Client: Typetanic Fonts Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Marble: Big Data For Every Child Agency: Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York Client: UNICEF Category: Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series
Nightfall Agency: Eric Van Nynatten / New York Client: Eric Van Nynatten Category: Street / Single
Tips for the bin Agency: Ogilvy / Germany + ALDI SUED / Muehlheim an der Ruhr Client: ALDI Sued Category: Design for Good / Packaging Design
Mezcaleros Agency: Crisman Photography / Penn Valley Client: Chris Crisman Category: Portraiture / Series
Seeds of dreams Agency: Tribal / Paris + L'Occitane / Paris + MERCI-MICHEL / Paris Client: L'Occitane Category: Digital / Single
Painted by Everyone Agency: BBDO / New York + VT Pro Design / Los Angeles + BBDO Studios / New York Client: Bacardi - Bombay Sapphire Category: Online / Mobile Websites / Campaign Site
Go Back To Africa Agency: FCB/SIX / Toronto Client: Black & Abroad Category: Online / Mobile Websites / Campaign Site
Seeds of dreams Agency: Tribal / Paris + L'Occitane / Paris + MERCI-MICHEL / Paris Client: L'Occitane Category: Online / Mobile Websites / Campaign Site
Mind the Gap Agency: SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich + MEDIAPLUS GERMANY / Munich Client: Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG) Category: Experiential Design / Guerrilla / Stunt

2020 Advertising Merit Award

AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Getty Images / Sao Paulo

Getty Images

COMA – A GettyImages Original Series

Craft in Writing / TV / Film / Video - Campaign

ADC_ADV20_090M

2020 Interactive Merit Award

DDB, / Paris + McDonald's / Paris

McDonald's

Mc Flurry

Social Media / Snapchat

ADC_INT20_067M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Giant Ant / Vancouver

Slack

Frontiers 2019 Intro

Motion / Film / Title Sequences

ADC_MOT20_068M

2020 Spatial Design Merit Award

Vaslab / Bangkok

Mason

Mason

Spatial Design / Hotel Design

ADC_SPL20_020M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Edition Lammerhuber / Baden

Edition Lammerhuber

MAXIMUM SHADOW MINIMAL LIGHT

Street / Series

ADC_PHO20_067M

2020 Publication Design Merit Award

Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts / ShenYang + lulu zhao / ShenYang

Lu Xun Academy of Fine Arts

Liu XiaoDong QuanFangWei

Books / Image-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_024M

2020 Publication Design Merit Award

Phaidon / New York

Phaidon

Vitamin T: Threads & Textiles in Contemporary Art

Books / Image-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_025M

2020 Publication Design Merit Award

Phaidon / New York

Phaidon

Fabien Baron: Works 1983-2019

Books / Image-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_026M

2020 Publication Design Merit Award

RT / Moscow + Phygitalism / Moscow

RT

#Romanovs100 AR Photo Album

Books / Image-Driven - Single

ADC_PUB20_027M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

AlmapBBDO / Sao Paulo + Volkswagen / Sao Paulo

Volkswagen

True VW

Television / Film / Online Video / Online - Campaign

ADC_ADV20_101M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

Jung von Matt AG / Hamburg + Tempomedia Filmproduktion GmbH / Hamburg + BMW AG / München

BMW AG

The Small Escape

Art Direction - Digital / Motion / Motion

ADC_ADV20_068M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Google Brand Studio / San Francisco

Google

The Most Searched

Posters / Billboard - Series

ADC_BCD20_061M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

ken-tsai Lee Design Lab / Taipei City

National Taiwan University of Science and Technology

Bauhaus 100: Manifest of Practice in Taiwan

Posters / Billboard - Series

ADC_BCD20_062M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York

AB InBev - Budweiser

#SelfieBud

Innovation / Single or Series

ADC_BCD20_057M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

HEIMAT, / Berlin + NEUTRAL / Zürich + LIESEL Filmproduktion GmbH / Berlin + Loft Tonstudios GmbH / Berlin

HORNBACH Baumarkt AG

"Democratic Art – An Ai Weiwei for everybody."

Innovation / Single or Series

ADC_BCD20_058M

2020 Brand / Communication Design Merit Award

Serafim Mendes / Porto

Vila Nova de Gaia Municipality

Fórum Internacional de Gaia 2019

Innovation / Single or Series

ADC_BCD20_059M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Nobody / Mexico City/San Francisco

Harper's Bazaar Mexico 2020

BLOOM

Fashion / Series

ADC_PHO20_036M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Creative X / San Francisco + Mini Title / London + Saffron / London

Facebook

Facebook Company: Branded Photography

Social Media / Single

ADC_PHO20_059M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Good Company Pictures / New York

Atlantic Records

Lizzo - Juice

Motion / Film / Music Video

ADC_MOT20_064M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Park Pictures LLC / New York

Benny Blanco, Calvin Harris & Miguel

I Found You / Nilda's Story

Motion / Film / Music Video

ADC_MOT20_065M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

AMVBBDO / London

Guinness

The Purse

Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single

ADC_ADV20_102M

2020 Advertising Merit Award

Goodby Silverstein & Partners / San Francisco + Park Pictures / Santa Monica + Exile / Los Angeles + A52 / Santa Monica

Xfinity

A Holiday Reunion

Television / Film / Online Video / Television - Single

ADC_ADV20_103M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

FCB / Chicago + Lord + Thomas / Chicago + FCB Global / New York + Ad Age / New York

Ad Age

Carol H. Williams and the Rejected Script

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_026M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

TBWA / Shanghai

adidas China

adidas Z.N.E.

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_027M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Giant Ant / Vancouver + Smäll / Barcelona

Estrella Damm

Padel World Tour 2019

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_028M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Google Brand Studio / London + Animade / London + Jungle Studios / London

Google Arts and Culture

Bauhaus Everywhere

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_029M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Studio Bliink / Brighton + Yukai Du / London

Shaw Contract

Shaw Contract - Smarter Impact

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_030M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Anomaly / London + The Line / London

Unilever

Every U Does Good Campaign

Animation / Single

ADC_ILT20_031M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN / New York

HOUGHTON MIFFLIN/VERSIFY

THE UNDEFEATED

Book / Single

ADC_ILT20_033M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

360i / New York + HBO / New York

HBO

Create #ForTheThrone

Wildcard / Single

ADC_ILT20_066M

2020 Motion / Film / Gaming Craft Merit Award

Joe Donaldson / Sarasota

The New Yorker

The New Yorker Animated Series

Motion / Film / Short Video - Series

ADC_MOT20_066M

2020 Interactive Merit Award

DDB, / Paris + ARTE / Paris + Studio 5 / Paris

ARTE

Mythomaniac

Craft in Online / Mobile / Copywriting for Digital

ADC_INT20_053M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Taylor Castle / Seattle + Tribune / Chicago

Chicago Tribune

Theaster Gates

Portraiture / Single

ADC_PHO20_049M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Variety Magazine / Los Angeles + Robert Festino / Los Angeles

Variety Magazine

De Niro and Pacino for New York Issue

Portraiture / Single

ADC_PHO20_050M

2020 Fashion Design Merit Award

Jung von Matt AG / Hamburg + 2WEI Music GmbH / Hamburg + adidas / Herzogenaurach

adidas

The adidas Wendejacket „Breaking Walls“

Traditional / Single

ADC_FSN20_013M

2020 Spatial Design Merit Award

Refik Anadol Studuio / Los Angeles

Artechouse

Machine Hallucination

Innovation

ADC_SPL20_038M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Alexander Slobzheninov / Prague, Czech Republic

N/A

Relaate Multi-genre Family

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_029M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Alexander Slobzheninov / Prague, Czech Republic + Pangram Pangram Foundry / Montreal, Canada

N/A

Right Grotesk Type Family

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_030M

2020 Typography Merit Award

YINGCHENG SHENG / SUZHOU

Flame Design

Xia Sans Serif

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_031M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Margot Lévêque / Paris + Lorenzo Fanton / NYC

Margot Lévêque

Romie Regular

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_032M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Typetanic Fonts / Chicago

Typetanic Fonts

LaFarge

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_033M

2020 Typography Merit Award

Jones Knowles Ritchie / New York

UNICEF

Marble: Big Data For Every Child

Typefaces / Font Systems / Single or Series

ADC_TYP20_034M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Eric Van Nynatten / New York

Eric Van Nynatten

Nightfall

Street / Single

ADC_PHO20_066M

2020 Packaging Design Merit Award

Ogilvy / Germany + ALDI SUED / Muehlheim an der Ruhr

ALDI Sued

Tips for the bin

Design for Good / Packaging Design

ADC_DFG20_063M

2020 Photography Merit Award

Crisman Photography / Penn Valley

Chris Crisman

Mezcaleros

Portraiture / Series

ADC_PHO20_051M

2020 Illustration Merit Award

Tribal / Paris + L'Occitane / Paris + MERCI-MICHEL / Paris

L'Occitane

Seeds of dreams

Digital / Single

ADC_ILT20_035M

2020 Interactive Merit Award

BBDO / New York + VT Pro Design / Los Angeles + BBDO Studios / New York

Bacardi - Bombay Sapphire

Painted by Everyone

Online / Mobile Websites / Campaign Site

ADC_INT20_060M

2020 Interactive Merit Award

FCB/SIX / Toronto

Black & Abroad

Go Back To Africa

Online / Mobile Websites / Campaign Site

ADC_INT20_061M

2020 Interactive Merit Award

Tribal / Paris + L'Occitane / Paris + MERCI-MICHEL / Paris

L'Occitane

Seeds of dreams

Online / Mobile Websites / Campaign Site

ADC_INT20_062M

2020 Experiential Design Merit Award

SERVICEPLAN GERMANY / Munich + MEDIAPLUS GERMANY / Munich

Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG)

Mind the Gap

Experiential Design / Guerrilla / Stunt

ADC_EXP20_033M

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