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.

Motion / Film Craft

Kaori Sohma

Creative Director


New York

Kaori Sohma is an award-winning creative with more than fifteen years of leadership, design, and branding experience in the entertainment, advertising, and broadcast media industries. She is currently the creative director at Oxygen Media, NBCUniversal. Prior, she spent years as a design/animation director at Nickelodeon and VH1 at Viacom. During the freelance years, she partnered with clients such as Tribeca Film Festival, Anthropologie, Adidas, and Spin magazine to name a few. She is also a founding partner of a design studio Lifelong Friendship Society.

Kaori’s work has been recognized by BDA/Promax, AIGA Design Archives, Under Consideration, Shoot Online, Motionographer, CMYK Magazine and featured in design based online and print publications around the globe.

Kaori lives in Brooklyn, NY with her husband Aaron, son Nile, and a little assistant - dachshund Scooter.




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